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Four hours to free critically-injured truck driver after Hawke's Bay crash
It took nearly four hours to free a critically-injured truck driver after their vehicle careened 10 metres down a bank in Hawke's Bay this morning. 
© 2020 RadioNZ 3:15pm 

Someone could have been killed in mass brawl on Wellington's Courtenay Place, police say
Nine people have been arrested and one left seriously injured after a large fight in central Wellington. 
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Mosque shooter sentencing: Foreign media told to obey rules
A senior journalism lecturer is urging the foreign media to respect strict reporting restrictions for the sentencing of the gunman who carried out the Christchurch mosques' attacks. 
© 2020 RadioNZ 2:25pm 

Winston Peters boards New Zealand First campaign bus for electioneering
New Zealand First leader Winston Peters has boarded his party's campaign bus, as he tours the country electioneering. 
© 2020 RadioNZ 2:25pm 

Hong Kong: US blacklists chief executive Carrie Lam
The US Treasury has imposed sanctions on Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam, and 10 other top officials from Hong Kong and mainland China. 
© 2020 RadioNZ 2:25pm 

Air NZ flight from Auckland to Queenstown diverted after lightning strike
The lightning-struck plane was diverted to Christchurch so engineers could check its electronics. 
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Tab for cycle-way between Hamilton and Cambridge picked up by the Crown
The Government will spend millions on cyclepaths throughout the Waikato region. 
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A Kiwi in Sydney: I've lost my freedom to come home
OPINION: I've lived my adult life straddled across New Zealand and Australia. Now Covid-19 has separated me from my loved ones as we fear the worst is still to come. 
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Police arrest two people after Palmerston North dairy robbery
Two people were arrested at 11am, after police found them with the get-away vehicle used for the robbery of a Milson Four Square at 10am on Saturday. 
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Labour launches re-election campaign with $300m plan to create thousands of new jobs
The Labour Party has launched its re-election campaign today with a promise to invest $311 million to help unemployed New Zealanders into jobs. 
© 2020 RadioNZ 1:55pm 

Election 2020: Jacinda Ardern launches Labour campaign, $300 million jobs fund
The Labour Party has pledged a $300 million package to protect struggling workers and businesses from the worst impacts of Covid-19. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced the policy today as she launched her party's re-election... 
© 2020 NZ Herald 1:45pm 

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Election 2020: Clarke Gayford's heartwarming tribute to Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern
Clarke Gayford sparked a roar from the crowd with his heartwarming tribute to Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern at her party's re-election campaign launch today. Ardern's "plus one" shared some unique insights into living with a person... 
© 2020 NZ Herald 3:15pm 

Rugby league: New Zealand Warriors confirm Nathan Brown as new NRL head coach and Phil Gould as consultant
The New Zealand Warriors have confirmed the signing of Nathan Brown as the club's new head coach - and NRL great Phil Gould as a club-wide consultant.After being knocked back by interim head coach Todd Payten earlier in the week,... 
© 2020 NZ Herald 2:35pm 

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Coromandel town of Tairua in mourning over alleged roadside murder
The idyllic Coromandel holiday town of Tairua has been plunged into mourning as residents reel from the alleged roadside murder of popular 20-year-old Bayden Williams.Williams' body was discovered along the Kopu-Hikuai Rd on Wednesday... 
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Election 2020: Labour launch campaign with targeted hiring subsidy aimed at getting 40,000 into work
Policy would see employers paid up to $22,000 to hire or keep on staff. 
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Person critically injured after truck rolls down bank near Hawke's Bay
A person has life threatening injuries after a truck ran off a road and down a bank in Te Haroto, Hawke’s Bay. 
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Warriors confirm Nathan Brown as club's next head coach on three-year deal
Two rugby league heavyweights have been signed up by the Warriors. 
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Election 2020: Labour Party launches re-election campaign in Auckland Town Hall
The Labour Party is launching its re-election today at the Auckland Town Hall. More than 1000 supporters are expected at the launch, where Prime Minister and party leader Jacinda Ardern will deliver a speech and unveil its policies.It... 
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