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New Zealand Herald
PM Bill English downplays impact of United Future leader Peter Dunne quitting politics
New Zealand Herald
What caused United Future's Peter Dunne to become the third party leader to resign in as many weeks? Isaac Davison. By: Isaac Davison. Political reporter, NZ Herald. isaac.davison@nzherald.co.nz @isaac_davison. Share via email Share on Facebook ...
Dunne: A great survivor finally runs out of supportRadio New Zealand
Another day, another bombshell as 2017 election gets even more volatileStuff.co.nz
'I do so with considerable reluctance' - Peter Dunne steps aside after holding his seat for 33 yearsTVNZ
Scoop.co.nz -NZCity -Newsroom -The National Business Review
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Stuff.co.nz
Labour to spend $20m on commuter rail between Auckland, Hamilton and Tauranga
Stuff.co.nz
Labour wants to see commuter trains running between the so-called 'golden triangle' of the upper North Island. Labour has announced a $20 million commitment to invest in a commuter rail service linking Auckland, Hamilton and Tauranga. Labour leader ...
Storm erupts over Gareth Morgan's 'lipstick on a pig' tweetNew Zealand Herald
Gordon Campbell on Labour's campaign launchScoop.co.nz
Nats and Labour go head to head on road vs railThe National Business Review
Newstalk ZB -Radio New Zealand -TVNZ -The Australian
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Stuff.co.nz
Ten sailors missing, five injured after US Destroyer collision with merchant ship
Stuff.co.nz
The US Navy says 10 sailors are missing and five are injured after the USS John S. McCain collided with a merchant ship. American and Singaporean ships and helicopters are involved in a search-and-rescue mission after the pre-dawn collision at the ...
Ten sailors missing after US warship collides with tanker near SingaporeEyewitness News
The Latest: Singapore helicopter evacuates 4 injured US crewWashington Post
US warship collides with merchant ship near SingaporeNEWS.com.au
The Independent -The Mercury News -Los Angeles Times -Bloomberg
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Man who died Mt Roskill house party was 'cheerful and had a heart of gold'
New Zealand Herald
Reginald Sharma, 25, died at a house party on Haughey Ave in Three Kings in the early hours of Saturday morning. Photo / Facebook. NZ Herald. Share via email Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Show more Bookmark this article. Share on Facebook ...

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Former priest Mark Mannix Brown jailed for 26 months for abusing boys
New Zealand Herald
Father Mark Mannix Brown pleaded guilty to four representative charges when he appeared in the Hamilton District Court in May this year. By: Belinda Feek. NZ Herald reporter based in Hamilton. belinda.feek@nzherald.co.nz @ought2bee. Share via email ...

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Family First to charities board - see you back in court
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Family First NZ has instructed its lawyer to file an immediate Notice of Appeal in the Wellington High Court against the Charities Board's formal decision to deregister Family First NZ. Family First is going back to the same court to challenge again ...

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Radio New Zealand
Greens promise free public transport for students and young people
New Zealand Herald
Green Party leader James Shaw with party candidate Julie Anne Genter announce their transport policy in Central Auckland today. Photo / Dean Purcell. Bernard Orsman. By: Bernard Orsman. Super City reporter, NZ Herald. bernard.orsman@nzherald.co.nz ...
Green Party pledges free public transport for under-19s and light rail to Auckland AirportStuff.co.nz
Free public transport for students and under-19sScoop.co.nz
Greens pledge free public transport for under-19sRadio New Zealand
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The Press
Six-month-old baby dies in central Christchurch, police investigating
The Press
Detective Inspector Darryl Sweeney said officers were called to a property on Fitzgerald Ave about 5am on Monday. "This is an unfortunate event for all involved," he said. "The police team have been working through this sad event and it has been ...

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National promises $3 million package to lift teacher numbers in Auckland
TVNZ
Education Minister Nikki Kaye says a National-led government would provide $3 million in funding to increase new teacher numbers in Auckland. Multiple colorful magnets with numbers on a blackboard. File picture. Source: istock.com. Ms Kaye said this ...

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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 ...

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