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June Spencer: Last original Archers cast member to retire
June Spencer, 103, has played matriarch Peggy in the long-running Radio 4 drama since 1951. 
© 2022 BBCWorld 6:42pm 

Roading agency spends nearly $250K fighting plan for bright billboards
It has cost the nation's roading agency nearly $250,000 to prove that LED billboards next to one of the country's most dangerous highways are not a good idea. 
© 2022 RadioNZ 6:34pm 

Boy racer racially abuses attendant before peeing on shed and doing burnouts
A boy racer who peed on a service station shed before racially abusing the staff member, went on to do burnouts on several rural roads.Cassius Clem Bramley Porima got a stern telling off by Judge Jonathan Down during his sentencing... 
© 2022 NZ Herald 6:17pm 

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GoPro Hero10 Black Review
A look at the latest GoPro Hero10 camera. 
© 2022 GeekZone 5:52pm 

Some Westport flood-hit residents called to council's ‘closed door’ meeting
The West Coast Regional Council has invited Snodgrass Road residents to the meeting to hear expert advice. 
© 2022 RadioNZ 5:44pm 

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Extreme drought: Dried-up Italian river reveals unexploded WWII bomb
An unexploded World War II bomb submerged in an Italian river has been revealed due to an extreme drought. 
© 2022 RadioNZ 5:17pm 

Warning over Robinson helicopter's safety for NZ conditions after pilots' deaths
An accident which killed two men in a Robinson R44 near Queenstown would not have occurred in any other type of helicopter, a coroner has found. 
© 2022 RadioNZ 5:17pm 

A comeback, by a long-time rival, as 2degrees reveals new board
2degrees, which recently merged with Orcon Group, has named its new board - and the lineup includes a onetime rival: longtime Vodafone NZ chief executive Russell Stanners.His appointment marks Stanners' return to the telco industry... 
© 2022 NZ Herald 5:17pm 

Commonwealth Games 2022: Australia's women's cricketers win gold with Covid-positive player
Australia's women's cricket team have won gold in controversial fashion at the Commonwealth Games after fielding a player who tested positive for Covid-19 just hours before the match began.The Aussies showed extreme class in the... 
© 2022 NZ Herald 5:17pm 


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National down but still leads in 1 News / Kantar political poll
National has dropped to 37 percent but still leads Labour on 33 percent in the latest 1 News / Kantar political poll. 
© 2022 RadioNZ 6:34pm 

Political poll: National and Act can form government, Labour at lowest since 2017
National and Act can form a government between them and Labour is at its lowest since 2017, according to the latest political poll. The 1 News-Kantar Poll also registers for the first time a party with links to the occupation at... 
© 2022 NZ Herald 6:17pm 

Homes evacuated after slip comes down in Wellington CBD
Eight homes have been evacuated along The Terrace in Wellington after a large slip just a few hours ago. 
© 2022 RadioNZ 6:07pm 

Natonal down but still leads in 1 News / Kantar political poll
National has dropped to 37 percent but still leads Labour on 33 percent in the latest 1 News / Kantar political poll. 
© 2022 RadioNZ 6:07pm 

Murder defendant Michael Filoa testifies he shot Clifford Umuhuri in self defence
Michael Filoa was dazed from having just been hit in the head with a mystery object, unable to see clearly and he had just heard a series of ominous clicks along with the words "it's jammed" when he decided open fire into the car... 
© 2022 NZ Herald 5:52pm 

National MP Sam Uffindell 'asked to leave' King's College after attacking younger pupil
National's newest MP has admitted he was kicked out of his boarding school as a teen for beating a younger student. The party knew of the incident during the candidate selection process for the Tauranga by-election. 
© 2022 RadioNZ 5:44pm 

Watch: Post-Cabinet briefing with Ardern, Robertson
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and her deputy Grant Robertson are speaking to media after the weekly Cabinet meeting. Watch live. 
© 2022 RadioNZ 5:17pm 

Landslide threatens homes in central Wellington, resident heard 'big crack'
A resident heard a "big crack" before a landslide tumbled onto The Terrace in central Wellington, threatening two homes. Three fire crews are at the scene and police are assisting with traffic management. One resident, who wished... 
© 2022 NZ Herald 5:17pm 

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