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NZ Reserve Bank sticks to the script, keeps OCR at 0.25%
NZ Reserve Bank sticks to the script, keeps OCR at 0.25%
The Reserve Bank, as expected, has kept its official cash rate (OCR) unchanged at 0.25 per cent and has left its bond buying cap at $100 billion in today's monetary policy report.On March 16, amid the depths of concern about the...
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Victoria records 15 new coronavirus cases and five deaths
Victoria records 15 new coronavirus cases and five deaths
Australia's coronavirus hot spot of Victoria on Wednesday said coronavirus cases nearly halved against the previous day as the state looks to ease some restrictions as early as next week.
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NZTA moves to stamp out dodgy seatbelt repairs
NZTA moves to stamp out dodgy seatbelt repairs
Vehicle warrant of fitness inspectors alarmed at illegal repairs of seatbelts have forced action from authorities. The New Zealand Transport Agency...
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Northland's World War II codecracker dies aged 104
Northland's World War II codecracker dies aged 104
Possibly the most famous Northlander you've never heard of, Lady Ellen Elizabeth Reed, was a World War II codecracker who held a senior role at the famous Bletchley Park military intelligence centre. A Northland woman who played...
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Auckland Harbour Bridge: Two lanes expected to open following temporary fix
Auckland Harbour Bridge: Two lanes expected to open following temporary fix
More lanes are to reopen following overnight repairs which saw a temporary fix to the damaged Auckland Harbour Bridge.
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Man charged over alleged sex offences at Gloriavale
Man charged over alleged sex offences at Gloriavale
Gloriavale Christian Community. Photo: File A 20-year-old man is facing sex charges related to offending at the Gloriavale Christian Community.
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All Blacks rookies settle into camp three weeks out from the opening Bledisloe Cup test
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All Blacks rookies settle into camp three weeks out from the opening Bledisloe Cup test
Cullen Grace. Photo: Getty Images Fulfilling a lifelong dream takes some getting used to. Just ask Crusaders flanker Cullen Grace who is one of seven new All Blacks settling into their first national camp.
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Three new Covid-19 cases in community
Three new Covid-19 cases in community
There are three news cases of Covid-19 in the community, the Ministry of Health announced today. There is no press conference today. The ministry...
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Britain imposes curbs against second COVID-19 wave, restrictions could last 6 months
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Britain imposes curbs against second COVID-19 wave, restrictions could last 6 months
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday that restrictions imposed on businesses and people to stop the spread of COVID-19 could be in place for six months without major progress in areas such as vaccine and treatment development.
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Armed police raid Christchurch properties linked to Head Hunters gang
Armed police raid Christchurch properties linked to Head Hunters gang
Police are searching the bikie club's fortified headquarters and a property linked to a senior member.
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Lee apologises for meltdown
Lee apologises for meltdown
Danny Lee. Photo: Getty Images Kiwi golfer Danny Lee has apologised for his actions at the US Open following his 18th hole meltdown in the third round at Winged Foot on Sunday.
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Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern dominates social media as Kiwis take political engagement online
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern dominates social media as Kiwis take political engagement online
The latest social media trends show who Kiwis are discussing the most online.
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