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Complaints against non-bank lenders double amid living costs crisis
Complaints about unsecured debt have more than doubled in the past year, as consumers struggle to repay loans in the face of rising living costs. 
© 2022 RadioNZ 5:43pm 

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South Africa World Cup winner arrested at airport
Rugby World Cup-winning South Africa first five Elton Jantjies was arrested at a Johannesburg airport for allegedly causing "malicious damage to property" on a flight from Dubai. 
© 2022 RadioNZ 5:27pm 

April PSI little changed from previous month
Activity levels in New Zealand's services sector failed to rebound last month despite an easing of Covid-19 restrictions. 
© 2022 RadioNZ 4:52pm 

Minister endorses call for construction contracts to include mental health support
Minister of Building and Construction Poto Williams is supporting calls for mental health initiatives to be written into government construction contracts. 
© 2022 RadioNZ 4:37pm 

Climate change plan: National Party backs emissions targets, questions plan as 'corporate welfare'
The National Party says the Government's plan to tackle greenhouse gas emissions is "corporate welfare", but supports the overall targets and $710 million package for the agriculture sector. The Emissions Reduction Plan has meanwhile... 
© 2022 NZ Herald 4:37pm 

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-Elon Musk praised Netflix for telling employees to quit if they can't work on content they disagree with after previously bashing the platform's 'woke mind virus'

Business writer and Milford co-founder Brian Gaynor dies
Veteran sharebroker, investment analyst, fund manager, and business writer Brian Gaynor has died after a short illness. 
© 2022 RadioNZ 4:02pm 

Balloon causes power outage to more than 1500 customers in Rotorua
A balloon caused hundreds to lose power in Rotorua this afternoon.According to Unison, nearly 1600 customers lost without power in Pomare, Sunnybrook, Fordlands, Pukehangi and Utuhina around 1.23pm.Union spokesman Danny Gough... 
© 2022 NZ Herald 4:02pm 

Deputy PM Grant Robertson expected to be asked about Cycling NZ, Budget at post-Cabinet press conference
Deputy Prime Minister Grant Robertson will do the PM's weekly post-Cabinet press conference at 4pm today as reaction comes in on the unveiling of the carbon emissions reduction plan. As Sport Minister, Robertson is also likely to... 
© 2022 NZ Herald 4:02pm 

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Emissions Reduction Plan: Political parties weigh in
As the government hails its plan to reduce New Zealand's emissions as a significant landmark, opposition parties remain more sceptical. 
© 2022 RadioNZ 5:43pm 

-Kim slams North Korea pandemic response, deploys army
-Uyghur county in China has highest prison rate in the world
-US vice president, officials heading to UAE to pay respects

Cycling NZ report: Olympian Dylan Kennett says High Performance Sport NZ 'can't be trusted'
Former Olympic cyclist Dylan Kennett has endorsed the creation of a players' representative organisation following a review into Cycling New Zealand, saying High Performance Sport New Zealand "just can't be trusted".Nine months... 
© 2022 NZ Herald 5:27pm 

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Kiingitanga to honour King Tāwhiao in UK
This year marks 200 years since the birth of Tāwhiao, the second Māori King, at Orongokoekoea near Taumarunui.In honour of the 200-year milestone, the Office of the Kiingitanga will travel to the United Kingdom to attend... 
© 2022 NZ Herald 4:37pm 

How to survive the inflation
Tough times ahead... how do we best navigate high inflation and rising prices? 
© 2022 Aardvark 4:19pm 

Travis Scott returns to the stage
Travis Scott returned to center stage at the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday. 
© 2022 CNN 4:08pm 

See who won at the Billboard Music Awards
The winners of the Billboard Music Awards are being revealed Sunday. 
© 2022 CNN 4:08pm 

Cost of living crisis means bolder Budget moves needed to lift more children out of poverty
Urgent and bold Budget decisions are needed if we are to get serious about the cost of living crisis and what it means for families and children living in or on the edge of poverty. 
© 2022 RadioNZ 4:02pm 

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Dunedin man who wanted to sleep at police station gets his wish after arrest
A man with nowhere to sleep got his wish and was taken into police custody at the weekend.Senior Sergeant Anthony Bond, of Dunedin, said the 44-year-old came to the Dunedin Central Police Station wanting a place to sleep at 4am... 
© 2022 NZ Herald 4:02pm 

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