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Firearms incident in Greymouth

28 June 2016 - 10:25pm

Police are appealing for information about an armed incident in Greymouth, on Sunday 26 June 2016.

At around 4.30pm, two vehicles stopped on Marlborough Street.

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New survey released today reveals Kiwis morning routines

28 June 2016 - 10:25pm

New research into the morning rituals of Kiwis reveals we have become a nation of ‘mindfulness’ practitioners.

The results show we prioritise our feelings by interspersing routine actions between moments of mindfulness, which respondents say are key to productivity in the office.

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Christchurch City blueprint "in tatters"

28 June 2016 - 6:25am

A Lincoln property expert says the Christchurch Blueprint drawn up after the earthquakes is in tatters, in light of recent reports of efforts to stop retail being developed in the prescribed "innovation precinct".

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Auckland Zoo asks for help to name capybara pups

28 June 2016 - 2:10am

Auckland Zoo is asking for help to name its two male capybara pups.

Born on Thursday 7 June, the brothers have gained many fans since their first steps into their enclosure last week.

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Public ownership for site of national significance

28 June 2016 - 12:00am

A significant New Zealand historical site has come into public ownership for the first time, with the purchase of Te Kohia Pa.

The site, which is also known as the L-pa due to its shape, was where the first shots were fired at in the First Taranaki War in 1860.

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NZ leads the world in cardiovascular risk prediction

28 June 2016 - 12:00am

A unique risk prediction tool developed at the University of Auckland will soon be able to accurately predict the risk of having a heart attack or stroke for New Zealand adults.

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$14.5m redevelopment for Auckland's Clayton Park School

28 June 2016 - 12:00am

Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye today announced that around $14.5 million has been approved for the redevelopment of Clayton Park School in Auckland.

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ASX: Attention now turns to assessing the risks

28 June 2016 - 12:00am

By Ric Spooner (Chief Market Analyst, CMC Markets)

Blindsided by the outcome of Britain’s EU referendum, markets must now turn their attention to the task of pricing the risks or opportunities that will flow from this historic decision.

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Elderly missing Christchurch woman found safe and well

27 June 2016 - 10:55pm

Police are pleased to report that Dorothy Brown has been found safe and well.

The 66-year-old Christchurch woman went missing yesterday but was soon located.

Police would like to thank everyone for their offers of help and for their kind thoughts and concerns for her family.

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New data for identifying flood risk

27 June 2016 - 10:55pm

Scientists have released new data that will help planners identify the risks posed by floods and sea level rise, says Land Information Minister Louise Upston.

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Prisoners' handiwork brings benefits

27 June 2016 - 10:55pm

It may be house building on a small scale, but the production of four timber playhouses has had big benefits across the Manawatu community.

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Police alarmed at drink-driving numbers at Ohakune Mardi Gras

27 June 2016 - 10:55pm

Police are alarmed at the number of drivers who were caught driving intoxicated during the Ohakune Mardi Gras this last weekend.

Police had a strong presence at the event with local officers, highway patrol and traffic alcohol group staff out in force.

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Police frustrated at number of outlets selling liquor to minors

27 June 2016 - 10:55pm

Police in the Auckland City District have expressed their frustration and disappointment after a weekend controlled-purchased operation targeting under-age drinking saw four of six premises fail.

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Rural Confidence Survey: Big bounce in farmer confidence

27 June 2016 - 10:55pm

Optimism looks to be returning to New Zealand’s rural sector, with the latest quarterly Rabobank Rural Confidence Survey recording a significant upswing in sentiment among farmers across all sectors.

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NZAEE Seaweek 'Ocean Champion' winner announced

27 June 2016 - 10:55pm

NZAEE Seaweek is delighted to announce that the NZAEE Seaweek "Ocean Champion" for 2014 is Dunedin based marine conservation advocacy organisation Our Seas Our Future.

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Police seek witnesses to Puhoi fatal crash

27 June 2016 - 9:50pm

Police are keen to talk to any witnesses of a fatal crash that occurred on State Highway 1 at Puhoi early Friday afternoon.

Police believe motorists may have seen a group of motorbikes travelling northbound and riding erratically or overtaking on double yellow lines.

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Tall Blacks prepare for next phase of Olympic preparation

27 June 2016 - 9:50pm

The Tall Blacks have taken stock over the past few days as they continue preparations for the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Manila, enjoying some clear days of training without the added pressure of playing games after a whirlwind week of matches at the Atlas Challenge in China.

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Cavalier Corporation revises earnings position

27 June 2016 - 9:50pm

Cavalier Corporation is pleased to announce a second positive earnings revision to an estimated $6 million normalised profit after tax for 2015/16.

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City Care sale negotiations expected to extend beyond 30 June

27 June 2016 - 9:50pm

Christchurch City Holdings (CCHL), as the shareholder of City Care Limited, advises that negotiations are continuing around the potential sale of City Care. These negotiations are expected to extend beyond 30 June 2016.

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Golf: The Masters And The MacKenzie Myth

27 June 2016 - 9:50pm

“The club was conceived by Bobby Jones and Clifford Roberts. Their vision was to establish a national membership for the club. They took a $70,000 option on a 365-acre property called Fruitland Nurseries in Augusta, Ga.

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