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Facebook rebrand: New horizons as Mark Zuckerberg plans changes
What's in a name? For Facebook, almost two decades of an eponymous social media network that has defined its entire identity, growing into a household name that dominated Big Tech.It dates back to Mark Zuckerberg's Harvard dorm... 
© 2021 NZ Herald 9:42am 

Holy guacamole: Hastings supermarket selling avocados for nine cents
Avocados have hit near-record low prices in Hastings as the "perfect storm" creates a significant oversupply in the North Island.On Thursday morning, Hastings Pak 'n Save was selling the green-fleshed fruit for nine cents each,... 
© 2021 NZ Herald 9:42am 

Three men charged after liquor store manager was allegedly held at gunpoint
The three men have been charged in relation to a robbery at a liquor store during which the store manager was allegedly held up at gunpoint. 
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Anthony Joshua turns to David Tua's former trainer
Ronnie Shields has worked with heavyweights Tua, Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield, and believes he can help Joshua win back his world titles. 
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Every Kiwi could make $1700 without leaving the house, Trade Me says
Stop leaving that pile of clothes you no longer want in a bag in the boot of your car – by selling it, and other household items you no longer need, you could make up to $1700. 
© 2021 9:42am 

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Greenfern Industries Limited (NZX: GFI) L&Q Notice
Greenfern is a NZ based cannabis, therapeutics and wellness company, incorporated in 2018, and aiming to be a leading NZ producer and wholesale distributor of Medicinal cannabis and Hemp-based products, and other fast-moving consumer goods 
© 2021 9:22am 

Concussion study adds to knowledge gap
Rugby must introduce laws reducing head impacts or risk "players dropping out of the game at all levels", says the chief of a head injury body. 
© 2021 RadioNZ 9:12am 

Covid 19 Delta outbreak: Man repatriated to Samoa escapes quarantine facility in Apia
A man who flew from Auckland to Samoa escaped a quarantine facility less than a week after arriving in the island nation - and was found standing in line at a local bank.The 26-year-old, a seasonal worker, was on a repatriation... 
© 2021 NZ Herald 9:12am 

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Report finds 10 pc of Central Otago-grown fruit going to waste
RNZ A new report has found more than 10 per cent of the fruit grown in Central Otago is not being sold or eaten.The Central Otago District Council commissioned the research to better understand how much fruit grown on orchards... 
© 2021 NZ Herald 9:42am 

Large slip causing delay on SH6
Drivers will need to build some extra time into their journey after a large slip on SH6 near Murchison partially blocked the road. 
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Google's Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro phones are now official
OPINION: Google presents a pair of very capable smartphones with a look that’s generously described as an “acquired taste” and 24 hours of battery life. 
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What happens when you don't have warrant of fitness checks
These homemade car mods have to be seen to be believed. And, no, we don't mean that in a good way. They are very innovative though. 
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Vodafone gives staff Friday afternoons off to combat Covid stress
Staff are being told to clear their diaries every Friday afternoon until the end of November. 
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Feeling anxious? Here are our top picks for apps to help calm your inner panic
March 2020 marked the beginning of change - and not in a good way.No longer could we distract our minds by throwing ourselves into socialising or work. The gym was no longer a location for exercise and cafes and restaurants could... 
© 2021 NZ Herald 9:42am 

Little moves to reassure health workforce as hospitals prepare for Covid-19 explosion
Health Minister Andrew Little is assuring the workforce the government is doing what it can to prepare for a rise in Covid-19 hospitalisations. 
© 2021 RadioNZ 9:12am 

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