Whangarei, New Zealand Newswire (Page 10)

Whangarei, New Zealand Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. NZ Refining margin squeezed by hydrocracker shutdownRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | Scoop

    New Zealand Refining's margins were squeezed by a planned shutdown of its hydrocracker unit and operational problems that needed repairing in the March/April period. The Whangarei-based company's net refinery margin was US$1.84 a barrel in March/April, with US$2.88/barrel sliced off by the closure, and a further US$1/barrel reduced by the repair work, it said in a statement.

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  2. Tortured boy 'locked in bathroom'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | The Otago Daily Times

    The mother of a 3-year-old boy who died after torturous beatings at the hands of his caregivers has spoken out about her son's death. Moko Rangitoheriri's mother Nicola Dally-Paki said on TV3's Story tonight that her daughter told her of the abuse her son had suffered.

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  3. Killed by carers: Moko 'locked in the bathroom for 2 weeks'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    The mother of a 3-year-old boy who died after torturous beatings at the hands of his caregivers has spoken out about her son's death. Moko Rangitoheriri's mother Nicola Dally-Paki told TV3's Story tonight that her daughter told her of the abuse her son had suffered.

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  4. Northland DHB supports march against family violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2016 | Scoop

    Northland DHB is backing a march against violence being held in Whangarei on Sunday 22 May - part of a nationwide series of 'March for Moko' events prompted by the death of three-year-old Moko Rangitoheriri. The Whangarei march starts at 1pm, with marchers encouraged to gather from 12.30 onwards at Haven Falls Funeral Home, 139 Bank Street .

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  5. Shanghai trip to inspire New Zealand teachersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2016 | Scoop

    A group of teachers hailing from Invercargill to Whangarei will swap their classrooms for the skyscrapers, bustling streets and traditional alleyways of Shanghai on an Asia New Zealand Foundation study tour. The 12 primary, intermediate and secondary teachers head to Shanghai this weekend [May 21] to participate in a week-long business forum.

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  6. Bream Heads Coast Walks: Wander womenRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    I feel like we've gatecrashed this wonderful group of women who have known each other for 23 years and have come to Whangarei Heads for their annual weekend away. The "Plunket playgroup mums" are a great bunch to randomly share a lodge and a weekend of walks with.

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  7. Outrage over teenagers' sentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    A sentence of home detention for four Northland teenagers for a burglary spree totalling nearly $80,000 in stolen property has been met with outrage. In Whangarei District Court Judge Duncan Harvey sentenced Dylan Christie, Matthew McKenzie and Ethan Poole, all 19, and Robert Hales, 18, to various stints of home detention, the longest being 10 months.

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  8. Wanaka music summit YAMI inspires tutors and studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2016 | Southland Times

    Arma Del Amor performed as an opening act for Ladi6 at Wanaka's YAMI and tutored a hundred of students during the summit. A hundred musos left the weekend's YAMI summit with promising original material, keeping the future of New Zealand music industry in "good shape", an organiser says.

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  9. Panthers prospect James Fisher-Harris hails from HokiangaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | The Press On-Line

    It's a long way from his Hokianga harbour hometown to the Penrith Panthers for Kiwi fast learner James Fisher-Harris. The 20-year-old, who will be on the Panthers' interchange bench for Saturday's clash with the Crusaders in Christchurch, grew up in Kohukohu, a short ferry ride across from Rawene, where former All Blacks lock Norm Maxwell grew up.

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  10. Concern over access to sign language interpreters after 64-hour waitRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Stuff.co.nz

    Kim Robinson, chief executive of Deaf Action, says he waited 64 hours at Whangarei Hospital for a qualified sign language interpreter to help him communicate with doctors when he was admitted in extreme pain. A deaf patient says his life was in jeopardy as he waited in hospital for 64 hours for a qualified sign language interpreter to show up.

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  11. Call to reassess herbicide hazardsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    Green MP Steffan Browning will hold four meetings in the North to raise awareness of chemical dangers to human health and the environment. Green MP Steffan Browning will speak in four Northland centres next week to promote his calls opposing use of herbicides containing glyphosate, which the World Health Organisation last year classified as "probably carcinogenic".

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  12. Easter, tourism and marketing propels Northland to the topRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Scoop

    Having the Easter holidays in March, continued increase in tourism visitors and the resurgence of marketing has propelled Northland to the top of the commercial accommodation figures for March 2016. "Northland had the highest percentage and volume increase in the Country for March and it is a very good result of the region reflecting three main factors," says Northland Inc General Manager, Regional Promotions and Tourism Paul Davis.

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  13. Ranui Sustainable Announces Eight for Kiwi Innovator SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Scoop

    Ranui Sustainable, a Northland-based business incubator on a mission to bring sustainable innovation to the region, today announced eight guest speakers for its Kiwi Innovators Series . Global Forum Educator Award winner and Microsoft Global Innovative Educator Chris Clay will head the next Kiwi Innovator workshop to be held on Friday, May 27 at community creative hub OneOneSix in Whangarei from 3.00pm.

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  14. Anger at logging crisis talksRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    Residents on a popular logging truck route say their lives are being put at risk by the hundreds of heavy trucks passing their homes each day, and are forming a working party to address the issue. More than 150 Otaika Valley and Mangakahia road residents went home disappointed from an emergency meeting on Tuesday night, called after five logging truck crashes in Northland in the last month.

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  15. Lost its sparkle? Break-up ahead of sponsor's big dayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    The high-profile split between stars of TV3 show The Bachelor comes as key sponsor Michael Hill International is poised for one of its most crucial corporate meetings in the history of the business. On June 1, the NZX-listed Michael Hill will put plans to trade on the ASX to a major meeting of its shareholders in Auckland.

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  16. Fluoride Alert news letterRead the original story

    May 11, 2016 | UK Against Fluoridation

    This will ultimately result in mandatory fluoridation for all major public water supplies in New Zealand as the DHBs are contractually obligated to carry out Ministry of Health policy, and appear eager to do so. Currently, only 23 out of 67 local councils still fluoridate, with about 50% of all NZ households--approximately 2.3 million people--using fluoridated water.

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  17. Claim blood sample 'unlawful' rejected by judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    A judge has rejected a Northland nurse's claim that a blood sample taken from her foot was unlawful and breached her Bill of Rights. At a defended hearing in the Whangarei District Court before Judge Duncan Harvey, Karen O'Keeffe, a nurse, had challenged a drink-driving charge laid after a blood sample was taken from her foot at the Whangarei Police Station on November 28, 2014.

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  18. Smokefreerockquest and Smokefree Pacifica Beats 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | Scoop

    Blunt Force Trauma and Slouch Counch are just a couple of the high school bands from Nelson entered in this year's Smokefreerockquest heats coming up this Saturday, 7pm at the Theatre Royal. The Nelson bands and solo-duos are among 2500 young people who will compete during May and June in 20 towns from Dunedin to Whangarei in New Zealand's only nationwide, live, all original, youth music competition.

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  19. Auckland-based buyers could be artificially inflating NZ housing marketRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | Stuff.co.nz

    Regional New Zealand is being warned to keep a wary eye on house prices to make sure they do not get out of step with what their local economies can sustain. ASB's latest Housing Confidence Survey shows house price expectations for the North Island, outside Auckland, are near record highs as the "halo effect" of the country's biggest city's prices gains momentum.

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  20. New role will free up pharmacists timeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | Scoop

    Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says a new technician role will help to free up pharmacists so they can spend more time with patients. "Many New Zealanders already benefit from the advice and care of their pharmacist.

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