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2 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

Movies popular but many saving on snacks

American movie box office takings may be plummeting but New Zealanders are still flocking to the flicks, with top 20 takings remaining steady over the last two years.

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7 hrs ago | Scoop

Labour's mates attack Regional New Zealand

There would be a bleak future for New Zealand's regions if a Labour/Greens/Internet/Mana Party coalition became Government after the next election, Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce says.

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8 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

Rolf Harris facing new sex abuse probe over alleged assault in New Zealand

Make-up artist Lee Howden said the disgraced entertainer groped her when he was in Christchurch for a TV show in the 1980s Rolf Harris faces a new sex abuse probe after a New Zealander claimed the pervert assaulted her almost 30 years ago.

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10 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Life begins at eighty

Researchers at Auckland University are trying to uncover the secrets of successful ageing.

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14 hrs ago | Manawatu Standard

Unwatched cooking starts house fire

A house fire over the weekend was an unfortunate reminder of the importance of not leaving cooking unattended, says a Palmerston North firefighter.

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18 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Internet Party pushes for fracking moratorium

The Internet Party wants a moratorium on what it calls "risky energy and mining industry practices" such as fracking, dumping of oil wastes and deep-sea and undersea extraction.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

NZ First proposes $300m swap from roads to rail

A $300 million cash swap from roads to railways is at the heart of New Zealand First's transport policy for the election, including restoring the Gisborne-Napier line, and looking at extending the Wellington line to Levin and into Wairarapa.

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Stuff.co.nz

TV show explores NZ wine producers

Yvonne Lorkin traversed the country to host a television series about Kiwi wine producers, and now takes a behind-the-scenes look at characters she met and places she visited along the way.

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Southland Times

Horror stories on the menu

Vermin, food past its best before date and no hand-washing facilities in kitchens are just some of the horror stories uncovered in Invercargill eateries and shops.

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The New Zealand Herald

Dramatic rescues from floods

At least a dozen families were in a welfare centre last night after one of the longest and most damaging storms in years lashed the country.

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Stuff.co.nz

Hereford prices on the rise as market shifts back

Hereford breeders have reclaimed market share against other beef breeds after a good bull-selling season, says PGG Wrightson genetics manager Bruce Orr.

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Southland Times

Fraudster sentenced

A viticulture and winemaking student was sentenced yesterday for benefit fraud that allowed him to take more than $20,000 from Work and Income over two years.

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Seattle Times

New Zealander takes 38 holes to win PNGA Men’s golf title

James Beale of Auckland, New Zealand, took the conservative approach on the 38th hole of the match, and that helped him beat Cole Madey of West Linn, Ore., to capture the 113th Pacific Northwest Men's Amateur.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

NBR Newsroom

Shamubeel Eaqub, New Zealand Institute of Economic Research principal economist on The Nation

Lisa Owen: Your book points out there is this huge range of incomes from region to region and you compare some of them to overseas countries, some have the dubious honour of being compared to Greece.

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The New Zealand Herald

Rebecca Barry Hill: Stranger than fiction

The next time there's a horrible news event, whether it's a missing plane, a natural disaster or a murder, you can bet someone is already plotting the fictionalised version.

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The New Zealand Herald

Editorial: Quake levy as part of rates a no-brainer

The burden of relief for the uninsured should never again fall on taxpayers, the majority of whom have voluntarily taken out insurance.

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ProSoundWeb

Park Road Post Production In New Zealand Invests In DirectOut MADI Solution

Park Road Post Production, a premier post production facility based in Wellington, New Zealand, has recently invested in a new MADI solution from DirectOut Technologies to improve workflow in the mix area.

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Manawatu Evening Standard

Northland on brink of more severe floods

Emergency crews are providing assistance through the night and are urging anyone seeking shelter or assistance to contact their local district council FNDC 0800 920 029 or in the case of an emergency call 111.

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Stuff.co.nz

Fisheries fight 'strip mining' bid

The seafood industry has weighed in with a strong submission against Golden Bay-based Chatham Rock Phosphate's application to suction-mine the Chatham Rise.

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Southland Times

Trans-Tasman ordeal over

Injured kayaker Scott Donaldson has apologised to the public for not completing his mission to be the first to kayak the Tasman Sea solo.

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