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  1. SH1 Huntly crash causing significant traffic delays

    Police.govt.nz - Crime 02.24 / 08:06 police.govt.nz
    Location: Waikato Police are attending a crash on SH1 in Huntly and are advising motorists to avoid the area. The crash happened just after 8pm this evening and involved a car and a motorcycle. Two people have moderated injuries as a result of the crash and the Serious Crash Unit will be investigating. The northbound lane at the crash site is closed and traffic is moving through the area using the southbound lane with stop/go management. Due to the lane closure traffic…
  2. Wairarapa police and community work together for results

    Police.govt.nz - Crime 02.24 / 06:20 police.govt.nz
    Location: Wellington In response to rising burglary incidents over the last six months Wairarapa Police created a burglary task force to deal directly with local suspects and target known locations. The task force named ‘Operation Gardner’, directly targeted known burglars and dishonesty offenders as well as the illicit use of met…
  3. Ongoing limited search for missing Christopher Neal

    Police.govt.nz - Crime 02.24 / 03:11 police.govt.nz
    Location: Central Please attribute to Incident Controller, Constable Gareth Hughes of Palmerston North Search and Rescue: Central District Police are continuing the search for 36-year-old Christopher Neal who was last seen in Masterton on Monday morning. Mr Neal was reported missing on Wednesday 22 February, 2017. His 2016 Holden Colorado was located near Ballance Bridge shortly after the report was made. Items of his were found at the edge of the river. While the…
  4. Schools no longer required to be in lockdown

    Police.govt.nz - Crime 02.24 / 01:22 police.govt.nz
    Location: Auckland City To be attributed to Inspector Andy King, Auckland City Police The three Remuera schools who were put into lockdown as a precautionary measure have been advised by Police that they are no longer required to be in lockdown. Police are clearing the street but no injured persons have been found. There have been no other reports about any unusual behaviour in the area. Enquiries around the original caller and the information provided by that person…
  5. Christchurch Police investigate sexually motivated attack

    Police.govt.nz - Crime 02.24 / 01:22 police.govt.nz
    Location: Canterbury Police are investigating an attack on a woman in Waltham, Christchurch last night. Between 10:15 and 10:30pm last night a 21-year-old woman was attacked from behind by a male as she walked along Vienna Street towards Hastings Street. It is believed the assault was sexually motivated. During the incident the woman managed to bite her attacker’s hand and believes she bit hard enough to have left a noticeable mark.  The man who attacked her is des…
  6. Incident in Remuera - several schools in lockdown as a precaution

    Police.govt.nz - Crime 02.24 / 00:17 police.govt.nz
    Location: Auckland City Police are currently responding to an incident in Woodley Avenue , Remuera. At around 12.30pm, Police received an emergency phone call from a man saying there was an injured woman in Woodley Avenue. Police are currently searching the area but at this stage no injured persons have been found and attempts to speak to the caller are ongoing. Remuera Kindergarten, St Kentigern Junior School and Remuera Intermediate have all gone into lockdown. This…
  7. Update on Kamo shooting incident

    Police.govt.nz - Crime 02.23 / 23:32 police.govt.nz
    Location: Northland Please attribute to Inspector Justin Rogers, Area Commander of Whangarei/Kaipara: Investigations are continuing today into a shooting incident which occurred in Kamo on Wednesday evening. Three people remain in Whangarei Hospital in a stable condition, one of whom is a 21-year-old man who was arrested yesterday in relation to this incident and is undergoing medical treatment. No charges have been filed at this stage. Our enquiries are…
  8. Christchurch Police seek witnesses in relation to unexplained death

    Police.govt.nz - Crime 02.23 / 23:32 police.govt.nz
    Location: Canterbury Christchurch Police are carrying out an investigation on behalf of the coroner into the unexplained death of 30-year-old Nicole Morris. Ms Morris died in Christchurch Hospital on Sunday 19 February, 2017, of a result of injuries sustained when she fell from a moving vehicle in late January. Detective Senior Sergeant Greg Cottam says she was found on Bealey Avenue at approximately 5:30pm, Friday 27 January 2017, after falling from the…
  1. Editorial: Clear advice critical in fight against HIV

    Nzherald.co.nz - Health 02.24 / 16:34 www.nzherald.co.nz
    Preparations are being made for the annual Pride Parade this evening, an event fixed on the Auckland calendar. The show, which draws thousands, is always a lively, colourful affair, tinged with politics and controversy. It…
  2. Baby Riley Drever dies after mum takes him to the doctor eight times

    Nzherald.co.nz - Health 02.24 / 16:34 www.nzherald.co.nz
    The heartbroken mother of a baby who died of respiratory failure wants answers after she says she took the infant to eight different GP practices - and insisted he be admitted to hospital - in the months leading up to his…
  3. Climb Mt Victoria and help cancer patients shift 'from illness to wellness'

    Stuff.co.nz - Health 02.24 / 16:07 www.stuff.co.nz
    This weekend is your opportunity to help cancer patients shift their focus from illness to…
  4. Parking crisis at Christchurch Hospital

    Stuff.co.nz - Health 02.24 / 16:07 www.stuff.co.nz
    Staff, visitors, patients and construction workers battle daily over scarce car parks near Christchurch Hospital and this week some patients missed their appointments when cricket spectators took car spaces at the hospital's park and ride service. Cate Broughton …
  5. Why fungal infections need a “white coat moment”

    Ajp.com.au - Health 02.24 / 16:02 ajp.com.au
    Antifungals: it’s a section of the pharmacy that doesn’t have a lot of glamour, and often doesn’t attract a lot of attention Customers are often ... The post Why fungal infections need a “white coat moment” appeared first on AJP…
  6. Donald Trump slams FBI 'leakers' amid reports the bureau refused to deny Russian links

    Smh.com.au - Health 02.24 / 14:47 www.smh.com.au
    President Donald Trump has lashed out once again at US intelligence agencies, calling out the Federal Bureau of Investigation over leaks that have hobbled his administration amid reports of pre-inauguration contacts with…
  7. Why Ellie Brush was always made for AFL Women's success at the GWS Giants

    Smh.com.au - Health 02.24 / 14:47 www.smh.com.au
    Ellie Brush has always had AFL footy in her blood, and she's making every post a winner at the…
  8. From Trinidad to Sydney: the rise of Swifts super import Sam Wallace

    Smh.com.au - Health 02.24 / 14:47 www.smh.com.au
    Sam Wallace has traded the beaches of Trinidad for the hustle and bustle of Sydney to play with the…
  1. How Christchurch's Linwood College turned its reputation around

    Stuff.co.nz - Education&Family 02.24 / 19:37 www.stuff.co.nz
    JOSEPH JOHNSON/FAIRFAX NZ Redcliffs teenagers Imogen Crooks, 16, left and Emilia Crooks, 13, walk to the bus stop on their way to Linwood College. How does a college with falling enrolments and a flagging reputation become the school of choice for its community? ADELE REDMOND reports on the grassroots project that's turning Linwood College around.For months, Linwood…
  2. Upset over decision to downgrade polytechs

    Newstalkzb.co.nz - Education & Family 02.24 / 17:44 newstalkzb.co.nz
    The government is facing tough questions over the downgrading of two tertiary institutions in three months. The Qualifications Authority downgraded Taranaki's Western Institute of Technology, after losing confidence in its quality of education, and Auckland's Unitec in November over concerns about the way that institution moderated assessments. WIT's course completion rates dropped from 83 percent to 70 percent between 2012 and 2015. Tertiary Education Union president Sandra Grey said…
  3. Editorial: School of manners must get pupils off their phones

    Nzherald.co.nz - Education & Family 02.24 / 16:34 www.nzherald.co.nz
    Jodi Tempero does not sound like an old fashioned lady in our story today on the school she is establishing to teach children good manners. She does not claim to be especially well versed in the subject. She is an ordinary…
  4. School looking to cure etiquette ills caused by social media set to open in Auckland

    Nzherald.co.nz - Education & Family 02.24 / 16:34 www.nzherald.co.nz
    Children as young as seven are being enrolled at an Auckland training school offering courses on good manners.Etiquette school Mr and Mrs Manners is set to open for classes in April this year, with courses ending with a fancy…
  5. Christchurch schools derelict, demolished or waiting for resolution years after closure

    Stuff.co.nz - Education&Family 02.24 / 16:07 www.stuff.co.nz
    Weeds a metre high have sprung up between cracks in the pavement at Waikuku …
  6. 'Legacy' project building a new future for Christchurch's Linwood College

    Stuff.co.nz - Education&Family 02.24 / 16:07 www.stuff.co.nz
    JOSEPH JOHNSON/FAIRFAX NZ Redcliffs teenagers Imogen Crooks, 16, left and Emilia Crooks, 13, walk to the bus stop on their way to Linwood College. How does a college with falling enrolments and a flagging reputation become the school of choice for its community? ADELE REDMOND reports on the grassroots project that's turning Linwood College around.For months, Linwood…
  7. ‘Mass Effect: Andromeda’ release date, news & update: More on interesting link, customisation options & other trilogy el

    Au.ibtimes.com - Education 02.24 / 13:00 au.ibtimes.com
    BioWare has recently revealed the only tie “Mass Effect: Andromeda” has with the other older games in the trilogy. It has got nothing to do with characters. BioWare stated that the only tie carried over from earlier games is players’ option to select which gender Commander Shepard is before they start the game…
  8. 'World of Warcraft' update 7.2 brings new story content, battlegrounds and PVP content

    Au.ibtimes.com - Education 02.24 / 08:36 au.ibtimes.com
    "World of Warcraft" update 7.2 The Tomb of Sargeras contains new upgrades that will be added to Battlegrounds and PVP Brawl…
  1. Founders Brewing signs Aussie deal

    Brewsnews.com.au - Food 02.24 / 06:08 brewsnews.com.au
    North America's Founders Brewing Co. is set to be distributed in Australia by Red…
  2. Beer jobs: Brand Manager – Little Creatures, NSW

    Brewsnews.com.au - Food 02.24 / 05:26 brewsnews.com.au
    The Lion Craft Beer Division is now recruiting for an experienced Brand Manager – Little C…
  3. Bright starts new brewery build

    Brewsnews.com.au - Food 02.24 / 05:05 brewsnews.com.au
    Bright Brewery's new production facility is scheduled for completion by September this…
  4. Bintani creates ultimate US hop blend

    Brewsnews.com.au - Food 02.24 / 03:21 brewsnews.com.au
    Bintani Australia has created its own proprietary blend of five different hops, an unprecedented move for a hop supplier, which founder Pete Meddings considers one of his career’s proudest a…
  5. Lord Nelson hosting 30th birthday dinner

    Brewsnews.com.au - Food 02.24 / 02:38 brewsnews.com.au
    The Lord Nelson Brewery Hotel will host a dinner on March 22 to mark its 30 years of…
  6. Women hop on board the beer trend

    Nzherald.co.nz - Food 02.24 / 02:02 www.nzherald.co.nz
    As beer sales fall, alcohol companies are turning to one of their biggest untapped markets - women.Over the past 37 years, New Zealand beer consumption has fallen by 2 per cent a year on average, while wine consumption has…
  7. Have you been drinking red wine all wrong?

    Red wine in the fridge? Yes. Room temperature in Australia is not the same as room temperature in a French…
  8. Have you been drinking red wine all wrong?

    Red wine in the fridge? Yes. Room temperature in Australia is not the same as room temperature in a French…
  1. Drawing Room 24.02.2017

    Abc.net.au - Arts 02.24 / 09:22 www.abc.net.au
    Broadcast: Friday 24 February 2017 7:15PM In this episode London Klezmer Quartet tour Australia Listen Download More This… …
  2. London Klezmer Quartet tour Australia

    Abc.net.au - Arts 02.24 / 09:22 www.abc.net.au
    The quartet has revived and invigorated Klezmer music, a form which has its roots in the Jewish diaspora across Eastern…
  3. Zac Franich Looking for Love as the New Zealand Bachelor

    Scoop.co.nz - Arts&Culture 02.24 / 09:01 www.scoop.co.nz
    Zac Franich Looking for Love as the New Zealand Bachelor in 2017 MediaWorks is delighted to announce that Zac Franich will be joining the family as their leading man in the highly anticipated third series of The Bachelor New Zealand, coming soon to Three.…
  4. My Feed: Gucci, Lana Del Rey and outer space

    Abc.net.au - Arts 02.24 / 08:22 www.abc.net.au
    Artist Minna Gilligan takes RN Drive through her favourite things on social media this…
  5. Sydney Opera House fined for being too loud

    Abc.net.au - Arts 02.24 / 08:22 www.abc.net.au
    The complaint was made after a Florence and the Machine concert in…
  6. Hyundai amp up backing for Paddon

    Scoop.co.nz - Arts&Culture 02.24 / 04:31 www.scoop.co.nz
    Hyundai New Zealand, a key partner in Hayden Paddon’s international rallying career, aims to create the largest motorsport supporters’ club in the world with the launch of ‘Paddon’s Pack’, an interactive online community for Paddon…
  7. Coll Goes Down in 5 to Elshorbagy

    Scoop.co.nz - Arts&Culture 02.24 / 04:31 www.scoop.co.nz
    Paul Coll the World Number 16 has gone down in an epic 5 game encounter against the World Number 1 Mohammed Elshorbagy from…
  8. SABU TOYOZUMI NZ Tour 2017

    Scoop.co.nz - Arts&Culture 02.24 / 04:09 www.scoop.co.nz
    Audio Foundation and sound explorers are proud to present one of the greatest living improvising drummers – Sabu Toyozumi from Japan. Sabu has performed with a who’s who of jazz and avant-garde greats from Charles Mingus to Keiji Haino to Les Rallizes…
  1. Why we shouldn't stress about our children's academic success

    Nzherald.co.nz - Books 02.24 / 19:02 www.nzherald.co.nz
    Expectations are a funny thing. We all have a sense, as we set out on the great adventure of parenthood, of our hopes for our kids. We imagine self-sustaining successful adults who, on their own thrilling adventure towards…
  2. Kelly Ana Morey: When the writing work dries up, I wait tables

    Stuff.co.nz - Books 02.24 / 16:28 www.stuff.co.nz
    OPINION: In an exemplary piece of adulting I bit the bullet this week and started looking for another waitressing job before – not after – I ran out of money. I couldn't even be bothered with having a "poor me" moment about it. Yes, there are the two and a half degrees – I abandoned my art history PhD – and the list of publishing that now runs to three pages in 10-point, and that decade I spent working at a museum. But to be honest that adds up to a whole lot of nothing in the New Z…
  3. Author Tanya Moir reveals her alter ego

    Stuff.co.nz - Books 02.24 / 16:28 www.stuff.co.nz
    Tanya Moir shares her life with an alter…
  4. Brunswick Street's bohemian heyday is over, but wasn't it good, says new book

    Quirky cafes, fetish shops, avant garde theatre and indy music: new book captures the heyday of Brunswick Street,…
  5. Brunswick Street's bohemian heyday is over, but wasn't it good, says new book

    Quirky cafes, fetish shops, avant garde theatre and indy music: new book captures the heyday of Brunswick Street,…
  6. Brunswick Street's bohemian heyday is over, but wasn't it good, says new book

    Quirky cafes, fetish shops, avant garde theatre and indy music: new book captures the heyday of Brunswick Street,…
  7. Brunswick Street's bohemian heyday is over, but wasn't it good, says new book

    Quirky cafes, fetish shops, avant garde theatre and indy music: new book captures the heyday of Brunswick Street,…
  8. Brunswick Street's bohemian heyday is over, but wasn't it good, says new book

    Hillsnews.com.au - Books 02.24 / 14:48 hillsnews.com.au
    Quirky cafes, fetish shops, avant garde theatre and indy music: new book captures the heyday of Brunswick Street,…
  1. Collaborators Focus on Promoting Natural Gas Vehicles and Fuel in Europe

    Ngvglobal.com - Industries 02.23 / 23:13 ngvglobal.com
    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), IVECO (a brand of CNH Industrial) and ENGIE have agreed to collaborate on the promotion of natural gas vehicles and infrastructure in Europe, with a particular focus on certain countries and regions. The initiative will unfold first in the Wallonia region of Belgium. The collaboration is in …
  2. Collaboration Will Enhance LNG Adoption as Marine Fuel (SEA\LNG)

    Ngvglobal.com - Industries 02.23 / 23:13 ngvglobal.com
    SEA\LNG, the multi-sector industry coalition formed mid-2016 with the aim to accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel, says collaboration is crucial to achieve effective understanding of the opportunities and associated commercial barriers to LNG as an alternative to traditional bunker fuels. A representative of SEA\LNG will speak [&#…
  3. CNG Station Growth Surging in France

    Ngvglobal.com - Industries 02.23 / 23:13 ngvglobal.com
    AFGNV, France’s Natural Gas Vehicle Association, reports there will be 85 Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) filling stations open in the country by the beginning of 2018, up from the 50 CNG stations operating today. AFGNV member ENDESA also advised the association it intends to open three new stations in 2017. AFGNV …
  4. Heavy-Duty Natural Gas Engine Unmatched in Comparative California Emissions Testing

    Ngvglobal.com - Industries 02.23 / 23:13 ngvglobal.com
    The University of California Riverside’s College of Engineering – Center for Environmental Research and Technology (CE-CERT) has released a report that summarises clear benefits should California promote the uptake of heavy duty natural gas trucks to meet its objective of reducing transport-related emissions, particularly when compared to equivalent diesel-operated HDVs. It sees [&#…
  5. IVECO Stralis NP Awarded Project of the Year

    Ngvglobal.com - Industries 02.23 / 23:13 ngvglobal.com
    IVECO Stralis NP, launched by the Turin-based truck manufacturer mid-2016 as the first natural gas truck for long-haul operations, has been voted ‘Project of the Year’ at the European Gas Awards of Excellence 2017. The recognition follows closely on the UK GreenFleet Awards in November 2016 where IVECO was named ‘Large Goods Vehicle [&…