September 7, 2023

Auckland councillor likens climate goal to unwinnable cricket match

Auckland councillor likens climate goal to unwinnable cricket match

A councillor says Auckland’s chance of hitting its climate targets are a fraction of 1% – and has asked when council will accept that and lower its ambitions. Former National Party Cabinet minister Maurice Williamson likened the goal of halving greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 to the final overs of a cricket match, where the

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Health agency keeping details of patient deaths secret from public

Health agency keeping details of patient deaths secret from public

Ross Brown The death occurred at Te Whare Maiangiangi, Tauranga Hospital’s acute mental health unit. Government health agency Te Whatu Ora is refusing to release information on the suspected suicide of a patient in its care. Stuff has been trying for two months to get details about a suspected suicide of a mental health patient

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National’s Erica Stanford tells school to fight plans to slash roll, but won’t commit to keeping it as is

National’s Erica Stanford tells school to fight plans to slash roll, but won’t commit to keeping it as is

ROBERT KITCHIN/Stuff National’s education spokesperson Erica Stanford was at a meeting at Chisnallwood Intermediate in Christchurch on Thursday night. (File photo) National’s education spokesperson Erica Stanford has urged a Christchurch community to lobby the education minister over cuts to a school roll, but stopped short of promising to overturn the controversial plan if she is

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Newsable: Travel companies ditching tours to China’s Xinjiang province

Newsable: Travel companies ditching tours to China’s Xinjiang province

Ng Han Guan/AP Residents line up inside the Artux City Vocational Skills Education Training Service Center which has previously been revealed by leaked documents to be a forced indoctrination camp at the Kunshan Industrial Park in Artux in western China’s Xinjiang region Newsable is brought to you by BNZ. Travel companies are ditching Xinjiang region

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QUIZ: Where in Canberra is this tiny bathroom? Plus 9 other questions this week | Riotact

QUIZ: Where in Canberra is this tiny bathroom? Plus 9 other questions this week | Riotact

How many of these facts do you know? Photo: File. Where in Canberra will you find this small and dingy bathroom? What is ‘topiary’? And how well do you know your Brutalist buildings in the ACT? It’s all in this week’s quiz. Take the quiz alone, challenge friends or colleagues, but hit the Take the

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Blue Protocol has had to make “regulatory changes” in the Western market.

Blue Protocol has had to make “regulatory changes” in the Western market.

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How to Increase Sales and Interest by Boosting Your Company’s Online Presence

How to Increase Sales and Interest by Boosting Your Company’s Online Presence

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Stones launch new album ‘Hackney Diamonds’ | Canberra CityNews

Stones launch new album ‘Hackney Diamonds’ | Canberra CityNews

Mick Jagger says the Rolling Stones’ Hackney Diamond album is a mixture of rock, ballads and dance. (AP PHOTO) THE Rolling Stones have announced “Hackney Diamonds”, their first album of original music for 18 years and first since the death of drummer Charlie Watts, at the Hackney Empire theatre in east London. Mick Jagger, Keith

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Somewhere in Barton open on Sundays! | Canberra CityNews

Somewhere in Barton open on Sundays! | Canberra CityNews

The grain-fed Angus beef rump… perfectly cooked as ordered and tender, not surprising given it had been aged for 120 days. Photo: Wendy Johnson Ostani’s fit-out is lovely and the big circular firepit inside is attractive and heart-warming, says dining reviewer WENDY JOHNSON. Better still, it’s open on Sundays! I’M amazed at the number of licensed

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‘Unacceptable’: Albanese dodges reporter questions due to being a seven-hour flight away

‘Unacceptable’: Albanese dodges reporter questions due to being a seven-hour flight away

The Australian’s new commentary newsletter. Sign up to get the nation’s sharpest writers, with their bold opinions and incisive analysis in your inbox every Sunday. Thanks for signing up to The Australian Commentary newsletter Sign up Sky News host Sharri Markson says reporters trying to justify questions to Prime Minister Anthony Albanese on the Qatar

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Superb acting outweighs the small-town-big-secrets trope in this drama

Superb acting outweighs the small-town-big-secrets trope in this drama

ONE NIGHT★★★★Paramount+ A small coastal community, long-held secrets, sweeping aerial shots of moody-hued coastlines – you know the drill. One Night certainly adheres to the trend, but the performances from the three leads – Jodie Whittaker (Doctor Who), Nicole da Silva (Doctor, Doctor, Wentworth) and Yael Stone (Orange is the New Black) – outweigh the

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