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Earthquake strikes five kilometres east of Christchurch
A "moderate" earthquake has struck Canterbury and been felt by more than 7000 people, GeoNet has reported. The magnitude 4.0 quake hit 10 kilometres east of Christchurch, off the coast of New Brighton Beach, at 9.10pm. It was centred about 12 ...
Public date: Sun, 15 Jul 2018 22:00:00 +1200
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Of Mistresses, Mercy...and moustaches - Plumley-Walker story entertained and ...
There was plenty of recreated material in Mistress, Mercy to power us through the story and to show us more or less exactly what was going on in the spare bedroom of Chignell's Remuera rental. While the cutaways to present day interviews were ...
Public date: Sun, 15 Jul 2018 21:00:00 +1200
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Belgium vs. England final score, recap: Red Devils earn best-ever finish at ...
After falling a step short in the semifinals, the teams battled for bronze but it was all Belgium. Eden Hazard and Kevin De Bruyne drove England wild on the counter attack, as Gareth Southgate's team struggled to do much despite having more of the ball ...
Public date: Sun, 15 Jul 2018 02:00:00 +1200
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France are huge favourites to win the World Cup, but Croatia have endurance on ...
France's presence in the World Cup final isn't a huge surprise. While Brazil and Spain were the pre-tournament favourites, France were still given a 16 per cent chance of making the final. And as other faltered, Didier Deschamps and his young team ...
Public date: Sun, 15 Jul 2018 05:00:00 +1200
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World Cup final preview: Croatia's team of veterans going up against youthful ...
The two sides will meet on Monday morning in the World Cup final, with France going for its second title in its third final in 20 years. Croatia, a country that only gained independence in 1991, will be playing in its first. "Tradition is there to be ...
Public date: Sun, 15 Jul 2018 20:00:00 +1200
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Manny Pacquiao wins 60th career fight with seventh-round KO of Lucas Matthysse
Manny Pacquiao celebrates after stopping Lucas Matthysse in the seventh round of their bout in Kuala Lumpur. Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao scored a knockout victory against Argentinian slugger Lucas Matthysse in Malaysia, his first stoppage win ...
Public date: Sun, 15 Jul 2018 17:00:00 +1200
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Tennis: Serena Williams has her greatest, most hard-won title: Champion of women
Serena Williams is a lesson in the varieties of strength. There is absolute strength, explosive strength, sustained strength. All of which she has, to one extent or another. And then there is the out-of-category strength it took to return to the top of ...
Public date: Sun, 15 Jul 2018 12:00:00 +1200
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NRL: Victory over Broncos confirms Warriors' playoff credentials
Just as they were teetering on the edge of the NRL playoff eight, the NZ Warriors have produced a comprehensive display that truly consolidates their finals aspirations. After consecutive defeats for the first time this season, the Auckland-based ...
Public date: Sun, 15 Jul 2018 16:00:00 +1200
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England beat India by 86 runs in 2nd ODI
England beat India by 86 runs in the second one-day international at Lord's on Saturday. India, set 323 to win, lost early wickets and were eventually dismissed for 236 when Yuzvendra Chahal holed out off the very last ball of their 50 overs. It is a ...
Public date: Sun, 15 Jul 2018 08:00:00 +1200
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Weather: Flooding causes roads to close in Auckland; trees come down in wild ...
Wet weather and gale-force winds are wreaking havoc across Auckland and the north, closing roads, felling trees, flooding properties and causing power cuts. Downpours hit the north early this morning bringing 34.5mm/h to some Auckland suburbs while ...
Public date: Sun, 15 Jul 2018 15:00:00 +1200
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When was the World War 2 battle at Dunkirk, what happened, and how many ...
IN MAY 1940 the outgunned British army was cut off from their French allies by Adolf Hitler's unstoppable German forces, leaving them trapped in the town of Dunkirk. The bedraggled force faced annihilation less than a year into World War Two, but ...
Public date: Sun, 15 Jul 2018 21:00:00 +1200
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FPIs withdraw Rs 1200-cr from debt markets
As per the data compiled by depositories, net outflow in the debt markets stood at Rs 1,190 crore during July 2-23. “Selling by FIIs in the Indian debt markets could be attributed to higher fuel prices which fans fear that the inflation may stoke ...
Public date: Sun, 15 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +1200
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Tennis: Michael Venus, Raven Klaasen beaten in Wimbledon doubles final
Michael Venus came within a set of claiming his second Grand Slam doubles title. The Kiwi ace and South African playing partner Raven Klaasen fell agonisingly short of winning at Wimbledon, falling in five sets to American duo Jack Sock and Mike Bryan.
Public date: Sun, 15 Jul 2018 18:00:00 +1200
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WORLD SPORTS at 2300 GMT
World Cup digest moves separately. TOP STORIES: TEN--WIMBLEDON. LONDON — Angelique Kerber was not about to be overwhelmed by the setting or the stakes in this Wimbledon final. She knew exactly what to expect — and what to do — against ...
Public date: Sat, 14 Jul 2018 08:00:00 +1200
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The Latest: Swiatek wins Wimbledon girls' title
LONDON (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local):. 10:30 p.m.. Iga Swiatek defeated Leonie Kung 6-4, 6-2 to win the Wimbledon girls' title. Swiatek, a 17-year-old from Poland, hit 33 winners to 13 unforced errors as she overcame Swiss ...
Public date: Sat, 14 Jul 2018 10:00:00 +1200
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Wellington's first Matariki fireworks go ahead, whale-free
A clear, crisp evening welcomed Wellington's first ever Matariki fireworks, now that the whale has left the harbour. The display was postponed last weekend, after local concern about its impact on a visiting southern right whale. But the whale has been ...
Public date: Sat, 14 Jul 2018 11:00:00 +1200
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Highlanders come from behind to beat Rebels and lock up sixth seed
Now it's a matter of the Highlanders waiting to see who finishes third. The Dunedin-based team came from behind to beat the desperate Rebels 43-37 in Dunedin on Saturday, ensuring the visitors will have an anxious wait to see if they will feature in ...
Public date: Sat, 14 Jul 2018 19:00:00 +1200
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Crusaders clear Kieran Read and Ryan Crotty of serious injuries ahead of ...
Then Crusaders coach Robertson has to start crossing his fingers. That starts with hoping All Blacks Kieran Read and Ryan Crotty recover from injuries, and that Sanzaar allocates him a referee who can use common sense for the sudden-death game at AMI ...
Public date: Sat, 14 Jul 2018 22:00:00 +1200
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Netflix's New Sci-Fi Thriller 'How It Ends' Is An Apocalyptic Dud
Netflix is obsessed with the end of the world. Since it got in the business of producing and distributing original movies a few years ago, the streaming platform has imagined a range of bleak science-fiction scenarios involving mass suicide (The ...
Public date: Sat, 14 Jul 2018 14:00:00 +1200
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Company behind air quality monitors gifts eight to Kamloops
In June, he proposed adding PurpleAir sensors to city facilities due to concern about air-quality monitoring gaps after last summer's wildfires socked in Kamloops with thick smoke for much of the summer. Some residents used information gleaned from the ...
Public date: Sat, 14 Jul 2018 12:00:00 +1200