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30 min ago | International Business Times

Instagram's Newest App Bolt Now Available Exclusively in New Zealand, Singapore and South Africa

New Zealand is one of the first countries in the world to experience photo and video messaging app, Bolt, created by Instagram.

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Related Topix: Instagram, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Oceania, World News, Ipad, Science / Technology

1 hr ago | Southland Times

Call for obesity to be disability

Obesity in New Zealand is a ticking timebomb and it should be classed as a disability, says Marlborough's new disability spokesman.

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4 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Novopay move slated as diversion

Australian company Talent2 has been dumped from its own ill-starred Novopay teachers' payroll system in what Labour says is a bid by the Government to draw a line under the debacle before the election.

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6 hrs ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

Police chase gunman

An armed man fired at police officers, tried to hold up three vehicles and led police on a car chase in the Bay of Plenty before being arrested overnight.

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6 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Fugitive fired bullets during high-speed chase in Tauranga

A short time later the vehicle was located in Whakamarama, however as police approached the vehicle it sped off towards Tauranga.

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7 hrs ago | Medical Daily

'80-Odd Years Of Happy': Watch Seniors At New Zealand...

Seniors at a New Zealand retirement home show what it means to be "Happy" in a recreation of Pharrell Williams' hit song.

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Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, World News

10 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Labour promises $2 boost in minimum wage

A $2-an-hour boost to the minimum wage, scrapping the 90-day work trial, and a Commission of Inquiry to set industry standards are part of the Labour Party's work and wages policy, launched today.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Agriculture, Science

15 hrs ago | Southland Times

115,000 Kiwis get slate wiped clean

At least 115,000 people have been able to put their criminal past behind them under "clean slate" legislation introduced a decade ago.

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19 hrs ago | Southland Times

Devoy slams ACT for Maori attacks

As politicians seek the limelight in the run-up to the general election, Race Relations Commissioner Dame Susan Devoy has hit out at ACT attacks on Maori.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

Charges for Hawke's Bay sheep rustlers

Police were pleased with the recent arrests, but believed they had nabbed just some of a much larger group offending in the Hastings area.

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The New Zealand Herald

Autistic boy grateful for stranger's gift

A 12-year-old autistic boy who had his electronics and birthday presents stolen in a burglary has been gifted a new laptop by a Hawke's Bay Today reader.

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The New Zealand Herald

Lee Suckling: The parental helping hand

Like Lena Dunham's character in 'Girls' do twenty-somethings rely too much on their parents for financial support? Photo / AP, Thinkstock The defining moment for Hannah Horvath in Girls , the pivotal event to set the tone for the entire series, came when her parents financially cut her off.

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Related Topix: Lena Dunham, Oceania, World News, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Opinion

Stuff.co.nz

First Kiwi killed in battle

FINAL FAREWELL: The farewell muster in 1914 at the old Motueka wharf for volunteer troops including Private William Ham, circled.

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Stuff.co.nz

Could ebola reach New Zealand?

The worst ebola disease outbreak on record is unlikely to reach New Zealand from west Africa, the Ministry of Health's director of public health says.

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The New Zealand Herald

Brian Rudman: Taking a broad jab at the flu not to be sniffed at

'It would seem obvious that, as a community, we should take on this scourge with all guns blazing,' says Brian Rudman.

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Related Topix: Influenza, Health, Vaccinations, Oceania, World News

The New Zealand Herald

Pat English: Balancing guanxi ledger pays dividends

We read about it or see it in the news every other week. But very few of us can pronounce it, let alone put a name to it.

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The New Zealand Herald

Editorial: Team Key: Pride comes before a fall

First the Prime Minister disdained an apology to the woman whose alleged abuser was allowed to leave with diplomatic immunity, then the Transport Minister bypassed airport boarding security, now the Conservation Minister is telling the Fish and Game Council to back off the issue of dairy farms' river pollution.

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Stuff.co.nz

Ball gets rolling on Transmission Gully

There is no going back now. Construction of the Transmission Gully motorway north of Wellington has been set in stone by the Government and work will start in a matter of months.

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NatureNews

Project drills deep into coming quake

For the first time, researchers are preparing to drop a battery of sensors deep into a seismic fault to record the build-up and occurrence of a massive earthquake.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Geology, Science,

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New Zealand criticised by Pacific Island leaders

New Zealand needs to listen to Pacific Island leaders when it comes to climate change action, said the Green Party today.

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