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  1. Radio Hauraki's Mike Hosking parody ruled acceptable by BSARead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    A Jeremy Wells parody of Mike Hosking in which he made comments about Maori women who were "free and easy with their affections'' and used "in-breds" to describe Stewart Islanders has been ruled acceptable by the Broadcasing Standards Authority. Karaitiana Taiuru complained to the authority about Wells' Like Mike skit made on the Radio Hauraki breakfast show during the visit of Prince Harry in May, saying it was racist, offensive, and degraded Maori and Stewart Islanders.

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  2. Jetstar names its newest NZ destinationsRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Scoop

    Nelson, Napier, Palmerston North and New Plymouth airports are set to get busier with low-cost airline Jetstar announcing its new domestic routes today. Nelson, Napier, Palmerston North and New Plymouth airports are set to get busier with low-cost airline Jetstar announcing its new domestic routes today.

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  3. Jetstar skips Hamilton and Rotorua in regional routes announcementRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    Hamilton and Rotorua have lost a bid to get Jetstar into their airports, but the region's leaders have said they will continue trying to attract the airline. Jetstar unveiled a new regional network in New Zealand, launching low fares on five routes between Nelson, Napier, New Plymouth, Palmerston North, Auckland and Wellington.

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  4. Cambridge close in on WaiBop Premiership title with narrow winRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Waikato Times

    The WaiBop Championship promotion rWaiBop Premiership leaders Cambridge FC are now two wins away from sealing a maiden title and with it the opportunity to play-off for a spot in the Northern Region Football League. Their 1-0 win at SGS Papamoa wasn't anywhere near as emphatic or comfortable as they'd have wished, but it secured them another three points.

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  5. Jetstar sparks $9 airfare stoushRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | The Otago Daily Times

    A domestic airfare war is under way, after Qantas low-cost carrier Jetstar announced it would launch new routes to regional New Zealand. Jetstar is using $9 fares to promote the unveiling of Nelson, Napier, New Plymouth and Palmerston North to its regional network.

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  6. Queenstown not a factor in Invercargill decision - JetstarRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Southland Times

    Invercargill has missed out on being one of Jetstar's new regional destinations but the budget airline says proximity to Queenstown and Dunedin was not a factor. The low-fare airline announced in June they would consider Invercargill, Hamilton, Rotorua, New Plymouth, Napier, Palmerston North and Nelson as potential destinations.

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  7. Mother of falconsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Waikato Times

    Wingspan began its life in the early 1980s and is now the country's leading conservation, education and research organisation for birds of prey. They have recently been behind the first release of an endangered species in a city environment, releasing three New Zealand falcons into Rotorua's Government Gardens, and her conservation work has earnt Stewart the New Zealand Order of Merit, but the start was much humbler.

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  8. Louise Nicholas to deliver 4th Dame Dorothy Fraser lectureRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Scoop

    The woman who took on the police force over rape and abuse and won will deliver the fourth annual Dame Dorothy Fraser Lecture on Monday 28 September in Dunedin. We are excited to have confirmed Louise Nicholas ONZM to deliver the first lecture since Dame Dorothy's death.

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  9. Richie McCaw to farmers: 'We want you to do well'Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | Scoop

    All Blacks captain Richie McCaw has gone back to his farming roots to send a message of support to struggling farmers throughout New Zealand. Nelson, Napier, Palmerston North and New Plymouth airports are set to get busier with low-cost airline Jetstar announcing its new domestic routes today.

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  10. Te Awamutu confirm Stan Meads Cup favouritismRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Waikato Times

    Te Awamutu have put themselves in pole position for another Stan Meads Cup title in sub-union representative rugby after emerging triumphant from a tough section one showdown in Opotiki at the weekend. The cup holders travelled to Princess St Reserve in Opotiki to beat rivals Eastern Bay of Plenty 27-17 on Saturday.

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  11. Kiwi Regional Airlines - still the best betRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Scoop

    New Zealand-owned Kiwi Regional Airlines has restated its support for regional direct flights in the wake of Jetstar's announcement of flights connecting a handful of regional centres to Auckland and Wellington. Chief Executive Ewan Wilson said today, "We are pleased that fliers from these centres now have more choice when connecting with Auckland and Wellington, but we note that still none of the big airlines are offering region to region direct flights, like Kiwi is."

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  12. Jetstar launches low fares to Nelson, Napier, New PlymouthRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Scoop

    Jetstar today unveiled its new regional network in New Zealand, launching low fares on five routes between Nelson, Napier, New Plymouth, Palmerston North, Auckland and Wellington. Nelson-Auckland and Napier-Auckland flights will take off from the beginning of December*, in time for the busy tourism season in both popular holiday destinations.

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  13. Midwives 'not getting what they need'Read the original story

    16 hrs ago | Scoop

    Midwives fighting for better pay say the Government should expect a growing number of cases brought before the courts in the near future. All Blacks captain Richie McCaw has gone back to his farming roots to send a message of support to struggling farmers throughout New Zealand.

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  14. Matamata Swifts enjoy the comforts of homeRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Waikato Times

    The Swifts decent home record continued after another good result at the Domain on Saturday, but both the reserves and ladies came up short against strong opposition. Waikato Stud Matamata Swifts fought their way to a nervous, but ultimately well deserved, come from behind win against Rotorua United on Saturday.

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  15. Jetstar Discussions Will Continue for RotoruaRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Scoop

    While Rotorua has not been selected as one of Jetstar's four regional destinations at this stage, the airline has already indicated it would like to have further discussions around some of the opportunities raised by the region in its proposal. Rotorua Airport CEO, Nicole Brewer, says Rotorua will continue to work closely with Jetstar - and long-term partner Air New Zealand - to explore these future opportunities.

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  16. Winners and losers in Jetstar's regional flightsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | NBR Newsroom

    Jetstar has selected Nelson, Napier, New Plymouth and Palmerston North for its new regional network that will link those centres with Auckland and Wellington. New Plymouth-Auckland, Palmerston North-Auckland and Nelson-Wellington flights will follow early next year, with services scheduled to begin from February 1, 2016.

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  17. Jetstar's new routes: Nelson, Napier, New Plymouth and Palmerston North make the cutRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Jetstar has announced it is adding Nelson, Napier, New Plymouth and Palmerston North to its regional destination network, starting from December. Nelson-Auckland and Napier-Auckland flights would start the beginning of December, in time for the tourism season in both popular holiday destinations.

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  18. Jetstar routes revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Southland Times

    Nelson, Napier, Palmerston North and New Plymouth are Jetstar's four new regional routes, the airline said on Monday morning. All routes will fly between the regions and Auckland, with the Nelson flights also going to Wellington.

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  19. Invercargill misses out on JetstarRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Southland Times

    The low-fare airline announced in June they would consider Invercargill, Hamilton, Rotorua, New Plymouth, Napier, Palmerston North and Nelson as potential destinations. Southland District Mayor Gary Tong said he was not involved in the consultation with Jetstar, and it was disappointing they had chosen not to come here.

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  20. Nelson, Napier, New Plymouth, Palmerston North new Jetstar townsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    The Qantas-owned low-cost airline said in June that it was going to expand into the regions. Cities being considered included Hamilton, Rotorua, New Plymouth, Napier, Palmerston North, Nelson and Invercargill.

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