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Standing up to the 00 challenge

Mon, 09/20/2021 - 04:30
Lashana Lynch in No Time To Die. IMAGE: SUPPLIED Lashana Lynch, star of the new Bond movie, talks to Tim Lewis about ninja training, doing her own stunts and why now’s the time for an agent who’s a "real woman".
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Flying high and solo

Mon, 09/20/2021 - 04:30
Mackenzie Hollebon, aka Juno Is, is officially one to watch.PHOTO: SUPPLIED Local musician Mackenzie Hollebon, aka Juno Is, has been filling Otepoti venues with dreamy psych vibes since 2019. Now Juno Is are set to bring those vibes to countless taringa all across the motu after being selected as this month’s featured artist in the Live Nation & Vodafone ‘‘Ones to Watch’’ music discovery platform. Tino pai rawa atu.
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Lonely battle for support workers

Mon, 09/20/2021 - 04:30
Community care workers have battled to be appreciated for their work during lockdown — or even to be “seen”. PHOTO: GETTY IMAGES Overlooked and undervalued, New Zealand’s community caregivers have become the "invisible" essential workers, write  Katherine Ravenswood, Amber Nicholson  and  Fiona Hurd.
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Columnist’s ambition is not Met

Mon, 09/20/2021 - 04:30
Kim Kardashian attends the Metropolitan Museum Gala Ball in New York last week. PHOTO: GETTY IMAGES Dear Uncle Norm,
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Life split between town and country

Mon, 09/20/2021 - 04:30
(Main image) Anna Munro with dogs Gus and Rizzo on the Lake Heron Station autumn muster; clockwise from bottom left, wethers snake their way across a branch of the Rakaia River during the station’s spring muster; sheep string away around a face on the autumn muster; Nina Jaine counts out sheep; morning haze at Ardgour Station, near Tarras. PHOTOS: ANNA MUNRO From singing and shepherding to photography and physiotherapy, Hawea woman Anna Munro has a diverse lifestyle. She talks to rural editor Sally Rae about her career and her desire to help tell the farming story.
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Mother of All Protests on November 21

Mon, 09/20/2021 - 04:30
Laurie Paterson They are calling it The Mother of All Protests.
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More mask encouragement needed

Mon, 09/20/2021 - 04:30
Aucklanders fed up with lockdown will be holding their breath for today’s Covid-19 alert levels announcement.
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NZ is now feeling like home

Mon, 09/20/2021 - 04:30
Southland Cricket development officer Jack Hilton, originally from Scotland but in Gore on a work visa, is enjoying his time teaching young people how to play cricket and encouraging them to take up the sport. PHOTO: SANDY EGGLESTON Even with a travel agent mother working on his behalf, Jack Hilton is here until travel restrictions ease.
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Upgrade of public library to be investigated

Mon, 09/20/2021 - 04:30
Wyndham Public Library. Photo: Google Maps A Southland community board will investigate a potential upgrade of the Wyndham Public Library to enhance its use.
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Winter grazing: council stresses proper planning

Mon, 09/20/2021 - 04:30
A winter grazing paddock in the South in winter. PHOTO: GEOFF REID Acknowledging intensive winter grazing is a high-risk activity, Southland’s regional council has put an emphasis on the importance of proper planning.
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Plan aimed at reducing light diesel

Mon, 09/20/2021 - 04:30
Photo: Getty Images In a quest to clear the air and help New Zealand meet its international climate change obligations, a "road map" has been designed to accelerate the removal of light diesel vehicles from New Zealand roads.
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Mixed emotions after trout caught

Mon, 09/20/2021 - 04:30
Daniel (7) and Emma (9) Collins, of Dunedin, show off the dinner they caught at the Southern Reservoir during the Take a Kid Fishing day on Saturday. Forget the arms — it was Emma Collins’ face that got the biggest workout when she reeled in a 1.4kg rainbow trout on Saturday.
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Raising the Barr a bit

Mon, 09/20/2021 - 04:30
PHOTO: GERARD O’BRIEN A crane hoists building materials high above the Octagon to the top of Forsyth Barr House yesterday morning.
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American Samoa records its first Covid-19 case

Sun, 09/19/2021 - 15:13
The Territory’s acting governor Talauega Eleasalo Ale. Photo: Fili Sagapolutele An American Samoa resident, who returned this month from Honolulu, has tested positive for Covid 19.
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Paddle boarder’s pedal power

Sun, 09/19/2021 - 14:35
To catch the perfect wave you need good wheels to get there.
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National MP Luxon defends embattled leader Judith Collins

Sun, 09/19/2021 - 13:51
National MP Christopher Luxon. Photo: NZ Herald National MP Christopher Luxon is defending Judith Collins as leader and says he himself has "a lot to learn" before ever considering putting his hand up to take the party's top job.
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National MP Luxon defends embattled leader Judith Collins

Sun, 09/19/2021 - 13:45
National MP Christopher Luxon. Photo: NZ Herald National MP Christopher Luxon is defending Judith Collins as leader and says he himself has "a lot to learn" before ever considering putting his hand up to take the party's top job.
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24 new community cases to report, all Wellington cases recovered

Sun, 09/19/2021 - 13:31
There are 24 new community cases of Covid-19 to report today, the Ministry of Health has revealed.
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Live: 24 new community cases to report, all Wellington cases recovered

Sun, 09/19/2021 - 13:01
There are 24 new community cases of Covid-19 to report today, the Ministry of Health has revealed.
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Lawrence bakery grateful for local support

Sun, 09/19/2021 - 12:54
Lawrence’s La Boulangerie barista Deon Vosloo restocks the cabinets at the very popular bakery. PHOTO: JOHN COSGROVE The owners of Lawrence’s new bakery feared the worst when Alert Level 4 kicked in — just as they started their second week in business.
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