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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: 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. 
© 2021 12:33am 

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Frustrated with the Government's 'appalling lack of understanding' the Motor Industry Association has withdrawn its support for the Clean Car Standard. 
© 2021 12:33am 

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Opinion: Three Waters Reform details need to be as accurate as possible
In a second instalment, Kāpiti Coast District Council chief executive Wayne Maxwell continues an examination of the Government's Three Waters reform proposal. Leaky analysis Decisions about how our district's Three Waters... 
© 2021 NZ Herald 12:23am 

Debbie Ngawera-Packer: Why I got vaccinated against Covid
‌ New Zealand needs to get vaccinated now to beat Delta - and that's why NZME is launching The 90% Project.Here, Māori Party co-leader Debbie Ngarewa-Packer explains why she decided to get vaccinated.A te reo Māori... 
© 2021 NZ Herald 12:23am 

Bitter rivals embrace as Samoan MPs finally sworn in
The Samoan Prime Minister and her predecessor embraced to cheers in Parliament on Friday, effectively ending months of turmoil following the disputed April election. 
© 2021 RadioNZ 12:15am 

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The prolific British inventor who changed home computing
The prolific innovator invented the pocket calculator and the ill-fated Sinclair C5 electric car. 
© 2021 BBCWorld 12:13am 

Gen Z battles to bring back unions, one Starbucks at a time
Younger Americans are reviving US labour activism amid stagnant wages and Covid hardship. 
© 2021 BBCWorld 12:13am 

Winning photographers capture Britain's maritime heritage
The winning images from this year's Shipwrecked Mariners' Society photography competition. 
© 2021 BBCWorld 12:13am 

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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. 
© 2021 12:33am 

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. 
© 2021 12:33am 

'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. 
© 2021 12:33am 

Covid 19 Delta outbreak: Kiwi students ditch masks in alert level 2 at school due to peer pressure
By John Gerritsen, RNZ It seems the influence of the Director-General of Health Ashley Bloomfield is no match for peer pressure.Principals have told RNZ most teenagers in alert level 2 areas are not bothering to wear face masks... 
© 2021 NZ Herald 12:23am 

Ohakune locals angry at Aucklanders who snuck onto ski field
Ohakune locals are fuming over the news that three people snuck on to the local ski field, despite travelling from Auckland – which is currently under Covid-19 alert level 4 lockdown. The three men were arrested in the small ski-town... 
© 2021 NZ Herald 12:23am 

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-How a dinner in Paris guards Europe’s values
-California wildfires threaten famous giant sequoia trees
-Future of Lake Tahoe clarity in question as wildfires worsen
-Half of Haiti’s earthquake victims still have not received assistance, U.N. says
-AMI Expeditionary Healthcare: Contracted to lead the COP26 - UN Climate Change Conference COVID-19 vaccination efforts in Benin and Uganda

England v New Zealand: Heather Knight stars as hosts win ODI opener in Bristol
England overcome a stuttering batting performance to beat New Zealand by 30 runs in a close first one-day international in Bristol. 
© 2021 BBCWorld 12:14am 

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Sir Clive Sinclair: Computing pioneer dies aged 81
The inventor, entrepreneur and ZX Spectrum creator died at his London home following a long illness. 
© 2021 BBCWorld 12:13am 

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