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  1. Holly cleans up at Waimate country music awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | Southland Times

    ... sing would be listening made Holly Muirhead even more determined to get it right. Holly, 14, sung So Far at the New Zealand Gold Guitar Awards at Gore in June, with the song's composer, Jenny Mitchell, in the audience. Holly's success has continued ...

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  2. Top four teams revealed as Waikato club rugby semi-finals nearRead the original story w/Photo

    32 min ago | Waikato Times

    Levi Elliott gets through Hautapu's Sam Tupou and Keaton Neels during the premier club rugby match at Fred Jones Park. Hamilton Old Boys won the premiership match, 30-19.

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  3. Noticing the little things through artRead the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | Manawatu Standard

    Two different artists using two different mediums find a mingling point in a new exhibition that celebrates small things that are often overlooked. Photographer David Lupton and artist Raemon Rolfe are sharing space at Palmerston North's Taylor-Jensen Fine Arts for their exhibition The Infinite Smallness of Being .

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  4. Homicide investigators issue appeal over vehicles seen near McLaren FallsRead the original story w/Photo

    34 min ago | Waikato Times

    ... by the proposed noise limits. "I've pretty much got as much hunger [for hockey] as I had when I was younger," New Zealand representative Chris Young says. DOC is yet to establish a time frame for when it expects to complete the investigation into ...

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  5. Man accused of sexually assaulting his niece and nephewRead the original story w/Photo

    35 min ago | Manawatu Standard

    A man is on trial in the Palmerston North District Court accused of sexually assaulting his niece and nephew in the 1990s . The siblings were unaware of each other's allegations until the sister confided in her parents, then her father told the son, who said it had happened to him too.

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  6. Extradited To Deportation: 'Justice Not Served' In Australia MuddleRead the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | Scoop

    ... told Morning Report that one of the five people was being held in immigration detention while the others were in New Zealand. He said there seemed to be conflict between the immigration authority - a federal department driven by new strict ...

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  7. Shopify Announces Wellington, NZ as First Oceania Remote HubRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | Scoop

    ... with our merchants worldwide. Shopify's remote hub in Wellington will be the next step on this journey." Local New Zealand merchants Walker & Hall, Good as Gold, CAUGHLEY, The Brand Outlet, and Mojo Coffee have been using Shopify to power their ...

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  8. Richard Wagstaff: Is capitalism acting responsibly for New Zealand?Read the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago | The New Zealand Herald

    ... mandate, and is the common ground that binds the supporters of all three Government political parties. In New Zealand I think it's about a commitment to egalitarianism. Ensuring we live in a nation where anybody has the chance to do well regardless ...

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  9. NZ June qtr inflation just below forecastRead the original story w/Photo

    54 min ago | Scoop

    New Zealand second-quarter inflation was slightly lower than economists had expected but in line with central bank forecasts as housing-related prices continue to push higher. The consumers price index rose 0.4 percent in the three months ended June 30, while annual inflation was 1.5 percent, Statistics New Zealand said.

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  10. New road bridge across Taramakau River completedRead the original story w/Photo

    55 min ago | Scoop

    New road bridge across Taramakau River completed in good time, planning for a safe event on Sunday 22 July underway Less than two years after it was started, the NZ Transport Agency's new $25 million road bridge across the Taramakau River, between Kumara Junction and Greymouth, will be officially opened to traffic and people on Sunday afternoon, 22 July, 2018. Originally estimated to take two years to build, contractor Fulton Hogan has delivered the project in close to 18 months.

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  11. Agreement to help Tauranga families into HomesRead the original story w/Photo

    56 min ago | Scoop

    ... with Westpac NZ to finalise the agreement. The scheme is one of only three shared equity housing schemes in New Zealand designed to assist first time home buyers into home ownership and the property market. "We are very pleased to be able to deliver ...

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  12. Thames Coast Rd (SH25) will close daily from 9am to 4pmRead the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | Scoop

    The NZ Transport Agency is advising SH25, Thames Coast Rd, will be open to one lane at 5pm today with stop/Go traffic management in place. The road will then be closed daily from 9am to 4pm due to the clean-up of a large slip located at Ruamahunga just north of Otuturu Cresent in the Coromandel.

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  13. Wellington conservation programme named best in NZRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Scoop

    Wellington City Council A Wellington City Council programme which has involved tens of thousands of people in pest trapping, weeding, planting and conservation work has been recognised as the best council-led environmental programme in the country. Our Natural Capital won the Local Government New Zealand EXCELLENCE Award for Environmental Impact when the awards were announced in Christchurch on Monday night.

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  14. Daring air force pilot killed in fall from plane after harness failed at Mangere, AucklandRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The New Zealand Herald

    ... from the rear cockpit of a Tiger Moth during a slow roll at Mangere in 1940. It was March 1940, six months after New Zealand had entered World War II and Allan was training Royal NZ Air Force flying instructors. Aged 44, he was in the rear cockpit ...

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  15. Phoenix Foundation with NZSO next monthRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Scoop

    ... songs and instrumentals from the past two decades, including Buffalo , Bright Grey and Give Up Your Dreams . Top New Zealand composers and arrangers Gareth Farr, Claire Cowan , Chris Gendall and Hamish Oliver have been working with The Phoenix ...

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  16. Innovative projects recognised in LGNZ Excellence AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Scoop

    Palmerston North City Council and Rotorua Lakes Council have led the way at the Local Government New Zealand EXCELLENCE Awards. The Councils each won two of the six Award categories and were joint winners of the overall MartinJenkins Judges' Choice Award for Performance Excellence and Community Outcomes.

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  17. Kiwis impress on first day of youth worldsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Scoop

    The New Zealand sailors made a strong start to the youth sailing world championships in Corpus Christi today with six inside the top 10, including Veerle ten Have who leads the girl's RS:X. Seb Lardies and Scott McKenzie are second in the boy's 29er, Josh Armit fourth in the boy's Laser Radial, Greta Stewart and Tom Fyfe ninth in the Nacra 15, Max van der Zalm ninth in the boy's RS:X and Seb Menzies and Blake McGlashan 10th in the boy's 420.

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  18. Upper Hutt City Council drops consent fees to stimulate higher density housingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Upper Hutt City Council is trying to stimulate higher density housing development in the city by waving consent fees. Upper Hutt City Council's residential stimulus policy aims to attract and encourage the development of higher density housing areas - or "comprehensive residential development", in the city to provide a wider range of housing options for current and future residents.

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  19. Celebrate! with the NZSO and The Phoenix FoundationRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Scoop

    The Phoenix Foundation's Chris O'Connor, NZSO Associate Conductor Hamish McKeich, Lukasz Buda, Will Ricketts, Tom Callwood, Samuel Scott and Conrad Wedde. Photo: STEPHEN A'COURT The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra joins forces with The Phoenix Foundation , one of the country's most lauded bands, for a remarkable concert experience in August.

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  20. Man's home incinerated weeks after he was hit by a car and nearly had his hand cut offRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Bruce Buchanan's family home and wheelchair have been incinerated just weeks after he was hit by a car and nearly sliced his wrist off with a chainsaw. Speaking to Stuff about the blaze that ravaged his and his wife Jocelyn's dream home in the Central Hawke's Bay town of Waipawa on Sunday, Buchanan said he had nothing left and was "devastated".

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