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 2022-12-06 08:00 

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Rail protesters meet transport minister but say talks 'unproductive'...

The protesters say they are committed to non-violent civil resistance but won't say if there will be more Wellington protests....

 2022-12-06 07:36 

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Grand Designs NZ: Massive vanity project sees builder quit after four years...

Review: Grand Designs NZ bows out on an astonishingly difficult build in Coromandel that drags on for nearly seven years....

 2022-12-06 07:23 

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DOC rangers felt 'unsafe' monitoring rare bird nesting area during Crate Day party...

DOC has yet to determine whether there's been any damage at an endangered nesting area where about 70 4WDs congregated on Saturday....

 2022-12-06 07:12 

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Pastor's anti-gay comments still not hate speech, as court appeal dismissed...

An Auckland man said anti-gay comments by a church pastor were hate speech, but the court disagreed. Now his appeal has also been dismissed....

 2022-12-06 07:03 

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Toy gun confiscated after Auckland library scare...

Police responded to reports of a man waving a gun in the central city, but it turned out to be a plastic toy....

 2022-12-06 06:40 

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After years of protest, Warkworth Rodeo shut down by 'bad traffic'...

Organisers have blamed a north Auckland town's infamous traffic for cancelling the show for the second year in a row, but locals are calling "BS"....

 2022-12-06 06:23 

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Fans gutted after Kendrick Lamar cancels show due to scheduling conflict...

Fans are gutted after the American rapper cancelled the show due to an unforeseen scheduling conflict, just 11 days out from the concert....

 2022-12-06 06:14 

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Covid NZ: What is a Royal Commission of Inquiry?...

There is going to be an inquiry into the Government's handling of Covid. We look at how it works and why they take so long....

 2022-12-06 06:13 

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Ruby Tui hopes to attend as many legs of victory tour as possible, Black Ferns thank Hamilton fans...

Black Ferns are on the road, passing through Hamilton to celebrate their World Cup win with fans, and Tui is attempting to make as many stops as she can....

 2022-12-06 06:06 

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Commerce Commission 'assessing' complaints about tiny home company Podular...

The prefabrication company has gone into liquidation, owing at least $2m to out-of-pocket clients....

 2022-12-06 06:06 

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Labour votes out its controversial Three Waters entrenchment clause...

Less than two weeks after passing it into legislation, and Labour has undone its "mistake". Public ownership of water assets will not be "entrenched" in law, after all....

 2022-12-06 06:04 

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Diver's death the 77th drowning in New Zealand this year...

News a man drowned while freediving off Wellington's coast "breaks your heart to hear", says the person trying to keep people safe in the water....

 2022-12-06 06:00 

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Getting Christchurch's rates rise down to 5% is 'impossible', council boss warns...

Councillors have also decided they will not cut services in a bid to reduce the rates burden....

 2022-12-06 06:00 

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100,000 more Mori needed in high-skill, high-paying jobs by 2040 to stem inequity...

Thousands will be needed in careers like marketing, health, design, engineering and science, and technology instead of Mori being encouraged into low-skill work....

 2022-12-06 06:00 

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Huia extinction symbolises Mori's loss of rangatiratanga...

The huia was of great significant to Mori and it embodied the loss of mana and rangatiratanga at the hands of the Crown....

 2022-12-06 06:00 

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Seven-year-old's plea gets Santa back on Hamilton rooftop...

With 30 days until Christmas, Miliana McPrior was missing a familiar festive season figure - and decided to do something about it....

 2022-12-06 06:00 

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Midweek Meals sorted: Lemongrass, the light, summery taste of summer...

Its unique flavour blend brings a beautiful vibrancy to these Asian-influenced dishes....

 2022-12-06 06:00 

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The Lost King: Sally Hawkins shines in a breezy, enjoyable and very watchable tale...

REVIEW: In nearly every scene, she conjures up a nervy, restless portrayal of a woman who seems both easily discouraged and completely implacable....

 2022-12-06 05:52 

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Dolly Parton welcomed with open arms to TikTok: 'Better late than never'...

Despite being on the platform for just over 24 hours, Parton has quickly amassed over half a million loyal followers signifying a warm welcome to the app....

 2022-12-06 05:39 

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Supervision age at city pools raised from 7 to 11 so lifeguards can do their jobs...

All children under 12 will soon have to be supervised in all areas so lifeguards can get on with their work to keep people safe - not babysitting....

 2022-12-06 05:25 

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Cyber attack widens, via third party, affecting government agencies...

Te Whatu Ora has been caught up in a cyber attack. Data relating to bereavement and cardiac services has been blocked but health services are not affected....

 2022-12-06 05:16 

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No inner-city Christmas lights again for Invercargill...

For the second Christmas in a row Invercargill will be without its inner-city festive lights and some city councillors are not happy about it....

 2022-12-06 05:07 

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Kendrick Lamar's Auckland show cancelled due to 'unforeseen scheduling conflict'...

The American rapper has cancelled the show due to an unforeseen scheduling conflict, just 11 days out from the concert....

 2022-12-06 05:03 

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Police look for owner of ashes found on suburban road...

A grey plastic box filled with someone's remains was found in Takanini at the weekend, but so far, their family hasn't been found....

 2022-12-06 05:00 

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Palmerston North's neutrality on Three Waters challenged...

It is time to take a stand on Three Waters, says new councillor Wood....

 2022-12-06 05:00 

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All Blacks Sevens great Eric Rush unhappy with call to axe New Zealand tournament...

Eric Rush is puzzled at World Rugby's decision to scratch NZ off its list of hosts....

 2022-12-06 04:43 

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Batteries discarded in Aucklanders' recycling cause 26 fires in 18 months...

Rubbish truck drivers' lives are at risk from people wrongly putting their batteries in the bin or recycling, Auckland Council says....

 2022-12-06 04:43 

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Batteries in Aucklanders' recycling cause 26 fires in 18 months...

Rubbish truck drivers' lives are at risk from people wrongly putting their batteries in the bin or recycling, Auckland Council says....

 2022-12-06 04:40 

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'Eco-terrorists' poison dozens of trees in Southland town...

The poisoning of dozens of trees in the western Southland town of Tuatapere has been labelled an act of eco-terrorism....

 2022-12-06 04:35 

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Police seek help after young woman attacked in Christchurch park...

Investigators are working hard to find the person responsible for the "traumatic ordeal" in Barrington Park about 9pm on Saturday....

 2022-12-06 04:33 

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Mayor's handling of anti-govt protest 'against her better judgment' - review...

Though the overall city council's response to anti-Government marches and an illegal occupation was understandable and appropriate, a review has found....

 2022-12-06 04:30 

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Timaru District councillors vote to push ahead with $57.1m upgrade of Theatre Royal...

The multi-million dollar upgrade of Timaru's Theatre Royal and construction of a heritage centre will go ahead, after councillors voted 7-3 in favour of the project....

 2022-12-06 04:26 

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Cyber attack blocks Ministry of Justice access to 'sensitive' coronial files...

Files included post-mortem information held by a "third party provider", but there is no evidence data has been taken....

 2022-12-06 04:14 

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Long specialist wait times add pressure to under-strain health system...

More south Aucklanders are waiting more than four months for a first specialist appointment, placing an unnecessary burden on the health system, a patient advocate says....

 2022-12-06 04:12 

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Wife's desperate plea for husband after string of offences...

During a spate of offences, a man defecated on his uncle's veranda, stole his beer and urinated in his fridge....

 2022-12-06 04:08 

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Probation officer used position to sexually assault partner of client...

Aubrey Lee Wah was stood down but kept on full pay after the indecent assault allegation came to light in March....

 2022-12-06 04:08 

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Crash involving car and truck in Blenheim...

A person was moderately injured in the crash....

 2022-12-06 04:02 

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Watch live: Lava spews from Hawaii's Mauna Loa volcano...

Lava is continuing to fly and flow from the world's largest active volcano as it erupts in Hawaii. Watch it live here....

 2022-12-06 04:01 

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Auckland man charged, accused of removing serial number from gun...

The Auckland man was arrested after a police investigation into the illegal supply of firearms....

 2022-12-06 04:00 

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Early Christmas present for tourists and locals, as InterCity resumes West Coast service...

Buses will run along the West Coast again, a month after it was announced the service couldn't continue without government support....

 2022-12-06 03:52 

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Cyber attack blocks Ministry of Justice access 'sensitive' coronial files...

Files included post-mortem information held by a "third party provider", but there is no evidence data has been taken....

 2022-12-06 03:48 

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Australian company wanting restrictions lifted for new $168 million rig in Taranaki...

Australian company admits project will likely change the ecosystem and discharge harmful substances, but they are seeking a compromise between environmental and economic needs....

 2022-12-06 03:42 

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Actor Kirstie Alley remembered as 'beautiful mama bear'...

Jamie Lee Curtis and John Travolta have led Hollywood tributes to Kirstie Alley, who died age 71....

 2022-12-06 03:39 

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Willie Jackson's apology and Jacinda Ardern's dark prediction over public media...

There's been an apology, calls for the broadcasting minister to resign, and warnings of a public media collapse in Parliament today....

 2022-12-06 03:34 

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Future of fuel tax relief, half price public transport decision coming 'very soon' - minister...

Fuel excise taxes were cut by 25c a litre in March to deal with high prices....

 2022-12-06 03:31 

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Supervision age for kids at Christchurch's public pools raised from 7 to 11...

All children under 12 will soon have to be supervised in all areas, including changing rooms, unless attending a supervised programme or activity....

 2022-12-06 03:20 

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Christmas Sorted: Why the bag and what's a stand? All a ham rookie's questions, answered...

Why the bag? What's the deal with the stand? And if it's already cooked - why am I cooking it again?...

 2022-12-06 03:19 

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Judge reserves decision in baby blood dispute case...

Health NZ wants to take guardianship of the boy so he can have surgery, but will have to wait to find out if its application is successful....

 2022-12-06 03:18 

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ComCom must see through fresh probe into Gib board 'discounts', says Tex Edwards...

Commerce Commission makes nine recommendations to improve competition in the building supplies market....

 2022-12-06 03:16 

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Covid-19 inquiry: 'Disabled people should have been listened to at the start of the pandemic'...

Disabled people are welcoming the Government's inquiry into Covid-19, but say the community should have been prioritised in the first place....

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