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  1. Feds honour those who excel in primary sectorRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Scoop

    The awards celebrate excellence in agriculture and the contributions made by Federated Farmers' members to further enhance the primary industry. Federated Farmers President Dr William Rolleston said those nominated had gone above the call of duty, putting in significant time and energy to serve and advance the entire primary industry.

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  2. First six month warmest on recordRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    The first six months of 2016 will be the warmest start to a year on record in New Zealand, due to a combination of climate change, exceptionally warm seas and more northerlies than usual. Niwa climate scientist Dr Brett Mullan said on Tuesday that with two more days to go until the end of June there was no chance of a big enough cold snap to push 2016 out of first place.

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  3. Moko's killers: Tania Shailer went from mother to killer, overnightRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Waikato Times

    Shailer, the youngest, was herself a child care worker and now a convicted child killer. It's a stark contrast to the trajectory her one brother and four sisters would take in their lives.

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  4. John Key floats departure tax ideaRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    Prime Minister John Key has suggested a departure tax as a means to raise $80 million in infrastructure needed by tourism towns like Taupo. Key,visited Taupo on June 24 to speak to tourist operators and community leaders about the changing face, and potential big earnings, in the tourism sector.

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  5. Catalogue of plane v drone near-misses revealed in CAA dataRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    The Civil Aviation Authority has recorded a number of near misses between planes and drones. These international examples show they sometimes connect.

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  6. Miraka win Matariki business awardRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Waikato Times

    Miraka chairman Kingi Smiler leads Miraka staff in a rousing cheer after winning the Te Tupu-a-Nuku Business and Innovation award at the first annual Matariki Awards. Local dairy company Miraka has won the Te Tupu-a- Nuku Business and Innovation award at the first annual Matariki Awards.

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  7. Te Aroha medical hub on the marketRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    The land and buildings housing one of the biggest medical hubs in the Waikato has been put on the market. The purpose-built "one-stop healthcare hub" in central Te Aroha has a modern medical facility with five complementary healthcare providers split over two wings.

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  8. Kawasaki Veteran Helps The CauseRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Scoop

    Cambridge's Michael Cotter , helping his team to the top of the podium on Saturday. Photo by Andy McGechan, BikesportNZ.com JUNE 28, 2016: It's a sport that's hard to walk away from, especially when you can still run at a champion's pace and have a bike that gives you that capability.

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  9. Moko's legacy: Thousands march as killers get 17 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The New Zealand Herald

    The killers of Moko Rangitoheriri will spend at least nine years in jail after a judge yesterday imposed the highest sentence in New Zealand for manslaughter against a child. As thousands rallied to demand justice and an end to child abuse, Attorney-General Chris Finlayson defended the charges, saying murder convictions would have been hard to secure.

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  10. Dunedin joins march for MokoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Otago Daily Times

    Dunedinites have turned out to show their support for harsher sentences and putting a stop to child abuse in a march for Moko. Justice for Moko rallies have been organised throughout the country for today after the killing of three-year-old Moko Sayviah Rangitoheriri in Taupo.

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  11. Tania Shailer: From loving mum to Moko's killerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The New Zealand Herald

    When Tania Shailer arrived at her new Housing New Zealand home in Taupo, with four children and a few basics, her new neighbour was sympathetic. "When she moved in I felt sorry for her - a single mum, no car with four children all the way out here.

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  12. Courtney Barnes up for challenge in competitive senior jockey ranksRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Stuff.co.nz

    The Wingatui based jockey raised her bat for 100 winners on Saturday when she rode the Tarsha and Michael Stokes-trained Toetwotoe to an upset victory at Riccarton. Barnes, 21, who lost her apprentice claim in February, knows the second 100 will be much tougher than the first.

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  13. Fashion designer Annah Stretton to open 'wholeness retreat' in Te ArohaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Stuff.co.nz

    Based in Te Aroha, Te Atawhai will be a four-day retreat where customers will practise daily mindfulness, go mountain hiking and walking, participate in an equine assisted learning session and receive general body health consultations. "I've had a lightbulb moment.

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  14. New general manager for Harcourts Hawke's BayRead the original story

    Yesterday | NBR Newsroom

    Kaine Wilson, Managing Director of Harcourts Hawke's Bay, is delighted to announce the appointment of James Cooper as general manager. James comes to the business with more than 15 years' experience in media, marketing and communications.

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  15. Impressive efforts at Manawatu schools cross-country champsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Manawatu Standard

    Last week we covered the results from the New Zealand secondary schools cross-country championships and the outstanding result by Feilding High School's Tessa Webb in winning the senior girls' title. I am aware that in recent weeks Manawatu primary and intermediate schools have held their cross-country championships and I am very thankful for the help I have received in tracking down the results of these events.

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  16. Whangamata man allegedly took police patrol car for a joy rideRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The New Zealand Herald

    Police said a passenger got out of the vehicle and allegedly sped off in the officer's car. File photo A 44-year-old Whangamata man has been arrested after he allegedly took a police patrol car on a joy ride in the Coromandel.

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  17. Nelson finishes third at Battle of the Clubs as Cody Cooper leads Cambridge to victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Nelson Mail

    Nelson Motorcycle Club rider Bailey Banks led the way for his team at the annual Battle of the Clubs Motocross event in Taupo on Saturday. The Honda ace was once again one of the key riders to determine where the honours would go in the popular Battle of The Clubs in Taupo, the annual event a fundraiser to help send a three-rider New Zealand team to contest the Motocross of Nations in Italy in September.

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  18. Alleged $500k fraud denied by Paul BennettRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Stuff.co.nz

    Paul James Bennett, who was deported from Australia and arrested on his arrival at Christchurch, has denied 60 charges and has opted for a judge-alone trial on alleged offending totalling $567,000. Bennett, 53, entered the pleas to the charges at a video-link appearance from prison at the Christchurch District Court today.

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  19. Man arrested after 'joy ride' in police patrol carRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Waikato Times

    A man has been arrested for taking off in a police patrol car, leaving his partner to face the music, after being pulled over for speeding in the Coromandel at the weekend. The 44-year-old from the Whangamata area was taken into custody on Sunday and will appear in court later this week.

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  20. Former fugitive pleads not guilty to indecency, theft and $500k fraud chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The New Zealand Herald

    Bennett, who had allegedly been on the run from police for more than a decade before being deported from Australia last month, appeared at Christchurch District Court on May 14 on a raft of charges, alleging fraud, forgery, theft, indecent assaults and drug offences. This morning, 53-year-old Bennett pleaded not guilty to all charges and chose to be tried in a judge alone trial.

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