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New environmental regs mean big changes

BIG TASK: Work has begun on the giant Central Plains Water project that will eventually water 60,000ha of Canterbury farmland between the Rakaia and Waimakariri Rivers.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

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Communities can benefit from 'localism'

Three highly regarded speakers teamed up to present their views of localism to the annual Local Government New Zealand conference, held in Nelson.

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Stuff.co.nz

NZ show shines light on wartime bond

THREE UP: Barnie Duncan, Te Kohe Tuhaka and Rob Mokoraka star in Strange Resting Places, which is being performed at Hamilton's Meteor Theatre on Friday and Saturday night.

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Bradenton.com

University of Tulsa track teams net honors

Silva, a freshman from Toronto majoring in exercise science, ended the school year with a 3.97 GPA.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Dominion Post

Tuning in to the people's wavelength

Walking home from work one day, Tufue Fiso was surprised to hear the boys from his church shout out, "Hey, we listened to you on the radio!" He shouldn't have been.

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The New Zealand Herald

Motorcross: TT riders rise to the challenge

It showed that nobody could afford to rest on their laurels when new national champions were crowned in half of the 16 separate categories at the 15th annual New Zealand Mini TT Championships near Kuratau, at the southern tip of Lake Taupo.

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Southland Times

In chocolate Kiwis trust

Local chocolate maker Whittaker's has again raised the bar, being named New Zealand's most trusted brand for the third year in a row.

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Waikato Times

Heritage shock ahead as old buildings go

A Hamilton architect and heritage consultant believes the number of significant heritage buildings due to disappear around the city over the next few years will shock people.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

Police seek help after kindergarten arson

An arsonist stole from a kindergarten, then set the building alight - all for a safe with ''practically nothing in it''.

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Southland Times

Snow blankets Kaimai Range

An Antarctic southerly breathed on the Kaimai Range last night, leaving a thick dusting of snow on its peaks this morning.

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Devilskin Rise to the Top of NZ Music Charts

NZ rock band Devilskin's much anticipated debut album released on July 11 and went straight to the top of the charts, selling record numbers in the first week.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Manawatu Standard

Framed birds selected for show

Beth Te Aroha McGill's art could potentially take flight; for one, she paints on feathers and for another, she has been accepted to exhibit at the NZ Art Show in Wellington this week.

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'Pay Up or Lose Licence' Message Is Getting Through

Coromandel MP Scott Simpson says fine dodgers are finally paying up since the introduction of strict new rules for traffic offenders.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

MH17: Mum of victim has no anger

The mother of Robert Ayley, pictured with wife Sharlene, says she does not harbour any anger toward Malaysia Airlines or those who shot the missile that killed her son.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Waikato Times

Nowhere to run for Waikato burglars

A 111 call came in shortly after 10pm last night from Morrinsville residents who reported that two men had broken into their house and stolen their Nissan Navara ute.

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Waikato Times

Assault on woman admitted

An Otorohanga and former backup Waikato rugby player has faced the court on an assault charge ahead of playing in his team's vital semifinal this weekend.

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Waikato Times

Top five things to do this weekend

This is a three-stage fun run and walk series on the Hauraki rail trail, with the first event happening on Sunday.

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Hamiltonians to celebrate 150th anniversary

Hamilton Mayor Julie Hardaker is calling all former Hamiltonians across New Zealand back to the city next month to get amongst a one-off party 150 years in the making.

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The New Zealand Herald

Dramatic rescue on Mt Ruapehu

A man is in critical condition in intensive care after he slipped and fell on the Pinnacle Ridge, Whakapapa, in an area known as Grand Gully.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Otago Daily Times

Cool conditions cause delays on roads

Motorists are set to be heavily delayed today as freezing temperatures hit the road network in both the North and South Islands.

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