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Gareth Morgan won't apologise for Jacinda Ardern 'lipstick on a pig' tweet
The Opportunities Party leader Gareth Morgan says he doesn't need to apologise to Labour Party leader Jacinda Ardern over his 'lipstick on a pig' tweet because it was not a personal attack. Play Video. Play. Mute. Current Time 0:00. /. Duration Time 0:00.
Gordon Campbell on Labour's campaign
PM blasts Morgan over 'lipstick on a pig' tweetNewstalk ZB
TOP leader Gareth Morgan on Jacinda Ardern: 'Show you're more than lipstick on a pig'New Zealand Herald
Radio New Zealand -Otago Daily Times -NZCity
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The National Business Review
United Future leader and Ohariu MP Peter Dunne quits politics
New Zealand Herald
United Future Party leader Peter Dunne has quit politics in a shock move. Photo / Getty Images. NZ Herald. Share via email Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Show more Bookmark this article. Share on Facebook facebook. Share on Twitter twitter.
Dunne's done: United Future leader to quit ParliamentRadio New Zealand
Peter Dunne stands downThe National Business Review
Prime Minister thanks Peter
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New Zealand Herald
National extends $18 doctor visits to 600000 more Kiwis
New Zealand Herald
Prime Minister Bill English announces that they will extend $18 doctor visits to to an additional 600,000 lower income New Zealanders. Nicholas Jones. By: Nicholas Jones. Political reporter, NZ Herald. @nickjonesnzer.
National pledges $18 doctors visits for an extra 600000 New
Cheap GP visits for 600000 more low income New (press release)
National's cheaper GP visit policy possible because of government's fiscal management, Health Minister Coleman
The National Business Review -TVNZ -Newshub
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Waikato Times
Paedophile priest gets 26 months in jail
Waikato Times
Mark Mannix Brown, 74, was jailed when he appeared in the Hamilton District Court on Monday, on four charges of indecent assault and attempted sodomy. A former Catholic priest jailed for molesting boys in the 1970s and 80s has again been jailed for 26 ...
Former priest Mark Mannix Brown jailed for 26 months for abusing boysNew Zealand Herald

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Neighbours of slip house warned of unstable cliff edge
Airbnb guests staying next to a house whose backyard has fallen down a cliff say they were told to keep their daughter away from the unstable edge. A 10-metre cliff collapsed onto Auckland's Eastern Beach yesterday taking most of a Clovelly Rd house's ...
Cliff collapse swallows backyard in Bucklands Beach, east AucklandAuckland
Spectacular drone footage shows deck teetering over eroded cliff edge in AucklandTVNZ
Watch: Cliff collapse leaves deck hanging precariouslyNew Zealand Herald
NZCity -Times Online - Auckland
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Mum, baby, spin out swerving to avoid head-on crash near Whanganui
Dashcam captures the moment a woman spun out after narrowly avoiding a head on crash. A mum was left shaken and her baby crying after the pair spun out into the path of oncoming traffic in order to avoid a head on crash. Nicola, who did not want her ...
Watch: Mum, baby in scary spin out after near-miss on North Island highwayNew Zealand Herald
Watch: Mother and child moments away from disaster in dramatic near-miss on Kiwi roadTVNZ
Driver loses control in terrifying high-speed near missNewshub

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Couple terrified after driver chased by police later crashes into Wellington house
New Zealand Herald
The car crashed into this house in Reubens Farm Lane in Taita. Photo / Georgia Nelson. Newstalk ZB. Share via email Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Show more Bookmark this article. Share on Facebook facebook. Share on Twitter twitter. Share via ...
Fleeing driver crashes into Lower Hutt house couple's bedroom at

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Police release name of SH5 crash victim
New Zealand Herald
Police attended a fatal crash yesterday afternoon that claimed the life of 31-year-old Derick Johann Anderson along the Napier-Taupo Rd. PHOTO/FILE. Hawkes Bay Today. Share via email Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Show more Bookmark this ...
One dead, several injured in Napier-Taupo Highway
Driver involved in crash near Taupo dies in
Name release of deceased in crash near TaupoVoxy
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Further funding to increase teacher numbers (press release)
Education Minister Nikki Kaye today announced a $3 million package to help increase teacher numbers, with a focus on Auckland. “I've looked closely at teacher supply and listened to what principals and teachers have told me about growing pressure, ...
Teachers miss out on $17500 incentive to teach in low-decile and isolated schoolsNew Zealand Herald
Govt puts up $3m for teachers in AucklandNZCity
National promises $3 million package to lift teacher numbers in AucklandTVNZ

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New Zealand Herald
New Zealand police's much-loved guinea pig mascot dies
New Zealand Herald
"Constable Elliot" - with his own blue uniform similar to that worn by our Kiwi cops - was revealed earlier this year as the latest recruit teaching Kiwis to drive slowly. But police announced some sad news on Twitter today. "It's with great sadness ...
Labour commits to 'warm, dry housing' for Bay of Plenty if electedTVNZ
Constable Elliot, the police guinea pig, is no
Police guinea pig Constable Elliot diesNewshub

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