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 13 Dec 2017 

New York Times
Democrat Doug Jones defeats Republican Roy Moore in stunning Alabama upset, dealing a blow to President Trump
New Zealand Herald
In a stunning victory aided by scandal, Democrat Doug Jones won Alabama's special Senate election today. Source: AP. AP. Share via email Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Show more Bookmark this article. Share on Facebook facebook. Share on Twitter ...
Democrat wins Alabama senate seatRadio New Zealand
Once a Long Shot, Democrat Doug Jones Wins Alabama Senate RaceNew York Times
Alabama Senate race: Doug Jones wins, but Roy Moore isn't concedingCBS News
Washington Post -NPR -The Guardian -Vox
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 13 Dec 2017 

New Zealand Herald
Legislation to ban foreigners from buying existing homes will be introduced tomorrow
New Zealand Herald
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Economic Development Minister David Parker announce the Government is to ban foreign buyers from purchasing existing homes. Nicholas Jones. By: Nicholas Jones. Political reporter, NZ Herald. nicholas.jones@nzherald.co ...
Law to ban foreign home buyers to be introduced in Parliament, passed in new yearStuff.co.nz
Twyford extends olive branch to Singapore in house-buying banThe National Business Review
New Zealand Labour government set to introduce law banning foreign homebuyersReuters UK
Scoop.co.nz (press release) -The Spinoff -Interest.co.nz
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 13 Dec 2017 

Radio New Zealand
Youths in kitten-killing video identified by police
Radio New Zealand
The five youths responsible for filming a video of a kitten being bashed to death with a stone were all aged between 11 and 16 years old, say Invercargill police. no caption. Photo: 123rf.com. The video was posted online on Facebook by the animal ...
Invercargill youths aged 11-16 identified in sickening kitten killing videoTVNZ
Police identify those responsible for kitten deathScoop.co.nz (press release)
Youths who stoned kitten identifiedOtago Daily Times
SunLive -Yahoo7 News -New Zealand Herald -Newshub
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 13 Dec 2017 

Radio New Zealand
Heavy rain deluge hits Timaru
Radio New Zealand
Heavy rainfall has drenched Timaru, with more than three times as much rain falling in the past 24 hours as the town got in the entire month of November. Heavy rain falling in Timaru this morning. Photo: Supplied / Kimberley Collins. The deluge has ...
Canterbury downpour after record dry spellNewstalk ZB

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 13 Dec 2017 

Stuff.co.nz
Man allegedly raped female crew member on cruise ship docked in Dunedin
Stuff.co.nz
A female crew member on board the cruise ship Noordam was allegedly raped and sexually assaulted while it was docked in Dunedin on Tuesday. A man has been charged with sexual violation and rape of a cruise ship worker while the boat was docked in ...
Man charged with rape on cruise shipRadio New Zealand
Sex charge arrest on cruise shipNew Zealand Herald

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 13 Dec 2017 

Newstalk ZB
Government injects $9.5 million to help plug teacher shortage
TVNZ
The government will is pledging an immediate $9.5 million to address the country's teacher supply shortage. Labour Party's Chris Hipkins with Jacinda Ardern, left, and Michael Wood, right. Source: Luke Appleby/1 NEWS NOW. Education Minister Chris ...
Labour cuts National's planned teacher bonusOtago Daily Times
Package to ease teacher shortage just scratches the surface - NZEIVoxy

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 13 Dec 2017 

The National Business Review
Government may change law to curb state sector bosses' pay rises
New Zealand Herald
State Services Commissioner Peter Hughes says remuneration for public service bosses has been too high for too long. Photo / Mark Mitchell. NZ Herald. Share via email Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Show more Bookmark this article. Share on Facebook ...
Government to regulate salaries of top public servantsIndian NewsLink

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 13 Dec 2017 

Newstalk ZB
MPI to cultivate four new agencies in $6.8m reshuffle
Newstalk ZB
The government is setting up four new agencies to handle responsibilities currently within the Ministry for Primary Industries. Fisheries New Zealand, Forestry New Zealand, Biosecurity New Zealand and New Zealand Food Safety will be established by ...
MPI survives defragmentation of portfoliosThe National Business Review
O'Connor announces stronger focus for MPIScoop.co.nz (press release)
MPI to be re-organised into four by early 2018 - O'ConnorNew Zealand Herald

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 13 Dec 2017 
Exclusive: Cop fired for beating woman retrains as firefighter
New Zealand Herald
Lomitusi Lomi was a police officer until he was convicted of a "sustained" attack on his partner. He is now trying to work as a firefighter. Photo / Supplied. Anna Leask. By: Anna Leask. Anna Leask is senior police reporter for the New Zealand Herald ...

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 13 Dec 2017 

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