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Gt Barrier Beekeeper offers $10,000 reward for stolen Toyota Land Cruiser
A Great Barrier Island beekeeper is offering a $10,000 reward for the recovery of a Toyota Land Cruiser stolen from outside a shop in Penrose.Kim Watts, who runs a bee business in Great Barrier, said he had sent the vehicle to Auckland... 
© 2020 NZ Herald 10:45pm 

RITA's stunning backflip gives reprieve to Avondale, Forbury Park and Waterlea, for now
RITA's U-turn saves three high profile racing venues but for how long? 
© 2020 10:25pm 

Twitter is removing 'master,' 'slave' and 'blacklist' from its code
The language of computing is changing in the wake of the death of George Floyd. 
© 2020 CNN 10:25pm 

Extreme cameraman Geoff Mackley says he was 'left for dead' in Auckland home invasion
STAY IN THE KNOW. SIGN UP TO OUR DAILY NEWSLETTERS HERE. He's filmed erupting volcanoes, cyclones, fires and tsunami around the world, but it was a dangerous situation in his Auckland home that put extreme photographer/cameraman... 
© 2020 NZ Herald 9:45pm 

-Edouard Philippe resigns as French prime minister
-U.N. says it is "alarmed" at arrests in Hong Kong, concerned at "vague" law

Transtasman bubble could be in place by September, Australian Tourism Minister says
Australian Tourism Minister Simon Birminghan says Australians and New Zealanders may be in a transtasman bubble by September, provided Victoria gets its Covid-19 spike under control.Birmingham today told Australians quarantine-free... 
© 2020 NZ Herald 9:15pm 

French PM Edouard Philippe resigns
French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe has resigned ahead of a government reshuffle by President Emmanuel Macron designed to win back disillusioned voters. 
© 2020 RadioNZ 8:45pm 

ANZ Premiership: Grace Nweke stars as Northern Mystics too strong for Mainland Tactix
The teenage goal shoot seemingly found it harder to miss than land. 
© 2020 8:45pm 

Byron 'Reckful' Bernstein's ex-girlfriend shares emotional post about his death
The brother and ex-girlfriend of popular online gamer Byron Bernstein, widely known as "Reckful", who died by suicide, have shared a heartbreaking post.As the online gaming community mourns the loss of the 31-year-old American streamer... 
© 2020 NZ Herald 8:25pm 

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Trans-Tasman bubble could take flight by September, Australian Tourism Minister says
Simon Birmingham has buoyed hopes Australians will be able to fly to New Zealand again by September if the coronavirus flare-up in Victoria is brought under control. 
© 2020 7:55pm 

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Teachers want action as student assault rates on staff escalate
School staff are being attacked, chairs thrown and windows smashed. Teachers want more help for troubled students. 
© 2020 10:25pm 

Northland fire: Six crews battle blaze in Springfield, near Ruakaka
Firefighters rushed to Price Rd in Springfield on Friday night to find a house well involved with fire. 
© 2020 10:25pm 

Reckful: Tributes paid after gaming star's death
Streaming platform Twitch said it was "devastated" at the loss of a "streaming pioneer". 
© 2020 BBCWorld 10:15pm 

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-Nord Stream 2 Could Sever Transatlantic Ties
-South Africa's hospitals bracing for surge of virus patients
-PM Modi visits military base close to China amid standoff
-Steroid drug purchased for COVID patients in poor countries - U.N.
-North Korea and US likely to resume talks whether Donald Trump or Joe Biden win 2020 election, China expert on Pyongyang says

Gisborne contractors discover 15m fatberg
Contractors in Gisborne are trying to shift a half-tonne "fatberg" from the sewer network. 
© 2020 RadioNZ 8:45pm 

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Coronavirus: Some experts fear Covid-19 the virus could bounce between humans and animals in the future
If Covid-19 was to become well-established in animals, it could complicate the job of global elimination. 
© 2020 8:45pm 

Three attempted flights and two weeks in isolation for 8-hour skifield job
The Remarkables needed Hannes Koller's unique skills to get its new $17m chairlift working. Getting him to NZ was major mission. 
© 2020 8:45pm 

Wilson Parking claims another $1m in wage subsidy
The government's wage subsidy bill has now topped $12 billion - with Wilson Parking among the companies to receive more cash through the latest round of payments. 
© 2020 RadioNZ 7:55pm 

Call for Huntly, supposedly named after a postmaster's rubber stamp, to change its name
The postmaster arrived in Rahui Pokeka with a stamp from a Scottish village - Huntly. Could it be time to change the name back? 
© 2020 7:55pm 

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