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'I'm finally here': Greece opens to tourists
Greece has formally opened to visitors, kicking off a summer season it hopes will resurrect its vital tourism industry battered by the Covid-19 pandemic. 
© 2021 RadioNZ 11:15am 

Budget 2021: Public sector carbon cuts - $67m for low-emissions cars, coal burner replacements
The Government wants more low-emissions cars in its fleet and clean alternatives to replace coal burners in schools and hospitals in a move to cut carbon emissions by 76,000 tonnes over 10 years.Climate Change Minister James Shaw... 
© 2021 NZ Herald 11:05am 

Good Samaritans sought after alleged Christmas Eve assault in Christchurch
Police are urgently seeking two good Samaritans who helped a woman after she was allegedly assaulted last Christmas Eve. 
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Onehunga mall fire: South Auckland blaze extinguished after eight hours
Investigation launched into what started the apartment building blaze in South Auckland. 
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Kiwi kayaker Corbin Hart qualifies for Paralympics at his first international regatta
'Nothing quite like the music to my ears of being told that you have qualified for Tokyo,' says an ecstatic Corbin Hart. 
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-Dear Startups: Donít repaint, reinvent
-Twitter's subscription service might cost $3 per month

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-Amazon debuts another free video streaming service, this time in India

Motorsport: Kiwis off the pace as another Indycar's youth movement continues
The Kiwis have finished off the pace at the latest Indycar race in Indianapolis.Scott McLaughlin crossed in eighth with compatriot Scott Dixon ninth, more than 36 seconds behind winner Rinus VeeKay.VeeKay continued IndyCar's youth... 
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Man found with serious injuries after reports of fighting outside Rolleston bar
The man was taken to Christchurch Hospital in a serious condition after being found outside the bar. 
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Rocket Lab satellite launch from Mahia Peninsula fails
The problem occurred during ignition of the Electron rocketís second stage, the company said in a statement. 
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Nadia Bokody: 'Unicorn hunting', the X-rated Tinder request that needs to stop
It might be sold as a "steamy" way to have some fun, but this tacky move on dating apps needs to stop happening.I'm talking to a woman I just matched with on Tinder.Things are going well. Her responses are prompt and cheerful,... 
© 2021 NZ Herald 10:05am 

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Elon Musk's†SpaceX Starlink satellites spotted in sky above Auckland
A "mysterious string of lights" spotted in the sky above Auckland early this morning has been confirmed as Elon Musk's SpaceX Starlink satellites. Simon Russell was half-awake and letting in his cats around 5am when he noticed... 
© 2021 NZ Herald 11:05am 

Walmart to allow vaccinated shoppers, workers to go maskless
Walmart, the world's largest retailer, said Friday that it won't require vaccinated shoppers or workers to wear a mask in its US stores unless state or local laws say otherwise.Vaccinated shoppers can go maskless immediately, the... 
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New Zealand men's rowing eight close in on Olympic qualification in Lucerne
Psychological blow landed with win in preliminary race at 'last chance' regatta in Switzerland. 
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Dr Zac Turner on why germs help boost the immune system
Welcome to Ask Doctor Zac, a weekly column from This week, Dr Zac Turner reveals why germs are actually good for you. Question: Hi Dr Zac, my wife and I have different ideas when it comes to the safety of germs. She... 
© 2021 NZ Herald 10:55am 

-Android 12 might include big changes to notifications and widgets
-'Final Fantasy XIV Online' Endwalker expansion arrives on November 23rd

Rugby: All Blacks legend Kieran Read announces retirement
Former All Blacks captain Kieran Read has officially retired from rugby.The 35-year-old confirmed this week that he'd be ending his career at the conclusion of the Japanese season.And a semifinal defeat for his Toyota Verblitz... 
© 2021 NZ Herald 10:15am 

New Zealanders living with cystic fibrosis wait for 'life-changing' drug
Reece and Ed both have cystic fibrosis, but only one of them can think about their future. 
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IndyCars: Scott McLaughlin and Scott Dixon finish eighth and ninth in Indianapolis
The two Scotts were down the field as a Dutch driver became one of the sport's youngest race champions. 
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