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7 Aug 2020   
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Uber takes $1.78 billion Covid 19 hit despite 103 per cent rise in Uber Eats revenue
Uber lost $1.78 billion in the second quarter as the pandemic carved a gaping hole in its ride-hailing business, with millions of people staying home to reduce the spread of the coronavirus.Its food delivery business grew as more... 
© 2020 NZ Herald 10:35am 

Cancer services ramp up after detection falls during lockdown
Hundreds of cancer cases went undiagnosed during the Covid-19 lockdown and the weeks that followed, as the health system focused on gearing up for a pandemic. 
© 2020 RadioNZ 10:25am 

100 days without Covid-19: How New Zealand got rid of a virus that keeps spreading across the world
Michael Baker , University of Otago ; Amanda Kvalsvig , University of Otago , and Nick Wilson , University of Otago On Sunday, New Zealand will mark 100 days without community transmission of Covid-19. From the first... 
© 2020 NZ Herald 10:15am 

Grace Millane murderer's appeal: Lawyer focuses on consent
The lawyer acting for the man convicted of Grace Millane's murder focused on the issue of consent today at the appeal hearing of his conviction and sentence. 
© 2020 RadioNZ 10:05am 

PNG suffer third Covid-19 death
One more person has died from Covid-19 in Papua New Guinea, bringing the total to three. 
© 2020 RadioNZ 10:05am 

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Soldiers hospitalised with burns from base training gone wrong
The pair were rushed to hospital after a training exercise went wrong near Palmerston North. 
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Separated from family with a newborn: The devastating blow of Victoria's second wave
OPINION: Being new parents without our family support network has been hard. Now reunion plans have been put on hold again. 
© 2020 9:55am 

'White male privilege' a worry as HCC switches to STV for elections
'Don't discriminate against older white men', deputy mayor says, as Hamilton City Council embraces proportional representation. 
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Shot fired at police by fleeing driver in Manurewa, south Auckland
Police were fired at during a pursuit in Manurewa last night. 
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What's SUP? Surfing loses bid for total control of paddle boarding
The International Surfing Association has lost its bid for sole control of Stand-Up Paddleboarding although it has won the right to govern it at Olympic level following a ruling by sport's highest tribunal the Court of Arbitration for Sport. 
© 2020 RadioNZ 10:25am 

Further Contract Win Strengthens Scott Technology’s Position In Mining Sector
Automation and robotics solutions provider, Scott Technology (NZX: SCT), has been awarded a further multi-million dollar contract by Rio Tinto to provide and commission the equipment for a new sample preparation and analysis laboratory at the Robe Valley 
© 2020 10:25am 

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Oranga Tamariki report: 'Something is rotten in that organisation'
Maori leaders say they have no faith in Oranga Tamariki and the chief executive needs to go after the latest report into the organisation found it was routinely taking newborns without whanau consultation. 
© 2020 RadioNZ 10:05am 

Problems found in design of two Auckland-Northland bridges
Problems have been identified with two new bridges being built on the Auckland Northern Corridor highway project, prompting NZTA reviews. 
© 2020 RadioNZ 10:05am 

Sailing: Peter Burling and Blair Tuke launch New Zealand SailGP team
Olympic gold medalists and defending America's Cup champions Peter Burling and Blair Tuke have announced the launch of a New Zealand SailGP team.The pair will serve as co-CEOs of the team and will begin racing when the championship... 
© 2020 NZ Herald 9:55am 

$21 million cost to Tauranga Ratepayers over Cayman Apartments
Tauranga City Council spent $21 million settling with owners of a luxury apartment building. 
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Police probe claim of highway bandits terrorising late night commuters
Claims of a carload of men trying to stop, threaten and chase shift workers in the dead of night is being investigated. 
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Man knocked-out in 'king hit' outside Dunedin bar
The victim was unconscious and in a serious condition after being hit by the man, who then fled the scene in a BMW. 
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