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25 May 2017   
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Budget gives little hope to country's most vulnerable
Charles Bates' children don't ask for much. 
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Cop killer reportedly found hiding in ceiling cavity in prison
Convicted cop killer Daniel Luff has reportedly been caught in a prison roof space and with contraband items. 
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Peter FitzSimons: Margaret Court embarrasses herself over Qantas ban
OPINION: The Margaret Court thing? Her comments that she refuses to fly Qantas any more in protest at Qantas CEO's advocacy of same-sex marriage? Simply sad. 
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How does the average Kiwi family fare in the Budget?
Rod and Melanie Brown, like many Kiwi families, had not given much thought to the Budget. 
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Modern Family's Sarah Hyland hits back over body shaming
The actress had received comments on social media saying she looked "too skinny" in a recent photo. 
© 2017 BBCWorld 9:35pm 

Budget office to gauge health bill effect on coverage, cost
WASHINGTON (AP) " Congressional Republicans are about to learn more about whether their drive to dismantle President Barack Obama's health care law has been worth the political pain they've been experiencing.The Congressional Budget... 
© 2017 NZ Herald 9:35pm 

Is Google Assistant better than Siri? | The iPhone Show
Google has launched its powerful Assistant for iOS, but it turns out that Siri is just as good – if not better – for iPhone users. 
© 2017 PC World 9:25pm 

Principal turns failing school into top performer
Two years ago, Patea Area School was under statutory management and performing badly - but today it is a school transformed. 
© 2017 RadioNZ 9:15pm 

Love was 'bewildered' during trial, court told
Wellington iwi leader Sir Ngatata Love was suffering from dementia when he was convicted and jailed for obtaining property by deception, a court has been told. 
© 2017 RadioNZ 8:55pm 

Budget 'not a lot of use' for elderly
Peter Gwynne will be needing a knee replacement in the future. 
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A day in the Life of a Shortland Street extra
Shortland St marked their 25th anniversary with a dramatic episode. We sent reporter Fleur Mealing on set as an extra to experience the carnage. 
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Review: Shortland St's 25th anniversary extravanganza
Alan Perrott is left amazed by Shortland St's volcanic anniversary episode. 
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Man in critical condition after car hits parked car
A man has been taken to hospital in a critical condition after a car crash in Palmerston North. 
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Shortland Street at 25: stars of yesteryear return for anniversary episode
We're around 6,000 episodes into Shortland Street, people. 
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'Family club' fractured as Kiwi Raelene Castle resigns as Bulldogs chief executive
ANALYSIS: When Raelene Castle first began as Canterbury chief executive, everyone wanted to know whether she or Des Hasler would be running the club. Four years later, it is evident neither of them is the top Dog at Belmore. 
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Denmark's Dong Energy sells its oil, gas business to INEOS
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) " Denmark's Dong Energy has reached an agreement to divest its oil and gas business to privately held chemicals group INEOS, saying it has reached its goal announced in November of transforming itself "into... 
© 2017 NZ Herald 9:35pm 

Schools win funding increase - but less than inflation
Schools have finally won an increase in their base operational funding, four months before the election - but teacher groups say it is still less than the rate of inflationThe Budget increases operational grants - which pay for... 
© 2017 NZ Herald 9:25pm 

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OPEC likely to extend output cuts, but price relief elusive
VIENNA (AP) " OPEC oil ministers meeting this week appear damned if they don't extend production cuts " and only slightly less damned if they do.Ministers of the 13-nation cartel will likely decide to prolong them in an effort to... 
© 2017 NZ Herald 8:55pm 

Feilding family sees both good and bad in National's 2017 Budget
Tax changes announced in the Budget are unlikely to massively shake up the average Manawatu family budget, with one Feilding family describing them as the "icing on the cake". 
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