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F5000 Racers save their best for last

Published: Sun 20 Jan 2019 07:55 PM
Early season standout Ken Smith (Lola T332) and fellow SAS Autoparts MSC NZ F5000 Tasman Cup Revival category front runners Greg Thornton (Chevron B24), Brett Willis (Lola T330) and Michael Collins (McRae GM1) kept their best until last at the second ... Read more...

Red Bull Defiance - Day 2 VNR

Published: Sun 20 Jan 2019 07:53 PM
250+ athletes battled six stages, across two days and 150km of the toughest and most picturesque mountain terrain Wanaka has to offer, to cross the finish line in the 2019 edition of Red Bull Defiance. Read more...

Kitesurfing death, Tauranga

Published: Sun 20 Jan 2019 07:54 PM
The man was on land preparing his kite ahead of taking it into the water. Read more...

Man missing at Ramarama swimming hole

Published: Sun 20 Jan 2019 07:52 PM
A man went under the water in a swimming hole off Pratts Road, and has failed to surface. Read more...

Person missing at Hunua Falls

Published: Sun 20 Jan 2019 07:52 PM
The accessway to Hunua Falls has been closed while Police search for a person who went missing in the water this afternoon. Read more...

Federation Chief Executive Officer Appointed

Published: Sun 20 Jan 2019 07:55 PM
The Federation of Primary Health Aotearoa New Zealand (the Federation), whose purpose includes promoting, protecting and improving the sustainability and interests of the primary health sector, has today announced the appointment of its Chief Executive ... Read more...

A battle of champions at Wairoa Shears

Published: Sun 20 Jan 2019 04:47 PM
Hawke’s Bay shearer Rowland Smith got the year of his hoped-for second World title under way in good fashion when he won the Wairoa A and P Show’s Open shearing title on Saturday. Read more...

Launch Party for Radical Archive

Published: Sun 20 Jan 2019 04:47 PM
Radical Aotearoa Digital Archive (or RADAR), a recently announced project to preserve the publications of radical New Zealand, has had a launch date set for the 1st of February. Read more...

MOE employees supporting kids with learning needs to strike

Published: Sun 20 Jan 2019 04:46 PM
Learning Support Service Managers, the Education Ministry staff responsible for the allocation and management of support services for children with additional learning needs, are set to take strike action from Monday [21 January] after a bid to gain ... Read more...

Hikurangi licensed for high THC cannabis

Published: Sun 20 Jan 2019 01:34 PM
Ruatoria based Hikurangi Cannabis Company has been granted permission to cultivate 16 new varieties of cannabis, including some of the first high-THC strains to be imported under new biosecurity rules. Read more...
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