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4 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Booze factor in 40 per cent of arrests

Constable Chris Muir writes up a ticket for a youth caught in possession of alcohol in an alcohol-free zone in Wellington.

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8 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

Te Aroha offers Waikato nearby escape

But the town aims to become New Zealand's number one boutique destination, according to my enthusiastic host Jillian O'Neill.

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12 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Kiwi killed in gunfight

A young soldier killed in a firefight with Hamas gunmen in the southern Gaza Strip was born in New Zealand - and his family had planned to return here before he and his sister reached the age of military conscription in Israel.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Oceania,

14 hrs ago | The Press On-Line

Experts urge skin cancers be logged

Thousands of lives could be at risk from a skin cancer epidemic, with experts pleading with the Ministry of Health to take action.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Oceania, World News

18 hrs ago | Southland Times

Brownlee slams 'twerp'

The Australian journalist who fled New Zealand after being labelled a "boorish tosspot" by National minister Gerry Brownlee for his insensitive approach to the Pike River mine disaster has declared it the finest moment of his career.

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22 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Injured men drive themselves to clinic

Police are investigating why two men separately drove themselves to a Napier clinic with serious injuries overnight, one with stab wounds to the head.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Southland Times

Drone death of concern: Locke

Former Green MP Keith Locke is urging New Zealanders to demand information about the Kiwi killed in a drone strike overseas last year.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Terrorism

Southland Times

Getting a fair deal for consumers

COOL, CALM AND COLLECTED: Commerce Commission chair Mark Berry gives every impression of enjoying the hefty weight of his work.

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International Business Times

New Zealanders Willing to Pay Tax for Maui Dolphin Protection

New Zealanders are willing to pay the government more tax to protect the country's endangered Maui and Hector dolphins.

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The New Zealand Herald

Paul Little: Art paints a picture about us

The idea that the curtain for your library has to be an artwork by one of the country's foremost artists is very, you know, Devonport.

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The Press On-Line

Trio see future in Anderson Lloyd

One of the South Island's biggest law firms, Anderson Lloyd, wants to crack the large Auckland market and have taken on lawyers from rival Russell McVeagh to help take on new clients.

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Southland Times

'I've wanted to fly all my life'

If the selection process for an aviation scholarship had a fairytale ending, Blenheim teenager Laura Woodcock would be the winner and everyone would live happily ever after.

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Timaru Herald

Oamaru station in new hands

An unconditional contract for the sale of the 114-year-old Humber St building, formerly owned by the Oamaru Whitestone Civic Trust , was signed on Thursday afternoon.

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The New Zealand Herald

Rally driver auctions cars after cheating death

Gordon Finlay is treated by the Westpac Rescue Helicopter crew after crashing his Toyota Rally car during a Thames Car Club event in February.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Kiwis would pay to protect NZ's dolphins

New Zealanders want Maui's and Hector's dolphins protected, and are prepared to pay for it, according to a new report.

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Nelson Mail

Conservatives introduce Nelson candidate John Green, 81

ON THE TRAIL: Conservative Party leader Colin Craig spoke to a full house at the Nelson Suburban Club last night.

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Dominion Post

'Team effort' nets furtive sex predator

A man who put an advert on a website seeking underage girls for sex has been jailed after the website's administrator informed authorities.

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Stuff.co.nz

Green light for $70m campus

The final block of funding needed to get it off the ground was announced yesterday.

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The New Zealand Herald

NZ @ Noon: Fight to keep pet bull

Stories making headlines around the regions today include a Rotorua man taking on the District Council to keep his pet bull and an Engineer with an unusual way to keep warm.

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International Business Times

Labour Party in New Zealand Offers to Revive Education Projects Chopped by National Government

The Labour Party in New Zealand will ensure higher funding to the adult and community education sector, reports NZ Herald.

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