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Island Bay cycleway review recommended

Radio New Zealand - ‎11 minutes ago‎
It says in a new report on the city's cycleways that the one in Island Bay should be reviewed and modified after further community consultation.
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Gorilla death highlights debate over captive creatures

New Zealand Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
Harambe, a western lowland gorilla, who was fatally shot to protect a 4-year-old boy. Photo / AP. Much of the wrath of social media over the death of Harambe the gorilla at Cincinnati Zoo focused on the mother of the child for letting the 4-year-old ...
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Len Buckeridge could litigate as hard as he could fight

The Australian - ‎13 hours ago‎
Long before the late billionaire Len Buckeridge's relatives resorted to legal action over his estate, he had relied on litigation to settle his own disputes.
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MediaWorks revenue down, local content key - ‎29 minutes ago‎
ANALYSIS: While it's the staff changes that have made the headlines for MediaWorks over recent months, the media company's latest financial results show a calmer picture.
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Auckland is suffering a fall in inventory levels, with listings down 9.2pc on the same time last year.

New Zealand Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
The value of the average New Zealand property increased by 3.9 per cent in the past three months to $577,829, according to Quotable Value.
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Unsealed Trump University 'playbooks' show how controversial school was run - ‎1 hour ago‎
Nearly 400 pages of previously sealed court documents in a lawsuit filed against Donald Trump and the now-defunct Trump University have been made public, detailing operations of the real-estate-to-riches programme that cost students as much as ...
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Metiria Turei for deputy PM? Cabinet portfolios allocated on vote share - James Shaw - ‎4 hours ago‎
Labour and the Greens say they're willing to work together to change the Government at the 2017 election. The Green Party has an eye for the role of deputy prime minister, if it finds itself in such a bargaining position, after the next election.
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1080 blackmailer pleads guilty to drug charges

Otago Daily Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
The man who was jailed for threatening to spike infant formula with 1080 was on bail on drug charges when he sent blackmail letters to Fonterra and Federated Farmers.

Alarming waterspouts over north Auckland - ‎53 minutes ago‎
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Country to defrost next week as June warms up - ‎48 minutes ago‎
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Man missing in bush near Levin found in search and rescue operation - ‎3 hours ago‎
A hunter missing in bush near Levin has been found by a defence force helicopter and has been picked up by an ambulance. A hunter missing after heading into bush near Makahika, Levin, has been found in a search and rescue operation.

$450 million Huntly bypass bridge steel fails test - ‎2 hours ago‎
Imported steel from China has found to be too weak to be used on four bridges on the new $450m Huntly bypass. Tests revealed that 500 tonnes of steel did not comply with structural steel standards and cannot be used on that section of the $2 billion ...
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2degrees reports $33m loss, says 'growth strategy' working - ‎1 hour ago‎
2degrees chief executive Stewart Sherriff says it's his job to spend the money and his shareholders' job to finance the firm.
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Landlords required to insulate and install smoke alarms

New Zealand Herald - ‎4 hours ago‎
Rentals with no insulation will need to upgrade to 2008 standards by July 2019. Photo / Michael Craig. Landlords will need to take action to insulate and install smoke alarms in certain rentals after a law change.

Waikato DHB set to move into old Farmers building in Hamilton city centre - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Waikato DHB is moving some of their services into the old Farmers building on Alexandra Street, Hamilton. The vacant Farmers building will soon take on a new lease of life as the district health board moves its services to the central city location ...

Blaming alcohol for poor behaviour is too easy - ‎10 hours ago‎
OPINION: It has become accepted wisdom that New Zealand has a serious drinking problem. But do we? And if we do, what's the reason?
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Motorola RAZR making a comeback

New Zealand Herald - ‎3 hours ago‎
90's kids rejoice: Motorola's iconic RAZR is making a comeback and will be on sale from June 9. Motorola released a promotional YouTube video late last month set in a school theme (clever) to announce the iconic phones - once endorsed by Paris Hilton ...
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Sega Survey Asks About Sonic Crossover Games

GameSpot - ‎May 30, 2016‎
Sonic is no stranger to crossovers, having appeared in Super Smash Bros. and a number of Mario & Sonic games. Sega may now be considering even more partnerships like these if a new survey is any indication.
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GammaSquad Review: 'Homefront: The Revolution' Is Rough And Unready

UPROXX - ‎5 hours ago‎
Homefront: The Revolution is a game with a tortured history. It began at THQ before hopping to Crytek after that company went under, and then to Deep Silver when Crytek had problems, and came out between Battleborn and Overwatch.

Jono and Ben show celebrates 100 episodes - ‎1 hour ago‎
The TV hooligans celebrate their 100th show in May, here's a look at one of their parodies. On Friday night, Kiwi comedians Jono Pryor and Ben Boyce reach their 100th episode milestone, something Boyce acknowledges is no easy feat in New Zealand ...
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The Rock delivers voice-over performance of the Haka for Disney animated musical Moana

Daily Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
He puts maximum effort into everything that he does, with the physique and career to prove it. And on Tuesday, Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson shared a clip of his highly animated voice-over performance of the Haka chant as part of the upcoming Disney ...
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Mum Bec Douros told not to breastfeed on plane by fellow passenger - ‎1 hour ago‎
A mother was left furious when a passenger sitting next to her on a flight told her she should have fed her baby before boarding. Bec Douros, a former contestant on the Australian version of The Block, was breastfeeding her son Archie when the woman ...
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Sonny Bill Williams signs for three years to make All Blacks midfield spot his own - ‎2 hours ago‎
Sonny Bill Williams at the press conference announcing his signing a three-year deal with New Zealand Rugby. Three more years to hone his craft.
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Australian adventurer to be reunited with long-lost kayak - ‎2 hours ago‎
An abandoned kayak lost at sea 18 months ago has washed up somewhat worse for wear on Auckland's Muriwai Beach. Nathan Marshall was running with his dog along the beach on Wednesday morning when he came across the barnacle-encrusted white ...
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Gisborne All Black's run cut short

Māori Television - ‎21 hours ago‎
Chiefs midfielder Charlie Ngatai has been ruled out of the All Blacks to deal with on-going concussion symptoms. It's only been two days since the Ngāti Porou midfielder was named in the first ABs squad of the year.

Joseph Parker: I won't avoid anyone in my quest to be world heavyweight champion - ‎7 hours ago‎
Joseph Parker knows he's going to have to take a bit of punishment to beat the best and win a world title. Joseph Parker says he won't avoid anyone in his quest to get to the top of the boxing world and hopes the new breed of heavyweights can develop ...

Can you teach an old parrot new tricks?

Voxy - ‎1 hour ago‎
Age may be just a number but according to research on kÄ kÄ by Victoria University of Wellington, older doesn't necessarily mean wiser.

SPCA looking for cat-hater trapping pets

New Zealand Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Hawke's Bay SPCA is trying to find a Napier cat-hater who seems to be illegally using traps to catch people's pets. A pet owner in Taradale has been left distraught after their black-and-white cat Jazz came home on Monday with a leg-hold trap ...
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Kepler-62f could support life and is just 1200 light-years away - ‎15 hours ago‎
An exoplanet lying just 1,200 light years from Earth has the conditions needed to sustain life, according to research. ADVERTISEMENT.

Woman faces long health battle after surgical mesh operation

Taranaki Daily News - ‎4 hours ago‎
Susan Waters of Motueka has ongoing health problems resulting from a surgical procedure she had involving the use of surgical mesh.

One more case of measles has been confirmed in Horowhenua. - ‎5 hours ago‎
The latest case, from someone who attended Lollipops Educare Levin, brings the total number of measles cases to 10 in the area. MidCentral Public Health Service is working with Lollipops staff to prevent further spread.
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TV shows with smoking should be R-rated - professor

Radio New Zealand - ‎2 hours ago‎
Television shows depicting people smoking should be given an R rating, says an Otago University professor. no caption. Photo: 123rf.
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Minister hails councils' bid to share services

New Zealand Herald - ‎26 minutes ago‎
A ground-breaking shared services contract between Northland's four councils that could bring about $18 million in benefits has been hailed by Minister of Local Government Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga as the way of the future for local government.