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Motorcyclist dies after hitting kangaroo

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 13:45
A motorcyclist has died after hitting a kangaroo on the M4 motorway in Sydney's west.
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Explosives destroyed in North Dunedin

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 12:51
Video: Jamahl Edwards Police and the army have destroyed explosives left at a deceased person's property by blowing them up at a quarry near Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium.
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Blues hint support for Umaga

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 12:21
gettyimages-947967270.jpg Tana Umaga has been under pressure over the Auckland-based team's poor performance. Photo: Getty Images Expect Blues coach Tana Umaga to be reappointed in the coming weeks.
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Fine weather ahead for Anzac services

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 12:17
The weather will be relatively warm and dry for Otago and Southland on Anzac Day.
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Toxic algae could make ducks poisonous

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 12:00
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Tractor owners have a day out in barley field

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 12:00
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Pod hotel opens in Queenstown

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 12:00
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NZDF begins repatriation of personnel buried overseas

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 11:50
The blessing ceremony at Suva Military Cemetery for Royal New Zealand Air Force Flight Lieutenant George Beban and Leading Aircraftman Ralph Scott. Photo: supplied via NZ Herald The bodies of New Zealand Defence Force personnel buried overseas since 1955 will be brought home to their families in a $7 million mission.
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Bush Snr in hospital day after wife's funeral

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 11:41
US media have reported former President George H.W. Bush has been hospitalised. Photo: Reuters Former US President George H.W. Bush was admitted to a Houston hospital on Sunday (local time) after contracting an infection that spread to his blood, a family spokesman said on Monday (local time).
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Judge not buying bunny tale

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 11:14
A Dunedin driver more than five times over the breath alcohol limit had an unlikely explanation for a car crash - it was because of a fluffy bunny.
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'Critical' test could help Maori cancer patients

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 11:02
An Otago scientist is developing a 'critical' test that can help close the gap created by healthcare inequities in Maori and rural communities.
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Woman 'took wrong turn' on trail

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 10:31
wakatipu-walkways-big-hill.jpg The 53-year-old tourist apparently "took a wrong turn'' on the Big Hill Trail yesterday. Photo: QLDC A Chinese woman walked out of the hills near Arrowtown this morning after sparking a search operation overnight.
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Deportation reprieve for migrant with three partners

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 09:45
Iain Lees-Galloway. Photo: NZ Herald A migrant who had three partners in New Zealand that were pregnant to him at the same time has been allowed to stay in the country.
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'MasterChef' contestant dies after marathon collapse

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 09:16
London Marathon organisers confirm death of Matt Campbell – who appeared on Masterchef: The Professionals year – after he collapsed just beyond 22-mile mark. He was 29. pic.twitter.com/T1woDHJAyN— Oliver Brown (@oliverbrown_tel) April 23, 2018 A 29-year-old chef who collapsed while running in Sunday's London Marathon has died in hospital, event organisers said on Monday (local time).
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Call to cut visitors to high-country areas

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 08:48
High country fishing on Lake Alexandrina. Photo: Allied Press Fish & Game wants visitor numbers to the high country restricted to prevent increasing harm to the environment.
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Waffle House shooting suspect arrested

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 08:41
Metro Nashville Police Department photo of Waffle House shooting suspect Travis Reinking in Antioch. Photo: Metro Nashville Police Department via Reuters Nashville police on Monday (local time) arrested the suspect in the weekend killing of four people at a Waffle House restaurant, ending a manhunt that began when the gunman ran naked from the scene into nearby woods, authorities said.
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800 truck towbars to be reviewed

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 08:31
towbar.jpg Photo: RNZ Truck companies have been told not to use more than 800 truck-trailers because of serious safety concerns.
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More pain before Blues improve: Hansen

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 08:26
blues_super_rugby.jpg It has been another tough season for the Blues. Photo: Getty Images There will be more pain before the Blues get back on the right track.
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Van ploughs into people on Toronto sidewalk

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 08:25
crashtorontore.jpg A police officer responds to an incident where van struck multiple people at a major intersection in Toronto's northern suburbs in Toronto. Photo: Reuters A person drove a van into several people on a busy Toronto sidewalk, killing at least two and injuring seven on Monday (locla time), according to police, hospital officials and a Reuters witness.
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