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  1. Breakers hoping for best after injury setbacksRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    The New Zealand Breakers face a daunting start to the Australian National Basketball League with Tall Blacks Alex Pledger and Thomas Abercrombie ruled out indefinitely through injury. New Zealand tip off their campaign next Friday, away to defending champions the Perth Wildcats.

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  2. Cold blast will take the spring out of your stepRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Dominion Post

    While MetService was forecasting a cool and dry October, we had to get through a "stormy, horrible" first week of the month, meteorologist Georgina Griffiths said. Wind and possibly rain warnings would probably be issued tomorrow, due to a couple of fronts that were expected to arrive today and to stay till early next week.

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  3. 'Above average' payout for WestlandRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Otago Daily Times

    Westland Milk Products says its financial results, while strong, do not meet the company's strategic goal of providing ''superior'' returns to shareholders. The Hokitika-based co-operative has reported record total group revenue of $830 million for the 2013-14 year, up 46% on the previous year.

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  4. Consents fall but optimism remainsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Otago Daily Times

    Despite some signs of slowing in Auckland and Canterbury, ASB expected further growth in house building demand, albeit at a more modest pace than seen over the first half of the year. Statistics New Zealand figures showed the number of seasonally adjusted consents was flat for August this year, the same reading as in July, which recorded a 1.7% drop from the previous month.

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  5. Finding business success storiesRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Otago Daily Times

    Two Otago companies will be part of the Deloitte New Zealand Fast 50 index, with less than 1% separating Palmerston-based Skevington Contracting and Queenstown-based South Pacific Fire Protection in the regional awards. Skevington, which works in the goldmining and contracting business, edged out South Pacific by 0.9% to take the Otago and lower South Island fastest growing services business in the awards held last night.

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  6. PIRA Energy Group's Weekly Natural Gas, Power and Coal Market...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | PRWeb

    The Ukraine Hedge: High Global Gas Stocks Emerge Outside U.S., while Sales of Electric vehicles in Europe Lagging Behind, with the Exception of Norway An almost completed deal among Ukraine, Russia, and the E.U. over gas deliveries this winter appears to be taking on an actual shape. NYC-based PIRA Energy Group believes that the Ukraine hedge: high global gas stocks emerge outside U.S. In the U.S., stock build was a hair above consensus, while NYMEX gains.

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  7. WPRFMC responds to amended monument planRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | National Fisherman

    The Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council acknowledges that the President's amended Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument expansion plan reduces the economic toll the original plan would have taken on sustainable US Pacific Island fisheries. The announcement of the final plan comes after months of the WPRFMC expressing serious concern for a sudden, unilateral proposal from the White House to expand the monument.

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  8. Racing: James to ponder optionsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    The winning post in Saturday's A$500,000 group one Turnbull Stakes at Flemington will be the middle of the crossroads for classy Cambridge mare Silent Achiever. It will be the start of the process for when trainer Roger James decides whether Silent Achiever continues on with her original aim of contesting the Melbourne Cup or switches to the Cox Plate.

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  9. Netball: Ferns fine-tune defence for first testRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    The dominance of Australian shooter Caitlin Bassett over the past 12 months has forced the Silver Ferns to re-think their defensive tactics heading into the Constellation Cup series. Tonight's opening test in Invercargill is the first meeting between the two sides since the Ferns were dealt an extraordinary 18-goal hammering by a ruthless Australian line-up in the final of the Commonwealth Games.

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  10. Creation care team brings global perspectiveRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | United Methodist Church

    U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon plants mangrove shoots on Tarawa, the main atoll in the Pacific island nation of Kiribati, to help protect against the rising sea levels. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon visited the Parque EA3lico Camilo Ortega Saavedra wind farm in the Department of Rivas in Nicaragua.

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  11. Top 20 sporting rich list: Part 4Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Here they are - the kings of New Zealand's sporting castles. Your numbers 1 through 5 on the Sporting Rich List - led by an Old Salt and including a Premier League star, a petrolhead, a young man with big hoop dreams and our most capped All Black.

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  12. Student's app may be a lifesaverRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    University of Auckland business student Laurelin Okan is developing monitoring technology to help save the lives of people with heart disease, including herself. Okan, who is 21, says she is developing the Heart Emergency App Recognition Technology to try to help save some of the 30 per cent of New Zealanders who die from cardiovascular disease each year, and to try to improve heart rate monitoring for those at risk.

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  13. Memo to Labour: it's also the policyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    David Parker is one of the nicest blokes in politics. Unfailingly polite, considered in his answers, almost a little too honest for his own good at times.

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  14. All Blacks: Ranger sets sights on return for World CupRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Rene Ranger of the All Blacks makes a run during the Third Test Match between the New Zealand All Blacks and France. Photo / Getty Images Former All Black Rene Ranger wants to return home from his French club Montpellier to be closer to family but also with an eye on next year's World Cup.

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  15. MotoX: Race teams throw down the gauntletRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Rangiora's Dylan Walsh, a new member of the CMR Red Bull KTM team this season. Pictures / Andy McGechan, BikesportNZ.com The new motocross season is about to burst into life and, behind the scenes, the Bel-Ray Pro Rider Suzuki Team has been busy putting strategies in place to ensure it once again features at the top of the sport in this country.

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  16. Hannah's a future country queenRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Southland Times

    The Hamilton 20-year-old has been making waves in New Zealand country music, her masterful guitar playing and soulful voice, earning her a string of accolades. The latest, bestowed at the New Zealand Country Music Association annual awards ceremony at Rotorua's Civic Theatre is the title of New Zealand Country Music Senior Entertainer of the Year.

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  17. Timaru testbed for programmeRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Southland Times

    Timaru is piloting a revamped digital enablement programme designed to help businesses become technology savvy, increasing efficiency and teaching them to effectively use ultrafast broadband . The course, endorsed by the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment, is being hosted by Aoraki Development, Business and Tourism .

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  18. Ferns chase credibilityRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Southland Times

    After all, they have had plenty of time to chew over an 18-goal Commonwealth Games loss to the team they - and the public - measure themselves against, at an event which means a lot to everyone who follows the game. An injury-hit campaign saw the Ferns limp their way to the final before getting walloped by a very good Australian team.

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  19. Wandering toddler drowned in pondRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Southland Times

    A rural Southland toddler who disappeared from her parent's home walked up to 1 kilometre along a cow lane before falling into a duck pond and drowning, the Invercargill Coroner's Court was told. The inquest for Irene Nath, 2, was told the toddler was never one to leave the home section where her father had been a farm worker for about six months.

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  20. Fewer burglaries solvedRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Southland Times

    Burglary and theft accounts for about half of Wellington police district's recorded crime - despite police saying they're trying to prevent them happening. In the 2013-14 financial year, police solved 563 of 4365 burglaries - a worse strike rate than the previous 12-month period, when 600 burglaries were solved out of 4485 reported.

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