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O'Connor apologises to National MPs over abortion post

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 13:58
Simon O'Connor. Photo: RNZ National MP Simon O'Connor has returned to Parliament with an apology to colleagues over a social media post that celebrated the US Supreme Court's overturning of abortion law.
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Surge in case numbers; young person among 16 deaths

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 13:24
A surge in the number of new community Covid-19 cases today is not unusual, as the rise comes after a long weekend, the Ministry of Health says.
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Surge in Covid case numbers; young person among 16 deaths

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 13:08
A surge in the number of new community Covid-19 cases today is not unusual, as the rise comes after a long weekend, the Ministry of Health says.
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Bad weather halts search for missing Christchurch swimmer

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 12:06
Bad weather has caused police to pause the search for a swimmer missing at Maruia Falls. Photo: Supplied via NZ Herald Bad weather has caused police to pause the search for a missing swimmer at Maruia Falls near Murchison in the Nelson Tasman region.
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Weather halts search for missing Christchurch swimmer

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 12:05
Bad weather has caused police to pause the search for a swimmer missing at Maruia Falls. Photo: Supplied via NZ Herald Bad weather has caused police to pause the search for a missing swimmer at Maruia Falls near Murchison in the Nelson Tasman region.
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The South Today bulletin: Tuesday, June 28

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 12:00
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Covid cases on the rise in Australia

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 11:59
Covid-19 cases are again on the rise across Australia, with the latest Omicron sub-variant BA.4/BA.5 on track to become the major strain.
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Will Jordan ruled out of Ireland test with Covid

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 11:23
Will Jordan was a likely starter for the All Blacks. Photo: Getty The All Blacks have been hit by another Covid-19 case, with Crusaders fullback Will Jordan the latest to be struck down.
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Covid rules Will Jordan ruled out of Ireland test

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 11:21
Will Jordan was a likely starter for the All Blacks. Photo: Getty The All Blacks have been hit by another Covid-19 case, with Crusaders fullback Will Jordan the latest to be struck down.
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Driver does runner after crashing stolen car

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 10:54
A stolen car was found crashed into a fence at a Dunedin school early today.
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Body identified, death still unexplained

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 10:47
The body of a woman discovered on the Wellington coast yesterday has now been identified.
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Allied health workers vote to accept DHB offer

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 10:41
Health workers striking outside Hutt Hospital last month. Photo: RNZ A deal between allied health workers and district health boards has finally been reached.
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Tīrama Mai returns to light up winter

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 10:19
Thousands braved Christchurch's cold winter nights over the long weekend, to explore Matariki and Ngai Tahu themes through light and sound.
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Crash thought due to driver falling asleep

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 10:13
A motorist crashed into a bank in Brighton Rd southwest of Dunedin this morning.
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Two injured in crash near Manuka Gorge

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 09:49
Two people have been injured in a crash near the Manuka Gorge, inland from Milton, this morning.
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Queenstown sushi train a first for NZ

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 09:27
Soki Sushi Train owners Ting and Maggie Li, and head chef Koji Honda, are marrying culinary delights with innovative transport in Queenstown. Photo: Mountain Scene There’s a new high-speed transport option in Queenstown’s CBD, designed for sushi delivery.
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Driver illness hits bus services again

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 09:09
The Otago Regional Council is asking the public to prepare for further bus disruptions as illness affects a significant proportion of drivers and operations staff.
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'Fix this frigging mess': Bromley residents fed up with stench

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 08:37
Bromley resident Vickie Walker has endured months of ill-health and disrupted sleep which she is blaming on the foul odours from the damaged wastewater plant. Photo: RNZ People fed up with the putrid stench from Bromley's wastewater plant are on the brink of protesting against Christchurch City Council's handling of the crisis, as more long-term air quality monitoring begins.
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'Fix this frigging mess': Christchurch residents fed up with stench

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 08:36
Bromley resident Vickie Walker has endured months of ill-health and disrupted sleep which she is blaming on the foul odours from the damaged wastewater plant. Photo: RNZ People fed up with the putrid stench from Bromley's wastewater plant are on the brink of protesting against Christchurch City Council's handling of the crisis, as more long-term air quality monitoring begins.
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Covid fatigue: Health officials pessimistic over booster uptake

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 08:25
Photo: Getty Images Health professionals are expecting a fourth Covid-19 vaccine dose will be less popular in its uptake.
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