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Sodden South Island due for more heavy rain, possible flooding
Parts of the South Island are bracing for more flooding, with heavy rain due across much of New Zealand tonight and tomorrow.While the rain won't be as heavy as last weekend's deluge, forecasters are warning areas that are already... 
© 2021 NZ Herald 3:04pm 

Tasman Mako announce squad for provincial rugby defence
With six All Blacks away on test duty, Tasman's depth is expected to be tested as they aim for a third straight NPC title in 2021. 
© 2021 3:04pm 

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South Africa v British and Irish Lions: Tourists made huge statement with stunning fightback
OPINION: After an ill-disciplined first half display, Warren Gatland's men emerged from the break with intensity, executing their gameplan perfectly. 
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New Zealand's wait for an Olympic swimming medal continues
New Zealand swimmer Lewis Clareburt has faded to finish seventh in the men's 400m individual medley final on day two of the Tokyo Olympics. 
© 2021 RadioNZ 2:14pm 

Hang glider injured in crash on the outskirts of Christchurch
A person has suffered moderate injuries after crashing near Taylors Mistake, a bay just out of the city, around 12.30pm. 
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No new Covid-19 cases in New Zealand, but long queues for testing in New Plymouth after virus found in district's wastewater
Traffic management was in place at Taranaki Base Hospital on Sunday to deal with an influx of people wanting to get tested for Covid-19. 
© 2021 2:14pm 

Otago Spirit v Auckland Storm live - Farah Palmer Cup, round 2
Otago host Auckland in a Farah Palmer Cup Premiership clash at University of Otago Oval. 
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Tokyo Olympics: New Zealand's Lewis Clareburt misses out on medals in 400m medley final
Kiwi swimmer led at the halfway mark but faded in the final 25m, after being second-fastest qualifier. 
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The Most Incredible Photos Of Surfing's Olympic Debut
Surfers from around the world appear to defy gravity and buoyancy to stun the judges on the waves. 
© 2021 1:44pm 

-WhatsApp says NSO spyware was used to attack officials working for US allies

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Bulldozers ready to solve Owhiro Bay wave issue - even without consent
But if a storm threatens before the Owhiro Bay work is consented, the council will still send the bulldozers in. 
© 2021 3:04pm 

Artist dies two weeks before his exhibition is held in Invercargill
Celebrated landscape artist Jonathan R White died two weeks before his exhibition was to open in Invercargill. 
© 2021 3:04pm 

Wallabies recall World Cup lock Izack Rodda for Bledisle Cup series against All Blacks
World Cup lock Izack Rodda has been recalled to the Wallabies squad for the Rugby Championship and Bledisloe Cup campaigns - if they go ahead. 
© 2021 3:04pm 

Tokyo Olympics 2020: The best (and worst) fashion of the opening ceremony
Controversies aside, the Olympics have been, for many, a welcome break from the doom and gloom of life in a pandemic.Despite a certain eerieness in the atmosphere of the opening ceremony on Friday, there was plenty of colour on... 
© 2021 NZ Herald 3:04pm 

Covid-19 Australia: New South Wales records 141 new cases and two deaths
There have been 2,081 locally acquired cases reported in NSW since 16 June 2021, when the first case in the Bondi cluster was reported. 
© 2021 2:14pm 

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Auckland girl born without ability to smile designs satchel for Red Nose Month
Mela Trayes, 11, has a very rare syndrome, but her mum says that's not holding her back in life. 
© 2021 2:14pm 

Live: Tokyo Olympics day two July 25: Kiwi rowers in action on Super Sunday
It's the rowers' chance to press their claims after Lewis Clareburt failed to break New Zealand's 25-year swimming medals drought. 
© 2021 2:14pm 

Auckland councillor shaken by bomb threat after criticising TV show
Auckland councillor Efeso Collins received death threats after criticising a reality police TV show, and says it's made him reconsider his future in politics. 
© 2021 RadioNZ 2:04pm 

'Facebook-hating' NZ Privacy Commissioner John Edwards tipped to be UK's privacy tsar
New Zealand's front-foot Privacy Commissioner John Edwards has been tipped to fill a top watchdog role in the UK, leading a war on big tech on behalf of No 10.A report by the UK's Sunday Times - headlined "Facebook-hating New Zealander... 
© 2021 NZ Herald 2:04pm 

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