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Raiders get a win; Cowboys, Tigers march on

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 04:30
The Cowboys and Tigers keep marching on, and the Raiders finally have their season under way, following round four of the southern competition.
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Young Otago pair picked for national crews

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 04:30
Eva Hofmans. PHOTO: GERARD O'BRIEN Two of Otago's top young rowers are set to pull on national colours.
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Smart move gives junior driver first group-race win

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 04:30
Canterbury junior driver Ben Hope scored a career highlight when he drove Muscle Mountain to victory in the group 3 New Zealand Trotting Stakes at Addington on Saturday.
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Baby products recalled over plastic contamination

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 20:18
Weleda is recalling two of its products over possible plastic contamination. Photo: Supplied A range of teething and colic powders for babies found to carry a risk of choking on tiny pieces of plastic have been recalled.
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Playground out of bounds

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 19:38
Dunedin City Council contractors Numat progress a playground upgrade at Marlow Park in St Kilda earlier this week. PHOTOS: SHAWN MCAVINUE Families are divided over the timing of a more than $100,000 project to upgrade play equipment in an iconic Dunedin park.
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Rolleston woman finds unsavoury surprise in Kinder egg

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 18:26
A Rolleston woman got herself a sweet Easter treat this morning, only to find a less than savoury surprise inside.
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At least 20 killed in Sri Lanka church bombings

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 17:42
2019-04-21t045705z_575052581_rc15bd021e40_rtrmadp_3_sri-lanka-blast.jpg Sri Lankan military officials stand guard in front of the St. Anthony's Shrine, Kochchikade church explosions throughout Colombo. Photo: Reuters Easter Day bomb blasts at three Sri Lankan churches and three hotels killed more than 20 people and wounded nearly 300, a hospital official and police sources said.
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Far-right activity surges after Christchurch attacks

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 17:10
al_noor_mosque_nzme.jpg A police officer patrols outside the Al Noor mosque on Deans Ave in Christchurch. Photo: NZME The Christchurch terror attacks sparked an unmatched surge in white supremacist activity online, according to a US-based intelligence firm.
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Three injured in crash near Omarama

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 16:08
Three people are reportedly injured after two cars collided on State Highway 8 near Omarama this afternoon.
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Cowboys snap streak with win over Warriors

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 13:54
gettyimages-1143907877.jpg The Cowboys' Coen Hess fends off the Warriors' Chanel Harris-Tavita. Photo: Getty Michael Morgan has orchestrated a much-needed 17-10 win for North Queensland over the Warriors in a messy NRL fixture in Auckland.
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Irish dance troupe's costumes stolen in Christchurch

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 13:45
A travelling troupe of Irish dancers has had all its costumes stolen in an overnight theft in Christchurch - and is offering a reward for their return.
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Smash-and-grab at Queenstown jeweller before police pursuit

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 13:22
jamiesqtown.jpg The burglary occurred at Jamies Jewellers in Queenstown Central Complex. Police say they are hot on the tail of a burglar responsible for a smash-and-grab heist at a Queenstown jewellery store last night before allegedly evading police on a mad dash to Southland.
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Dead toddler may have drowned

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 12:37
sulllakke.jpg The incident happened near Sullivan Lake in Whakatāne. Photo via NZ Herald A 2-year-old boy has died in what police are calling a possible drowning at Whakatāne, in the North island.
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Search for tramper missing in Canterbury

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 11:52
brigitte_visagie.jpg Brigitte Visagie. Photo: NZ Police A search is under way for a tramper missing in Canterbury.
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Queenstown hotel leading way with pay

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 11:04
18apr-news-living-wage.jpg Loving living wage: From left, manager Joshua Keeble and staff members Mica Bertone, Simo Sveholm and Hannah McCabe by their hotel's living wall. Photo: Mountain Scene A new Queenstown hotel is setting a benchmark for pay rates in the industry.
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Homicide inquiry after Auckland shooting death

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 10:51
Police have launched a homicide investigation after the fatal shooting of a man in the south Auckland suburb of Clover Park last night.  
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Police breach privacy of missing teen

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 10:08
Police have breached the privacy of a missing teenager by posting personal information about her on Facebook.
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Man City go top with win over Spurs

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 09:51
Manchester City's Raheem Sterling (R) in action with Tottenham's Jan Vertonghen. Photo: Reuters Phil Foden's first Premier League goal ensured Manchester City edged past Tottenham Hotspur 1-0 on Saturday to return to the top of the Premier League and avenge their Champions League elimination by Mauricio Pochettino's side.
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'Ruthless' plans to cut disabled care revealed

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 09:21
gettyimages-925832480.jpg Documents reveal the cuts disability funding agencies offered to make after a $100m sector overspend this year. Photo: Getty Health bosses planned to limit showers and meals for the disabled, create long wait lists for specialist care, and refuse help for autistic children as part of a desperate cost-saving bid.
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Police fire tear gas at Paris protesters

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 09:12
2019-04-20t175538z_17864957_rc1a4bf1a520_rtrmadp_3_france-protests_medium.jpg A police officer stands next to the burning motorcycles during a demonstration on Act XXIII (the 23rd consecutive national protest on Saturday) of the yellow vests movement in Paris. Photo: Reuters Clashes broke out between dozens of demonstrators and police in Paris on the 23rd Saturday of yellow-vest protests after authorities warned that rioters could return to the French capital to spark a new wave of violence.
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