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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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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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More New Zealanders using statistics

Statistics Minister Nicky Wagner says the latest Use and Trust in Official Statistics Survey shows an increasing number of New Zealanders are taking part in surveys and accessing government statistics online.

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Belfast Today

Body of tragic Ulster-born cleric to be brought back from New Zealand

Two separate funeral services are to be held on different sides of the world for a tragic Ulsterwoman who died whilst serving as Dean of Christchurch Cathedral, New Zealand.

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Suria

Britain's Prince Harry joins photobomb...

Britain's Prince Harry has followed his grandmother Queen Elizabeth II into the photobomb craze, giving the thumbs up in an image of acclaimed New Zealand rugby sevens coach Gordon Tietjens at the Commonwealth Games.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Manawatu Evening Standard

2 charged in 'car surfing' video

Police have charged two men for "car surfing", after a video of the "stupid" and "dangerous" act appeared on YouTube.

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Southland Times

Sleepouts dangerous, fire service says

The Fire Service has warned against the fire risks of using candles and alternative heating, following three deaths in the last year involving people sleeping in caravans and sleepouts.

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Stuff.co.nz

Charges follow cyclist's death

MEMORIAL RIDE: Jocelyn Lee Goodwin, 51, was killed in a crash in April. This picture, was taken in August 2012 at a Bike Manawatu Dinner.

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Manawatu Standard

Ashhurst fire siren appeal dilemma for council

The Fire Service Commission's appeal against a Palmerston North City Council planning decision that could silence the Ashhurst fire siren could be resolved out of court.

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The New Zealand Herald

Commonwealth Games: Silver in shot put and hammer throw

New Zealand made it double silver at Hampden Park this morning, with shot putter Tom Walsh and hammer thrower Julia Ratcliffe each finishing second.

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