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Dalziel backs Hagley Oval lights

Fri, 09/20/2019 - 09:49
The Hagley Oval could host the final of the 2021 Women's World Cup if it secures permanent floodlights. Mayor Lianne Dalziel is fully behind the installation of permanent lights at Hagley Oval.
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Central city supermarket blocked by cops

Fri, 09/20/2019 - 09:43
Police have blocked access to a busy central Dunedin supermarket after an "item of potential concern" was seen in a vehicle in the car park.
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Peter Ellis' appeal bid to be decided despite death

Fri, 09/20/2019 - 09:37
Peter Ellis, pictured in 1992 Photo: Supplied The Supreme Court will hold a hearing to decide whether Peter Ellis' appeal should go ahead, despite him dying earlier this month.
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Man dies after crash near Wakefield

Fri, 09/20/2019 - 09:32
A man who crashed into a tree near Wakefield, at the top of the South Island, yesterday has died.
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Millions of young people to strike for climate action

Fri, 09/20/2019 - 09:26
With world leaders about to gather in New York for a UN Climate Action Summit next week, millions of young people worldwide will take off from school or work on Friday to demand urgent measures to stop environmental catastrophe.
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Cyclist hit by car seriously hurt

Fri, 09/20/2019 - 09:17
A cyclist is seriously injured after being hit by a car in Oamaru this morning.
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Blacklisted from rentals - because they have a baby

Fri, 09/20/2019 - 08:57
Attiqa co-owner Stefano De Santis. Photo: Mountain Scene A Queenstown hospitality boss is “disgusted” after being turned down for 11 rentals because he has a baby.
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City voters slower to enrol

Fri, 09/20/2019 - 08:54
Voting opens today for local body elections. Photo: ODT files So far, a lower percentage of Christchurch residents have enrolled for October’s local body elections than in 2016.
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Pressure grows as more blackface photos emerge

Fri, 09/20/2019 - 08:44
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has vowed to continue his re-election campaign and asked for forgiveness after pictures of him in blackface emerged with less than five weeks before the national vote.
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Blacklisted from Queenstown rentals - because they have a baby

Fri, 09/20/2019 - 08:42
Attiqa co-owner Stefano De Santis. Photo: Mountain Scene A Queenstown hospitality boss is “disgusted” after being turned down for 11 rentals because he has a baby.
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Nerves from hosts before opener

Fri, 09/20/2019 - 08:41
yutaka_nagare.jpg Yutaka Nagare clears the ball from a ruck at Japan training yesterday. Photo: Getty Images Japan halfback Yutaka Nagare admitted that he and some of the other Brave Blossoms players are feeling the nerves ahead of tonight's opening match of the Rugby World Cup against Russia.
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Man evades police then crashes into fence

Fri, 09/20/2019 - 08:33
police_night_stock_nzh.jpg A man has been arrested after leading police on a pursuit and crashing into a fence.
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Barrett tweaks tackling technique

Fri, 09/20/2019 - 08:25
scott_barrett.jpg Scott Barrett has tweaked his tackling technique to try to avoid a repeat of his red card in Perth. Photo: Getty Images Scott Barrett has learnt his lesson.
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Hansen hits back at ref favouritism claims

Fri, 09/20/2019 - 08:16
steve_hansen_2019.jpg Steve Hansen. Photo: Getty Images All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has quickly hit back at claims from Springboks opposite Rassie Erasmus that the All Blacks have traditionally received favourable decisions from referees because of their previous status as the No 1-ranked team in the world.
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Mo'unga ready to 'soak up' experience

Fri, 09/20/2019 - 08:04
Richie Mo'unga at All Blacks training in Japan. Photo: Getty Images All Blacks first-five Richie Mo'unga has revealed he feared for his chances of making the Rugby World Cup after hurting a shoulder during his side's big Bledisloe Cup win over Australia at Eden Park last month.
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Pineapple Track reopens after fire

Fri, 09/20/2019 - 08:03
Burnt tussock on the Pineapple Track after the fire. Photo: Gerard O'Brien The Pineapple Track has reopened after fire swept across 28ha-30ha of vegetation on Flagstaff on Monday afternoon.
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'Airbnbrothel' set up in suburban home

Fri, 09/20/2019 - 07:59
A sleepy street became a seedy hotbed when Airbnb guests allegedly turning a man's home into a busy brothel for two weeks.
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'No Indians': Rotorua, Christchurch flat ads 'racist'

Fri, 09/20/2019 - 07:55
A flatmate-wanted listing for Springfield in Rotorua is causing a stink. Photo: NZ Herald/file Flatting advertisements in Rotorua and Christchurch requesting no Indians apply have been described as "racist and unacceptable" by the president of Rotorua Multicultural Council.
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'No Indians': Rotorua, Christchurch flat ads 'racist'

Fri, 09/20/2019 - 07:54
A flatmate-wanted listing for Springfield in Rotorua is causing a stink. Photo: NZ Herald/file Flatting advertisements in Rotorua and Christchurch requesting no Indians apply have been described as "racist and unacceptable" by the president of Rotorua Multicultural Council.
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It's been a busy time on the tools

Fri, 09/20/2019 - 05:00
Members of the community can pop in and work on projects in the McIver's Oxford Community Men's Shed. Photos: Supplied McIver's Oxford Men's Shed members have had a busy few months working on their various projects.
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