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Mexico's Blue Parrot club sees people shot dead during BPM festival in Playa Del Carmen

Daily Mail - ‎2 minutes ago‎
Up to eight people are reportedly dead after a shooting in a Mexican nightclub on the final night of the BPM music festival. A gunman fired shots through an open window at the Blue Parrot club in Playa Del Carmen - about 40 miles from Cancun - early ...
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The McCaw wedding cover shot: Richie McCaw and Gemma Flynn talk to Woman's Day

Stuff.co.nz - ‎14 hours ago‎
Newly-weds Richie McCaw and Gemma Flynn have shared the story of their wedding in an exclusive interview with Woman's Day. The magazine has dubbed the occasion "the wedding of our dreams" and published the couple's wedding album.
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Obama and His Movement Prepare to Challenge President Trump

NBCNews.com - ‎Jan 14, 2017‎
CHICAGO - He may be leaving the White House but he isn't totally going away. As President Obama gave his farewell address to the nation on Tuesday night, he also began the shift to a third stage of his political career.
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Langdon custody battle intensifies

Stuff.co.nz - ‎4 hours ago‎
Kiwi girl Que Langdon, 6, plays in Melbourne after she and her father sailed from New Zealand to Australia. The heated custody dispute over six-year-old Que Langdon has made its way to a Melbourne court with her father Alan commencing a recovery ...
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Kyrgyzstan ministry says cargo plane crash kills 37

New Zealand Herald - ‎4 hours ago‎
BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan (AP) " A cargo plane crashed Monday in a residential area just outside the main airport in Kyrgyzstan, killing at least 37 people, the Emergency Situations Ministry said on Monday.

'Bomb' Low brings Wind, Rain & Cold

Scoop.co.nz (press release) - ‎11 hours ago‎
Last weekend New Zealand continued in the southwest weather pattern that has lingered around since December. This means that the South Island west coast got most of the rain at the weekend while parched regions in the north and east hardly saw a drop.
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Oxfam: Tax-dodging helps these 8 rich men own half world's wealth – Fair or foul?

BizNews - ‎3 hours ago‎
The managers at Oxfam, a charity, are no fools when it comes to garnering headlines for a cause they believe in. They have issued a press release, reminding the world that the globe's eight richest people own half the world's wealth, to coincide with ...
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PM on climate change: moderate not 'extreme' response needed

New Zealand Herald - ‎8 hours ago‎
Emissions rise from the PBF Energy Inc. Toledo Refining Company facility in Oregon, Ohio, U.S. Photographer: Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg.

Kayaker rescued at Lake Taupo after being blown offshore while fishing

TVNZ - ‎2 hours ago‎
A 40-year-old Turangi woman was rescued off Lake Taupo tonight after going missing while fishing in her 6m sea kayak. A Coastguard rescue boat.
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Multiple fire crews respond to Waikato house fire

Stuff.co.nz - ‎5 hours ago‎
A fire that started in the garage took hold of a house, near the small Waikato town of Tirau on Monday night. Multiple fire crews raced to the property in Pakaraka Rd, at 6.24pm.

Public hospitals discharging patients to prepare for doctors' strike

New Zealand Herald - ‎13 hours ago‎
Members of the New Zealand Resident Doctors' Association will strike from tomorrow morning to Friday morning. Photo / Getty Images.
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Man impaled in South Auckland car crash

Radio New Zealand - ‎5 hours ago‎
A man is in a critical condition after being impaled in a car crash in South Auckland. Emergency services were called to the crash on Kidd Road in the suburb of Karaka shortly before 5pm.

The korero of the carving is the most important thing

Stuff.co.nz - ‎6 hours ago‎
Made in Taranaki: Morgan Watson is a carver and runs The Rock Shed out of Waitara. He sells greenstone necklaces and other taonga.
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North Shore motorists stung in holiday period speeding fines

New Zealand Herald - ‎6 hours ago‎
Throughout the country police collected $12,057,410 in speed camera fines during the 2015/16 holiday period. Photo / File. Speedy drivers paid more than $12 million in fines during the latest holiday period with the lion's share - almost $2m - coming ...

Dairy prices tipped to rise at auction

New Zealand Herald - ‎4 hours ago‎
This week's GlobalDairyTrade auction is expected to show a mild improvement in prices. Photo / This week's GlobalDairyTrade auction is expected to show a mild improvement in prices.
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Capital rents jump 10 per cent, and are set to go higher

Stuff.co.nz - ‎4 hours ago‎
Wellingtonian Shirley Jones and her partner are both 45, both professionals, and considering commuting weekly from Nelson after finding the Wellington rental market too expensive and difficult to break into.
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Dangerous campervan driving on South Island highway caught on camera

Stuff.co.nz - ‎5 hours ago‎
According to those filming, the campervan was seen driving dangerously from Tekapo on Braemar Rd. The campervan crossed the centre line multiple times, and drove in the middle of the road.
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New broadband plan drives down cost of data

Stuff.co.nz - ‎13 hours ago‎
The new broadband plan promises to be an extremely cheap way for Kiwis to jump on the world wide web. A "no frills" unlimited broadband plan is promising it will not be beaten on price as people increasingly look to take up unlimited data offerings.
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Competition heats up in race for electric vehicle

Stuff.co.nz - ‎16 hours ago‎
Automakers are shifting away from hybrid vehicles and pouring resources into electric vehicles in the race to develop the next generation of environmentally friendly automobiles.

Drivers under the influence of drugs and alcohol feared by New Zealanders

New Zealand Herald - ‎4 hours ago‎
Kiwis' fear of impaired driving can help influence changes in driver behaviour. Photo / Paul Taylor. Drunk or drugged motorists drive the most fear into Kiwi hearts, a safety report has revealed.

Recap: Shortland Street returns for 2017 season, so who survived that cliffhanger?

Stuff.co.nz - ‎5 hours ago‎
We're heading back to the Street for the season premiere of Shortland Street for 2017 to see who survived that cliffhanger. READ MORE: Shortland Street 2016 season finale cliffhanger recap.

Will Brooker spent a year living like David Bowie and here's what it was like

New Zealand Herald - ‎7 hours ago‎
He dresses like Bowie, frequents the same places Bowie did, signs autographs for Bowie's fans and literally lives like Bowie - but of course, he's not Bowie.

Swan holds up train by waddling on the track for two miles

Stuff.co.nz - ‎7 hours ago‎
Train delays are a common occurrence for any UK commuter, usually caused by strikes or bad weather. But what would you do if your journey into work was held up by a swan?
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How a decade of Keeping Up With the Kardashians has changed television forever

Stuff.co.nz - ‎10 hours ago‎
E! executives want to try their hand at daytime TV in case the reality TV show juggernaut has come to an end. Ten years ago, the Kardashian family burst onto our television screens and in the process created a whole new genre of entertainment.
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HIGHLIGHTS-Day one at the Australian Open

Eurosport.co.uk - ‎53 minutes ago‎
Fourth seed and 2014 champion Stan Wawrinka suffered a huge scare against Slovak Martin Klizan but the Swiss three-times grand slam champion battled through to win 4-6 6-4 7-5 4-6 6-4 on Margaret Court Arena.
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Wing spot best fit for Warriors utility Tui Lolohea

New Zealand Herald - ‎11 hours ago‎
NZ Warriors utility Tuimoala Lolohea has finally resigned himself to playing on the wing under new coach Stephen Kearney. Speculation has raged over Lolohea's future, after he seemed to fall out of favour towards the end of the last NRL season and was ...
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MOU signed for floating city off Tahiti

Radio New Zealand - ‎15 hours ago‎
French Polynesia has signed a memorandum of understanding with a US group to build a floating city in the territory. Minister Jean-Christophe Bouissou (right) with Randolph Hencken (left) of the Seasteading Institute at the signing of the memorandum of ...
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Trump's climate sceptism alarms Antarctic scientists

Radio New Zealand - ‎16 hours ago‎
The incoming Donald Trump administration is prompting fears about the future protection of marine areas in the Antarctic. These Adelie penguins will travel north during winter, but Antarctica teems with tiny wildlife -. Environmental groups and ...
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Mystical 'light pillars' form over Canada 3 hours ago

Newshub - ‎8 hours ago‎
Residents in Ontario, Canada, have been captivated by beams of light which look like something out of a movie. But Scotty's not trying to beam somebody up, à la Star Trek - it's a weather phenomenon known as 'light pillars', according to National ...
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Green Party refusing to give up on Paris Climate despite Trump's criticism

Newstalk ZB - ‎6 hours ago‎
The Green Party's not giving up on the Paris Climate accord just yet, even though the USA is a chance to withdraw from the international agreement.

Queenslander Bec Craven marks one year on from successful heart transplant

New Zealand Herald - ‎5 hours ago‎
Bec Craven has had three hearts: two human, one bionic. Today she lives a happy, healthy life. Photo / Instagram. Rebecca Craven was sleeping when she heard the alarm go off the first time.
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Alcohol industry attacks new research

SunLive - ‎10 hours ago‎
The scientists and the alcohol industry have clashed head-on over new research suggesting television audiences continue to be exposed to high rates of alcohol marketing and sponsorship.

Reactions varied to Facebook video on Maori pronunciation

New Zealand Herald - ‎9 hours ago‎
New Zealand's education system needs to put more focus on languages, says the woman whose video about Maori pronunciation received thousands of views last week.

App to help you organise your death

Radio New Zealand - ‎13 hours ago‎
A new online tool that connects people to vital services during pregnancy and a baby's first few months is proving so popular that one is being developed for the other end of life.
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