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Live: Standing ovation for Helen Clark at Labour campaign launch
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Former Prime Minister Helen Clark has been given a standing ovation at the Labour Party campaign launch in Auckland - her first appearance at a party election event since 2008. Photo / Michael Craig. Claire Trevett. By: Claire Trevett. Deputy political ...
Artworks used to funnel secret donors' contributions to the Labour
'It's going to be a very interesting campaign' - Helen Clark believes Jancida Ardern has what it takesTVNZ
Election 2017: National plans big new roads as support fallsNewsroom
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Omakau residents may need to boil drinking water for a year
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Residents of the small central Otago settlement of Omakau may need to boil water for drinking for another year, until their treatment plant is upgraded next July. The township is into its 30th day of a boil-water notice issued after flooding last month ...
Boiling water goes on and onOtago Daily Times

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Millie Elder-Holmes announces single status via social media
Millie Elder-Holmes shared the news of her break up from Greek boyfriend of more than a year Kostas Saripapas via Snapchat last night. Millie Elder-Holmes shared the news of her break up from Kostas Saripapas, her Greek boyfriend of more than a year ...

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Drug use in South Africa takes dangerous turn as addicts share blood in 'Bluetooth' trend
"Bluetooth" involves one addict injecting themselves with heroin, then injecting their own blood into a friend's. It's a dangerous and risky practice, but many of the young South Africans doing it say they are desperate and no longer care about their own.

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Anatomy of a Meti-crisis: Green leader James Shaw's candid account of 'the longest week of all time'
The Greens took a gamble. Now, they face the prospect of political oblivion. How did it go so wrong? Co-leader James Shaw speaks exclusively. James Shaw sits in the bath at home, watching an hour-long episode of Game of Thrones. Perilously clutching ...
Embattled Greens leader James Shaw pokes fun at his Saturday night plans - 'I'm at the nerdiest housewarming party ...New Zealand Herald

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Labour launches 2017 campaign - taking aim at Kiwi hearts
Helen Clark will attend the launch. Ms Clark has largely kept out of New Zealand politics since leaving New Zealand Parliament. Singer Hollie Smith is set to perform. Political commentator Bryce Edwards says campaign launches are "more about capturing ...

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¯\_(ツ)_/¯: Smiley face emoticons in work emails can make you seem incompetent, study finds
Sacramento Bee
A smile is not the same as a :), at least in a formal workplace setting, according to a new academic study. Researchers from the University of Haifa and Amsterdam University, who studied the use of emoticons and emojis in the workplace, published their ...
Want to be respected at work? Ditch the emojisNewshub
Scott Hollifield: Study gives smiley face a thumbs downMcDowell News
This study will make you think twice about using emojis in your work emailsThe National Student
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Divot trips Israel Folau to set up try for All Blacks wing Rieko Ioane
Rieko Ioane credits All Blacks team-mates for his two tries against the Wallabies in Sydney. Rieko Ioane gave the impression he would rather swim with snakes than discuss the moment he embarrassed Israel Folau on Saturday night. All Blacks left wing ...
'Us wingers get the easy part' - Rieko Ioane credits teammates after lethal double against WallabiesTVNZ
Wallabies star Israel Folau nearly left Australian rugby to be with New Zealand-based fiancee Maria

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