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2014/09/03 00:54
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Maritime authorities in New Zealand and Australia are building new satellite dishes and receiving stations to boost their search and rescue capabilities. Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) on Wednesday...
2014/09/03 00:54
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2014/09/02 19:54
2014/09/02 19:54
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Three Bay of Plenty families have been forced to leave their homes after chemicals from a large truck spilled across a road. The 18-wheel truck rolled on State Highway 2 north of Opotiki just before...
2014/09/01 18:54
2014/09/01 18:54
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Rowing New Zealand wants to keep the world in its wake in 2015 when Olympic berths become the focus - along with more gold medals. RNZ chief executive Simon Peterson could barely suppress his delight...
2014/09/01 03:54
2014/09/01 03:54
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Armed police and a helicopter are combing the Ashburton River as the hunt continues for a balaclava-clad gunman who walked into the local Work and Income office and shot dead two people and seriously...
2014/08/29 04:54
2014/08/29 04:54
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NZ First is rising in the polls and the leaders of the main parties are staring at the prospect of Winston Peters holding the balance of power, writes NZ Newswire political columnist Peter...
2014/08/28 21:07
2014/08/28 21:07
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Maori designers are ahead of the world in terms of indigenous fashion design and they'll be showing what they've got at New Zealand Fashion Week. The Miromoda show on Friday will feature the work of...
2014/08/28 05:54
2014/08/28 05:54
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A third worker in less than a year has been killed at the Port of Lyttelton, after a scissor lift fell over. Maritime Union New Zealand Lyttelton secretary Les Wells confirmed the death on Thursday...
2014/08/26 18:54
2014/08/26 18:54
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For 31 years New Zealand's ubiquitous kanuka tree has been lumped with an Australian weed, but one man's 15 years of research now shows it is distinct and there are actually 10 species. "Bad taxonomy...
2014/08/26 05:54
2014/08/26 05:54
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The campaign trail has seen John Key face protesters in Greymouth as NZ First dumped MPs from its candidate list and Labour vowed to end power company ripoffs. The prime minister went to the West...
2014/08/26 03:54
2014/08/26 03:54
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A Blenheim man is in hospital with chest and leg injuries after being crushed by a branch of a large pine tree he was felling. The 41-year-old was part of a team cutting down an old pine in the...
2014/08/26 01:54
2014/08/26 01:54
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Two American businessmen who allegedly lunched at Kim Dotcom's Coatesville mansion will back John Banks' version of events at his appeal. The former Epsom MP is appealing his conviction for falsely...
2014/08/26 00:54
2014/08/26 00:54
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A solo mother of three whose baby son was found dead in a Hastings motel room had been trying to make a better life for her kids, staff at the lodge say. The six-month-old infant was declared dead by...
2014/08/25 20:54
2014/08/25 20:54
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A police officer who was shot in the foot in a Hamilton supermarket car park has been discharged from hospital. A police pursuit of a man driving a stolen van on Monday ended in a supermarket car...
2014/08/25 09:54
2014/08/25 09:54
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Police have named a 21-year-old man killed in a fall on Mt Aspiring while attempting trek described as risky by an experienced guide. Ari Ross Kingan, most recently from Dunedin, was descending the...
2014/08/25 01:54
2014/08/25 01:54
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Labour has scrapped six policies it intended announcing between now and the election to help shave $300 million off its alternative budget. The policies have been axed because of the Treasury's...
2014/08/24 07:31
2014/08/24 07:31
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NEW Zealand Rugby has apologised after a fireworks display at the Bledisloe Cup match at Eden Park in Auckland malfunctioned, injuring fans. Three people in the 48,000 strong crowd on Saturday were...
2014/08/22 00:54
2014/08/22 00:54
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John Key is struggling to get the election campaign back on track as an anonymous hacker threatens to hijack the agenda right through to September 20, writes NZ Newswire political columnist Peter...
2014/08/22 00:00
2014/08/22 00:00
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Police are still trying to work out who put metal barriers on a Taranaki road as the family of a woman run over while trying to remove them seeks answers. Christine Anne Fairweather, 57, was hit by a...
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2014/08/20 21:54
2014/08/20 21:54
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A fisherman has been taken to hospital with chest pains after heavy seas prevented him being rescued from a boat off the coast of Auckland. St John Ambulance was told the 40-year-old man had...
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2014/08/20 19:00
2014/08/20 19:00
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They've got large horns and a shaggy coat, but New Zealand's only open-range zoo insists its newest residents are really cool. Five Tibetan yaks are due to make their public debut at Orana Wildlife...
2014/09/03 00:54
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