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 2021-10-22 16:00 

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Wellington students say school has failed to act on allegations of racism...

The Ministry of Education is advising Wellington East Girls' College after some students say a fight broke out at a party over the use of racist language....

 2021-10-22 16:00 

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Covid-19: Spoon and vegetable villages spring up across Auckland in long lockdown...

Teddy bears in windows are so 2020. Now it's all about spoons and cucumbers, pumpkins and carrots....

 2021-10-22 16:00 

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Patricia, at peace: the transgender woman who waited 80 years to be herself...

For decades, Patricia Hailes would hide dresses she could slip into when no-one was watching. Now, aged 79, she has finally embraced her identity....

 2021-10-22 10:24 

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Serious crash in Burnham, Canterbury...

Indications are at least one person has been seriously injured, police said on Friday night....

 2021-10-22 09:02 

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Pedestrian dies after being hit by truck in Hawke's Bay town...

The 38-year-old woman was struck by a truck and trailer heading south on State Highway 2 in tne about 4.30pm....

 2021-10-22 08:21 

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Former Afghan commander asks Government to do more for abandoned comrades...

Afghan soldiers who worked side-by-side with SAS troops are now being "hunted by the Taliban" in Kabul....

 2021-10-22 08:14 

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Covid-19 NZ: How reopening at 90 per cent vaccinated stacks up globally...

NZ will shift to a new "traffic light" system once 90 per cent of eligible people in each DHB are double-jabbed. The plan is much more cautious than many other countries' approaches....

 2021-10-22 08:01 

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NPC: Josh Ioane inspires Otago to comeback win against Canterbury...

Otago fought back from a horror start as they trailed 17-0 to secure a late victory against Canterbury, with the Chiefs-bound No 10 the star....

 2021-10-22 07:49 

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Large Lower Hutt scrub fire under control, police seeking drone user...

Fire crews had to suspend aerial efforts on the hills of Naenae due to the danger caused by a drone being flown, but the blaze has now been contained....

 2021-10-22 07:33 

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World first for Hayden Paddon: EV rally car to debut on gravel...

In a world first Paddon Rallysport's electric powered rally car, the Hyundai Kona EV, will feature at this weekend's Waimate 50 Horsepower Hillclimb on gravel....

 2021-10-22 07:23 

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Martin Jetpack destined for the bloke's shed after company's liquidation...

A revolutionary aircraft designed in Christchurch could be yours as the liquidators of Martin Jetpack Aircraft sell off the company's assets....

 2021-10-22 07:18 

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Less than half fully-protected: Covid vaccine lag among under 35s...

About 62 per cent of the eligible Canterbury population is fully vaccinated. Among people aged 12 to 34, that number drops to just 43 per cent....

 2021-10-22 07:04 

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Covid-19: Auckland's Redvale shocked by high rate of positive Covid-19 tests...

With 7 per cent of tests positive, residents of Redvale on Auckland's North Shore are flummoxed at how Covid-19 has spread in the small rural suburb....

 2021-10-22 06:43 

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Drone forces efforts to fight large scrub fire in Lower Hutt to stop...

Fire crews have suspended the aerial assault on a "significant"; fire on the hills of Naenae due to the danger caused by a drone being flown....

 2021-10-22 06:41 

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Jemima raises $650,000 for cancer research, but her legacy much more than money...

The father of the 15-year-old, who died from brain cancer last week, says the family is "so proud and so sad at same time" with the huge sum she raised....

 2021-10-22 06:30 

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Covid-19: Carrots, sticks ... experts on how we hit the 90 per cent double jab target...

Some will get the Covid-19 vaccine to protect children too young to have it. For others, "no jab, no job, no fun" will be the nudge they need....

 2021-10-22 06:15 

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LPGA Tour: Lydia Ko makes ground with near faultless second round at BMW Ladies Championship...

Six birdies and just a single bogey charges Kiwi ace up the BMW Ladies Championship leaderboard....

 2021-10-22 06:11 

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Sharemarket falls, pulled down by A2 Milk, energy stocks...

Electricity stocks, which make up a big part of the sharemarket, were weaker ahead of a report next week which could see the sector face increase Government regulation....

 2021-10-22 06:00 

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MIQ spot granted to pregnant couple who took government to court...

Pregnant Aucklander Roshni Sami has won the battle to get her husband home. But she's vowing not to give up on her fight to make pregnancy an MIQ priority....

 2021-10-22 06:00 

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Otago v Canterbury live - National Provincial Championship, round eight...

The blue and golds chase back-to-back victories as they take on the Premiership strugglers in Dunedin....

 2021-10-22 05:54 

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Taranaki man, 73, found guilty on nine charges of child sex abuse...

A 73-year-old Taranaki man has been found guilty on nine charges of historical sex abuse of two children, and not guilty on one....

 2021-10-22 05:50 

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Homes evacuated 'as a precaution' due to large scrub fire in Lower Hutt...

The "significant"; fire on the hills of Naenae is not threatening houses, but residents say it does not appear to be under control....

 2021-10-22 05:46 

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Rnanga accuse council of using scare tactics after report warns of economic drop...

An alarming report into the economic impact of freshwater standards has shaken some district councillors, but local rnanga say they're scaremongering....

 2021-10-22 05:12 

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Large fire in Lower Hutt being tackled by helicopter, monsoon buckets...

The fire on the hills of Naenae has "grown considerably" since early reports, so fire crews are implementing measures to protect homes in the area....

 2021-10-22 05:10 

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Buller has the lowest vaccination rates in South Island how can it catch up?...

Barely three-quarters of Buller residents have had a Covid jab. The mayor says locals can't afford to "hold the whole bloody region up"....

 2021-10-22 05:09 

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No vaccine certificate, no entry - new Covid-19 rules face tricky route through legal minefield...

The government can do whatever it likes about Covid-19 - subject to certain still murky rules about individual rights....

 2021-10-22 05:04 

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Not guilty verdicts on indecent assault charges...

A 50-year-old man was found not guilty on two charges of indecent assault on a teenager....

 2021-10-22 05:04 

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Fatal highway crash in Matamata...

A person has died after being hit by a vehicle on State Highway 27 just after 10am south of the intersection with Short St....

 2021-10-22 04:55 

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Covid-19 vaccine: Govt sets target for all DHBs to hit 90 per cent fully vaccinated...

Here's everything you need to know about New Zealand's Covid-19 vaccine programme....

 2021-10-22 04:52 

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Southland boosted by UK free trade, sets up NZ for EU talks...

UK free trade agreement is good news for Southland and will position NZ for negotiations with the EU, says former MP and Southland farmer....

 2021-10-22 04:48 

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Covid-19: 'Clock is ticking' on Porirua as reopening plan unveiled...

Porirua has much lower vaccination rates than the rest of the Wellington region, and reopening could threaten Mori and Pasifika....

 2021-10-22 04:46 

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Historic pua shell to remain in Riverton...

A giant pua shell that is the pride of a small Southland town was destined for Trade Me before a concerned member of the community stepped in and saved the day....

 2021-10-22 04:42 

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Large fire in Lower Hutt to be tackled by helicopter, monsoon buckets...

The fire on the hills of Naenae has "grown considerably" since early reports, so fire crews are implementing measures to protect homes in the area....

 2021-10-22 04:26 

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Covid-19 outbreak situation report: What happened today, October 22...

The new Covid traffic light system was unveiled, while a record number of community cases were reported....

 2021-10-22 04:18 

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New Christchurch stadium completion date pushed back six months to mid-2025...

Six months has been added to the project's construction phase, but the public should still get their first glimpse at the preliminary design by the end of the year....

 2021-10-22 04:14 

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Sir John Kirwan's mental health foundation looks to start Southland schools programme...

Former All Black Sir John Kirwan's mental health foundation is looking for funding to teach primary students across Southland....

 2021-10-22 04:13 

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Covid-19: Hospitalisations hit new high in Delta outbreak...

51 people with Covid-19 are in hospital - the most since the Delta outbreak began - as hospitals nationally are 85 per cent full....

 2021-10-22 04:06 

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Delivery driver's sharp eye raises alarm in Timaru...

An observant newspaper delivery driver, who raised concerns about the welfare of an elderly Timaru resident, says she wishes she had acted sooner....

 2021-10-22 04:03 

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New Covid-19 levels welcomed but South Canterbury frustration lingers...

Around 13,000 more people need to be fully vaccinated in the South Canterbury for the region to join the Government's 90 per cent get out of lockdown party....

 2021-10-22 04:00 

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Super Rugby Pacific: Blues re-sign international props Karl Tu'inukuafe, Alex Hodgman...

Leon MacDonald is rapt to keep his world-class propping contingent intact after a couple pf key re-signings....

 2021-10-22 03:52 

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Real estate agent sentenced for punching top Northland cop in the face...

A real estate agent who punched a top Far North police officer in the face, in a case of mistaken identity, has failed to get his charge dismissed....

 2021-10-22 03:40 

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Why Covid-19 vaccination targets are complicated by how you count people...

If DHBs reach the 90 per cent vaccination target, in reality, they will probably still be in the high 80s....

 2021-10-22 03:40 

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Steep hike for blind woman aiming to walk every street in Dunedin...

Julie Woods needed a new challenge so decided to walk every street in Dunedin - including the steepest street in the world....

 2021-10-22 03:37 

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Southland publican happy to enforce vaccination certificates...

Lumsden Hotel publican says if you don't like vaccine certificates, don't come to his hotel....

 2021-10-22 03:35 

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Minister of Health Andrew Little visits Timaru and helps fund new unit...

Preterm babies will no longer have to be treated out of South Canterbury....

 2021-10-22 03:33 

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Vaccination mandate for sports fans under new Covid strategy...

Sports fans will require a vaccination certificate to get into sports events and venues this summer...

 2021-10-22 03:32 

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Palmerston North mother of four ready for national bodybuilding champs...

An inspirational mum is ready to compete in this year's National Bodybuilding Championships as part of her weight loss journey....

 2021-10-22 03:30 

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'It's critical for Christmas': Mayor implores Hamiltonians to do their bit to achieve 90pc threshold...

Can the entire Waikato District Health Board territory reach a 90 per cent double-dose level by Christmas? It depends who you ask....

 2021-10-22 03:16 

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The gap between vaccination rates and the target has been measured...

The target has been set for getting more Covid-19 vaccine doses into people's arms....

 2021-10-22 03:16 

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Covid-19 NZ: How the traffic light system will work, and what New Zealand needs to do to reach it...

Everything you need to know about the new traffic light system, and NZ's path to using it....

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