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Duncan has positive feeling about Portugal round

Sat, 05/18/2019 - 04:30
Palmerston motocross rider Courtney Duncan. Portugal has been good to Courtney Duncan.
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Pacific Games are another opportunity for Hubbard

Sat, 05/18/2019 - 04:30
Laurel Hubbard (centre). Queenstown's Laurel Hubbard will be hoping to set the bar a little higher in Samoa.
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Loss has Hotene eager for a chance at revenge

Sat, 05/18/2019 - 04:30
Atawhai Hotene (20) is back in Dunedin after impressing for the Touch Blacks mixed team at the World Cup in Kuala Lumpur. PHOTO: GREGOR RICHARDSON Flying down the wing in Kuala Lumpur was not always Atawhai Hotene's vision.
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Greyhound racing results: May 17

Sat, 05/18/2019 - 04:26
Results from greyhound meetings yesterday.
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Telling stories that ring true

Sat, 05/18/2019 - 04:00
Delaney Davidson (left) and Barry Saunders play the final show of their album tour tonight at The Cook, in Dunedin. PHOTO: EBONY LAMB Delaney Davidson has found a fellow traveller, writes Adam Burns.
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'Wildfires' raging at 50 Dundas

Sat, 05/18/2019 - 04:00
Gore’s Jenny Mitchell plays in the opening concert at the 2018 Tamworth’s Country Music Festival. PHOTO: LOUISE FRAMPTON Rising country singer Jenny Mitchell is backing up a new album with a tour, starting tomorrow, Tony Nielsen reports.
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From ammunition to cosy transition

Sat, 05/18/2019 - 03:30
This building was never designed to be lived in. Its conversion to a home is the result of one man’s vision and drive, as well as months of back-breaking work. Kim Dungey reports.
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The South Today bulletin: May 17

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 21:01
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Taiwan legalises same-sex marriage

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 19:37
2019-05-17t042347z_488316450_rc1e1c5e01c0_rtrmadp_3_taiwan-lgbt_medium.jpg Same-sex marriage supporters shout during a parliamentary vote a same-sex marriage law, outside the Legislative Yuan in Taipei. Photo: Reuters Taiwan on Friday became the first place in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage, as thousands of demonstrators outside parliament cheered and waved rainbow flags, despite deep divisions over marriage equality.
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Dunedin man takes fight to Parliament

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 18:58
From left: Joshua Perry, National list MP Michael Woodhouse and Mr Perry's carer Tim Marshall. Photo: RNZ A Dunedin man with a disability who has waited more than 18 months for his bathroom to be modified is taking his fight to Parliament, hoping other people don't have to endure what he has.
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Apology over deadly Fox Glacier chopper crash

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 17:20
11gamerenn.jpg Mitch Gameren was killed when the helicopter crashed on Fox Glacier in 2015. Photo: Supplied via NZ Herald The bosses of a scenic helicopter that crashed at Fox Glacier and killed seven people have today apologised for the 2015 tragedy.
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Wallabies star Israel Folau fired

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 17:10
2019-05-07t000000z_93713602_rc1a18ec47a0_rtrmadp_3_rugby-union-australia-folau_medium.jpg Israel Folau in action for the Wallabies against England. Photo: Reuters Israel Folau's four-year $A4 million contract has been terminated by Rugby Australia.
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School lockdowns, possible shooting in Auckland

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 15:57
One person is injured after a possible shooting in Otara, South Auckland.
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Idea Services workers to strike again

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 14:57
Idea Services staff picket outside the Dunedin office last month. Photo: Peter McIntosh In a continuing bid for better pay and working conditions, Dunedin's Idea Services support and administration workers will go on strike for a third time on Monday.
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Fighter jet crashes into warehouse, pilot ejects

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 14:25
ap19137018077644.jpg The hole left by the fighter jet after it crashed into the warehouse. Photo: AP A pilot ejected moments before an F-16 fighter jet crashed into a warehouse just outside March Air Reserve Base in California, military officials said.
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$8m more to fund freedom camping facilities and education

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 14:13
qfreedomclamping1_291216.jpg The government has given $8.5 million to 28 territorial authorities to improve facilities and education for freedom campers. Photo: ODT files The government has committed another $8 million to alleviate freedom camping issues around New Zealand.
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Impact of selling farmland for forestry could be 'catastrophic'

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 14:01
forestry_horticulture_and_dairy_are_expected_to_le_5763addac0.JPG Craig Little estimates at least 8000 hectares of sheep and beef farmland have been sold for conversion to wholesale forestry in Hawke's Bay area in the last four months alone. Photo by Stephen Jaquiery. Thousands of hectares of prime Wairoa farmland sold to out-of-town forestry investors in recent months could have a "catastrophic" impact on the town, says the Wairoa Mayor.
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Injury puts Latham in doubt for World Cup

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 13:55
Tom Latham. Photo: Getty Black Caps wicketkeeper Tom Latham is in doubt for the Cricket World Cup after suffering a finger injury.
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Kiwi golfer one off lead after PGA first round

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 13:32
gettyimages-1149631026.jpg Danny Lee (R) shakes hands with Justin Bertsch on the 18th green at the end of the first round. Photo: Getty New Zealand's Danny Lee emerged as Brooks Koepka's nearest challenger after the first round of the US PGA Championship, less than two years after suffering a career-threatening back injury.
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'Lucky day': Homeless man rescued from rubbish truck

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 13:28
A homeless man had to scream for help after being tipped from a charity bin where he was sleeping into the back of a rubbish truck in Victoria's north.
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