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Bank opts for woollen carpet
Country Life - Rabobank is relocating its HQ to Waikato and its chief executive insisted the new premises be fitted out with woollen carpet - even if it meant using a crane to lift the rolls onto the fourth floor. 
© 2021 RadioNZ 1:02pm 

-Report casts doubt on claim a North Korean was sentenced to death for smuggling 'Squid Game'
-Searching Mothers of Sonora find 16 clandestine graves near Sonoran capital of Hermosillo

Covid-19: Border staff treated to fresh baking from local farmer every day
Farmer Karen Woolley has baked cakes, scones and slices for staff at Auckland's northern border every day since the checkpoint was set up. 
© 2021 12:32am 

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Broadway legend Stephen Sondheim dead at 91
One of the most influential composers of the 20th century, Sondheim wrote classics such as West Side Story, Gypsy and Sweeney Todd. 
© 2021 RadioNZ 11:52am 

New study discovers one in seven women fired for managing endometriosis
In Australia, one in nine people with a uterus "suffer from endometriosis at some point in their life", according to Endometriosis Australia. There's also a six-and-a-half year gap between getting symptoms and being diagnosed.Yet,... 
© 2021 NZ Herald 11:41am 

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New Zealand Data Startup Company Segna Attracts Seed Funding
Data wrangling startup Segna raised seed funding from US startup accelerator Y Combinator, following investment from Hillfarrance Venture Capital, Icehouse Ventures and Australian-based fund, CP Ventures. 
© 2021 GeekZone 11:12am 

Egypt revives ancient road connecting Luxor and Karnak
A restored road connecting two ancient Egyptian temple complexes in Karnak and Luxor has been unveiled in a lavish ceremony aimed at raising the profile of one of Egypt's top tourist spots. 
© 2021 RadioNZ 11:12am 

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A career develops: John Bisset celebrates 35 years of news
To celebrate The Timaru Herald chief photographer John Bissetís 35th anniversary with the paper, we asked him for a selection of his favourite images. 
© 2021 10:52am 

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Countdown distribution workers win pay rise after striking
Countdown supermarket distribution centre workers have won a pay rise after a three-day strike this week. 
© 2021 RadioNZ 1:02pm 

-Activists block Amazon warehouses in Europe on Black Friday
-UN, foundation launch foster care for migrant kids in Mexico

Broadway's 'greatest lyricist' Stephen Sondheim dead at 91
One of the most influential composers of the 20th century, Sondheim wrote classics such as West Side Story, Gypsy and Sweeney Todd. 
© 2021 RadioNZ 12:42am 

All Whites sweating on Oceania qualifying format as path to World Cup firms up
World Cup playoff ties set, but there are concerns some of the qualifiers to make them could be played outside the March window where clubs must release players. 
© 2021 12:31am 

Live: 2021 Aotearoa New Zealand Spelling Bee final
With a $5000 cash prize up for grabs, the pressure is on. 
© 2021 11:41am 

TikTok video shows disgusting find in McDonald's drink machine: worms
A disgusting TikTok video by user McOldKentRoad has gone viral as it exposed the filthy condition of a drinks machine at a McDonald's restaurant.Customers were disgusted after the video showed worms in a drinks machine at a McDonald's... 
© 2021 NZ Herald 11:41am 

Covid-19: 'At the moment, we don't know' much about Omicron - virologist
Explainer - The World Health Organisation has declared a new coronavirus variant to be "of concern" and named it Omicron. Here's what we know so far. 
© 2021 RadioNZ 11:32am 

N4l School Survey Sheds Light on Lockdowns, Online Safety and Tech Support
A new survey released today by Network for Learning (N4L) reveals the challenges experienced by schools around online safety, remote learning, and identifies four areas where schools would like more technology support. 
© 2021 GeekZone 11:12am 

Jack Tame: Five silver linings to National's leadership spill of Judith Collins
OPINION: With our biggest city in its third month of lockdown, hundreds of thousands of New Zealanders still effectively barred from entering the country, inflation running at 5 per cent, and hundreds of new infections being recorded... 
© 2021 NZ Herald 11:11am 

SOUNDBOKS Launch Bluetooth performance Speakers in New Zealand
Recently landing on Kiwi shores, Danish audio manufacturer SOUNDBOKS has brought what it bills as the world's first Bluetooth Performance speaker to Aotearoa, featuring pro sound quality, a massive swappable battery, and a maximum 126 dB of volume, which is about as loud as an average live concert. 
© 2021 GeekZone 11:02am 

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