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Will life mean life when the Chch mosque killer is sentenced?

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 13:35
The crowds that had gathered in Hagley Park, Christchurch after the shooting. Photo: Alan Gibson / NZH On the very day New Zealand entered Covid-19 lockdown (March 26), the man arrested for the Christchurch mosque terror attacks admitted he was a murderer and a terrorist.
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'It's not romantic': Netflix film slammed

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 13:23
Photo: YouTube A Polish erotic film that trended at No 3 on New Zealand Netflix over the weekend is being accused of glamourising rape, Stockholm syndrome and kidnapping.
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Two new Covid-19 cases today - both in Christchurch

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 13:08
There are two new cases of Covid-19 today in managed isolation in a Christchurch hotel.
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Covid update: Any new cases today?

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 12:59
New Health Minister Chris Hipkins will front his first Covid-19 press conference this afternoon, providing an update of the number of new cases in the country.
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'Shame on you': Kiwi siblings slammed for attack on Aussie cop

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 12:35
A man repeatedly choked then bit a Queensland policewoman as his sister handcuffed the officer after the pair were kicked out of a Brisbane pub.
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Community sport gets $68m boost

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 12:22
Photo: Karen Casey Community sport and national leagues will receive the bulk of the Government's first $80 million release from its $265 million Sport Recovery Package.
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Stunning try from OBHS No8

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 12:02
Otago Boys' High School No 8 Semisi Taeiloa Tupou scored a stunning try against John McGlashan College on Saturday.
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Teen found with cannabis after evading police

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 11:58
A teenager was found in possession of cannabis and an air pistol after evading police in Dunedin.
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Teen refused to hand over phone code after mosque threat

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 11:54
j3yrtx7ek5eixajht4bf2psl5y.jpg Sam Brittenden, 19, admitted not handing over his phone code when police raided his house. Photo: Supplied via NZ Herald Mystery surrounds why a teenage member of white nationalist group Action Zealandia refused to hand over his cellphone's passcode when police raided his house after an "abhorrent" threat to Al Noor Mosque in Christchurch.
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'Govt had failed the Muslim community'

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 11:52
eight_col_thumbnail_image0_1.jpg The Islamic Women's Council releasing its submission to the Royal Commission of Inquiry into the Christchurch mosque attacks. Photo: RNZ / Simon Rogers The Islamic Women's Council says the Christchurch mosque shootings might not have happened, if it weren't for the failures of multiple government agencies - particularly the security intelligence service and police.
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Wintry blast prompts snow warnings

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 11:47
Photo: ODT files. Wild wintry weather hitting the South Island could bring snow to main highways and heavy falls are possible in some areas.
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Online store sells airports' unclaimed luggage

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 11:41
Some unclaimed luggage ends up in a surprising location. Photo: Getty Images Good news for those travellers who have suffered the misfortune of luggage going missing in transit: we may have found where your bag went!
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Checkpoint finds not a single car seat installed correctly

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 11:33
Faulty, incorrectly attached, expired and damaged car seats were some of the issues found by car seat technicians. Photo: Getty Images/File A checkpoint targeting car seats in Dunedin yesterday failed to find a single one installed correctly.
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Life finds a way: Newborn baby pictured holding IUD

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 11:28
The IUD is 99 per cent effective, but this boy beat the odds. Photo: NZH / Hai Phong International Hospital A newborn baby has been photographed holding the contraceptive coil his mother used in a failed attempt to prevent pregnancy.
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Teen refused to hand over phone code after mosque threat

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 11:18
Sam Brittenden, 19, admitted not handing over his phone code when police raided his house. Photo: Supplied via NZ Herald Mystery surrounds why a teenage member of white nationalist group Action Zealandia refused to hand over his cellphone's passcode when police raided his house after an "abhorrent" threat to Al Noor Mosque in Christchurch.
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Ecstasy leads to agony for student

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 11:13
The "ecstasy" contained a "huge quantity of bath salts". Photo: Getty Images/File A Dunedin student attempting to scratch his eyeballs out has prompted a warning from police around drug use.
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Legal cannabis has potential to reduce harm - PM's chief science adviser

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 11:08
The PM's chief science adviser Juliet Gerrard. Photo: NZH / Greg Bowker Legalising cannabis has the potential to counter systemic racism, see more treatment services and lift poor communities that have become embroiled in the black market, the chief science adviser to the Prime Minister says.
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Ecstasy leads to agony for Dunedin student

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 11:03
The "ecstasy" contained a "huge quantity of bath salts". Photo: Getty Images/File A Dunedin student attempting to scratch his eyeballs out has prompted a warning from police around drug use.
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Serious injuries in crash near Oamaru

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 10:49
Emergency services are responding to a crash in Weston, North Otago, where a person has sustained serious injuries.
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