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Aoraki students excel in cooking contest

Three Aoraki Polytechnic students have proved they can handle the heat in the kitchen, winning silver at the prestigious 2014 Nestl Toque d'Or competition held on Monday.

Intersection signs create hazard - residents

Residents of Timaru's Bidwill St say the four stop signs at their street's intersection with York St are redundant and potentially dangerous.

Bishop to open Craighead hostel

Craighead is opening the doors of its improved boarding hostel today after being closed for two years.

Boards warm to ECan input

It looks like the Temuka and Geraldine Community Boards will be on board in coming public meetings with Environment Canterbury (ECan).

No compensation for street's closure

Compensation for a local business during the Waimate 50 weekend has been declined by the Waimate District Council.

Man turns himself in after crash

Motorbike A man has handed himself in to police after a hit and run in South Auckland this morning.

Nightmares of fatal crash

The partner of a man killed in a horror crash has nightmares of him being engulfed in flames.

'Snooping' nurse fined

Video contradicts Key

Reporter's fate now on world stage

sotloff strap That US journalist Steven Sotloff was being held hostage by Islamic militants had been a closely kept secret.

Should US have paid ransom?

The terrorists wanted €100 million for the man they later beheaded. Should the US have paid?

Geriatric card sharks on lam

'Making progress' in Ferguson

Israel kills three Hamas leaders

Israeli strike kills three Hamas commanders, a clear sign of its intention to hit the group's armed leadership.

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