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Snow hits southern roads, but delights tourists
Snow has fallen to 400 metres overnight in Central Otago and inland Southland as a strong cold southerly moves up the lower South Island. MetService warned as much as 40cm of snow could accumulate above 800 metres through to early Tuesday morning, ...
Snow-vember: Wintry blast closes roads, flights affectedNewstalk ZB
Snow blankets lower South Island with more on the wayRadio New Zealand
There is no winter storm, but we do have pockets of severe weather - WW breaks it down (+2 Maps)
Otago Daily Times
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New Zealand Herald
Teen admits to workmate's manslaughter at Auckland factory
New Zealand Herald
A teenager has admitted killing a workmate at an Auckland factory. Lima Feleti, 18, appeared today in the High Court at Auckland before Justice Kit Toogood and later pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of a 19-year-old man. The teenager had fatally ...
Teenager pleads guilty to manslaughter of another Auckland teenIndependent Community Newspaper

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Otago Daily Times
Missing woman five months pregnant, upset after scan
Otago Daily Times
A young woman missing from the Wellington suburb of Khandallah is five months pregnant and had been upset after an ultrasound scan, her husband says. Sonam Shelar, 26, was last seen at 8.30am on Saturday on Cashmere Ave. Her husband, Sagar ...
Search continues for Wellington woman missing since
Police step up search for missing Khandallah
Fears for safety of missing Wellington womanRadio New Zealand
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New Zealand Herald
A new 10-year early learning strategic plan aims to shake-up New Zealand's early-learning sector
New Zealand Herald
Increasing teacher salaries and conditions, more adults for every baby and toddler, and moving towards 100 per cent qualified teachers are at the centre of the Government's plan for early learning. Education Minister Chris Hipkins today launched the ...
Govt's draft ECE plan includes higher teacher to child ratiosRadio New Zealand
New plan for high quality early learning - HipkinsVoxy
Government reveals plans to have 100 percent qualified teachers in early childhood educationNewshub

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New Zealand Herald
Go Bus drivers stop buses from leaving Hamilton depot
New Zealand Herald
Striking Waikato bus drivers caused rolling delays for services after they blocked the buses from leaving the depot this morning. The action by drivers comes after Go Bus issued a lock out notice on staff after they announced they wouldn't charge ...
Striking bus drivers bring Hamilton's public transport to a standstillWaikato Times
Revised city bus schedule due to industrial
Partial strike action from Waikato bus drivers has turned into a full blown lock out from their bossesNZCity
Brinkwire (press release)
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Hawke's Bay Opera House ablaze overnight
Brinkwire (press release)
A fire in the Hawke's Bay Opera House and several fires in bins in Hastings last night may have been connected. Firefighters were called to the blaze, on the ground floor of the three-storey Opera House just after 10pm. It was put out about three hours ...

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Independent Community Newspaper
Auckland Pride Parade's hui over police uniform ban turns into 'a circus'
Independent Community Newspaper
A physical scuffle broke out at a meeting of the Auckland rainbow community to discuss the ban on uniformed police marching in the city's 2019 Pride Parade. Tim Foote, the facilitator, also demanded media hand over any notes taken before kicking them ...
Levi Joule: Let uniformed LGBT police parade their PrideNew Zealand Herald
'Incredibly tense': Auckland Pride Parade hui on cops wearing uniforms turns sourNewshub

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Newstalk ZB
'You can't even name them' - Simon Bridges stumped after being pressed on taxes he blames for increase in rents
National leader Simon Bridges blames new taxes and regulations introduced by the current government for rents rising two-and-a-half times faster this year than under National, though he struggled to name the taxes behind the rise. Under the previous ...
How liberal is Simon Bridges really?Newshub

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New Zealand Herald
Audrey Young: Power - the ironic theme from Apec summit
New Zealand Herald
COMMENT. If there is one theme that sums up Apec's summit this year it is power, which is ironic as it was hosted by the least powerful member, Papua New Guinea. The power of the press was evident, first of all, in exposing the purchase of a ...
NZ Announces Further support to PHAMA Plus
Winston Peters is 'confident' NZ will get US tariff exemptionsNewstalk ZB
Peters encouraged by US interest in the PacificRadio New Zealand
Brinkwire (press release) -Daily Telegraph
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Tornado hits Mid Canterbury, after day of wild weather
A tornado has been spotted crossing part of Mid Canterbury. It's understood to have hit about 3.30pm on Sunday. James Busby said he was in the garden, in Mitcham, north of Ashburton, when he saw the "motion of the twister forming" in a neighbouring ...
Micro-tornado hits hardSunLive
Watch: Big tornado tears through mid CanterburyNewstalk ZB
Incredible moment enormous tornado whips up dirt and debris as it surges through New ZealandDaily Mail

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 18 Nov 2018 

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