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Bid to expand school’s flock

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 09:06
Waimate High School agriculture pupils (from left) Felicity Hutt (14), William Charles (14), Tate Hargreaves (14) and Kay Rempala (14) with the ram and ewe they entered in this year’s Mackenzie A&P Show. PHOTO: SUPPLIED Waimate High School is looking for more land to accommodate its Corriedale sheep stud.
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Revised dates for World Cup set

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 09:01
black_ferns_1.jpg Fiao'o Faamausili holds the World Cup after the Black Ferns' last win. Photo: Getty Images The dates for next year's women's Rugby World Cup in New Zealand have been announced with the tournament to run from 8 October to 12 November.
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Some DHBs to vaccinate whole communities in one go

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 08:57
Photo: Getty Images Small settlements along the Whanganui River are in line to get their Covid-19 vaccinations in one go, possibly before the end of the month, as more details of how rural areas will be vaccinated emerge.
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Call for prosecutions over wage subsidy scheme misuse

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 08:55
Photo: RNZ The Auditor-General is urging the Ministry of Social Development to pursue prosecution against businesses who have misused the wage subsidy scheme.
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Man arrested after manhunt

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 08:51
A police manhunt spanning from the West Coast through to Central and coastal Otago resulted in the arrest of a 59-year-old man in Cromwell yesterday.
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Call for prosecutions over wage subsidy scheme misuse

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 08:50
Photo: RNZ The Auditor-General is urging the Ministry of Social Development to pursue prosecution against businesses who have misused the wage subsidy scheme.
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Mosque attack survivor uses Ramadan for 'healing journey'

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 08:44
Farid Ahmed. Photo: WORD Christchurch The holy month of Ramadan is coming to a close for millions of Muslims worldwide and is especially significant for those most directly affected by the Christchurch mosque terror attacks.
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NZ Super Fund holds shares linked to Myanmar

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 08:44
Myanmar's Commander-in-Chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing. Photo: Getty Images The New Zealand Super Fund has invested hundreds of thousands of dollars into a company that has supplied combat aircraft to the Myanmar military.
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The South Today bulletin: Tuesday, May 11

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 08:38
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Selfless actions praised

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 08:37
A supermarket manager who was stabbed four times after confronting a knife-wielding attacker has been hailed as a hero by his mate.
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Public sector pay freeze: Nurses warming to strike action plan - union

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 08:34
A nurse says the NZ hospital she works at suffers from regular understaffing and wards and waiting rooms that are overfull. File photo: Getty Images The major nurses' union says the government's decision to freeze large swathes of the public sector's pay could push many of its members into voting for strike action.
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Pay freeze: Nurses 'warming to strike action plan'

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 08:29
Photo: Getty Images The major nurses' union says the Government's decision to freeze large swathes of the public sector's pay could push many of its members into voting for strike action.
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Joshua v Fury confirmed for August

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 08:26
Anthony Joshua is set to defend his belts against Tyson Fury. Photo: Getty Images A long-awaited world heavyweight boxing title unification fight between British rivals Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua is set for Saudi Arabia in August.
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Watling to retire after championship final

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 08:17
BJ Watling is set to retire after the Black Caps upcoming tour to England. Photo: Getty Images BJ Watling will retire from all forms of cricket after their upcoming tour of England.
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Pride in work of emergency department

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 08:13
Dunedin Hospital’s emergency department was already brimming with people when staff got the call that a major trauma incident was unfolding just blocks away.
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City confirmed as Premier League champions

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 08:08
Manchester City fans celebrate winning the English Premier League outside the Etihad Stadium. Photo: Getty Images Manchester City have been confirmed as Premier League champions for the third time in four seasons.
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Seed-dressing plant officially opened

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 04:30
Luisetti Seeds production director Vincent Luisetti is with Agriculture Minister Damien O'Connor after inspecting the multimillion-dollar seed-dressing plant at the Ashburton site. PHOTOS: TONI WILLIAMS With the push of a button, Luisetti Seeds’ multimillion-dollar investment supporting New Zealand’s arable industry roared to life.
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Addicted to thrill of dog trialling

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 04:30
Shannon Flett has huntaways Drax (left) and Dora ready to compete at the South Island and New Zealand sheep dog trial championships this month.PHOTO: NATASHA PARRANT Shannon Flett admits dog trialling is a somewhat addictive sport.
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N. Island dog trial wins for pair at last

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 04:30
Grant Plaisted, of Waikari, and Coke claimed the straight hunt title at the North Island sheep dog trial championships last month. PHOTO: SUPPLIED Two North Canterbury dog triallists were surprised to win North Island titles last month.
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Ready for winter feed competition

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 04:30
After a challenging year, the Northern A&P Association hopes to get back on track with its annual winter feed competitions.
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