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Dominion Post

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 19:52:00 +1200
Christchurch City Council recommending fast-tracking cash for stadium, water upgrades and cycleways
Funding for Christchurch's planned stadium could be brought forward two years to 2021 to "fast-track" its construction.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 21:06:59 +1200
What would a nurses' strike look like?
As 27,000 nurses and midwives prepare to strike next month, some are concerned what their absence will mean for the safety of patients.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 17:44:48 +1200
'I'm no Mr Big' - man charged with cultivating cannabis speaks
It started with a few marijuana plants in the garage so he could smoke to ease his knee pain. It soon became a hydroponic weed-growing addiction that took over his entire house.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 20:31:26 +1200
Youth apprehended after owner and son stabbed in attempted Grey Lynn robbery
A 16-year-old youth is in custody following the attempted aggravated robbery of a Grey Lynn dairy.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 22:08:52 +1200
'Extraordinary' cervical cancer campaigner Talei Roimata Morrison laid to rest
Cervical cancer campaigner Talei Roimata Morrison has left behind an inspiring legacy as a kapa haka performer, teacher and mother.

New Zealand Headlines

New Zealand National

New Zealand Pacific

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 16:21:22 +1200
Vanuatu woman given award for courage
A Vanuatu woman has been given an International Woman of Courage Award after she publicly criticised the group of men who assaulted her.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 16:36:09 +1200
Sport: Toa Samoa's Jorge Taufua puts mum first
Manly winger Jorge Taufua says he decided to switch his international allegience to honour his mother's Samoan heritage.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 16:21:23 +1200
Samoa police capture wanted man
One of Samoa's most wanted men has been taken into custody less than a year after being released from prison.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 16:21:23 +1200
Sport: Pride and frustration as Fiji 7s reflect on World Series
Fiji sevens coach Gareth Baber admits to equal feelings of pride and frustration after his team threw away a golden chance to win the World Series.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 15:03:57 +1200
China says Australia's Pacific debt claim 'ridiculous'
China's ambassador to Australia has branded as "ridiculous" the idea that Beijing is threatening the sovereignty of small Pacific nations by saddling them with unsustainable debt.

New Zealand RadioNZ

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 21:03:10 +1200
Parents take a stand for freezing kids in uniform shorts
Dozens of parents are calling for long pants to be part of the uniform at an Auckland primary school after being told they are too expensive.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 20:10:39 +1200
Teenager arrested over knife attack at dairy
A teenager has been arrested after an Auckland mother and son were stabbed in a violent attack at their dairy last night.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 19:33:07 +1200
'We've lost any opportunity to share something of our past' - teacher
Most students think that learning their own history, including the Treaty of Waitangi, is boring and over-done, an Auckland history teacher says.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 21:03:11 +1200
Tolaga Bay locals seek solution over slash damage
More than 100 Tolaga Bay locals have turned out to a meeting to discuss recent flooding and the damage caused by the leftovers from forestry operations.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 21:03:12 +1200
Delays expected on SH8A bridge for next fortnight
Motorists driving between Wanaka and Tarras may experience delays on State Highway 8A for the next fortnight.

New Zealand Top Stories

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 21:36:02 +1200
Suspected double poisoning case: Medical researcher's children reject allegations, but partner says proof exists
EXCLUSIVE: The children of Christchurch researcher Dr Shelagh Dawson reject "unsubstantiated" allegations she poisoned her partner and husband years apart, blaming post break-up spite.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 22:54:14 +1200
Natalie Joyce finally speaks out on Barnaby's betrayal, and that interview
After months of silence, Natalie Joyce, the estranged wife of the former deputy prime minister, has decided it's time to speak up about her "two-year" ordeal after her husband's affair and the birth of Sebastian.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 22:43:15 +1200
Strong quake hits near Te Kaha, in the Bay of Plenty
A strong quake has hit Te Kaha in the Bay of Plenty, 200km north west of Rotorua. 

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 22:00:28 +1200
David Seymour wants to cancel public holidays - Anzac and Waitangi can stay
ACT leader David Seymour's latest policy-on-the-fly comments turned into what closely resembled a scene from How the Grinch Stole Christmas, when he voiced his preference for axing almost all public holidays.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 22:50:08 +1200
Racist definition of the word 'bro' hurtful and untrue, woman says
The definition of 'bro' in a 1997 Oxford New Zealand Dictionary has left an Auckland woman shocked, angry and hurt, she says.

New Zealand World

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