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22 hrs ago | Southland Times

Wanaka skate park upgrade rolls on

ROLLING: Work is set to begin on the upgrade of the Wanaka Skate Park and is expected to be finished by the end of the year.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

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Fuel and electricity price gouging hits regions hardest

New Zealand First Candidate for the East Coast electorate, Mere Takoko, will lead a convoy of logging trucks and supporters through East Coast city centres in a bid to highlight the rising cost of electricity and fuel in the region.

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Four Masters: Coster, Stratford, Henare, Thomson

They are machine shearers Tony Coster, of Rakaia, and Nathan Stratford, of Invercargill, woolhandler Joel Henare, of Gisborne, and blades shearer Brian Thomson, of Christchurch.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

Peter Jackson to tackle Kiwi story

DAM BUSTERS: Peter Jackson says his version of the story won't be a re-make of the 1955 film starring Michael Redgrave.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

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Winners of 2014 Hirepool Construction Excellence Awards

Winners of the awards, run by the New Zealand Contractors' Federation and Roading New Zealand, include a farm bridge over the Motu River at Gisborne and the multi-million dollar Lower Hatea River Crossing at Whangarei.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

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Cuts and Trickery Distort Crime Stats

As the thin blue line of police gets thinner under National, the government is also resorting to trickery to cover up the true extent of crime, says New Zealand First.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Cop cuts in crime hotspot

Police numbers are being cut in Hawke's Bay despite statistics showing those already in the job are struggling to cope with the worst crime rates in the country.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

Telecom's rebranding fails to ignite NZX

Blair Gilpin, telecommunications analyst at sharebroker Forsyth Barr, said investors would now be focused on the company's results for the 2014 financial year, to be announced on August 22. Gilpin said he was expecting a "positive story" in the results based on cost savings from the telco's headcount reduction and savings from suppliers and other ... (more)

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Gisborne Intermediate undergoes $2.3m upgrade

The first phase of weathertightness repairs to Gisborne Intermediate School is now complete, Associate Minister of Education Nikki Kaye says.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

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Entering the 2015 Ballance Farm Environment Awards

The annual contest promotes sustainable land management and is organised by the New Zealand Farm Environment Trust.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

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a The Dark Horsea a " mentors matter

This amazing movie shows that good people, even weak and flawed ones, can have a hugely positive impact on children and young people, says John Cowan from The Parenting Place.

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Smokefree Pacifica Beats 2014 - East Coast final results

N8V6 from Wairoa College were named this year's East Coast winners of Smokefree Pacifica Beats at the Lawson Field Theatre, Gisborne on Tuesday night.

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Labour will fence in land sales to foreigners

Foreign purchase of more than five hectares of New Zealand farmland will be restricted under a Labour government, leader David Cunliffe says.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

The Otago Daily Times

Forensic evidence wrongly bagged, murder trial told

A High Court murder trial has been told that police lost an opportunity to gather forensic evidence during an East Coast homicide inquiry.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

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An old favourite is back on display

A much-loved car from the old Hawke's Bay Museum is now in place in its new home at MTG Hawke's Bay.

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Winter's still around

June and July were very mild months, both experiencing unseasonably warm temperatures, thanks to the persistence of a northwest flow across New Zealand.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

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Mana Supports the Silent Leaders Challenge

"Tomorrow I will be participating in a challenge to break the silence about hearing loss", said MANA Leader and Tai Tokerau MP, Hone Harawira.

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Villa Maria offers vineyard tours by app

New Zealand wine producer Villa Maria has launched what it claims is "the first comprehensive regional vineyard app", allowing users to take a virtual tour of its various sites.

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Questions and Answers a " July 31

Economic ProgrammeChallenges 1. JAMI-LEE ROSS to the Minister of Finance : What has been the Governments main challenge in implementing its economic programme during this term of Parliament? Economic Programme-Challenges 1. JAMI-LEE ROSS to the Minister of Finance : What has been the Government's main challenge in implementing its economic ... (more)

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

The Dark Horse: An instant Kiwi classic

Stuff sat down with Cliff Curtis and James Rolleston, stars of the new Kiwi film The Dark Horse, which is released nationwide on July 31. Genesis Potini lived with a bi-polar disorder that saw him hospitalised many times, and he came from a family with strong gang affiliations.

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