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Wed, 10 Aug 2022 03:26:43 GMT
Christopher Luxon staff made 'mistake' not telling him about Sam Uffindell school bullying
National Party leader says staff knew about new MP's school bullying past but they did not tell him. He is now "fixated on getting to the bottom of these serious allegations".

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 08:21:58 GMT
MP says fishing industry proposal to restrict bottom trawling is 'greenwashing'
Government called on not to be swayed by fishing industry proposals to restrict – but not completely ban – bottom trawling on undersea mountains.

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 05:52:30 GMT
'True giant of architecture' Sir Miles Warren has died at the age of 93
The architect transformed the face of New Zealand, designing many iconic buildings including the Christchurch Town Hall.

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 04:29:09 GMT
Jockey Taiki Yanagida 'had no regrets' about his path, his mother says
A race meeting came to a standstill as colleagues remembered a jockey known for his huge smile and who "badgered and badgered" the man who became his manager.

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 07:05:21 GMT
Prominent broadcaster Marcus Lush wants to be Invercargill mayor
Marcus Lush will take on Sir Tim Shadbolt and at least seven other candidates in the race for the Invercargill mayoralty role.

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Wed, 10 Aug 2022 15:08:42 +1200
Three MPs ousted from Tonga's Parliament
Three MPs have been unseated today after Tonga's Supreme Court dismissed their appeals over bribery convictions.

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 13:21:57 +1200
James Marape returns as Papua New Guinea prime minister
James Marape has been re-elected unopposed as prime minister of Papua New Guinea.

Tue, 09 Aug 2022 07:27:34 +1200
Marshall Islands sees first Covid-19 spread
Majuro - The Marshall Islands has lost its Covid-free status after tests confirmed six positive cases in the capital, the first known community transmission since the pandemic started in early 2020.

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 15:50:38 +1200
Key road between capital and Tonga's main airport shut
Police have closed one of Tonga's busiest roads because of concerns for safety.

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 10:59:33 +1200
Scientists discover dozens of new species in Pacific
Thirty new marine species have been discovered by an English and Hawaiian scientific expedition in the Clarion-Clipperton Zone in the Pacific.

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Wed, 10 Aug 2022 20:00:42 +1200
NZ children face a ‘perfect storm’ of dangerous diseases as immunisation rates fall
Aotearoa is part of an international trend of falling rates for routine childhood immunisations that began during the pandemic.

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 20:33:06 +1200
Bishop's winning move: Author takes children's book prize - again
The author of a book described as a taonga for this generation and the next has taken out the Margaret Mahy Book of the Year award for the fifth time.

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 19:11:58 +1200
New Zealand architect Sir Miles Warren has died at 93
The first New Zealander to be knighted for his contribution to architecture has died.

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 18:49:19 +1200
Residents surprised as large slip falls on part of Karori
Another massive chunk of land has fallen away in a hilly Wellington suburb, and climate change will likely create a further headache for areas prone to slips if severe weather events increase.

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 17:31:21 +1200
INZ reviews employer visa process after long waits
Immigration New Zealand has reviewed the new work visa system after facing mounting criticism and frustration from employers.

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Wed, 10 Aug 2022 08:52:30 GMT
NPC: Niko Jones shines as Auckland prove too strong for plucky Manawatū in 45-18 win
Manawatū were much improved but the boys from the big smoke were just too good and a familiar name was one of their best.

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 08:30:00 GMT
The Block NZ: Blockies get slammed for study area that's 'a hot mess'
Review: Tough judge Jason Bonham really lets loose on three teams this week, and one of them bites back, finally.

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 08:30:00 GMT
Wellington councillor shuns re-election to create new watchdog
Sean Rush wants to scrutinise the “tortured statistics, self-serving surveys, weak evidence and political ideology” behind policy decisions.

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 08:30:00 GMT
Author Gavin Bishop wins another New Zeland best children's book award for Atua: Māori Gods and Heroes
A children’s book with a sense of magic and validation of matauranga and te ao Māori truths has earned author Gavin Bishop his fifth Margaret Mahy Book of the Year award.

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 08:30:00 GMT
Hearing begins in second attempt to get New Plymouth cool store development over the line
City planners have no vision for what the Ngamotu Beach waterfront could be, said a lawyer representing developers.

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