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Government seeks advice on prisoner compoby the department, it's a matter of the interpretation of the law. Corrections
Government seeks advice on prisoner compo
NZCity / Posted 2 hours ago
by the department, it's a matter of the interpretation of the law. Corrections Minister Judith Collins on Friday told NZ Newswire there had been four Court of Appeal rulings on the issue, and each time the court ruled that the department was... Read more
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NZCity
Familiar faces missing from rowing squad - NZ General newsleave of absence from the rigours of international competition. Rowing NZ high
Familiar faces missing from rowing squad - NZ General news
NZCity / Posted 3 hours ago
leave of absence from the rigours of international competition. Rowing NZ high performance director Alan Cotter told NZ Newswire that lightweight oarsman Peter Taylor and quadruple sculler Jade Uru were also retiring. Taylor, who won bronze... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Familiar names missing from Rowing NZ training squadleave of absence from the rigours of international competition. Rowing NZ high
Familiar names missing from Rowing NZ training squad
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 hours ago
leave of absence from the rigours of international competition. Rowing NZ high performance director Alan Cotter told NZ Newswire that lightweight oarsman Peter Taylor and quadruple sculler Jade Uru were also retiring. Taylor, who won bronze... Read more
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NZCity
Real anger in parliament for onceregularly seen and heard in parliament is phoney, but the angry tirades against
Real anger in parliament for once
NZCity / Posted 3 days ago
regularly seen and heard in parliament is phoney, but the angry tirades against Winston Peters this week were real, says NZ Newswire political writer Peter Wilson. The Maori Party's co-leaders and two cabinet ministers really put the boot in... Read more
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International Space Station passes NZearlier and might not be as visible against the night sky," Wellington Space Pl
International Space Station passes NZ
NZCity / Posted 4 days ago
earlier and might not be as visible against the night sky," Wellington Space Place science curator Claire Bretherton told NZ Newswire. She said it was tricky to see the ISS through a telescope because of its speed, but the naked eye or binoculars... Read more
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NZCity
French hitchhiker 'angry at lover, not NZ'a "hissy fit" as he was having difficulties with his ex-girlfriend. "He didn't
French hitchhiker 'angry at lover, not NZ'
NZCity / Posted 6 days ago
a "hissy fit" as he was having difficulties with his ex-girlfriend. "He didn't appear to know what he was doing," he told NZ Newswire on Tuesday. "He's someone who has a pretty large degree of entitlement. "He's not putting France's best face... Read more
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NZCity
No half measures for Silver Ferns defenceit comes to forging a new international partnership. "Pretty much all you need
No half measures for Silver Ferns defence
NZCity / Posted 9 days ago
it comes to forging a new international partnership. "Pretty much all you need at this level is time together," she told NZ Newswire. Although goal defence Grant has amassed eight years' worth of knowledge, that doesn't mean she holds the... Read more
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NZCity
Ferns coach keeps communication lines openliked about it was the ability to talk to them while you're there. - I did more
Ferns coach keeps communication lines open
NZCity / Posted 10 days ago
liked about it was the ability to talk to them while you're there. - I did more talking than running, to be fair," she told NZ Newswire afterwards. "They were probably thinking 'oh, she's still alive. That's good'." McCausland-Durie says taking... Read more
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NZCity
Silo collapses at Fonterra Southland plantsilo has collapsed at Fonterra's Edendale plant in Southland. All persons are
Silo collapses at Fonterra Southland plant
NZCity / Posted 10 days ago
silo has collapsed at Fonterra's Edendale plant in Southland. All persons are accounted for, a Fire Service spokesman told NZ Newswire. Emergency services were called shortly before 2pm on Friday and it was a big response as Edendale is one of the... Read more
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NZCity
Silver Ferns on edge ahead of final Testthey saw they really challenged us at times the other night, and they'll want t
Silver Ferns on edge ahead of final Test
NZCity / Posted 10 days ago
they saw they really challenged us at times the other night, and they'll want to finish the series well," Southby told NZ Newswire. The Australian Diamonds form the other half of the equation, with the Silver Ferns eager to test themselves... Read more
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NZCity
Crunch time for the Maori PartyThe Maori Party is between a rock and a hard place over the Kermadec Ocean Sanc
Crunch time for the Maori Party
NZCity / Posted 10 days ago
The Maori Party is between a rock and a hard place over the Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary, and it's not alone, says NZ Newswire political writer Peter Wilson. The government is being blamed for failing to consult Maori before Prime Minister John Key... Read more
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NZCity
Rookie coach learns new netball ropescame because I think I knew the time had come where the body can no longer allo
Rookie coach learns new netball ropes
NZCity / Posted 11 days ago
came because I think I knew the time had come where the body can no longer allow me to play at this level," she told NZ Newswire. "It was the right time to bow out - it was my time to leave." Watching from the sidelines has been... Read more
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NZCity
Ferns midcourt find another gearand variety on attack, and the ability to be in control when we play at lightni
Ferns midcourt find another gear
NZCity / Posted 12 days ago
and variety on attack, and the ability to be in control when we play at lightning speed, is quite a strength," she told NZ Newswire "We've definitely grown in understanding - I think that's actually stepped up from where we've been in the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Email screening sparks investigation in ParliamentParliamentary Service manages parliament and its communications systems. Speak
Email screening sparks investigation in Parliament
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 13 days ago
Parliamentary Service manages parliament and its communications systems. Speaker David Carter is responsible for it. He said he would look into Mr Hipkins' complaint and report to Parliament on Wednesday. -Additional reporting by N... Read more
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NZCity
Body found in Lake Waikaremoana crashRoad, Ohuka, to the east of the lake, on Tuesday morning, a police spokeswoman
Body found in Lake Waikaremoana crash
NZCity / Posted 13 days ago
Road, Ohuka, to the east of the lake, on Tuesday morning, a police spokeswoman says. Efforts were being made to recover the vehicle but it was "in a bit of a hairy position", she told NZ Newswire. It was not clear how long it had been down the ba... Read more
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NZCity
Ferns coaches look to test new blood- we don't want to get too carried away, we're only in the start of our second
Ferns coaches look to test new blood
NZCity / Posted 15 days ago
- we don't want to get too carried away, we're only in the start of our second series together," McCausland-Durie told NZ Newswire. "But the second thing is also about exposure of players to international competition, and we think we can find... Read more
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NZCity
Silver Ferns primed for Jamaican challengeif they deliver anything below their best. "One of their significant strengths
Silver Ferns primed for Jamaican challenge
NZCity / Posted 16 days ago
if they deliver anything below their best. "One of their significant strengths has been that height at the back," she told NZ Newswire. "They haven't brought as much, but they've got really good mobility on attack, and they're hugely... Read more
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NZCity
Trapped skiers leave Tukino ski fieldof bad weather. "As we speak, they're all loading up and getting ready to head
Trapped skiers leave Tukino ski field
NZCity / Posted 16 days ago
of bad weather. "As we speak, they're all loading up and getting ready to head down," field manager Sue Graham told NZ Newswire. "We've had a full clearance in the weather. The wind has died down and the visibility is there now," she... Read more
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NZCity
Runway extension delay minor: airport firmreview the submissions, dot the 'i's and cross the 't's before we hand it over
Runway extension delay minor: airport firm
NZCity / Posted 16 days ago
review the submissions, dot the 'i's and cross the 't's before we hand it over to the Environment Court," he told NZ Newswire. The airport company was confident it could address opponents' concerns and there was nothing surprising in the... Read more
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NZCity
What is Winston Peters up to?as cryptic as ever about his post-election intensions, and has now thrown "it's
What is Winston Peters up to?
NZCity / Posted 17 days ago
as cryptic as ever about his post-election intensions, and has now thrown "it's a three-way fight" into the puzzle, says NZ Newswire political writer Peter Wilson. He said it twice during his party's annual convention last weekend. At first... Read more
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NZCity
Gas leak concerns after NZ landslidethe situation while hazard material experts make their way to the area. "We're
Gas leak concerns after NZ landslide
NZCity / Posted 18 days ago
the situation while hazard material experts make their way to the area. "We're taking every precaution necessary," he told NZ Newswire, adding that a cover had been placed over the bottles. Mr Chalmers said there were concerns a second slip could... Read more
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NZCity
Snow, swells and gales to batter NZshifts to an icy return to winter. "We refer to it as a southerly buster ... i
Snow, swells and gales to batter NZ
NZCity / Posted 19 days ago
shifts to an icy return to winter. "We refer to it as a southerly buster ... it will hit with a bit of a bang," he told NZ Newswire. "It will be a bit like a freight train. There'll be some thunderstorms and possibly hail. The temperature will... Read more
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SportsFan
Depth key to netball's future: Plummernations get that level of exposure, because we will become stronger as a sport
Depth key to netball's future: Plummer
SportsFan / Posted 21 days ago
nations get that level of exposure, because we will become stronger as a sport if the sum of the parts is strong," she told NZ Newswire. Plummer's fifth-ranked South Africa team are a case in point. They have just completed the New Zealand leg of... Read more
22d
NZCity
NZ mulls Australian trade advance with UKUK ... we're enthusiastic and supportive". New Zealand International Business
NZ mulls Australian trade advance with UK
NZCity / Posted 22 days ago
UK ... we're enthusiastic and supportive". New Zealand International Business Forum executive director Stephen Jacobi told NZ Newswire the UK was keen to demonstrate it was pressing ahead so was possibly making more of what was happening than... Read more
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NZCity
Boy dangling from ski lift in NZ rescuedthe tower pad and said everyone grab a corner. "The kid just popped onto the m
Boy dangling from ski lift in NZ rescued
NZCity / Posted 23 days ago
the tower pad and said everyone grab a corner. "The kid just popped onto the mat and skied off again," Mr Urquart told NZ Newswire. Video has emerged of the incident. Mr Urquart said it was a reminder of what could happen when not lowering... Read more
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NZCity
Havelock North told to flush toiletsby farmland including mushroom and sheep farms, were found to be contained earl
Havelock North told to flush toilets
NZCity / Posted 25 days ago
by farmland including mushroom and sheep farms, were found to be contained earlier this month. A worker at the site told NZ Newswire it was a huge task trying to determine the source of the outbreak and nothing was being ruled out. That's the... Read more
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NZCity
Water security questioned in contaminationCouncil six days ago but they failed to bring it to our attention." But a Hast
Water security questioned in contamination
NZCity / Posted 25 days ago
Council six days ago but they failed to bring it to our attention." But a Hastings District Council spokeswoman told NZ Newswire that the council was "absolutely not" hiding anything by not releasing the email. She said the email was... Read more
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NZCity
Families blame helicopter for fatal crashthis tragic accident was a preventable pilot error accident involving low-G mas
Families blame helicopter for fatal crash
NZCity / Posted 25 days ago
this tragic accident was a preventable pilot error accident involving low-G mast bumping," it said in a statement to NZ Newswire. In 2015, the Civil Aviation Authority recommended more training for Robinson pilots following a TAIC... Read more
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NZCity
Don't forget about us: ill Napier tradiehave been impacted. "It's not just that one week, I've lost a couple of jobs b
Don't forget about us: ill Napier tradie
NZCity / Posted 26 days ago
have been impacted. "It's not just that one week, I've lost a couple of jobs because I couldn't get to them," Mr Mayo told NZ Newswire. "What scares me is the number of clients I've lost." He couldn't say how many other tradespeople were in a... Read more
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NZCity
'We're open for business': Havelock Northlocal dairy worker said, adding that he was sick of the negativity and mud-slin
'We're open for business': Havelock North
NZCity / Posted 26 days ago
local dairy worker said, adding that he was sick of the negativity and mud-slinging surrounding the issue. Most of those NZ Newswire spoke to in the town said they wanted a different story told than what they'd heard for the past few weeks - that... Read more
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NZCity
Plummer's Proteas continue to improveteam to get the likes of Norma, there will be an improvement straight away - be
Plummer's Proteas continue to improve
NZCity / Posted 26 days ago
team to get the likes of Norma, there will be an improvement straight away - before you even get to the court," Msomi told NZ Newswire. The fifth-ranked South Africans are coming off a 68-43 loss to the world champion Australian Diamonds in their... Read more
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Ferns focus on attention to detailin her team. "We know that yes, we did some things OK against England but ther
Ferns focus on attention to detail
NZCity / Posted 26 days ago
in her team. "We know that yes, we did some things OK against England but there's a lot of things to tidy up," she told NZ Newswire. "The intent with which we played was pleasing but the accuracy wasn't there. That's what we're trying to work... Read more
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Korean rugby coach aims for starsKorean rugby as a whole. "That's the reason we came to New Zealand, so we coul
Korean rugby coach aims for stars
NZCity / Posted 27 days ago
Korean rugby as a whole. "That's the reason we came to New Zealand, so we could experience top class rugby," Jung tells NZ Newswire. "To get some great experience and play practice matches as well, we're very happy." Jung was pleasantly... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Did All Blacks prop try to gouge Aussie?up," he said. "They couldn't miss it - it was pretty in the open." Cheika wen
Did All Blacks prop try to gouge Aussie?
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 29 days ago
up," he said. "They couldn't miss it - it was pretty in the open." Cheika went on to criticise Poite for other elements of his officiating, including an unwillingness to listen to Wallabies captain Stephen Moore during breaks in play. - NZ Newsw... Read more
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