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37 min ago | The New Zealand Herald

Crafar farms buyers in new $70 million land deal

Chinese company Shanghai Pengxin has confirmed that it is aiming to buy a $70 million farm in the central North Island, which would be the second-largest foreign purchase of New Zealand land.

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2 hrs ago | Southland Times

Niwa: Sweet spring expected

Springing ahead: Taranaki's Hudson Simons, 22 months, checks out the daffodils already growing at the bottom of Marsland Hill in New Plymouth.

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4 hrs ago | BBC News

Broods: New Zealand's next pop export

Broods only started writing music together last year, but the brother-sister duo are being tipped as New Zealand's next big musical exports.

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7 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

WW1: Tunnellers first on Western Front

Christchurch tunnel in Arras, France was built by the NZ Engineers Tunnelling Company.

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9 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Telecom TV fuels channel battle

New Zealanders now have more television viewing options at lower prices, as internet TV services start and existing platforms react to protect their territory.

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9 hrs ago | Manawatu Standard

Fatal crash in Palmerston North

Police were notified of the fatal crash on State Highway 3, near the Newbury Line and Rangitikei Line, at 5.55am today.

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9 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

Hotel chain's profit drops,revenue improving

Millennium & Copthorne Hotels New Zealand has reported a sharply reduced profit after tax of $6.22 million for the half year to June 30, down from $9m a year earlier.

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12 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

Manslaughter verdict shocks

The parents of a teenager killed in Oamaru four years ago are dumbfounded and outraged over a High Court verdict that found their son's killer guilty of manslaughter, not murder.

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14 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Man charged in relation to Napier home invasion

A 23-year-old man has been charged with two offences in relation to an alleged home invasion which occurred at a Napier address at the weekend.

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18 hrs ago | Dorsetecho.co.uk

Sad wartime tale of true heroism

WILLIAM Rhodes-Moorhouse, of Parnham House in Beaminster, was the first airman to be awarded the VC and few stories that lie behind Britain's most prestigious gallantry medal could be more moving.

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22 hrs ago | Copenhagen Post

This is amazing ,so if i go to new Zealand i can finally find a girl who...

And then there was one ... Swapping New Zealand for Zealand for her second tour of duty, Emily McLean isnA't, as far as we know, getting hitched anytime soon.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Judges probe as Chorus appeals Comcom pricing

Chorus is in the Court of Appeal challenging a High Court decision that upheld a Commerce Commission price regulation for broadband delivered over the copper wire network.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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