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1 hr ago | 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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2 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Life, Beef, Food, Meat, Oceania, World News

6 hrs ago | 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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9 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Earthquake, Oceania, World News, Opinion

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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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

MacGyver headed for Auckland

He could probably engineer a boat from a piece of string and a tin can if he really wanted, but MacGyver has chosen to fly into New Zealand in October.

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The New Zealand Herald

Toby Manhire: Sex crimes tarnish our women's rights halo

Sure as night follows day, the comment sections of New Zealand's rightwing blogs foamed with outrage: Tania Billingsley's appearance on television was politically motivated, foolish, reckless.

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The New Zealand Herald

Man dies after ice, drink game

A man suffered a heart attack and died after a heavy drinking session during which he had a bucket of ice poured over his head as part of a social media game.

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KATC-TV Lafayette

Today in History for July 10, 2014

Today is Thursday, July 10, the 191st day of 2014. There are 174 days left in the year.

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Timaru Herald

'Under paid' fishermen seek $6.6m

Poorly paid crews aboard three South Korean fishing boats working New Zealand waters for below the minimum wage are to go to the Employment Court claiming $6.6 million.

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WBNS

Today In History, July 10

Today is Thursday, July 10, the 191st day of 2014. There are 174 days left in the year.

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Manawatu Evening Standard

Winds hammer upper North Island

And in Auckland more than 2900 homes were still without power at 7pm, and the number continued to fall as crews worked.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Gaston Gazette

Today in History: Wyoming became the 44th state

On July 10, 1999, the United States women's soccer team won the World Cup, beating China 5-4 on penalty kicks after 120 minutes of scoreless play at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California.

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Manawatu Evening Standard

Back seat birth in Coromandel storm

Little Taryn Lynne Maree Richardson entered the world in the heart of a fierce storm that trapped her anxious parents on a dark and isolated rural Coromandel roadside.

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