New Zealand on course for series sweep against Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka lost two early wickets to slump to 34-4 in their first innings. The tourists were all out for 164, 416 runs behind the home side.
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5 days ago

Earthquake rattles Christchurch, more than 6500 report feeling it

The earthquake was originally reported at magnitude 4.2 but has since upgraded it. Around 7000 people have reported feeling the earthquake. It was the strongest quake I've felt in years.
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1 weeks ago

Oscars 2023: Wētā FX team hopeful for 'Avatar: The Way of the Way of Water' win

The new Zealand-made Avatar: The Way of the Way of Water is nominated for the best Picture, Sound, Visual Effects, and Production Design categories. The award would bring recognition for the team's skillset, letteri said.
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1 weeks ago

Liam Lawson move to Japanese series locked in

Liam Lawson will race in the Super Formula series in Japan next year. The 20-year-old will drive alongside reigning two-time champion Tomoki Nojiri. The New Zealander spent two seasons in F2 and finished third overall this year. Lawson will continue to spend plenty of time in the F1 paddock.
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3 months ago

NZ's recycler of soft plastics doesn't have Australia's collection problems

Future Post collects soft plastics to turn them into fence posts in New Zealand. Company founder Jerome Wenzlick said the system here is working well and expanding further. He said the big advantage with his system is that the plastics don't have to be pristine. The company is profitable because they have had little or no help from the government and councils.
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4 months ago

Home composting not an effective waste processing method - research

University College London researchers found 60 percent of compostable plastic did not fully break down in home compost bins. Consumers were often confused about the meaning of the labels, researchers found. The team surveyed more than 1500 participants from across the UK over two years. They concluded that home composting is not an effective or environmentally beneficial waste processing method.
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4 months ago

Pacific sports round-up

Allan StephenSolomon Islands have won the opening game of the men's melanesian basketball cup in Suva. The Solomons outlasted Papua new Guinea 77-65 with Max Grantham shooting 13 points in the last quarter.
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4 months ago

Hooper back with Wallabies after mental health break

The wallabies flanker is ready to resume the rigours of test rugby. He quit the team in august before the start of the rugby championship against argentina in mendoza. Hooper said he needed time with his family and was not in the right mindset.
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5 months ago

Black Death 700 years ago affects your health now

A pioneering study analysing the DNA of centuries-old skeletons found mutations that helped people survive the plague. But those same mutations are linked to auto-immune diseases afflicting people today. Scientists suspected an event of such enormity must have shaped human evolution.
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5 months ago