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18 hrs ago | 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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21 hrs ago | 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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22 hrs ago | 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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22 hrs ago | 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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Waikato Times

Fire destroys Pauanui beach house

Fire fighters had to call for backup from as far away as Thames and Whangamata as they battled a house fire in Pauanui last night.

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Waikato Times

Waikato first in line for high speed 4G rollout

MOBILE WORLD: While 4th generation broadband, or 4G, is already available in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch on the old spectrum, Waikato will be the first on 700MHz.

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Eat Ice Cream, Help Babies

Waikato Hospital's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit charge nurse manager Christine Woolerton and Women's Health associate charge midwife manager Gina Chaney know all too well, and have come up with a plan to keep the unit in constant supply.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Taranaki Daily News

Sinking feeling kayak is lost

Scott Donaldson's hopes of retrieving the kayak he spent three months crossing the Tasman in appear to have sunk along with the vessel.

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