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  1. Air New Zealand and Flight Centre rescue Championship BidRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Scoop

    Defending world SuperBoat champion Peter Caughey and his ENZED team thought the defence of their SuperBoat world title had been fatally damaged last week when a vital fuel pump failed, and a replacement could not be obtained from the US until Thursday - just 24 hours before the flag dropped at day one of the two-day championship final, at Baypark. "But Air New Zealand and Palmerston North's Flight Centre came up trumps - between them they arranged to get the replacement pump to LA and on a flight to Auckland landing first thingSaturday, where a member of the team will collect it and hotfoot it to Baypark so we can fit it in time for the first elimination round."

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  2. Octagon declared a 'TPP-free zone'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | The Otago Daily Times

    Up to 250 people have declared the Octagon a Trans Pacific Partnership-free zone at an ''action event'' in Dunedin this afternoon. The crowd heard from Labour's Dunedin MPs David Clark and Clare Curran, the first time the pair have spoken publicly since Labour declared itself opposed to the controversial deal after years of uncertainty over where the party stood.

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  3. A short guide to not giving a flying $@#%Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | The New Zealand Herald

    Follow Knight's instructions and, she promises, you will no longer spend time you don't have doing things you don't want to do with people you don't like. Photo / iStock Maybe belting The Piano Man at Friday night karaoke with Hailey from accounts is the highlight of your week.

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  4. Sticky start to Saturday and a severe thunder watch for parts of North IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Dominion Post

    It's a sticky start for many parts with severe thunderstorms expected in the central North Island on Saturday, according to forecasters. "About inland areas of Gisborne and Hawke's Bay and eastern areas of Bay of Plenty, Taupo and Taihape some of these thunderstorms could become severe during Saturday afternoon and early evening."

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  5. Andrew Little and Labour make a hash of selling party's TPPA stanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Stuff.co.nz

    OPINION: It's that time of the political year when political leaders can revel in a relatively free media hit courtesy of so-called state of the nation speeches. "So-called", because if they ever were, they aren't now.

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  6. A journey to a post unseen in WaioneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Manawatu Standard

    As the young couple travelled the 45-minute unsealed road journey from Dannevirke in their little Austin A30, they speculated with a mixture of feelings about what lay ahead at their destination. Bryan and Jean Ibell, with their first young child, were soon to arrive at the Tararua settlement of Waione, to Bryan's new job as a sole-charge country school teacher.

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  7. State housing shortage could pose problem with an influx of peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Manawatu Standard

    A social housing crisis could be on the cards in Palmerston North if the city receives an influx of people from Auckland. The government's encouragement of potential state housing tenants in Auckland to consider moving to other regions is being slammed by people saying the city's social housing would not cope.

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  8. Off-duty Wellington policeman was cycling home when he spotted Mathew KidmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Dominion Post

    Detective Senior Sergeant Dave Thornton's first day as head of the Hutt Valley's criminal investigations branch was meant to be a proud one. On that day in 2012 he had escaped the Hutt Valley District Court by kicking out perspex glass in an interview room, then waiting until an unwitting staff member swiped him out.

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  9. Lachie McDonald gets partial exemption for Australasian PGA TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Manawatu Standard

    Marton amateur Lachie McDonald will have to decide if his partial exemption to the Australasian PGA Tour is enough for him to turn professional after finishing tied for 20th in the final stage of qualifying at Sandhurst on Friday. The exemption for players from sixth to 40th is expected to give him starts at all state-based championships and several tier-one tournaments.

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  10. Constable Nina Ryan received an award for her work in apprehending a gunmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Manawatu Standard

    Police investigators inspect the front of the Palmerston North Police Station after a drive-by shooting shattered glass in the foyer in August 2015. Constable Nina Ryan recently received an award for her work in helping apprehend the gunman.

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  11. Dog attack victim saved by unusual tacticRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    The desperate actions of a man who poked a finger into the bum of an attacking dog may have saved Phillip McLean's leg. McLean's day trip to Palmerston North turned into more than a week lying in a hospital bed after he was set upon by a pitbull neapolitan mastiff cross.

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  12. Buller District Council CEO Paul Wylie steps down 11 months before contract endsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Stuff.co.nz

    Buller District Council chief executive Paul Wylie has resigned 11 months before his five-year contract was due to end. "Council has started the recruitment process and in the interim period Craig Scanlon, Manager of Community and Environment will be the acting CEO," it said.

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  13. All Blacks assistant coach Mike Cron not convinced about six-point try trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Manawatu Standard

    Mike Cron wants rugby to follow the league system of putting players on report for indiscretions rather than sending them to the sin bin for 10 minutes. All Blacks assistant coach Mike Cron is concerned the trial of six-point tries in rugby will lead to an increase in yellow cards which "bugger the game".

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  14. Manawatu bar management company unlikely to repay all its debtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Manawatu Standard

    A Palmerston North-based bar management company with connections to pubs in various cities is unable to repay the $1.2 million it owes. The liquidators in charge of Hospo Bros have as good as completed their liquidation of the company, saying in their most recent update report that only Inland Revenue got money to cover what it was owed.

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  15. Manawatu founder's grandiose former home for saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Manawatu Standard

    Prestigious in its standing, Stewart House, on Whanganui's Campbell St, was once home to John Tiffin Stewart and his family. Immigrating to New Zealand in 1885, Stewart, an engineer, surveyed what would become the Manawatu Gorge railway line, as well as surveyed and planned the layout of Palmerston North, Feilding, Halcombe and Rongotea.

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  16. Start in world F1 final up for grabs at Global 248 ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Manawatu Standard

    All-action Graeme Barr doesn't mind if he uses the air or the track to pass Gareth Edwards . Barr will be one of the favourites at the Global 248 Challenge at Arena Manawatu on Saturday night.

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  17. PNCC Working to Reduce Red Tape Around Building ConsentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Scoop

    Palmerston North City Council is one of 21 councils around central New Zealand signed up to a programme to standardise and simplify the building consenting process. GoShift is a partnership between central and local government to improve performance, consistency and service delivery across the building consent system.

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  18. Southland owners' horse Showmeyamoneyhoney in Karaka MillionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Southland Times

    Trevor Tomlins, Kevin Dixon and Peter Finlayson each own a 20 per cent stake in Showmeyamoneyhoney, which will run in the $1 million Karaka Million, at Ellerslie in Auckland. Tomlins is an Invercargill-based builder, Finlayson an Invercargill GP and Southland Stags' team doctor, and Dixon a Wairio dairy farmer.

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  19. Bigger programme exciting challengeRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 21 | The Otago Daily Times

    Tom Galletly shows Emma Gordon , of Invercargill, how an engine and small exhauster work at the Gasworks Museum in Dunedin yesterday as Ben Malpas , of Palmerston North, and Taana Trotter , of Dunedin, watch. Photo: Christine O'Connor The University of Otago's ''Hands-On'' educational programme for secondary school pupils throughout the country has faced its biggest challenge this year.

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  20. Rants & Raves: Interstellar named after legendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | The New Zealand Herald

    Tell us what you love about life in New Zealand - and what needs to change. Email [email protected] Major rave for the fantastic photos in Tuesday's Herald with the story about Belgian astronomers naming a constellation after David Bowie.

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