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NZCity
Queenstown night flights treat for skierseach received a boxed cupcake with glacier-blue icing and an icing plane on top
Queenstown night flights treat for skiers
NZCity / Posted 10 hours ago
each received a boxed cupcake with glacier-blue icing and an icing plane on top. A Queenstown Airport spokesman told NZ Newswire the flight had been delayed to allow clear skies for filming opportunities. Air New Zealand spokesman Cam... Read more
10h
NZCity
Criminal charges over Wiri death possiblein Wiri after a welding accident that caused a massive blast which was heard ki
Criminal charges over Wiri death possible
NZCity / Posted 10 hours ago
in Wiri after a welding accident that caused a massive blast which was heard kilometres away. A police spokeswoman told NZ Newswire police were taking legal advice on whether to lay criminal charges against those responsible for workplace safety... Read more
22h
NZCity
Rescued 4WD group reach shelterSmith from the Red Cross said. "I imagine they'll be pretty relieved - especia
Rescued 4WD group reach shelter
NZCity / Posted 22 hours ago
Smith from the Red Cross said. "I imagine they'll be pretty relieved - especially given the state of the weather," he told NZ Newswire. Inspector Olaf Jensen told media in Alexandra he was relieved there was a positive outcome as the rescue effort... Read more
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NZCity
Little's speech `just a pile of slogans'have increased from $46,500 to $57,750 - more than twice the rate of inflation.
Little's speech `just a pile of slogans'
NZCity / Posted yesterday
have increased from $46,500 to $57,750 - more than twice the rate of inflation. "He's literally incorrect," Mr Joyce told NZ Newswire. "He's just got a pile of slogans which aren't supported by the facts... the rhetoric isn't remotely matched by... Read more
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NZCity
Last Rio bid for five Kiwi rowing crews - NZ General newsconfident top three is within reach but it's one of those funny regattas that y
Last Rio bid for five Kiwi rowing crews - NZ General news
NZCity / Posted 3 days ago
confident top three is within reach but it's one of those funny regattas that you can never write off anyone," Twigg told NZ Newswire. "When Olympic qualification is on the line, there's going to be people doing some crazy things. "For me, it's... Read more
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NZCity
Langman readies for new challengethe Tactix been tracking really well to date, and they're starting to put some
Langman readies for new challenge
NZCity / Posted 3 days ago
the Tactix been tracking really well to date, and they're starting to put some quality performances together," Langman told NZ Newswire. "They're looking long, they're playing with confidence and they're really creating intercept ball on... Read more
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SportsFan
NZ's Langman readies for new challengethe Tactix been tracking really well to date, and they're starting to put some
NZ's Langman readies for new challenge
SportsFan / Posted 3 days ago
the Tactix been tracking really well to date, and they're starting to put some quality performances together," Langman told NZ Newswire. "They're looking long, they're playing with confidence and they're really creating intercept ball on... Read more
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NZCity
Arrest after Christchurch church firesang a few songs and supported one another and let people know there would be c
Arrest after Christchurch church fire
NZCity / Posted 4 days ago
sang a few songs and supported one another and let people know there would be continuity. We're in good spirits," he told NZ Newswire. Future services will be held in the surviving office building once power and water are restored to it, he... Read more
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NZCity
Sex work may have had role in Rakaia deathwork. "She was a lovely young woman that had her whole life ahead and the sex
Sex work may have had role in Rakaia death
NZCity / Posted 4 days ago
work. "She was a lovely young woman that had her whole life ahead and the sex work was just a tiny part of that," she told NZ Newswire. Ms Reed said she was particularly disturbed as Ms Duckmanton was the fourth sex worker killed in the city in... Read more
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NZCity
Fonterra under fire in Australiagovernment to review the milk-pricing system. "I mean, you're losing money eve
Fonterra under fire in Australia
NZCity / Posted 5 days ago
government to review the milk-pricing system. "I mean, you're losing money every time you go milking," the teenager told NZ Newswire on Wednesday. Chloe's online petition had garnered 118,000 signatures by Thursday morning. Following widespread... Read more
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NZCity
Measles hits Waikato schools, Nelson teenJenkins. "We've been blown away with how supportive people have been. It's bee
Measles hits Waikato schools, Nelson teen
NZCity / Posted 7 days ago
Jenkins. "We've been blown away with how supportive people have been. It's been a collective community response," he told NZ Newswire. Those students forced to stay home could continue their school work online and contact their teachers via... Read more
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NZCity
Panthers tightest I've played with: Sowardcampaign in 2016. "It's good to have a few days away from the Sydney life wher
Panthers tightest I've played with: Soward
NZCity / Posted 9 days ago
campaign in 2016. "It's good to have a few days away from the Sydney life where you just train and go home," he told NZ Newswire. "You can see how tight we are. It's probably the tightest group I've been in for a long time." The five-try... Read more
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SportsFan
Panthers tightest I've played with: Sowardcampaign in 2016. "It's good to have a few days away from the Sydney life wher
Panthers tightest I've played with: Soward
SportsFan / Posted 9 days ago
campaign in 2016. "It's good to have a few days away from the Sydney life where you just train and go home," he told NZ Newswire. "You can see how tight we are. It's probably the tightest group I've been in for a long time." The five-try... Read more
9d
NZCity
Fires in Canterbury fanned by windlong and 150m wide south of Rakaia Terrace Road, Selwyn District principal rura
Fires in Canterbury fanned by wind
NZCity / Posted 9 days ago
long and 150m wide south of Rakaia Terrace Road, Selwyn District principal rural fire officer Douglas Marshall told NZ Newswire on Saturday. He said the fire is in pine shelter belts and a "tree-flash" - an area of pine trees piled together... Read more
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NZCity
Year off rowing lifts Twigg to new level - NZ General newswhose failure to qualify New Zealand's singles boat for Rio leaves Twigg in the
Year off rowing lifts Twigg to new level - NZ General news
NZCity / Posted 11 days ago
whose failure to qualify New Zealand's singles boat for Rio leaves Twigg in the hot seat next week. The 29-year-old told NZ Newswire she always felt Bourke would struggle to hit the Olympic target. She felt she would have met it if given the... Read more
12d
NZCity
Spreading visitors biggest tourism problemof the huge visitor influx the country's experiencing, according to Associate T
Spreading visitors biggest tourism problem
NZCity / Posted 12 days ago
of the huge visitor influx the country's experiencing, according to Associate Tourism Minister Paula Bennett. Speaking to NZ Newswire as she arrived at TRENZ 2016 in Rotorua, the country's annual visitor industry showcase, Ms Bennett said a major... Read more
18d
NZCity
Winston goes over the topapart when Carter came round parliament's press gallery on Thursday, personally
Winston goes over the top
NZCity / Posted 18 days ago
apart when Carter came round parliament's press gallery on Thursday, personally delivering a media statement and telling NZ Newswire he didn't know why anyone thought he was in line for the London posting anyway. "It has never been my interest... Read more
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18d
Otago Daily Times
Mystics chase second winthem in good stead against the Firebirds. "It was satisfying having the win, b
Mystics chase second win
Otago Daily Times / Posted 18 days ago
them in good stead against the Firebirds. "It was satisfying having the win, but there's still lots to work on," she told NZ Newswire. "The third quarter was a big relapse when they outscored us by six points. But I was really impressed with the... Read more
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18d
SportsFan
Mystics chase second winthem in good stead against the Firebirds. "It was satisfying having the win, b
Mystics chase second win
SportsFan / Posted 18 days ago
them in good stead against the Firebirds. "It was satisfying having the win, but there's still lots to work on," she told NZ Newswire. "The third quarter was a big relapse when they outscored us by six points. But I was really impressed with the... Read more
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18d
NZCity
Mystics chase second winthem in good stead against the Firebirds. "It was satisfying having the win, b
Mystics chase second win
NZCity / Posted 18 days ago
them in good stead against the Firebirds. "It was satisfying having the win, but there's still lots to work on," she told NZ Newswire. "The third quarter was a big relapse when they outscored us by six points. But I was really impressed with the... Read more
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19d
NZCity
Mdiwives call for work to be countedmore acknowledgement of the extent and increasing difficulty of their work. Pr
Mdiwives call for work to be counted
NZCity / Posted 19 days ago
more acknowledgement of the extent and increasing difficulty of their work. Professional nursing adviser Kate Weston told NZ Newswire while plenty of midwives were being trained in New Zealand, there was a concern the work of those employed in... Read more
19d
NZCity
More cash after quake damage settlementearthquake damage. "I think this is a big deal ... It will apply to everyone w
More cash after quake damage settlement
NZCity / Posted 19 days ago
earthquake damage. "I think this is a big deal ... It will apply to everyone who has an earthquake damaged home," he told NZ Newswire on Thursday. "There will be a lot of people who would have had repairs done at a standard which we think is less... Read more
20d
NZCity
Dam protest delivers urine to ACCmillions of tonnes of pollution like this end up in our rivers already and it's
Dam protest delivers urine to ACC
NZCity / Posted 20 days ago
millions of tonnes of pollution like this end up in our rivers already and it's only going to get worse," Ms Toop told NZ Newswire. The project shouldn't need government backing, she said. "That's just a clear sign the economics of the... Read more
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20d
NZCity
'Let's get kids cycling on footpaths': mumwas the safest place but parents and cycling safety groups couldn't encourage c
'Let's get kids cycling on footpaths': mum
NZCity / Posted 20 days ago
was the safest place but parents and cycling safety groups couldn't encourage children to break the law, Ms Clendon told NZ Newswire. "Parents are in a real bind." Allowing child cyclists on footpaths would encourage them to pedal to school,... Read more
21d
SportsFan
Attack maestro McKenzie stays with Chiefseighth) somewhere else and focus solely on that but playing 15 (fullback) at th
Attack maestro McKenzie stays with Chiefs
SportsFan / Posted 21 days ago
eighth) somewhere else and focus solely on that but playing 15 (fullback) at the moment, I'm really enjoying that," he told NZ Newswire. "There were opportunities elsewhere and it took a lot of thought but I was leaning towards the Chiefs most of... Read more
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21d
NZCity
Attack maestro McKenzie stays with Chiefsto play 10 somewhere else and focus solely on that but playing 15 at the moment
Attack maestro McKenzie stays with Chiefs
NZCity / Posted 21 days ago
to play 10 somewhere else and focus solely on that but playing 15 at the moment, I'm really enjoying that," he told NZ Newswire. "There were opportunities elsewhere and it took a lot of thought but I was leaning towards the Chiefs most of... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
NZ’s next big thing re-signs with Chiefseighth) somewhere else and focus solely on that but playing 15 (fullback) at th
NZ’s next big thing re-signs with Chiefs
Daily Telegraph / Posted 21 days ago
eighth) somewhere else and focus solely on that but playing 15 (fullback) at the moment, I’m really enjoying that,” he told NZ Newswire. “There were opportunities elsewhere and it took a lot of thought but I was leaning towards the Chiefs most of... Read more
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FOXSPORTS.com.au
Damian McKenzie re-signs with Super Rugby’s Chiefs through to 2018eighth) somewhere else and focus solely on that but playing 15 (fullback) at th
Damian McKenzie re-signs with Super Rugby’s Chiefs through to 2018
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted 21 days ago
eighth) somewhere else and focus solely on that but playing 15 (fullback) at the moment, I’m really enjoying that,” he told NZ Newswire. “There were opportunities elsewhere and it took a lot of thought but I was leaning towards the Chiefs most of... Read more
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21d
NZCity
Kiwi family supports Aussie water polo son - NZ General newsold man will have a yellow t-shirt on or Wallabies jersey in any hurry, but def
Kiwi family supports Aussie water polo son - NZ General news
NZCity / Posted 21 days ago
old man will have a yellow t-shirt on or Wallabies jersey in any hurry, but definitely they're excited for it," Kayes told NZ Newswire. Kayes has been training and travelling with the Sharks for more than a year but finally got his FINA... Read more
24d
NZCity
Reduced errors key to Tactix revivalis already obvious. "Our error rate last year was huge per game and it was unp
Reduced errors key to Tactix revival
NZCity / Posted 24 days ago
is already obvious. "Our error rate last year was huge per game and it was unpredictable who was going to do it," she told NZ Newswire. "This year, we've nearly halved it. "The reason is we're fitter than we've ever been so we can sustain our... Read more
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24d
SportsFan
Less errors key to Tactix netball revivalis already obvious. "Our error rate last year was huge per game and it was unp
Less errors key to Tactix netball revival
SportsFan / Posted 24 days ago
is already obvious. "Our error rate last year was huge per game and it was unpredictable who was going to do it," she told NZ Newswire. "This year, we've nearly halved it. "The reason is we're fitter than we've ever been so we can sustain our... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Warriors axe big names in shock moveformer Kiwis coach Graham Lowe questioning their attitude. “I think there is a
Warriors axe big names in shock move
The Courier Mail / Posted 25 days ago
former Kiwis coach Graham Lowe questioning their attitude. “I think there is a poor attitude within the place,” he told NZ Newswire. Owner Eric Watson last week backed McFadden as coach and urged patience from the fans. The Warriors have won... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Warriors axe big names in shock moveformer Kiwis coach Graham Lowe questioning their attitude. “I think there is a
Warriors axe big names in shock move
Daily Telegraph / Posted 25 days ago
former Kiwis coach Graham Lowe questioning their attitude. “I think there is a poor attitude within the place,” he told NZ Newswire. Owner Eric Watson last week backed McFadden as coach and urged patience from the fans. The Warriors have won... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Warriors axe big names in shock moveformer Kiwis coach Graham Lowe questioning their attitude. “I think there is a
Warriors axe big names in shock move
Adelaide Now / Posted 25 days ago
former Kiwis coach Graham Lowe questioning their attitude. “I think there is a poor attitude within the place,” he told NZ Newswire. Owner Eric Watson last week backed McFadden as coach and urged patience from the fans. The Warriors have won... Read more
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NZCity
Southerners steel for stern netball testfrom all the other games - I feel the strategies we do have can combat an Austr
Southerners steel for stern netball test
NZCity / Posted 25 days ago
from all the other games - I feel the strategies we do have can combat an Australian or a New Zealand style," she told NZ Newswire. "A lot of it's about angles - finding the right angles we know the opposition can't compete at, or getting them... Read more
27d
NZCity
Whanau misses payout after liquidationnot great for the family and one wonders about the moral issues that lie behind
Whanau misses payout after liquidation
NZCity / Posted 27 days ago
not great for the family and one wonders about the moral issues that lie behind the steps that were taken," he told NZ Newswire. During the hearing there were claims any fine or reparation would be hard to pay, he said. "But nothing that... Read more
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NZCity
Mum, baby killed in horror Twizel crashsuch a great thing but something like this has happened, it's really hard for t
Mum, baby killed in horror Twizel crash
NZCity / Posted 30 days ago
such a great thing but something like this has happened, it's really hard for the family and for the community," he told NZ Newswire on Wednesday. Mr Drukpa said because the family was one of the first to arrive in Canterbury from Bhutan they... Read more
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NZCity
Pulse target consistency against Steeldifferent halves - it was a bit disjointed, and we just didn't find enough cons
Pulse target consistency against Steel
NZCity / Posted a month ago
different halves - it was a bit disjointed, and we just didn't find enough consistency to put the game away," Dearns told NZ Newswire. "That's the nature of the beast, we've got to play into our season. But I'm a bit of a perfectionist, and I... Read more
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NZCity
Chch toddler choked to death: policechoking on a piece of food at his Wainoni Road home on Wednesday afternoon. A
Chch toddler choked to death: police
NZCity / Posted a month ago
choking on a piece of food at his Wainoni Road home on Wednesday afternoon. A 21-year-old woman who lives next door told NZ Newswire the boy's mother was hysterical when she arrived at their door holding him in her arms. Another person at the... Read more

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