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    Hemp is an eco-friendly material, but anti-marijuana campaigns a century ago set the Australian industry back
     24 January 2020
    The British Government brought hemp to Australia on the First Fleet, but anti-marijuana campaigns killed the industry off in the 1900s. Now it's making a comeback.
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    A shortage of logs is behind the possible closure of a Northland sawmill
    24 Jan: A shortage of logs is behind the possible closure of a Northland sawmill... more
    Coronavirus infections in China feared to be more widespread than officially reported, Wuhan in lockdown
    24 Jan: China is putting on lockdown a city of 11 million people considered the epicentre of the new coronavirus outbreak that has killed 17 and infected nearly 600 people, as health authorities around the world work to prevent a global pandemic.... more
    US journalist's arrest in Indonesia an 'unacceptable attack on freedom of the press', says Amnesty International
    23 Jan: Lobby groups say the arrest of Philip Jacobson in Indonesia for allegedly misusing his visa is "politically motivated" due to his coverage of issues which "have not pleased the Government".... more
    Workers at Cotton On are outraged the company's unexpectedly closed two Porirua stores
    23 Jan: Workers at Cotton On are outraged the company's unexpectedly closed two Porirua stores... more
    National's launched a petition to preserve fishing around the Bay of Plenty's Motiti Island
    23 Jan: National's launched a petition to preserve fishing around the Bay of Plenty's Motiti Island... more
    The Maori Council's urging a moratorium on unrest between Black Power and the Mongrel Mob
    23 Jan: The Maori Council's urging a moratorium on unrest between Black Power and the Mongrel Mob... more
    Plans for an urgent working party on clashes between ferries and cruise ships in Auckland's Harbour
    22 Jan: Plans for an urgent working party on clashes between ferries and cruise ships in Auckland's Harbour... more
    A new deal to support digital trade with Singapore and Chile
    22 Jan: A new deal to support digital trade with Singapore and Chile... more
    Prebbleton residents are concerned a new recycling plant will create pollution
    22 Jan: Prebbleton residents are concerned a new recycling plant will create pollution... more

     Most Popular Recent Politics News
     04 Jan: West Coast hospital workers have been left struggling in a substandard building - with substandard equipment +++++++++++++++++++++++++
     03 Jan: The Prime Minister's been asked to help get sick West Coasters out of an old hospital that's no longer fit for purpose ++++++++++++++++++++++
     13 Jan: Kiwis are being warned against a sinister scam email +++++++++++++++
     02 Jan: The Education Minister's pleased with the progress on the Government's donations scheme for decile 1-7 schools +++++++++++++
     13 Jan: A tightening of regulations around religious education in state schools +++++++++++
     08 Jan: Fonterra's on high alert in Australia as the bushfires rage on and drought continues ++++++++++
     14 Jan: Nervous high school students are being reminded to put mental health before their grades +++++++++

     Politics NewsLinks
      23 Jan: Mike's minute: election year underway with full spin and counterspin (NZ Herald)
      21 Jan: Nats break-in: business next door also had laptops stolen (Stuff.co.nz)
      21 Jan: Nats break-in: business next door also had laptops stolen (NZ Herald)
      21 Jan: Nats break-in: business next door also had laptops stolen (RadioNZ)
      21 Jan: Is the capital gains tax really dead? (Stuff.co.nz)
      21 Jan: Robert de niro presented the case for activism by actors and athletes (CNN)
      19 Jan: I have a hunch that these are the questions to be asking in the year of the rat (Stuff.co.nz)
      16 Jan: Seven sharp's hilary barry: 'people at seven o'clock don't want to listen to politics' (Stuff.co.nz)
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     Today's News

    Accident and Emergency:
    One person has died after fleeing police in a vehicle at Rotokawa near Taupo 8:37

    Entertainment:
    Thomas Markle has accused his daughter of "cheapening" the royal family 8:30

    Rugby:
    Anton Cooper wants Cycling New Zealand to offer more clarity around mountain biking's Olympic qualification process 8:27

    Rugby League:
    Former Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has been branded "Michael Chook-a" after teaming up with the Sydney Roosters NRL side 8:17

    Tennis:
    Women's fourth seed Simona Halep has powered into the third round at the Australian Open in Melbourne 8:07

    Entertainment:
    Kim Kardashian West feels she's finally found her true calling in life 8:00

    Politics:
    Hemp is an eco-friendly material, but anti-marijuana campaigns a century ago set the Australian industry back 7:57

    Rugby League:
    The Auckland Tuatara's been thumped 10-nil by the Brisbane Bandits in the opening game of their Australian baseball series at North Harbour Stadium 7:37

    Entertainment:
    Jodie Comer won't move to America because of the "lack of pubs" 7:30

    Law and Order:
    A criminal lawyer is warning shopkeepers facing potential shoplifters - to exercise caution 7:27

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