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9 Apr 2020   
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Covid 19 coronavirus: Principals warn longer lockdown could harm education
By RNZ The Government has accompanied its $88 million education lockdown package with a warning that school closures could extend beyond the end of the current four-week period.The package included 17,000 laptops and Chromebook... 
© 2020 NZ Herald 10:05am 

Hawke's Bay Airport tower under threat of closure due to Covid-19 impact
Airways is proposing to permanently close seven regional air traffic control towers due to Covid-19 travel restrictions, with job cuts expected and Hawke's Bay is in the firing line.According to Stuff, air traffic control services... 
© 2020 NZ Herald 10:05am 

EQC rocked by quake report: Cantabrians now have 'deep mistrust' of government
The Earthquake Commission was "poorly prepared" for the catastrophic 2010 and 2011 Canterbury earthquakes, according to a scathing government-funded public inquiry report released today. Mentions of dodgy damage assessments, botched... 
© 2020 NZ Herald 10:05am 

Good news, tomorow is a holiday
Spare a thought for those who aren't enjoying a 4-week break like most of us but who will be paying for it anyway. 
© 2020 Aardvark 9:55am 

Boxing: Joseph Parker v Junior Fa talks off after 'stratospheric' pay-day demand
Negotiations over what would be a huge domestic heavyweight boxing scrap in New Zealand between Joseph Parker and Junior Fa have broken down due to a "stratospheric" demand from Fa, according to Parker's manager David Higgins.The... 
© 2020 NZ Herald 9:45am 

Coronvirus: Winston Peters says the election should be delayed due to Covid-19
Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters wants to delay the 2020 general election as the country responds to coronavirus. 
© 2020 9:35am 

Live chat: Ask Nathan Wallis for tips on life in lockdown
Join Nathan Wallis for a live chat on how to cope with life during lockdown. 
© 2020 9:35am 

Watch Dwyane Wade make the perfect red velvet fried Oreo and be prepared to drool
Dwyane Wade invited fans into his kitchen to show them how to make red velvet fried Oreos, and they look so delicious. 
© 2020 9:35am 

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Home Advantage: White Sox softballer Mikayla Lewin's athlete scholarship in limbo
The Covid-19 virus has provided a cruel and unplayable field for all, softball is no different. 
© 2020 9:35am 

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Christchurch Police helicopter trial leads to hundreds of arrests
Christchurch drivers high on meth are some of the criminals caught by police with the help of the Eagle helicopter during its trial in the city.Police trialled the crime-fighting flying tool between February 17 and March 20, catching... 
© 2020 NZ Herald 10:05am 

Covid-19 coronavirus: Social Welfare, Education ministers at Epidemic Response Committee
Social Development Minister Carmel Sepuloni and Education Minister Chris Hipkins will face questions from the Epidemic Response Committee this morning. Several officials will also present to the committee to outline the Government's... 
© 2020 NZ Herald 10:05am 

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Covid-19: Domestic travellers eyed to keep tourism sector viable after lockdown
New Zealand's largest export industry has taken a massive hit from the Covid-19 crisis, but some high-end tourism companies are now looking at a market closer to home in order to keep the doors open. 
© 2020 RadioNZ 9:55am 

Coronavirus: Salvation Army report highlights social impact of Covid-19 lockdown
Food parcels and hardship grants double, while some look to withdraw Kiwisaver funds, Salvation Army reports. 
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Coronavirus: Himalayas visible for the first time in 30 years
Covid-19 lockdowns cause India pollution levels to plummet. 
© 2020 9:35am 

Waihi Beach lifeguards recognised for efforts in search for missing Hamilton teen
Within five minutes of Jaden Chhayrann last being seen, off-duty lifeguards were on the water searching. 
© 2020 9:35am 

Jimmy Fallon's daughter adorably crashes his interview to show him her lost tooth
Jimmy Fallon's daughter, Winnie, adorably crashed his interview with Ciara and Russell Wilson to announce that she lost her tooth. 
© 2020 9:35am 

Steve Carell's new comedy Space Force unveiled by Netflix
The show was rushed into production after US President Donald Trump talked of wanting a Space Force. 
© 2020 9:35am 

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