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Currys PC World apologises after gift cards wiped
The company is still assessing how many customers may have been affected. 
© 2020 BBCWorld 7:05pm 

Pistol in Auckland motel, $300,000 cash in cars: Drug trial jury told of stakeout, covert ops
Stakeouts after an alleged drug boss went on the run netted police a pistol-toting man in a motel room and wads of cash stashed in cars.That's what jurors were told at the Auckland District Court trial of a man accused of involvement... 
© 2020 NZ Herald 7:05pm 

Car parking eyed as possible contentious point in Invercargill masterplan
Those behind Invercargill’s proposed city centre master plan are aware it has some contentious elements, but they are urging city councillors to be bold in their decision-making. 
© 2020 6:55pm 

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November rain: Wellington drenched in one of wettest Novembers on record
Last month was wetter than average in Wellington, and only 12 minutes shy of the dimmest November on record. 
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Three dead in Hawke's Bay crash
Three people have died after a truck and car crashed in central Hawke's Bay this afternoon. 
© 2020 RadioNZ 6:45pm 

West Papua liberation movement announces provisional govt
The United Liberation Movement for West Papua has announced it is forming a 'Provisional Government' of West Papua. 
© 2020 RadioNZ 6:45pm 

Government warned businesses could 'game the system' if sick leave doubled
Officials have warned the Government employers might try to "game the system" to avoid doubling their workers' sick leave.Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment advice on the proposed new law said employers could do this... 
© 2020 NZ Herald 6:35pm 

Public transport use outside Auckland city centre remains low - study
Aucklanders' uptake of public transport is low and despite growth in recent years, the car remains their preferred means of getting to and from work, a new study shows. 
© 2020 RadioNZ 6:25pm 

Rugby league: NRL star suspended after drug test
Penrith Panthers star Brent Naden has been provisionally suspended by the NRL after he returned a positive test for a recreational drug.Naden was tested by Sport Integrity Australia following the NRL Grand Final on October 25 and... 
© 2020 NZ Herald 6:25pm 

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Brushing: When Amazon packages arrive that you didn't order
Zoe Kleinman looks at the sneaky way some sellers are trying to boost their products on Amazon. 
© 2020 BBCWorld 7:05pm 

Covid-19: Vietnam sees first local transmission in 89 days
Vietnamese authorities are conducting intensive contact tracing after the country's first confirmed local transmission of the coronavirus in almost three months. 
© 2020 6:55pm 

Review into Christchurch cafe C1 Espresso delayed until end of year
A review into the cafe's employment processes by the Resturant Association will take longer than first planned to ensure it is thorough. 
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Three dead, one seriously injured after car and truck collide in Hawke's Bay
Three people have been killed after a crash between a truck and car on SH2 near Takapau. 
© 2020 6:55pm 

Canvas Christmas giveaway: luxury $7000 weekend escape to InterContinental Wellington
Luxury weekend prize the ultimate Christmas present with Canvas and InterContinental Wellington. Experience the brilliant facets of Wellington's bright lights and culture with an unforgettable weekend getaway this summer.To celebrate... 
© 2020 NZ Herald 6:55pm 

Abuse victim tells Royal Commission 'boys at boarding schools are at risk'
A man abused while at a Catholic boarding school in the early 1950s says he is not convinced the church's approach to dealing with abuse has changed at all. 
© 2020 RadioNZ 6:45pm 

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Anti-mining group fights Coromandel gold mining business
Anti-mining group Coromandel Watchdog claims the plan will threaten a critically endangered frog and erodes the government's promise to protect conservation land from new mines. 
© 2020 RadioNZ 6:25pm 

Facebook and Google 'complicit' in Vietnam censorship
Rights group Amnesty has accused Facebook and Google of increasingly blocking criticism and dissent. 
© 2020 BBCWorld 6:25pm 

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