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Top Lincoln sportsman spending summer among elite

13 October 2016 - 4:35pm

Lincoln’s newly named Sportsperson of the Year, Sam Bosworth, is looking forward to a busy summer after moving into the top level of his sport.

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Free parking offer for Hamilton's CBD

13 October 2016 - 4:35pm

Easier access to Hamilton’s central city area is just a few weeks away as Hamilton City Council prepares to launch free parking before 9am and after 3pm.

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Fonterra receives awards for tanker safety

13 October 2016 - 3:30pm

Fonterra’s GM Transport and Logistics Barry McColl has been named Road Risk Manager of the Year at the Australasian Fleet Safety Awards.

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Working people carrying the can for the Govt - Robertson

13 October 2016 - 3:30pm

Today’s announcement of a Government operating surplus is the result of the hard work of many Kiwi businesses and workers, who will be asking themselves if they are receiving their fair share of growth in the economy, Grant Robertson Labour Finance Spokesperson said.

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Wellington Police jump to support Safer Boating Week 2016

13 October 2016 - 3:30pm

The winter temperatures aren’t quite over but this Friday, Wellington Police will be jumping at the opportunity to encourage safer boating this summer.

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Bringing govt departments and jobs to regions - NZ First

13 October 2016 - 2:25pm

New Zealand First will breathe new life into regional New Zealand by shifting government departments into regional centres throughout the country.

"This is another key part of New Zealand First’s regional policy," says New Zealand First Leader and Northland MP Rt Hon Winston Peters.

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New Mayor signals change to unite Wellington City Council

13 October 2016 - 2:25pm

New Wellington Mayor Justin Lester has signalled major changes to how Wellington City Council will operate, with a new committee structure designed to give Councillors more input into decision-making and open up more spending decisions to public oversight.

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CCDHB: Local impact of junior doctors' strike action

13 October 2016 - 2:25pm

Junior doctors who are members of the New Zealand Resident Doctors’ Association (RDA) will go on strike from 7am on 18 October until 7am on 20 October.

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Just 18 affordable homes in Auckland SHAs - Little

13 October 2016 - 2:25pm

New data revealing just 18 affordable homes have been built and sold to first home buyers in Auckland’s Special Housing Areas show National’s flagship housing policy has failed and Labour’s comprehensive housing plan is needed, says Leader of the Opposition Andrew Little.

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NZers help cancer patients feel 'like a person again'

13 October 2016 - 2:25pm

An estimated 1,800 people were diagnosed with cancer in July. In the same month, generous New Zealanders ensured approximately the same number of people will get to experience a transformational Look Good Feel Better workshop during their treatment.

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$4.2m Community Finance boost to benefit more low income earners

13 October 2016 - 2:25pm

Social Development Minister Anne Tolley says more low income families will be able to access low and no-interest loans, as the Community Finance partnership is rolled out to additional areas across the country.

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'Weedkiller puts Kiwis' health at risk, but you won't even know you're using it'

13 October 2016 - 2:25pm

New Zealanders’ health is being put at risk by a chemical in commonly used weedkillers that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) doesn’t even require companies to publicly disclose is in its compounds, the Green Party said today.

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Right move in the wrong direction - NZMEA

13 October 2016 - 2:25pm

The Government is right to make adjustments to our immigration system in response to high numbers causing housing and infrastructure pressures.

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Historic school bus welcomed to Parliament

13 October 2016 - 2:25pm

Education Minister Hekia Parata this afternoon welcomed a historic school bus onto the grounds of Parliament.

"This is a replica of a Ford Model T bus, used for New Zealand’s first ever school bus service that began in Piopio in 1924," says Ms Parata.

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Basin Reserve unveils new website and logo

12 October 2016 - 5:50pm

With Wellington City Council significantly investing in the future of the Basin Reserve, the Basin Reserve Trust is pleased to unveil a new logo and website (basinreserve.co.nz). The Trust felt that the time was right to start showcasing the ground as it moves into a new era.

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Hamilton the host city for NZ Deaf Games 2016

12 October 2016 - 5:50pm

More than 140 deaf athletes will converge on Hamilton on Labour Weekend for the NZ Deaf Games 2016.

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Fatal shooting in Wairoa

12 October 2016 - 4:45pm

A 43 year-old man has died following a fatal shooting at a rural property in Mohaka, near Wairoa this morning.

Police and ambulance were called to the address just before 11am after receiving reports that somebody had been shot.

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NZ Kiwis: Two debutants in Perth test line-up

12 October 2016 - 4:45pm

New head coach David Kidwell has selected his first NZ Kiwis team, including seven changes from side that faced Australia in the Downer Trans-Tasman Test in May.

The starting line-up includes two players making their debuts for New Zealand, Solomone Kata and Jordan Rapana.

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Leading academic appointed Massey Vice-Chancellor

12 October 2016 - 3:40pm

A veterinary scientist with an international reputation for her teaching, research and academic leadership will be the next vice-chancellor of Massey University.

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Intergen CEO a finalist for Wellingtonian of the Year awards

12 October 2016 - 3:40pm

Intergen’s CEO, Simon Bright has been named a finalist in the Business category in this year’s Wellingtonian of the Year awards. Winners will be named at The Wellys awards evening at Te Papa on Thursday 10 November 2016.

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