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The New Zealand Herald
Log truck burnsThe truck driver had noticed what he thought was steam coming from the bonnet b
Log truck burns
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 minutes ago
The truck driver had noticed what he thought was steam coming from the bonnet before the truck started to lose power. PHOTO/MICHAEL CUNNINGHAM Residents and passing motorists watched in horror yesterday as a fully laden logging truck was gutted by... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Forestry industry focus for road levyroads from logging trucks, such as at the intersection of State Highway One and
Forestry industry focus for road levy
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 19 hours ago
roads from logging trucks, such as at the intersection of State Highway One and Loop Rd, above, proponents say. Photo / Michael Cunningham A special rate levied on the forestry industry could help cover some of the damage and dust problems on... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Harris denies murder chargeMurder-accused Paul Edward Harris during his trial in the High Court at Whangar
Harris denies murder charge
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Murder-accused Paul Edward Harris during his trial in the High Court at Whangarei. Photo / Michael Cunningham A Northland man out shooting possums with his family at night was confronted by a neighbour who tried to wrestle a slug gun off the hunter... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Logging truck crash in Northlandlogging truck that crashed on Otaika Valley Road, Whangarei, earlier this month
Logging truck crash in Northland
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
logging truck that crashed on Otaika Valley Road, Whangarei, earlier this month adding to a mounting accident record. PHOTO/MICHAEL CUNNINGHAM A crash involving a logging truck on Otaika Valley Road, Whangarei has become the seventh logging truck... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Designed in Seattle, this $1 tool could save millions of babiesThe cup’s reservoir and spout allow the infant to control the pace of the feedi
Designed in Seattle, this $1 tool could save millions of babies
The Seattle Times / Posted 3 days ago
The cup’s reservoir and spout allow the infant to control the pace of the feeding, suckling almost normally, said Dr. Michael Cunningham, director of the craniofacial center at Seattle Children’s. “The cup was designed for what babies do,” he... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
Henry County man arrested after being caught cooking meth in truck during chasehanded cooking meth during a police chase. State police and the Henry County S
Henry County man arrested after being caught cooking meth in truck during chase
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 3 days ago
handed cooking meth during a police chase. State police and the Henry County Sheriff's Office were investigating the man, Michael Cunningham, on Main Street in Knightstown, when he sped off. After a short chase, officers pulled the man from his... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Owner says higher costs will strain businessBUSY: Mark Schmid serves pizza in the La Familia cafe in central Whangarei. PHO
Owner says higher costs will strain business
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 days ago
BUSY: Mark Schmid serves pizza in the La Familia cafe in central Whangarei. PHOTO/MICHAEL CUNNINGHAM A Northland cafe owner already paying $1200 a month on average in electricity charges is mulling over plans to get off the national grid and opt for... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Dating app a target for dealers selling their drugsDrug dealers are using the dating app Tinder to sell their wares online. Photo
Dating app a target for dealers selling their drugs
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 6 days ago
Drug dealers are using the dating app Tinder to sell their wares online. Photo / Michael Cunningham Drug dealers are using the dating app Tinder to sell their wares online. The Herald on Sunday has seen several instances of users advertising they... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Hooves thunder again on Ruakaka trackservice by naming a race at yesterday's meeting after him in appreciation of hi
Hooves thunder again on Ruakaka track
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 days ago
service by naming a race at yesterday's meeting after him in appreciation of his service. Northern Advocate photographer Michael Cunningham went along to capture some images of the day.Alysha Collett was the winning jockey on Amporo in race 2 at... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Greens plan to free up $207 million to build new state housesSocial housing is at 97 per cent occupancy and there are about 500 people on th
Greens plan to free up $207 million to build new state houses
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 days ago
Social housing is at 97 per cent occupancy and there are about 500 people on the wait list for social housing. Photo / Michael Cunningham Housing New Zealand wouldn't pay a dividend to the Government and instead use the money to build new state... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Greens plan to free up $207 million to build new state housesSocial housing is at 97 per cent occupancy and there are about 500 people on th
Greens plan to free up $207 million to build new state houses
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 days ago
Social housing is at 97 per cent occupancy and there are about 500 people on the wait list for social housing. Photo / Michael Cunningham Housing New Zealand wouldn't pay a dividend to the Government and instead use the money to build new state... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Do military trials achieve their purpose?Photo / Michael Cunningham, Northern Advocate Naval Commander Philip Wiig was
Do military trials achieve their purpose?
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 days ago
Photo / Michael Cunningham, Northern Advocate Naval Commander Philip Wiig was found guilty of indecent assault this week by a court martial following an incident where he groped a subordinate's backside at the Devonport Naval base's bar four years... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Support for ambulance service acknowledgedJohn Bain has been awarded St John's highest honour. Photo / Michael Cunningham
Support for ambulance service acknowledged
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 9 days ago
John Bain has been awarded St John's highest honour. Photo / Michael Cunningham John Bain has been awarded St John's highest honour but, by his own admission, applying a sticking plaster is the extent of his medical abilities. After more than 40... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Waze pushes carpoolingway to deal with the region’s traffic woes anytime soon. “There is no other so
Waze pushes carpooling
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
way to deal with the region’s traffic woes anytime soon. “There is no other solution for near-term commute relief,” said Michael Cunningham, senior vice president of public policy at the Bay Area Council. “Getting more people into fewer cars is... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Google's Waze goes up against Uber and Lyft to cut Bay Area traffic via carpoolingway to deal with the region's traffic woes anytime soon. "There is no other so
Google's Waze goes up against Uber and Lyft to cut Bay Area traffic via carpooling
Silicon Valley / Posted 10 days ago
way to deal with the region's traffic woes anytime soon. "There is no other solution for near-term commute relief," said Michael Cunningham, senior vice president of public policy at the Bay Area Council. "Getting more people into fewer cars is... Read more
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The Mercury News
Google's Waze goes up against Uber and Lyft to cut Bay Area traffic via carpoolingway to deal with the region's traffic woes anytime soon. "There is no other so
Google's Waze goes up against Uber and Lyft to cut Bay Area traffic via carpooling
The Mercury News / Posted 10 days ago
way to deal with the region's traffic woes anytime soon. "There is no other solution for near-term commute relief," said Michael Cunningham, senior vice president of public policy at the Bay Area Council. "Getting more people into fewer cars is... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Fonterra pays dividend early10 cents per Fonterra share dividend will help cash-strapped farmers but not th
Fonterra pays dividend early
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 10 days ago
10 cents per Fonterra share dividend will help cash-strapped farmers but not those who did not hold full shares. Photo / Michael Cunningham A $9 million early dividend payout of 10 cents per Fonterra share will provide a small but much-needed... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Call to get behind fair tradeServices Abroad, was in Whangarei encouraging more Northlanders to support fair
Call to get behind fair trade
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 11 days ago
Services Abroad, was in Whangarei encouraging more Northlanders to support fair trade and volunteer overseas. Photo / Michael Cunningham Northlanders are being encouraged to promote sustainability by volunteering overseas and supporting fair... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Navy tribute stirs emotionsBaxster at a Saturday commemoration of the sinking which killed Mrs Sage's fath
Navy tribute stirs emotions
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 11 days ago
Baxster at a Saturday commemoration of the sinking which killed Mrs Sage's father, Lieutenant Douglas Blacklaws. Photo / Michael Cunningham Sonya Sage attended the 75th anniversary commemoration of New Zealand's only navy ship lost to enemy... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Faster building consents wantedbusinesses, 83 per cent said they would vote for a mayoral candidate who propos
Faster building consents wanted
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 11 days ago
businesses, 83 per cent said they would vote for a mayoral candidate who proposed to speed up the consent process. Photo / Michael Cunningham Auckland businesses want the city's new mayor to focus on making it easier and faster to approve building... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Big rise in home buildingSHAPING UP: The home of Brian and Salley McEldowney (right) being built.PHOTO/M
Big rise in home building
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 14 days ago
SHAPING UP: The home of Brian and Salley McEldowney (right) being built.PHOTO/MICHAEL CUNNINGHAM Builders in Whangarei are cashing in on much-needed business as the number of new homes being built in the district has increased by nearly 50 per cent... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Tireless rugby volunteer killed in accidentThe scene of the fatal accident on State Highway 12, north of Dargaville in whi
Tireless rugby volunteer killed in accident
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 14 days ago
The scene of the fatal accident on State Highway 12, north of Dargaville in which Nathan Walters died. Photo / Michael Cunningham Northland Rugby Union has paid tribute to a "tireless volunteer" who died in a crash involving a car, a ute and a... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Huge tapestry set for Forum NorthJackie Broughton and Colleen Hunter put the finishing touches on a tapestry tha
Huge tapestry set for Forum North
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 15 days ago
Jackie Broughton and Colleen Hunter put the finishing touches on a tapestry that's taken thousands of hours. Photo / Michael Cunningham It's hoped a scenic view of Whangarei Harbour will soften the pain for people fronting up to pay their... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Traffic lights foil man's escape from pursuing policeA man being chased by police was brought to a halt by a traffic jam in Whangare
Traffic lights foil man's escape from pursuing police
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 15 days ago
A man being chased by police was brought to a halt by a traffic jam in Whangarei yesterday. Photo / Michael Cunningham A man who led police on a car chase into central Whangarei will appear in court today - just across the road from where he was... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Heritage protection rules seen as weakTwo of the Simons St properties to be demolished, to the ire of neighbours. Pho
Heritage protection rules seen as weak
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 16 days ago
Two of the Simons St properties to be demolished, to the ire of neighbours. Photo / Michael Cunningham The removal of three 1930s character homes without public consultation is an example of how Whangarei's "weak" heritage protection rules allow the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Memorial for sunk navy shipmonument dedication in 2014 to the HMS Puriri, which sunk after hitting a mine
Memorial for sunk navy ship
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 16 days ago
monument dedication in 2014 to the HMS Puriri, which sunk after hitting a mine off Whangarei Heads on May 14, 1941. Photo / Michael Cunningham The only New Zealand navy ship lost to enemy action in New Zealand waters happened off Whangarei's Ocean... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Tinder extortion shows that love comes with a big price tagBe extremely cautious if you are contacted for money using social media applica
Tinder extortion shows that love comes with a big price tag
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 17 days ago
Be extremely cautious if you are contacted for money using social media applications. Photo / Michael Cunningham Tinder users searching for love are being warned by police to stay away for those who are searching for money instead. The warning from... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Jonny Wilkinson: Changing the way we see disabilityWhangarei disabled advocate Jonny Wilkinson. PHOTO/MICHAEL CUNNINGHAM They wer
Jonny Wilkinson: Changing the way we see disability
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 17 days ago
Whangarei disabled advocate Jonny Wilkinson. PHOTO/MICHAEL CUNNINGHAM They were heady times in 2001. Well, they were for the disability community. This was year zero for the unleashing of the New Zealand Disability Strategy. This beast was a... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Kids' health at risk if project funds cut: expertHomes Te Tai Tokerau programme is the most important project he has been involv
Kids' health at risk if project funds cut: expert
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 17 days ago
Homes Te Tai Tokerau programme is the most important project he has been involved with in his career in health. Photo / Michael Cunningham A Northland health expert says if government funding for a life-changing home insulation programme does... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Tinder date-hunters become huntedreceived 13 reports last year from Tinder users who had suffered personal harm
Tinder date-hunters become hunted
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 20 days ago
received 13 reports last year from Tinder users who had suffered personal harm through using the app. Photo / Michael Cunningham Kiwis seeking hook-ups on Tinder are being dragged into scams - including some being conned into coughing... Read more
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GAA Football & Hurling
Cunningham ruled out of Farney clash05 May 2016 Down's full back Brendan McArdle and keeper Michael Cunningham wit
Cunningham ruled out of Farney clash
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 22 days ago
05 May 2016 Down's full back Brendan McArdle and keeper Michael Cunningham with Cork's Colm O'Neill. Down boss Eamonn Burns has confirmed that goalkeeper Michael Cunningham will miss their Ulster SFC... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Students locked in for maths contestDaniel Davis, John Ma, Nick Foulkes and Shivan Khambetn are in the midst of a m
Students locked in for maths contest
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 22 days ago
Daniel Davis, John Ma, Nick Foulkes and Shivan Khambetn are in the midst of a maths marathon. Photo / Michael Cunningham A five-day lock-in with maths the only topic of conversation would be a nightmare for many. But for four of Whangarei's... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Logging truck crashes: Speeding drivers blamedThe driver of a logging truck was taken to Whangarei Hospital with minor injuri
Logging truck crashes: Speeding drivers blamed
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 22 days ago
The driver of a logging truck was taken to Whangarei Hospital with minor injuries. Photo / Michael Cunningham Five logging truck crashes in less than a month across Northland has been deemed "totally unacceptable and intolerable", and were... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Heavy fog blankets regionWhangarei's Te Matau o Pohe bridge is shrouded in fog. Photo / Michael Cunningh
Heavy fog blankets region
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 22 days ago
Whangarei's Te Matau o Pohe bridge is shrouded in fog. Photo / Michael Cunningham Many Northlanders woke to a blanket of fog shrouding their view yesterday, and while the gloom will likely return today it will not be another pea souper. MetService... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Logging truck crashes: Speeding drivers blamedThe driver of a logging truck was taken to Whangarei Hospital with minor injuri
Logging truck crashes: Speeding drivers blamed
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 22 days ago
The driver of a logging truck was taken to Whangarei Hospital with minor injuries. Photo / Michael Cunningham Five logging truck crashes in less than a month across Northland has been deemed "totally unacceptable and intolerable", and were... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Log truck crash: Fifth in four weeksThe driver of a logging truck was taken to Whangarei Hospital with minor injuri
Log truck crash: Fifth in four weeks
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 22 days ago
The driver of a logging truck was taken to Whangarei Hospital with minor injuries. Photo / Michael Cunningham Five logging truck crashes in less than a month across Northland has been deemed "totally unacceptable and intolerable", and were... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Log truck crash: Fifth in four weeks - The Country - The Country NewsThe driver of a logging truck was taken to Whangarei Hospital with minor injuri
Log truck crash: Fifth in four weeks - The Country - The Country News
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 22 days ago
The driver of a logging truck was taken to Whangarei Hospital with minor injuries. Photo / Michael Cunningham Five logging truck crashes in less than a month across Northland has been deemed "totally unacceptable and intolerable", and were... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Rest home closure a shockThis retirement home has to close next week. Photo / Michael Cunningham Reside
Rest home closure a shock
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 24 days ago
This retirement home has to close next week. Photo / Michael Cunningham Residents of Mountain View Retirement Home at Maungatapere have received the shock announcement they have to move, as the facility will close next week. They were notified of... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Mystery surrounds family photos found in donated boxThese photos were found in a box of books donated to Zonta. Photo / Michael Cun
Mystery surrounds family photos found in donated box
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 24 days ago
These photos were found in a box of books donated to Zonta. Photo / Michael Cunningham Someone might recognise these small photos found tucked in a box of books collected by the Zonta Clubs of Whangarei and Hatea-Whangarei for their big annual book... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Parents putting kids at risksaid the biggest school crossing problem at Hora Hora Primary School is the dri
Parents putting kids at risk
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 25 days ago
said the biggest school crossing problem at Hora Hora Primary School is the driving behaviour of a few parents. Photo / Michael Cunningham While most of the faults identified in a police report on school crossings in Whangarei have been fixed,... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
John West Liverpool Spring 10k results0:45:36 550 Mike Lee M 349 0:45:00 349 0:45:37 1875 Paul Carr M 60 ST HELENS S
John West Liverpool Spring 10k results
Liverpool Echo / Posted 25 days ago
0:45:36 550 Mike Lee M 349 0:45:00 349 0:45:37 1875 Paul Carr M 60 ST HELENS STRIDERS 327 0:44:40 350 0:45:39 377 Michael Cunningham M 50 SOUTHPORT WATERLOO 368 0:45:19 351 0:45:40 501 Paul Hargate M 40 ST HELENS STRIDERS 375 0:45:28 352... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Police cordon at walking track connected to kidnapping investigationA police cordon was lifted at the Whangarei Town Basin. Photo / Michael Cunning
Police cordon at walking track connected to kidnapping investigation
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 28 days ago
A police cordon was lifted at the Whangarei Town Basin. Photo / Michael Cunningham Police have lifted a cordon near a popular walking track in central Whangarei after an incident related to a kidnapping. An area on the Riverside Dr side of a track... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Vehicle owners and homeowners face higher levies to cover costs of merged fire serviceFire service call-outs to vehicle crashes are soon to be covered by owners thro
Vehicle owners and homeowners face higher levies to cover costs of merged fire service
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 28 days ago
Fire service call-outs to vehicle crashes are soon to be covered by owners through a levy. Photo / Michael Cunningham Vehicle owners will soon have to pay a levy to cover the costs of fire service call-outs to car crashes. The exact amount of the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Head east for sunny skiesThe final days of the school holidays are finishing on a dry note for most of N
Head east for sunny skies
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 28 days ago
The final days of the school holidays are finishing on a dry note for most of New Zealand. Photo / Michael Cunningham The final days of the school holidays are finishing on a dry note for most of New Zealand but you'd best head east for sunny... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Engaged for 48 hourswill be marrying her partner of nine years, Moses Atigi, and the only thing she
Engaged for 48 hours
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 29 days ago
will be marrying her partner of nine years, Moses Atigi, and the only thing she had to sort out was her dress. Photo / Michael Cunningham Most women would hate the idea of their partner organising their entire wedding without their knowledge... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Another dry and sunny autumn dayaround the upper and western parts of the North Island but the rest of the isla
Another dry and sunny autumn day
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 29 days ago
around the upper and western parts of the North Island but the rest of the island will have clear skies today. Photo / Michael Cunningham The golden run of fine weather continues today with agreeable weather over much of the... Read more
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GAA Football & Hurling
Knee injury scare for Down's number one27 April 2016 Down goalkeeper Michael Cunningham. Down's Ulster SFC preparati
Knee injury scare for Down's number one
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 30 days ago
27 April 2016 Down goalkeeper Michael Cunningham. Down's Ulster SFC preparations have suffered a blow with the news that goalkeeper Michael Cunningham suffered a serious knee injury over the weekend. The... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Poignant message wins prizeEight-year-old Ayla Nicklin scooped the overall prize in a regional schools' ar
Poignant message wins prize
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 30 days ago
Eight-year-old Ayla Nicklin scooped the overall prize in a regional schools' arts competition this year. Photo / Michael Cunningham Ayla Nicklin has such a penchant for drawing her mum reckoned it would be a matter of time before she won a top gong... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Shelter canopy to be celebratedThe canvas canopy has been erected over part of Cameron St Mall. Photo / Michae
Shelter canopy to be celebrated
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 30 days ago
The canvas canopy has been erected over part of Cameron St Mall. Photo / Michael Cunningham A few finishing touches are needed before Whangarei's flash new mall canopy is formally celebrated. The 500sq m canvas canopy has been erected over part of... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
'We will remember them'some good, some of my friends never made it back. Today helps us remember what
'We will remember them'
The New Zealand Herald / Posted a month ago
some good, some of my friends never made it back. Today helps us remember what we did," Mr Pritchard said. Photo / Michael Cunningham They turned up en masse and marched shoulder-to-shoulder at the break of dawn to say: "We will remember... Read more
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