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  1. Garth George: Aftermath of betrayal helps confirm faithRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Hundreds of millions of Christians throughout the world will tonight begin their annual celebration of the events of the holiest and most sacred period in the Christian calendar, the first Easter - events upon which the Christian Church is founded and which stand at the very heart of our faith and belief. Easter recollects the death, the descent into Hades and the victorious bodily resurrection of Jesus Christ, Son of Man and Son of God - an event which can be said to have transformed mankind and his environment to a greater degree than any before or since, and which split history in two.

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  2. Time to Review Government-Imposed Shop ClosuresRead the original story

    56 min ago | Scoop

    Retail NZ says that it's time to review outdated laws which ban many shops opening over Easter while giving others an unfair competitive advantage. "Shopping is a huge family pastime for many New Zealanders," Retail NZ Chief Executive Mark Johnston said today.

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  3. Retailers call for Easter trading laws revampRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Retailers are calling for a revamp of Easter trading laws, as one rebellious garden centre vows to again defy the ban. "Many New Zealanders want to be able to go shopping over the long Easter weekend - but at present many shops are banned from opening by Government regulation," chief executive Mark Johnston said.

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  4. Netball: Conference-leading Mystics' defensive strategy pays dividendsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    This season, along with the Mystics' reputation as a flaky, inconsistent side, it was the Auckland side's young defensive end that had some questioning whether Debbie Fuller's otherwise star-studded line-up had what it took to be title contenders in 2015. But after the Mystics stood up to the toughest defensive test of the competition in round five - 1.98m Jamaican supershooter Jhaniele Fowler-Reid - those question marks are suddenly being rubbed out.

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  5. Crankworx Rotorua with Anneke and AnneRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Bike Magazine

    Lizard Skins riders Anne-Caroline Chausson and Anneke Beerten both walked away from Crankworx Rotorua with excellent results, Anne-Caroline having won the enduro and Anneke having taken first in the pumptrack challenge and fourth in the enduro. Check out the video for an inside look at their experience in New Zealand.

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  6. Soul Mates Premieres in New Zealand TonightRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Scoop

    SOUL MATES PREMIERES IN NEW ZEALAND TONIGHT @ 8.50PM ON COMEDY CENTRAL, SKY CHANNEL 015 'BONDI HIPSTERS' & 'BEACHED AZ' COMEDIANS NICK BOSHIER & CHRISTIAAN VAN VUUREN POKE FUN AT KIWIS IN NEW SERIES TWEET THIS: .@nickboshier & @FullySickRapper star in new series #SoulMates tonight @ 8.50pmon @comedycentralnz, @SKYNZ channel 015! Bondi Hipsters comedians Nick Boshier and Christian Van Vuuren are set to rock New Zealand's world in the Kiwi premiere of their hilarious new series Soul Mates , airing tonight @ 8.50pm on Comedy Central, SKY Channel 015.

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  7. 130 new rheumatic fever drop-in clinics openingRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Scoop

    Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says 75 new free drop-in sore throat clinics are now up and running in Waikato and Northland, and a further 55 clinics will soon be opening. "The Government has invested more than $65 million to prevent rheumatic fever.

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  8. Karting kingpins head for the start lineRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Manawatu Standard

    Palmerston North and its KartSport Manawatu kart club have a proud record of producing some of the best drivers - kart and car - in the country. Former karters Brendon Hartley and Earl Bamber are now works Porsche drivers in Europe, Chris Pither races V8 Supercars across the Tasman and both Bamber, from Whanganui, and fellow international Josh Hart, from Palmerston North, have finished on the podium at the Rotax Max category's annual Challenge Grand Final meeting overseas.

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  9. NZ@Noon: 'Heartbreaking' damage and a welcome boostRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Devastating damage in Vanuatu and a welcome boost from Hawke's Bay are just two of the stories making headlines around the regions today. The "heartbreaking" effects of Cyclone Pam are still being felt in Vanuatu today - but a Tauranga teen says her Vanuatuan "family" saved her life.

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  10. College Sport: Ellery has archery in his genesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The New Zealand Herald

    Archer Isaac Ellery, 15, from Botany Downs Secondary College is ranked No 1 in New Zealand in the cadet men's compound division. Photo / Jason Oxenham Isaac Ellery was possibly born to be an archer.

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  11. Honour and Pari rule the roost at vineyardRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Stuff.co.nz

    Honour, one of two native falcons, or karearea, introduced to keep pest birds away from Martinborough vineyards, keeps a wary eye out for a starling or waxeye. Two rare native falcons raised on a Martinborough vineyard are growing up, flexing their powerful wings and terrorising grape thieves.

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  12. Fox 34 FLOAT and DPS Shock | New for 2016 - Damper giant sets its sights on trail bikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bike Magazine

    ... The samples arrived just in time to be tested on some of the world's best trails during our trip to Rotorua, New Zealand for the fist of three Crankworx festivals this year. The svelte new 34 FLOAT might look small compared to a Pike, but it packs a ...

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  13. Preview: SRAM Guide Ultimate - Engineers pull out all the stops on...Read the original story

    Yesterday | Bike Magazine

    Today SRAM announces its new flagship brake called Guide Ultimate. The idea behind the project was to throw everything the brake engineers had at this thing to make the best possible brake they could, without regard for cost.

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  14. Speaker: The Power of N - Nutrient Caps and Peak DairyRead the original story

    Yesterday | Public Address

    Chris Lewis quickly backed down from the suggestion of a dairy moratorium in the Waikato, but environmentalists won't let it go so easily. The Waikato Federated Farmers president now insists he merely raised the notion as a "straw man" at an executive meeting, and that he was subsequently misrepresented.

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  15. Netball: Broughton pleased with Pulse performanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The New Zealand Herald

    It's been a tough start to the 2015 ANZ Championship for the Central Pulse after they lost three of their first four games but they showed what they're capable of with a 49-38 win over the Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic in Wellington last night. Some strong defensive work and a rejuvenated Irene van Dyk helped the Pulse towards a crucial New Zealand conference victory.

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  16. Netball: Pulse score key winRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The New Zealand Herald

    The accurate shooting of Irene van Dyk, left, and Jodi Brown allowed the Pulse to build a steady lead. Photo / Christine Cornege After opening the season with three losses in four games, they scored a crucial New Zealand conference victory over the Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic in Wellington tonight.

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  17. NZ's Top Destinations to Experience in 2015 RevealedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Scoop

    The North Island's pristine lake district of Taupo has topped a consumer poll conducted by leading travel experience provider Experience Oz +NZ as the country's number one destination to experience this year. 'New Zealand's Top 10 Destinations to Experience' , a trans-Tasman poll now in its second year, has revealed Taupo is the country's top destination for 2015, closely followed by Fiordland's perennially popular Doubtful Sound coming in second, while the stunning Bay of Islands were recognised in third place.

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  18. Secondary schools paddle to glory at Waka Ama championshipsRead the original story

    Sunday | Scoop

    Waka Ama racing enjoys surge in popularity with 95 schools competing at the New Zealand Post-backed national secondary school championships. Rotorua's Blue Lake last week transformed into a sea of colour and noise as New Zealand's top secondary school Waka Ama paddlers battled it out for national honours.

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  19. NZ@Noon: 'Poo' problem and a rude awakeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | The New Zealand Herald

    Versatile Products owner Chris Munro - his deck is a favourite spot for Tauranga vagrants who smear poo on the walls. Photo/George Novak Problem poopers in Tauranga and slashed tyres in Hawke's Bay are just two of the stories making headlines around the regions today.

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  20. Deadly danger on Hobbit highwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Some Rangitanuku Rd residents want more arrows drawn on the road to help foreign drivers stay on the right side. Residents of a rural Waikato road fear dodgy GPS directions to Hobbiton are endangering the lives of tourists and locals.

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