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DOC seeks name for albatross chick

12 May, 2016 - 07:34

The albatross chick at Pukekura/Taiaroa Head which has become an internet sensation will soon have a name.

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Govt well-placed to deliver responsible Budget - English

11 May, 2016 - 11:35

The $167 million operating balance before gains and losses (OBEGAL) surplus for the nine months to 31 March was $334 million better than forecast, Finance Minister Bill English says.

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Seafood exports reach record high

11 May, 2016 - 11:35

Seafood, one of the country’s top export earners, continues to show strong growth with exports reaching a record high of $1.713 billion in the year to end March, says Seafood New Zealand Chief Executive Tim Pankhurst.

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Murder charge in Strathmore Park homicide

11 May, 2016 - 11:35

Police have now laid charges against a 37 year-old female in relation to a death early last night.

She has appeared in the Wellington District Court this morning.

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Penrith Panthers fly into Chch, their 'home away from home'

11 May, 2016 - 10:20

The Penrith Panthers arrived into Christchurch International Airport late Tuesday night ahead of their NRL clash with the New Zealand Warriors at AMI Stadium on Saturday.

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New building law 'to save lives in earthquakes'

11 May, 2016 - 09:05

A Bill passed by Parliament today by 120 to 1 requiring the upgrade of older buildings will save hundreds of lives in future earthquakes, Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith says.

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New funding into emergency housing welcomed

11 May, 2016 - 09:05

Community housing groups welcome the Government’s announcement today of new funding into emergency housing, ahead of budget announcements.

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Value of govt-funded euthanasia research paper questioned

11 May, 2016 - 09:05

Matthew Jansen, Secretary of the Care Alliance, has questioned the value of a Government-funded study by University of Auckland researchers Phillipa Malpas and Pam Oliver into attitudes of New Zealand doctors and nurses to the legalisation of so-called ‘assisted dying’.

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Mighty River Power appoints GM Digital Services

11 May, 2016 - 09:05

Mighty River Power today announced the appointment of Kevin Angland to the position of GM Digital Services.

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Enhanced mosquito surveillance finishes

11 May, 2016 - 07:50

An enhanced exotic mosquito surveillance programme at Auckland Airport has been completed, with no further discoveries made.

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Reminder: Civil Defence Alerting Systems Test tomorrow

11 May, 2016 - 07:50

The Bay of Plenty Civil Defence Emergency Management Group will be testing all the Civil Defence alerting systems across the Bay of Plenty at 10.00 a.m. tomorrow, Friday 6 May.

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Seven strong Para-Cycling squad named for Rio

11 May, 2016 - 07:50

A team of seven Para-Cyclists have been selected by Paralympics New Zealand (PNZ) to the New Zealand Para-Cycling squad to compete in the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games this September.

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On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Annette King

11 May, 2016 - 07:50

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New leaked document shows 10 District Health Boards face budget cuts in real terms in this year’s Budget

DHBs in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch all face cuts in real terms, although DHB funding in dollar terms goes up $340m overall.

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Major Legal Māori Projects Completed In Time For Māori Language Week

11 May, 2016 - 07:50

Two major funded works in Māori have recently been completed by researchers and staff at Victoria University's Law Faculty, following two years of hard work.

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Barristers Behaving Badly - And Other Legal History

11 May, 2016 - 07:50

An academic legal research team recovering information about the decisions of this country's mid-19th century Supreme Court discovered a colourful episode of barristers behaving badly.

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Cantabrians Fun Day this Friday

10 May, 2016 - 11:50

Kids from primary schools across the province will gather at Burnside Park this Friday for a day of rugby fun thanks to the Cantabrians Rugby Football Club and Primary Sports Canterbury.

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Famous authors and warrior Mums are taking back Mother’s Day

10 May, 2016 - 11:50

Mother's Day means acknowledging what a Mum is.

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Few Serious Reactions To Hpv Vaccine In Us & Nz

10 May, 2016 - 10:35

19 AUGUST 2009 - Three years after the Gardasil vaccine was licensed in the US to protect against the human papillomavirus, or HPV, research shows there have been few serious reactions to the 23 million doses administered to Americans.

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Heavy rain for Fiordland from Tuesday afternoon

10 May, 2016 - 09:20

A large trough, preceded by a strong northerly flow, is expected to approach the South Island during Tuesday, then pass east over the country on Wednesday.

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Aid needed as Pacific coastlines vanish - Greens

10 May, 2016 - 09:20

The Green Party is calling on the Government to target aid towards Pacific Island communities forced to migrate because of rising seas, after a new study revealed that the Solomon Islands are already being significantly affected by climate-related sea-level rise.

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