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Thu, 20 Feb 2020 08:27:12 GMT
Coronavirus: Cruise evacuees arrive in Auckland, head to quarantine at military base
A private jet carrying six Kiwis who were trapped on a coronavirus-stricken cruise ship off has landed in Auckland.

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 04:03:10 GMT
Christchurch cyclists bemoan 'death valley' roads as fear grows
Christchurch cyclists say they feel more unsafe than ever as "death valley" road layouts leave little room for bikes and cars to share.

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 05:22:39 GMT
Northland toddler diagnosed with brain cancer just weeks after third birthday
Mum thought vomiting may be a sign of a gut problem. It was a golf ball-sized brain tumour.

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 05:39:34 GMT
Papatoetoe deaths: Landlord told to sell couple's belongings after suspected murder-suicide
Landlord given possession of rental after tenants' suspected murder-suicide.

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 07:38:52 GMT
Council car fell into sinkhole after burst water main floods Christchurch street
It happened during the clean up.

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Thu, 20 Feb 2020 22:23:30 +1300
PNG PM makes rare visit to NZ to 'elevate' friendship
Analysis - A rare visit by a prime minister of Papua New Guinea to New Zealand highlights a strong friendship, but one which could be closer, writes Johnny Blades.

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 15:19:39 +1300
Australia's de-emphasis on Pacific health a mistake - aid group
An aid group is describing the Australian government's change of focus on Pacific aid as a "strategic misstep".

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 13:43:07 +1300
Tongan Rugby League saga: How did we get here?
How does a country go from causing the biggest upset in rugby league history to being expelled by the international governing body in a matter of months?

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 15:35:53 +1300
Fiji's constitution undermines Hindi language - Opposition MP
Indian scholars and cultural groups should demand Fiji's government amend the Constitution because it undermines the Hindi language, an Opposition MP says.

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 15:51:48 +1300
Sport: World Nines to boost rugby league development in Samoa
Rugby League Samoa says the inaugural Rugby League World Nines Confederation Cup tournament debut in Apia later this year will boost the development of the sport in the country.

New Zealand RadioNZ

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 18:42:30 +1300
Rain is on the way - but it may too much for the south, too little in north
Forecast rain over the next 48 hours is unlikely to break the drought in Northland but could cause further headaches for Westland.

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 17:00:16 +1300
Who's in the running for New Zealander of the year 2020?
The 2020 New Zealander of the Year Award winner will be revealed tonight and the finalists are Peter Beck, Jane Harding, and Jennifer Ward-Lealand Te Atamira.

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 19:56:24 +1300
Confusing handling of a chemical spill led to 'rising hysteria'
Emergency alerts combined with a lack of information about the wellbeing of staff caused alarm during ammonia spill at a meat processing plant.

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 22:45:25 +1300
New Zealander of the Year Award winners announced
Jennifer Ward-Lealand is the the 2020 New Zealander of the Year.

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 20:29:52 +1300
Flight carrying Diamond Princess passengers lands in NZ
A flight carrying New Zealanders home from the Diamond Princess has landed at Whenuapai airbase.

New Zealand Top Stories

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 06:29:54 GMT
Auditor-General dismissal appealed, with Speaker Trevor Mallard releasing legal advice
Speaker releases the advice given to Parliament before it asked for the Auditor-General's resignation.

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 09:30:03 GMT
'I am a strong woman': Australian mum Hannah Clarke spoke of determination, self-worth
Hannah Clarke shared her story on Instagram, vowing to not "let anyone mistreat me again".

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 06:26:28 GMT
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' jet spotted in Wellington. Is the billionaire in town?
Jeff Bezos is worth more than US$100b, and his private plane has landed in Wellington.

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 03:21:58 GMT
Oranga Tamariki had 'prime role' in events leading to Flaxmere boy's beating
The family of a boy severely injured in Flaxmere are distraught and devastated.

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 07:35:39 GMT
Aussie businessman handed 27-year jail term over role in $1.5b cocaine importation
Rohan Arnold was trying to get a shipping container of cocaine ... from the Australian police.

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