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Catholic Church disappointed state abuse inquiry won't be extended
Catholic Church disappointed state abuse inquiry won't be extended

Catholic Church disappointed state abuse inquiry won't be extended

The Catholic Church is disappointed a Government inquiry into the abuse of children in state care may not widened to include faith-based institutions, including itself....
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 22:33:27
Here's what a decade of NZ quakes looks like in 20 seconds
Here's what a decade of NZ quakes looks like in 20 seconds

Here's what a decade of NZ quakes looks like in 20 seconds

There's a reason it's called the Shaky Isles....
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 14:35:12
Surf Life Saving boss pleads for full government funding
Surf Life Saving boss pleads for full government funding

Surf Life Saving boss pleads for full government funding

Cash-strapped volunteer emergency services like surf life saving clubs should be careful what they wish for, a chief executive has said....
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 18:23:23
Fishing for the truth about penguins and dolphins snared in nets
Fishing for the truth about penguins and dolphins snared in nets

Fishing for the truth about penguins and dolphins snared in nets

Representatives from the fishing industry appear to be attempting to hide the impact of bycatch from the public....
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 22:00:57
Petitions launched to bring back Stage Challenge
Petitions launched to bring back Stage Challenge

Petitions launched to bring back Stage Challenge

Petitions have been launched to bring back the axed school Stage Challenge....
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 21:36:47
Four injured in south Auckland house fire
Four injured in south Auckland house fire

Four injured in south Auckland house fire

A person has been seriously burned in a south Auckland house fire and taken to hospital on Tuesday evening....
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 20:44:34
It's 'fandemonium' as Kiwis buy up every fan in sight in desperate bid to cool down
It's 'fandemonium' as Kiwis buy up every fan in sight in desperate bid to cool down

It's 'fandemonium' as Kiwis buy up every fan in sight in desperate bid to cool down

It seems Kiwis have all become fans of, well, fans as the country does everything it can to beat the summer heat....
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 20:40:43
Make or break year for Christchurch's World Buskers Festival
Make or break year for Christchurch's World Buskers Festival

Make or break year for Christchurch's World Buskers Festival

World Buskers Festival organisers are urging Christchurch people to show their support for the event as it faces a make or break year....
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 20:12:52
Device manufacturers are failing public on privacy
Device manufacturers are failing public on privacy

Device manufacturers are failing public on privacy

OPINION: In the dystopia of 1984, ordinary people can't turn off their watchful televisions. Although George Orwell's prescient novel didn't get all the details right, today there is pryi...
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 19:52:33
Is it time to shift the school summer holidays to February?
Is it time to shift the school summer holidays to February?

Is it time to shift the school summer holidays to February?

Climate change could come to the aid of campaigners wanting a shift in schools' summer holidays....
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 19:50:48
Christchurch schools keen to replace Stage Challenge
Christchurch schools keen to replace Stage Challenge

Christchurch schools keen to replace Stage Challenge

Christchurch schools are pinning their hopes on local organisers taking over after the demise of the popular Stage Challenge....
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 19:28:58
Karma to the rescue for woman seriously injured in mountain biking crash
Karma to the rescue for woman seriously injured in mountain biking crash

Karma to the rescue for woman seriously injured in mountain biking crash

When surf coach Daisy Day saved a man from drowning she never expected he would one day repay the favour....
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 19:20:38
Bills for false alarms and hazardous-substance incidents no longer targeted
Bills for false alarms and hazardous-substance incidents no longer targeted

Bills for false alarms and hazardous-substance incidents no longer targeted

Massey University may not have to worry about the possibility of being billed for false alarms any more, but the university will still try to stop them from happening....
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 18:52:49
Girl, 16, winched from Hakarimata walking track near Ngāruawāhia
Girl, 16, winched from Hakarimata walking track near Ngāruawāhia

Girl, 16, winched from Hakarimata walking track near Ngāruawāhia

Rescuers have winched a teenaged girl off the Hakarimata walking track in the Waikato after she fell ill navigating the 1349 stairs....
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 18:50:11
1700 homes without power near Auckland
1700 homes without power near Auckland

1700 homes without power near Auckland

Homes from Helensville to the tip of the South Head Peninsula, in northwest Auckland, experienced a major power cut Tuesday afternoon....
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 18:38:13
'Prison cell' emergency housing units will house people for three months
'Prison cell' emergency housing units will house people for three months

'Prison cell' emergency housing units will house people for three months

New "prison cell" emergency housing units are being built in Auckland....
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 18:30:19
Tanker to supply drinking water at Mataura, further restrictions in Gore
Tanker to supply drinking water at Mataura, further restrictions in Gore

Tanker to supply drinking water at Mataura, further restrictions in Gore

A water tanker will be bought in to supply Mataura residents with drinking water on Wednesday after what is thought to be a major leak compromised the town's water supply at the weekend....
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 18:20:47
Government pledge for $150 per child may not change huge disparity in Canterbury school donations
Government pledge for $150 per child may not change huge disparity in Canterbury school donations

Government pledge for $150 per child may not change huge disparity in Canterbury school donations

Sumner's Our Lady Star of the Sea School received the equivalent of $1240 per child in donations in 2016....
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 18:18:26
Wife of drowned man Hemin Limbachiya has been discharged from hospital
Wife of drowned man Hemin Limbachiya has been discharged from hospital

Wife of drowned man Hemin Limbachiya has been discharged from hospital

The wife of a man who drowned at Waimarama Beach on Sunday has been discharged from hospital....
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 18:08:42
David and Goliath battle as residents attempt to save their local post office
David and Goliath battle as residents attempt to save their local post office

David and Goliath battle as residents attempt to save their local post office

Wellington residents are attempting to turn the tide against NZ Post's trend of closing post offices and moving services into businesses....
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 18:08:36
 
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