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    Funding to restore quake-affected highway

    Budget 2017 will provide up to $812 million to restore State Highway 1 between Picton and Christchurch in the South Island. 

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    12-year-old boy from Kaiapoi found safe

    The 12-year-old boy from Kaiapoi who was reported as missing has been found safe and well this afternoon.

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    Hawaii's Zane Kekoa-Schweitzer takes out this year's Ultimate Waterman

    Hawaii's Zane Kekoa-Schweitzer has taken out this year's Ultimate Waterman title for the second year in a row. Over two weeks, eight of the world's top water athletes competed in eight gruesome water disciplines along the rough Southland coast for the title.

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    Haeata Community Campus opens in Christchurch

    Prime Minister Bill English and Minister of Education Hekia Parata officially opened Haeata Community Campus in Christchurch today.

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    Two strong quakes rock Canterbury within 24 hours

    A magnitude 5.2 quake has struck Canterbury this morning, centered 20km south-west of Cheviot.

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    New partnership to benefit rangatahi in rural South Island

    Youth Minister Nikki Kaye has announced a new partnership between the Government and Kai Tahu that will benefit young people living in rural and isolated areas of the South Island. 

  7. Video for Mangamaunu matriarch refused to leave quake-stricken Kaikōura
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    Mangamaunu matriarch refused to leave quake-stricken Kaikōura

    Two days before the Canterbury earthquake Phyllis Papworth celebrated her 80th milestone with 90 of her immediate whānau in Kaikoura. She is one of the last surviving kuia of Mangamaunu Marae north of the quake-stricken town, yet she refused to leave. 

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    Quake-affected locals in Hurunui and Kaikōura urged to visit GP

    Locals in Hurunui and Kaikoura affected by the November 14 earthquake are being urged to visit their GP if they are having trouble coping with everyday activities or aren't sleeping well. 

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    Kaikōura businesses struggle to stay open

    The struggle is real in Kaikōura, a region largely dependent on tourism. The impact of last month’s 7.8 earthquake is now bearing down on local businesses. 

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    Kaikōura evacuees return home

    The first lot of Kaikoura evacuees have returned home nearly four weeks since the devastating north Canterbury earthquake that claimed two lives. A convoy carrying 35 whānau from Kāti Kuri and Kai Tahu battled the State Highway 70 Inland Road route this morning, arriving safely at Takahanga Marae just before midday.

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