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Bomb threat closes Waikato's private St Peterís School
Police are probing a threat made against St Peter's School, which has been at the centre of a series of headlines this week. 
© 2021 11:45pm 

-Anonymous Xinjiang report attracts angst, agreement in questioning 'genocide' definition

Chips are in short supply. Manufacturers are spending big to prevent a repeat
As the world grapples with a shortage of semiconductors, South Korea's chipmakers are spending huge amounts of money to shore up their production in the decade ahead. 
© 2021 CNN 10:55pm 

New Zealand man in court after allegedly stabbing co-worker at Australian cafe
A New Zealand man accused of stabbing his co-worker in an Australian cafe has appeared in court, while the victim remains in a serious but stable condition in hospital. 
© 2021 RadioNZ 10:25pm 

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Ellen DeGeneres reveals why she is ending her talk show
She tells viewers "my instinct told me it's time", but doesn't directly address the recent scandal. 
© 2021 BBCWorld 9:25pm 

One out of 25 under-fives live in homes without drinkable tap water
Study finds 6.2 per cent of pre-schoolers are in homes that lack basic amenities. 
© 2021 9:15pm 

Native Mycena Roseoflava fungi photographed glowing with bioluminescence
A species of fungi native has been photographed glowing with bioluminescence - a fact that has previously eluded mycologists. 
© 2021 RadioNZ 8:55pm 

WHO urges preparedness for future pandemics
A health expert says the restructuring of the health system could help the country's defence against future pandemics. 
© 2021 RadioNZ 8:55pm 

One dead in train-truck crash, pedestrian killed on expressway
Two people are dead in separate vehicle accidents today. 
© 2021 RadioNZ 8:35pm 

Covid-19: Tougher public health 'baseline' will be needed before borders reopen, Ashley Bloomfield says
Dr Ashley Bloomfield hints at more measures to slow Covid spread as NZ cautiously reopens to the world. 
© 2021 8:25pm 

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Motorsport: Michael Schumacher's wife reportedly selling $10m family mansion
Michael Schumacher's wife is reportedly selling the couple's mansion as the Formula 1 icon continues his lengthy rehabilitation.The German great suffered devastating head injuries while skiing in the French Alps in 2013 and was... 
© 2021 NZ Herald 8:17pm 

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-Syrian family reunited, against the odds, in Greece
-Huawei's Meng Wanzhou opens new front in marathon extradition battle, seeking to admit new HSBC evidence
-UN members call for 'immediate, meaningful and unfettered access' to Xinjiang for rights inquiry

Emergency services called after fatality at house in Mid Canterbury
Police say the death is not suspicious. 
© 2021 10:55pm 

Chrissy Teigen sorry for bullying Courtney Stodden on Twitter
TV personality Courtney Stodden accepts her apology but questions its sincerity. 
© 2021 BBCWorld 10:45pm 

Gas fire at Remuera home where health boss died mysteriously
Emergency services called to Remuera house of a woman who died in unexplained circumstances early last month. 
© 2021 10:05pm 

Exhaustion kills two Everest climbers in first deaths of season
Record permits to climb mountain this year despite global pandemic. 
© 2021 RadioNZ 9:35pm 

Teens may be able to get Covid-19 vaccine at school - Bloomfield
The Ministry of Health is looking at launching a school-based programme for teenagers to get their Covid-19 vaccinations from the end of term 3. 
© 2021 RadioNZ 9:35pm 

British Airways cancels flights to Tel Aviv amid conflict
Fiercest hostilities in years continue as airlines divert from Israel 
© 2021 RadioNZ 9:15pm 

Daniela Elser: Why Kate Middleton's staffer quit after Meghan Markle bullying claims
OPINION: Once upon a time being a palace staffer meant a middling salary, a gold-plated resume and the chance to serve Queen and country by banging out stodgy press releases or planning royal outings to open provincial rec centres.It... 
© 2021 NZ Herald 9:15pm 

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Hawera Intermediate School to close
Hawera Intermediate School will close at the end of 2022, following a decision by the Ministry of Education to change the way education is delivered in the town. 
© 2021 8:25pm 

Aborted Jetstar landing leaves passengers 'distressed' and vomiting
A passenger on the flight to Wellington has described consoling a woman who told him she was going to faint. 
© 2021 8:25pm 

Steven Adams still on the sidelines as understrength New Orleans Pelicans' NBA playoff hopes end
Steven Adams was one of four big names to be missing for the critical loss to the Mavericks. 
© 2021 8:25pm 

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