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Man dies at Waihi gold mine

Radio New Zealand - ‎1 hour ago‎
Operations at a Waihi gold mine have been suspended after a loader driver was found dead after his vehicle rolled down a tunnel. Outside OceaniaGold's Correnso mine.
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Leading American designer expresses shock over liquidated bridal dress shop - ‎37 minutes ago‎
Brides left devastated and without their dresses after Primrose and Finch went into liquidation, closing their stores in Auckland and Melbourne and taking the money with them.
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Peak hour traffic chaos on Auckland and Wellington motorways after crashes - ‎1 hour ago‎
Southbound traffic was heavily congested and building up before 7am as two separate crashes blocked lanes on the southern motorway.
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Tauranga's rich listers

New Zealand Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
Dale and Colin Armer have again made the National Business Review Rich List. Photo/File. At least four of the country's richest people live in Tauranga and the Western Bay, according to the latest National Business Review Rich List.
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Indonesia fast-tracks execution of 14 death row prisoners to anguish of families involved - ‎10 hours ago‎
Authorities have told the families of 14 prisoners on death row that their loved ones will die 24 hours earlier than planned. Family members of 14 death row prisoners wept and one was close to collapse after learning the largest mass killing of ...
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Merkel: Germany 'will manage' challenge after attacks

Press Herald - ‎5 hours ago‎
BERLIN - Chancellor Angela Merkel pledged Thursday to do “everything humanly possible” to keep Germany safe following a string of attacks - including two carried out by asylum-seekers and claimed by the Islamic State group that she said mocked the ...
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China, Russia plan joint military drills in South China Sea

New Zealand Herald - ‎11 hours ago‎
BEIJING (AP) " China's military said Thursday it will hold joint exercises with Russian forces in the South China Sea, following a recent arbitration ruling that rejected Beijing's claim to almost the entire strategic body of water.
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President Obama Cured This Bernie or Buster

Huffington Post - ‎6 hours ago‎
I had it all ready to go. In a flash of inspiration, I had typed up about 3,000 words to explain how, after this whole #DNCLeak thing, I was still a Bernie or Bust guy.
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Pope holds Mass celebrating Poland's deep Catholic roots

New Zealand Herald - ‎7 hours ago‎
CZESTOCHOWA, Poland (AP) " Pope Francis, visiting a shrine cherished by Poles, praised native son St. John Paul II on Thursday and honored the countless "ordinary yet remarkable people" in Poland who held firm to their Catholic faith throughout ...
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Gang linked to 'gutless' teen shooting

NZCity - ‎25 minutes ago‎
The 'gutless' shooting of a 14-year-old boy in Hamilton has been linked to the Taupo Mongrel Gang in what police say is a 'new low' for gangs.
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Otago-linked Rich Listers' wealth tops $1.5 billion

Otago Daily Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
Ten business people with Otago connections have again appeared on this year's NBR Rich List, their fortunes totalling more than $1.57 billion.

Pokemon Go hack allows players to stay indoors

CTV News - ‎39 minutes ago‎
With millions of downloads since its launch a few weeks ago, Pokemon Go has quickly become a popular exercise tool as players around the world head outdoors to battle at gyms catch roving pocket monsters.

Fleming returning to SDHB

Otago Daily Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
An experienced health board chief executive has been seconded to run the Southern District Health Board for six months. Chris Fleming (48) will take a break from his role as Nelson Marlborough District Health Board chief executive.
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Unitary Plan - Poor housing for the poor?

Radio New Zealand - ‎2 hours ago‎
Increased housing density under Auckland's revised Unitary Plan may not mean more quality homes for those on low incomes, community housing groups say.
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Chinese company majority investor in $200m Southland dairy plant - ‎15 hours ago‎
The eastern Southland town of Gore is a farming stronghold and the region's second largest centre of population with almost 10,000 residents.

Wealth is only key to happiness if you know how to spend it - ‎2 hours ago‎
OPINION: Money is only of value if it is spent. Saving is nothing more than delayed spending. The purpose of money is to provide the means to enjoy life.
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Sustainability: Sustainable and profitable

New Zealand Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
All Good Organics co-director Simon Coley says the people who are motivated to make a difference through their spending aren't always from a wealthy demographic.

Are we growing immune to the hype around new smartphones? - ‎20 hours ago‎
Even with Apple's iPhone 7 just around the corner, it seems plenty of people are happy to settle for older smartphones. It's that time of year again when the Apple hype machine goes into overdrive in anticipation of the new iPhone - increased this year ...
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Pokémon Go player hits rank 40, quits the game

MegaGames - ‎8 hours ago‎
With the world and his dog wandering around their neighbourhoods trying to catch Pokémon right now, it's no surprise that a lot of people wondered what would happen when they reached the game's maximum rank of 40?
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Mafia III – Cassandra: The Voodoo Queen trailer

Gameplanet - ‎1 hour ago‎
A first-hand witness to the mob's ruthless trafficking rackets, she's vowed to take them down no matter the cost. She's as ruthless as she is mysterious.
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Paragon – The Fey announce trailer

Gameplanet - ‎1 hour ago‎
Harness the power of nature to bury your enemies as The Fey, the new caster Hero in Paragon. Play The Fey on Tuesday, August 2. Paragon is the MOBA from Epic Games, available now on PC and PS4.

Pete's Dragon: NZ-shot movie getting rave reviews - ‎54 minutes ago‎
Hot on the heels of the great notices for The Dark Horse and The Hunt for the Wilderpeople, Disney fantasy Pete's Dragon has been greeted with glowing praise.
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'Boy' actor James Rolleston seriously injured in New Zealand car crash

Los Angeles Times - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
James Rolleston, who at age 11 starred in the hit New Zealand film “Boy,” has been seriously injured in a car crash, according to media outlets in his home country.
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'Jason Bourne' Review: Looping Old Loops

Wall Street Journal - ‎2 hours ago‎
Here's to truth in advertising. Go to the official website for “ Jason Bourne” and what pops up immediately is a nonstop loop of riots, raging fires, car chases, car crashes, and brutishly ugly hand-to-hand combat, interspersed with occasional glimpses ...
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Lydia Ko off the pace in first round of Women's British Open - ‎1 hour ago‎
Lydia Ko decides on what club to use for her approach shot from the first fairway during the first round of the Women's British Open.
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New Zealand men's four miss out on Rio spot as Russia confirms it will enter a crew - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
The New Zealand men's four have missed out on a spot at the Rio olympics. There will be no place at the Rio Olympics for the New Zealand men's rowing four.
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Rugby Championship games could be played in Europe every year

SkySports - ‎1 hour ago‎
October's Rugby Championship match between title-holders Australia and Argentina at Twickenham could be the first of several fixtures that are played in Europe, says SANZAAR chief executive Andy Marinos.
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Kerry urges youth leaders to save the ocean

GMA News - ‎10 hours ago‎
US Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday urged Filipino youth leaders to join his advocacy to save the ocean. During the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) at Sofitel Philippine Plaza in Pasay City, Kerry underscored the problems ...

Experts bat for conservation strategy for 'megafauna'

Business Standard - ‎7 hours ago‎
Conservation biologists today pitched for a worldwide strategy to prevent extinction of the world's largest mammal species, including elephants and tigers, citing threats like illegal hunting, habitat loss and population growth as drivers behind their ...
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Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano lava flow enters into Pacific Ocean - ‎14 minutes ago‎
Two new lava flow breakouts occurred on Monday at the Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's big island. ×. Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano lava flow enters into Pacific Ocean.

CNMI lawsuit probes difference in take on islands' use

Radio New Zealand - ‎52 minutes ago‎
US military plans for activities on two Northern Marianas islands have been described as far beyond what local communities agreed to when it became a US Territory.
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One in three young Kiwis have tattoos, so why isn't the industry regulated?

TVNZ - ‎3 hours ago‎
Kiwi tattooists are expecting New Zealand laws to change soon when it comes to ink, as the European Chemicals Agency prepares to publish a list of potentially toxic chemicals used in some tattoos.
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FDA: No Miami-area blood donations during Zika investigation

New Zealand Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
MIAMI (AP) " Federal authorities want to suspend blood donations in Florida counties investigating four mysterious cases of Zika infection that may be the first spread by mosquitoes on the U.S.
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A standard hearing test could spot autism

West - Welfare Society Territory - ‎10 hours ago‎
A simple hearing test to spot autism years earlier than current methods can. Today, the standard approach is to identify communication difficulties through speech exercises.
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Genetically modified mosquitoes released in Cayman Islands

New Zealand Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (AP) " Genetically modified mosquitoes have been released in the Cayman Islands to control the insect that spreads Zika other viruses.
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