Whangarei, New Zealand Newswire

Whangarei, New Zealand Newswire

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  1. Motorsport: Gill, Summerfield triumph in WhangareiRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The New Zealand Herald

    India's Gaurav Gill has claimed back-to-back wins at International Rally of Whangarei after Skoda teammate Ole Christian Veiby ran into problems on the final stages. Gill, who collected his third career win at this event, and the young Norwegian swapped back and forth for the lead throughout the two-day event.

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  2. Norwegian's lead of International Rally of WhangareiRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Scoop

    Norway's Ole Christian Veiby and co-driver Stig Rune Skjarmoen have emerged comfortable leaders after the first full day of competition at the International Rally of Whangarei. The opening round of the 2017 FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship , the championship rookies returned to Northland New Zealand's host city of Whangarei with an advantage of 33.2 seconds.

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  3. Motorsport: Veiby, Summerfield emerge from carnageRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    A drama-filled final stage has thrown the International Rally of Whangarei wide open at least from a New Zealand standpoint. Norway's Ole Christian Veiby leads the two-day event by 33.2s from his Skoda teammate Gaurav Gill of India after surviving horrendous conditions in the Far North.

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  4. 'Embarrassment to himself, his culture'Read the original story

    Yesterday | World News Report

    Two overseas tourists viciously assaulted during a robbery in Northland have described a teenager who was involved in the crime as "an embarrassment to himself, his culture, and his country".

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  5. Motorsport: Holder holding all the cardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The New Zealand Herald

    Defending New Zealand Rally Championship driver David Holder and co-driver Jason Farmer will attempt to extend their series lead this weekend in Whangarei. Holder and Farmer came away from Rally Otago three weeks ago victorious and will again be in the Hyundai New Zealand i20 at Whangarei.

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  6. Reprieve from Northland power price hikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The New Zealand Herald

    A plan to bump up the cost of power in Northland is on hold after the report it was based on was found to be riddled with errors. PHOTO / FILE A government agency has suspended electricity reforms which would have hiked Northland power prices and could have cost the region jobs.

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  7. Motorsport: Gill, Cox dominate Friday night testRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The New Zealand Herald

    Defending champion Gaurav Gill won both runs through the Pohe Island super special stage of International Rally of Whangarei on Friday night. The Skoda driver, who is the reigning Asia Pacific Rally champion, set the fastest time on the short 1km test in downtown Whangarei to hold a 2.5s lead over teammate Ole Christian Veiby.

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  8. Gaurav Gill sets early pace1 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | India.com

    Whangarei , Apr 28 India's Gaurav Gill of Team MRF Tyres, the defending champion, set the early pace with a scorching night run of the Super Special Stage at the International Rally of Whangarei, the first round of the FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship here. Gill and co-driver Stephane Prevot came up with an imperious drive during the two loops of the 1km long Super Special Stage that was also used for the morning's shakedown, where APRC debutant Veiby was the quickest.

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  9. Semen from eight bulls exported to the USA, Australia, and New ZealandRead the original story

    Friday | Somerset County Gazette

    ... from the bulls Fenomen, and Karlos is on its way to Danny and Bethley O'Shea, Snake Gully Limousins, Whangarei, New Zealand. Again previous Semenstore customers, the O'Shea's were attracted to these two bulls by a combination of their short ...

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  10. Nan to lead Aussies in Trans-Tasman tussleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Border Mail

    ... injury in 2015 to be named skipper of the Australian over 40s team for the Trans-Tasman series in Whangarei, New Zealand, next week. The three-match tournament will see Latta captain Australia for the sixth time in her career, with her sights set on ...

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  11. Teen slammed as 'embarrassment' after assault on touristsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Otago Daily Times

    Two overseas tourists assaulted during a robbery in Northland have described a teenager who was involved in the crime as ``an embarrassment to himself, his culture, and his country''. The comment, contained in the victim impact statement, was directed at Mark Nathan who this week was sentenced by the High Court at Whangarei to five months' home detention on two charges of aggravated robbery.

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  12. Kiwis living in South Korea unfazed by threats of warRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The New Zealand Herald

    Images of tanks lining up along the Korean Peninsula's northern beaches; the growth of North Korea's nuclear programme; talk of swift punitive measures and retaliations from the North to the South and vice versa; US President Donald Trump's equally aggressive rhetoric that suggests a "major conflict" was possible - all give a sense of rising tensions in the area. While New Zealand is said to be one of the safest countries on Earth in the event of a nuclear strike on the peninsula, a number of Kiwis could still be in the firing zone if military action broke out.

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  13. Northland teenager an 'embarrassment to himself, his culture, and his country'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The New Zealand Herald

    Northland teenager Mark Nathan has been sentenced to five months home detention by the High Court in Whangarei for his part in the robbery of two overseas tourists. PHOTO/MICHAEL CUNNINGHAM Two overseas tourists viciously assaulted during a robbery in Northland have described a teenager who was involved in the crime as "an embarrassment to himself, his culture, and his country".

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  14. Norweigan pairing top International Rally shakedownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Scoop

    Norway's Ole Vieby and co-driver Stig Rune set fastest time of 47.2seconds in the A KODA Fabia R5 at this morning's shakedown test ahead of the weekend's 28-30 International Rally of Whangarei. The opening round of the FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship Ole Vieby and Ole and Stig Rune are one of 61 teams competing across Northland New Zealand's gravel roads in a variety of cars.

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  15. Greens visit Wairua River as water report releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 27 | The New Zealand Herald

    Whangarei candidate Ash Holwell, left, and Green MPs Marama Davidson, Catherine Delahunty with a water sample, and David Clendon, on the polluted Wairua River. A Green Party "swimmable rivers" delegation visiting the polluted Wairua River in Northland says there are few surprises in a damning report on the state of New Zealand lakes and rivers.

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  16. Free pest plant workshops for 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 27 | Scoop

    Pest plant experts will pass on tips on how to tackle some of the Northland's worst weeds at free workshops in Paparoa, Whangarei, Kerikeri and Coopers Beach. This winter will be the seventh year the Northland Regional Council has held the popular three-hour workshops, which its pest plant specialist Sara Brill will host from 24-29 July.

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  17. Northland care workers go on strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 27 | The Otago Daily Times

    About 120 support workers and administration staff from IDEA Services in Northland went on an hour-long strike after a lack of progress over a new collective agreement. PHOTO/JOHN STONE Lack of progress in talks over a new collective agreement saw more than 100 carers of Northlanders with intellectual disabilities stage an hour-long strike in Whangarei.

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  18. Meth importers pleads guilty but requests sentence to be deferredRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 27 | The New Zealand Herald

    The largest methamphetamine haul in the country worth an estimated $448 million was found on Ninety Mile Beach and at Totara North in June last year. PHOTO/SUPPLIED A man who has pleaded guilty to his role in the largest seizure of methamphetamine in the country has requested his convictions be delayed so he can complete drug and alcohol counselling while in prison.

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  19. Whangarei care workers go on strike after lack of progress in talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 27 | The New Zealand Herald

    About 120 support workers and administration staff from IDEA Services in Northland went on an hour-long strike after a lack of progress over a new collective agreement. PHOTO/JOHN STONE Lack of progress in talks over a new collective agreement saw more than 100 carers of Northlanders with intellectual disabilities stage an hour-long strike in Whangarei.

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  20. New Zealand gay man asks salon to thread his eyebrowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 27 | Daily Mail

    ... Jason Lee (pictured with his best friend Keely), 25, claims he was turned away from a beauty salon in Whangarei, New Zealand, last week after he asked to have his eyebrows threaded Mr Lee (pictured) said he was shocked when the shop owner asked him ...

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