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  1. Challenge Propels Swedish Rally Star To Front Of International Rally Of WhangareRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Paddock Talk

    The challenge of tackling New Zealand's fast and flowing rural roads for the first time has seen 24-year-old Swede Pontus Tidemand rocket to the top of the time sheets after today's first day of competition at the International Rally of Whangarei. Here for the opening round of the FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship Tidemand and co-driver Emil Axelsson extended their slight overnight advantage from last night's two Hella Pohe Island Super Special Stage runs and returned to Whangarei tonight with a lead of four minutes.

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  2. Natalia Kills and Willy Moon are liars, says X Factor judge Stan WalkerRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    Stan Walker, who co-judged X Factor New Zealand with sacked villains Natalia Kills and Willy Moon, has suggested the pair lied in their explanation and says they should never have been involved in the show. Asked whether Kills and Moon's sacking - and the recent disapproval of them from reality show mogul Simon Cowell - could change the way judges treat contestants, Walker replied: "No, it's just them, hopefully they've learned their lesson.

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  3. NZ Dance's stirring tribute to the AnzacsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    The Anzac centenary has brought thoughts of warfare, its gallantry, violence and terrible loss to the forefront of many peoples' minds. But Shona McCullagh, choreographer, arts laureate, Woman of Influence and The Hynds Creative Entrepreneur 2015, has been actively immersed in the subject for the past three years, through her latest major work for the New Zealand Dance Company.

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  4. Elderly man trapped by rising water as wild weather hits North IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    An elderly man stuck in his vehicle due to rising flood waters on Ray Small Drive had to be rescued by firefighters, he said. "It was an elderly gentleman who became trapped in his car.

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  5. Perfect start for Nelson Sparks at basketball tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Nelson Mail

    ProBrands Nelson Sparks forward Jess Bygate calls for the ball in the post on her way to a double-double against Auckland. The Sparks were in Auckland for the first round of the national Women's Basketball Championship, a 12-team league that is run over three tournaments spread through the season.

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  6. Heavy rain hammers North IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

    "A further 20-30mm of rain is possible in Waikato on top of what has already fallen, while 50-70mm is expected for the Coromandel Peninsula and western Bay of Plenty," said the forecaster. Duty meterologist Hannah Moes said at its peak rate rain was falling at 17mm an hour, which was at 8am in Hamilton.

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  7. First lady of Taranaki bowls Gloria Bryant dies peacefully, aged 86Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Taranaki Daily News

    Gloria Bryant, a former national president, selector and champion, passed away peacefully in New Plymouth on Thursday evening. She was 86. Bryant was born in Auckland and did not have an easy upbringing; both her parents died before she was a teenager.

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  8. Racing: Sir Andrew big chance at EllerslieRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    The better the footing the better the chances of Kawi in the Manco Easter at Ellerslie today. Photo / Race Images He won with an excellent performance at Ellerslie last start, only to lose the result in the inquiry room.

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  9. Swimming: Capp rising star at champsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    New Zealand swimmer Nathan Capp smashed his own record in the 1500m freestyle by more than seven seconds. Photo / Brett Phibbs It has been a coming of age week for Tauranga swimmer Nathan Capp at the New Zealand Open Swimming Championships in Henderson.

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  10. Diana Clement: Some helpful tips for those surviving on superRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Surviving on super is a tall order. It's often hardest for those who earned a decent salary in their working lives, but for whatever reason have no savings.

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  11. Companies more transparent when they're listedRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Ports of Auckland seems to have served the community better when its shares were available for the public to buy. One of the major issues raised by the Ports of Auckland wharf expansion controversy is whether Auckland ratepayers have greater transparency and more influence over the company than they did when it was listed on the NZX.

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  12. Hancock Forest Management (New Zealand) Limited general manager Bill McCallumRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NBR Newsroom

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  13. Expect delays when travelling in the Bay of PlentyRead the original story

    Yesterday | Scoop

    Motorists are advised to drive with care and allow extra time when travelling around the Bay of Plenty during the school holidays as work on the Tauranga Eastern Link and a major road rehabilitation programme continues. Sites where motorists can expect changes or delays of more than five minutes are detailed below to allow people to plan ahead when travelling.

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  14. Hancock NZ chief McCallum upbeat on outlook for timberRead the original story

    Yesterday | Scoop

    Hancock Forest Management , the local division of the world's largest timberland investment manager, is confident about the outlook for New Zealand timber. "The domestic market right now is on a pretty firm footing.

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  15. Farmer volunteers for VanuatuRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Taranaki Daily News

    A Taranaki farmer will leave the milking shed behind and pick up a hammer when he flies to Vanuatu to help with the re-build. Eltham's Jason Hofman, 31, is an avid traveller and decided to join a team of volunteers building shelters for people affected by cyclone Pam after reading about the devastation online.

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  16. Allow extra time when travelling on SH29 over Kaimai RangeRead the original story

    Yesterday | Scoop

    The NZ Transport Agency says they are focused on reducing delays to motorists as major road rehabilitation work continues on State Highway 29, west of Tauranga this month. Contractors are carrying out major road works that involves rehabilitating a 1120m stretch of SH29 near Soldiers Road and the Te Ahara bridge.

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  17. Natalia Kills and Willy Moon are liars: X Factor judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sydney Morning Herald

    Judges Willy Moon and Natalia Kills have been sacked as judges of X-Factor NZ after harsh criticism of a contestant. Stan Walker, who co-judged X Factor New Zealand with sacked villains Natalia Kills and Willy Moon, has suggested the pair lied in their explanation and says they should never have been involved in the show.

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  18. Contractors prepare to start building Maungatapu underpassRead the original story

    Yesterday | Scoop

    Contractors are gearing up to build Tauranga's Maungatapu underpass with preliminary works set to start this month ahead of construction in September. The Maungatapu underpass will be built on State Highway 29. It is part of the Transport Agency's Hairini Link project, which is focused on reducing congestion and boosting safety as traffic volumes in the area increase.

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  19. Bluelab Corp to spend growth grant on taking new product to marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NBR Newsroom

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  20. Local Government Excellence Awards ® winners announcedRead the original story

    Thursday | Scoop

    Project Helix, an end to end online building consenting system, submitted by Selwyn District Council was announced Supreme Award Winner of the 2015 McGredy Winder SOLGM Local Government Excellence AwardsA by the New Zealand Society of Local Government Managers at their inaugural Gala Dinner held in Wellington last night. The Gala Dinner, hosted by award winning journalist Amanda Millar, celebrated a number of achievements in professional management across the local government sector with the McGredy Winder SOLGM Local Government Excellence AwardsA being just one of them.

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