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Greens plan to get 18,000 waiting on social housing into homes
A Green Party plan to ramp up construction of social housing is being hailed as a game changer. 
© 2020 RadioNZ 8:25am 

Warriors' Green fined for breaking NBA anti-tampering rules
Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green is fined $50,000 (£38,300) by the NBA under anti-tampering rules for remarks about Devin Booker. 
© 2020 BBCWorld 8:15am 

Hong Kong elections: UK and allies condemn moves to 'undermine democracy'
Five foreign ministers say they are "gravely concerned" by the barring of candidates from elections. 
© 2020 BBCWorld 8:15am 

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Beirut explosion: Donors pledge aid for Lebanon but want reform
World leaders promise an aid package after the huge Beirut blast, as clashes again erupt in the city. 
© 2020 BBCWorld 8:15am 

Widow of Chinese dissident struggling to cope
The wife of a Chinese dissident killed in a recent car crash says she’s struggling to raise her children without the support of her husband - the family’s sole income earner. 
© 2020 7:55am 

The penthouse and the wrestling mannequin: Sonny Bill Williams' quarantine diary
SBW has given an insight into life in coronavirus quarantine and how he is preparing for his third NRL coming 
© 2020 7:55am 

Where is she now? Belinda Cordwell, New Zealand's best ever singles tennis player
She remains NZ's highest-ranked singles tennis player, having climbed to No 17 in the world. But today you'll find her chasing sheep rather than a fuzzy green ball. 
© 2020 7:55am 

Man charged over entering a Covid-19 isolation facility
Police say the man went into a fenced-off area off an Auckland Covid-19 isolation hotel. 
© 2020 RadioNZ 7:45am 

First half of Energise Ōtaki Solar Farm completed at college
The first step of the Energise Ōtaki solar farm is complete with 52 photovoltaic solar panels on the roof of Ōtaki Collegenow producing 100 per cent renewable energy.The 23kWp solar array on the school's N Block is part... 
© 2020 NZ Herald 7:45am 

Leader interviews: Winston Peters - 'One of these days I'll have a lovely retirement - but not yet'
Video - New Zealand First and leader Winston Peters are up against it this year in the general elections if the polls are to be believed, but the political veteran shows no sign of giving up yet. 
© 2020 RadioNZ 7:15am 

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Scottish champions Celtic held to draw at Kilmarnock
Chris Burke's penalty cancels out Ryan Christie's opener as reigning champions Celtic draw away to Kilmarnock. 
© 2020 BBCWorld 8:15am 

Verstappen wins at Silverstone after Mercedes struggle
Red Bull's Max Verstappen takes a sensational surprise victory in the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix to bring Mercedes' domination to an end. 
© 2020 BBCWorld 8:15am 

Coronavirus: New Zealand marks 100 days without community spread
The prime minister hails the milestone as "significant", but warns against complacency. 
© 2020 BBCWorld 8:15am 

French wildlife tourists among eight killed in Niger by gunmen
They were in a region which draws visitors to the last giraffe herds in West Africa. 
© 2020 BBCWorld 8:15am 

Auckand Central: Labour making no deal with the Greens
Labour says it won't make way for the Greens in the seat, which has been thrown wide open since National's Nikki Kaye announced her departure from politics. 
© 2020 7:55am 

Law to protect renters may see landlords reluctant to take risk on tenants with bad credit
With a son under one and another baby on the way, Taranaki woman Sarah Belle just wants to give her family a stable home. 
© 2020 7:55am 

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Phil Gould reveals why he took on role with New Zealand Warriors
The league icon says it's important the game is strong in New Zealand and Pacific Islands. 
© 2020 7:55am 

Weather warning: Sub-tropic storm set to drench upper North Island
A sub-tropical deluge is set to soak the flood-ravaged top of the country tonight, as the region braces for more than 10 hours of non-stop heavy rain and strong winds. While forecasters are confident today's rainstorm won't be on... 
© 2020 NZ Herald 7:45am 

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