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HRC to stop hearing individual complaints on use of te reo Maori
The Human Rights Commission will no longer consider individual complaints over the use of te reo Maori or the term Pakeha. 
© 2021 RadioNZ 12:53am 

Huge penguin fossil found by school kids identified as new species
The 30-million-year-old penguin fossil discovered found more than a decade ago stood at least 1.4m tall, partly because of its "incredibly" long legs. 
© 2021 RadioNZ 12:53am 

Oasis Knebworth 1996: 'We had no fear'
Noel Gallagher on the new film marking 25 years since his old band's era-defining gigs. 
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Covid 19 Delta outbreak: Community outbreak tipped to reach 1000 cases
The total number of Covid-19 cases in the Delta community outbreak could tip past 1000 today, as locations of interest crop up outside of Auckland. Deputy Prime Minister Grant Robertson and director of public health Dr Caroline... 
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Kea Kids News: An American poi star on TikTok is getting a lot of love from Kiwi fans
Jared Aldrich is a master with poi, and he's turned his talents into must-watch TikToks. He's never been to Aotearoa but his Kiwi fan base would give him a warm welcome. 
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Timaru homicide victims - twin girls aged 3 and sister of 7 - had recently arrived in New Zealand
The family are thought to have been in Timaru for less than a fortnight, after leaving MIQ facilities. 
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'Unacceptable' building consent delays are 'stopping us from building houses'
An 11-week wait for building consent applications to be even looked at in Christchurch highlights an extreme problem affecting councils throughout the country. 
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Farah Palmer Cup: Otago fitness-fanatic flankers fizzing for rugby resumption
Leah Miles and Grace Carroll became 'bubble buddies' during lockdown, and took their training to a whole new level. 
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High Court orders Prince Philip's will sealed to protect royal 'dignity'
A judge ruled Thursday that the will of the late Prince Philip should remain secret to protect the "dignity" of his widow Queen Elizabeth II, who is Britain's head of state.Philip died in April at the age of 99 after more than seven... 
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Big drop in school income last year
The pandemic and the government's $64 million donation scheme combined to cut roughly $170m from schools' locally-raised income last year. 
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Landlords show willingness to negotiate retail rents as vacancy rates increase
Landlords are doing what they can to hang on to retail tenants as the lockdowns bite into cashflow in the absence of critical foot traffic. 
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Timaru tragedy: Three children dead, woman in hospital as police begin homicide inquiry
Police will provide an update at 1pm on the tragedy that unfolded at a Timaru house that left three children under the age of 10 dead.A woman led away from the property after the gruesome discovery last night is believed to be the... 
© 2021 NZ Herald 12:53am 

Forum wants assurances on Japan's nuclear waste dump plans
The Pacific Islands Forum is demanding Japan share pivotal information about the waste water it wants to dump from the Fukushima power site. 
© 2021 RadioNZ 12:33am 

Kea Kids News: Teen poet Kyllah speaks from the heart and it's won her serious attention
Auckland schoolgirl and rising star poet Kyllah Iosua scooped a major prize at the E Te Whanau poetry competition, winning the 18 and under section on her 12th birthday. 
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New car industry pulls support for Clean Car Standard
Frustrated with the Government's 'appalling lack of understanding' the Motor Industry Association has withdrawn its support for the Clean Car Standard. 
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Covid-19: Wanaka lockdown breacher's involvement in equestrian sports under review
Equestrian Sports NZ head says he hopes people will see William Willis' actions as those of an "individual, not that of the sport". 
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How the All Blacks can return to No 1 in the world on Saturday night in Brisbane
If Rugby Championship results play out in a similar way to last weekend, the men in black will be back atop the rankings for the first time in two years. 
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