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 2018-12-11 02:51 

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Napier's dirty water blamed on maintenance work...

Brown, silty water coming out of Napier taps is the result of sediment being stirred up by maintenance work on old pipes, and a chemical reaction caused by introduction of chlorine, a water expert says....

 2018-12-11 02:50 

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Waimea Dam to aid eels on journey to Pacific - scientist...

The Waimea Dam will improve the health of the river downstream, and ensure the path of eels to their breeding grounds in the Pacific is not hindered, a freshwater scientist says....

 2018-12-11 02:50 

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One dead after car goes over steep bank in Port Hills...

A person is dead after their car went over a steep bank in the Port Hills near Christchurch....

 2018-12-11 02:50 

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News in Niuean for 12 December 2018...
 2018-12-11 02:34 

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Measles warning for passengers on Auckland-bound flight...

Auckland health officials are trying to track down passengers on a plane from Manila which was carrying someone with measles....

 2018-12-11 02:25 

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Twyford: KiwiBuild boss' absence an unwelcome distraction...

The Housing Minister says the employment dispute involving the head of the KiwiBuild unit is an unwelcome distraction, but won't impact on the rollout of the flagship policy....

 2018-12-11 02:24 

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Wahine to have greater role in Ngpuhi negotiations...

Ngpuhi hap are calling a hui in the new year to discuss a new plan for the Ngpuhi Treaty settlement....

 2018-12-11 02:21 

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Dateline Pacific evening edition for 11 December 2018...
 2018-12-11 02:19 

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Pacific fighting for 1.5 degrees at COP24...

Pacific delegates to the latest climate talks in Poland are aiming to galvanise political will to halt global temperature rise at 1.5 degrees celsius....

 2018-12-11 02:01 

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Local contractors for repairs on new Cook Islands water...
 2018-12-11 02:01 

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Local contractors preferred for repairs on new Cook Islands water system...
 2018-12-11 01:59 

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Manus refugee fighting for Oceania boxing title...
 2018-12-11 01:53 

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Lower Hutt pool stayed open despite quake risk...

Hundreds of people have swum at a popular Lower Hutt pool in the past two months without knowing its roof would be at high risk in an earthquake....

 2018-12-11 01:53 

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Police inquiry into teacher-student relationship deficient - IPCA...

There were multiple shortcomings in a police investigation of an inappropriate relationship between a teacher and a teenage student, an Independent Police Conduct Authority inquiry has found....

 2018-12-11 01:52 

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A step too far: Great Walks fall out of favour with overseas tourists...

More Kiwis and fewer overseas tourists are booking accommodation on New Zealand's Great Walks....

 2018-12-11 01:43 

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NZRL fail to nominate Dally M winner Tuivasa-Sheck for Halbergs...

New Zealand Rugby League appear to have dropped the ball in failing to nominate the NRL's top player, Warriors skipper Roger Tuivasa-Sheck, for the Halberg Sports Awards....

 2018-12-11 01:41 

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Parole refused for man who removed partners' teeth...

A man who extracted teeth from two of his partners, using a pair of pliers in what a judge described as an...

 2018-12-11 01:33 

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Charges laid over fatal hit-and-run in Christchurch...

A 55-year-old woman has been charged in relation to a fatal hit-and-run in Christchurch in July....

 2018-12-11 01:29 

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PNG landowner group dismisses miner's claim...

A landowner group at the site of Papua New Guinea's Porgera mine has dismissed claims by the miner that it is not representative....

 2018-12-11 01:29 

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Saipan most popular Chinese destination in Pacific...

A popular Chinese travel website has ranked Saipan as the most popular Pacific island destination for Chinese tourists....

 2018-12-11 01:29 

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Sport: Faith pays off for Toti FC coach...

Toti City Dwellers coach Peter Gunemba is excited for the future of football in PNG once more, after the sport's warring factions reunited earlier this year....

 2018-12-11 00:47 

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Court victory for opponents of water bottling plant in Christchurch...

An action group has won a court case as part of its opposition to a water bottling plant in Christchurch....

 2018-12-11 00:46 

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Yealands Estate fined $400k over wine exports...

A breach of the EU's rules around sweetening wine has seen Yealands Estate Wines sentenced over its wine exports to Europe....

 2018-12-11 00:45 

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Iwi angry council snubs them for homeless contract...

A Wellington iwi social service has been left confused and angry after the Wellington City Council declined its funding bid to help the homeless....

 2018-12-11 00:45 

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Iwi gutted council snubs them for homeless contract...

A Wellington iwi social service has been left confused and angry after the Wellington City Council declined its funding bid to help the homeless....

 2018-12-11 00:38 

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Millane murder: Body found intact, police search for shovel...

The body of the British backpacker Grace Millane was intact when it was discovered in bush at the Waitakere Ranges on Sunday....

 2018-12-11 00:37 

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Domestic violence found in all communities - report...

Family violence features in all suburbs, according to a new report which reveals one in four women from high-income households experience physical or sexual violence in their lifetime....

 2018-12-11 00:14 

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Former cop left waiting for months for post-traumatic stress payout...

A police officer was forced to resign when police declined his request for a desk job due to post-traumatic stress caused by the job....

 2018-12-11 00:14 

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Human Rights Watch calls for end to killings in Papua...

Human Rights Watch is calling on Papuan militants to stop unlawful killings, after a massacre of Indonesians took place in the Highlands region....

 2018-12-11 00:14 

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StarKist could increase production in American Samoa...

American tuna cannery StarKist is expected to relocate some of its production from California to American Samoa....

 2018-12-11 00:14 

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Pacific countries side with Israel against UN probe...

Four Pacific Island countries have voted against a United Nations resolution to investigate Israel over its treatment of prisoners and detainees....

 2018-12-10 23:51 

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Netball: Temepara Bailey not ruling out an international return...

Former Silver Fern great Temepara Bailey isn't ruling out a possible return to international netball should the opportunity present itself....

 2018-12-10 23:26 

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Record number of nominations for Halberg Awards...
 2018-12-10 23:26 

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Record nominations for Halberg Awards...

A record 93 nominations have been received for the Halberg sports awards....

 2018-12-10 23:22 

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Child poverty reduction bill will help cut number of deprived children - PM...

Ground-breaking legislation the government aims to pass this week will make inroads on the 100,000 children doing it tough, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says....

 2018-12-10 22:35 

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Pet dogs trained to sniff out invasive fish species...

Household dogs are being trained to detect koi carp and catfish before they cause major problems in waterways....

 2018-12-10 22:32 

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Samoa govt says no to sex education...

Samoa's Minister of Education has poured cold water on a call for the introduction of sex education in secondary schools....

 2018-12-10 22:32 

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Solomons hydropower project moves forward...

The World Bank Group has welcomed the signing of agreements to build a hydropower project in Solomon Islands....

 2018-12-10 22:32 

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Alotau's peaceful reputation in tatters amid unrest...

Violent unrest is on the rise in Alotau, the capital of Papua New Guinea's Milne Bay province....

 2018-12-10 22:07 

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Man charged with murder over woman's death...

Police have charged a man with murder following the death of a 34-year-old woman in Auckland....

 2018-12-10 22:04 

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Fast food chain Taco Bell to launch in New Zealand...

Taco Bell is set to be rolled out in New Zealand over the next five years....

 2018-12-10 22:01 

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Nauru and Tonga airlines discuss joint venture...

The Tongan prime minister has hosted a delegation from Nauru Airlines to discuss the possibility of a service between Tonga and Brisbane....

 2018-12-10 22:01 

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Sport: Manu Samoa coach still open to using 7s loophole...

The coach of Manu Samoa remains open to working with players who want to switch their international allegience to play for the Manu at the 2019 World Cup....

 2018-12-10 22:01 

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Fraud charges against PNG lawyer Paraka dropped...

All 27 charges of conspiracy, theft and money laundering against Papua New Guinea lawyer Paul Paraka have been dropped....

 2018-12-10 21:56 

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Body found at Auckland property, police investigating...

Forensic experts are investigating an unexplained death after police were called to a block of flats this morning....

 2018-12-10 21:40 

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Macron promises minimum wage rise...

French President Emmanuel Macron has pledged to cut taxes for pensioners and raise the minimum wage but refused to reinstate a wealth tax, as he responded to protests that have challenged his authority....

 2018-12-10 21:24 

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Gondola proposed as a traffic solution for Queenstown...

A 10km long gondola that could move almost 2500 people an hour is being pitched as a solution for Queenstown's traffic woes....

 2018-12-10 21:07 

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Super yacht 'oligarchs' to be charged for America's Cup close-up...

Luxury yachts heading to Auckland to watch the America's Cup close-up could be charged thousands of dollars to anchor at sea and view the racing....

 2018-12-10 21:07 

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Domestic violence: 'There's a huge amount of work that needs to be done' - PM...

Grace Millane's death is a reminder of the huge amount of work that needs to be done to reduce violence directed at women, says Jacinda Ardern....

 2018-12-10 20:40 

Radio New Zealand

Concern over taro supply in Samoa...

Taro supply in Samoa is down and causing concern to government and exporters as demand continues to grow overseas....

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