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-More hardship as new sandstorm engulfs parts of Middle East
-‘Homophobic and racist’ language used to report on monkeypox spread jeopardizes public health: UN
-Zelensky, DeSantis, Putin make it to Time 100 ‘leaders’ list
-Egypt promises to allow protest, push pledges as COP27 host

Black Ferns Sevens bounce back
You don't keep the Black Ferns Sevens down for long. 
© 2022 RadioNZ 5:42am 

Anzac Parade flood plan: Cost of raising houses would be 'eye-watering'
A Massey University expert says the cost of raising houses built on flood-prone properties on Whanganui's Anzac Parade would be "eye-watering".Professor Bruce Glavovic and Dr Martin Garcia Cartagena were engaged by Horizons Regional... 
© 2022 NZ Herald 5:42am 

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The Front Page: Tauranga's byelection draws focus to city's biggest problems
Nominations closed last week in the contest to replace Simon Bridges as the next Member of Parliament for Tauranga. While 12 candidates are in the running, Bay of Plenty journalist Kiri Gillespie tells the Front Page podcast this... 
© 2022 NZ Herald 5:42am 

Covid-19: Government sets aside $473m for fourth vaccine dose
The Government has set aside nearly half a billion dollars for purchasing and rolling out another dose of the Covid-19 vaccine, and other Covid-19 treatments next year.The money has been set aside for a possible fourth dose, if... 
© 2022 NZ Herald 5:42am 

First transtasman flight direct to Queenstown since bubble burst
After 330 days, the first transtasman flight direct to Queenstown since the bubble with Australia popped was 90 minutes late in landing yesterday, but that did not dampen the spirits of the 172 on board flight QF121— who contended... 
© 2022 NZ Herald 5:42am 

New Zealand joins world powers in Indo-Pacific economic alliance
New Zealand has joined an alliance of Indo-Pacific nations aimed at countering China's influence in the region. 
© 2022 RadioNZ 5:32am 

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Noel Gallagher 'injured by Man City player's dad'
Ex-Oasis guitarist Noel Gallagher says he was accidentally headbutted by defender Ruben Dias' dad during Manchester City's title celebrations. 
© 2022 BBCWorld 4:33am 

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-Lone survivor of 2009 plane crash testifies in Paris court
-South Asia's intense heat wave a 'sign of things to come'

Pulse continue their run towards playoffs
The Pulse continued their march towards the ANZ Premiership Finals Series and are now just a win away from topping the table after beating the Tactix 62-49 in Wellington. 
© 2022 RadioNZ 5:42am 

Couple jailed for 26 years of sexual and physical abuse
Tensions and emotions ran high in the courtroom as a husband and wife were sentenced to jail for the sexual and physical abuse they inflicted on young children spanning 26 years."He had sex with me even before I had my period,"... 
© 2022 NZ Herald 5:42am 

Auckland gang shootings: Five weekend drive-bys linked to simmering gang feud
A series of tit-for-tat drive-by shootings targeting South Auckland homes over the weekend are believed to be linked to a feud between two formerly allied gangs.The Herald understands the terrifying incidents — one allegedly involving... 
© 2022 NZ Herald 5:42am 

Moves to regulate engineers, change Building Code for hollow-core floors
A change to the Building Code is being proposed after the Kaikōura earthquake resulted in widespread damage to buildings with hollow-core flooring.Meanwhile, Cabinet has agreed to a new regulatory regime for engineers, meaning... 
© 2022 NZ Herald 5:42am 

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Northland councils urged to fund more lifesaving services after two Christmas Day drownings
A coroner has urged Northland councils to fund more surf lifesaving services for peak summer holiday times after two Christmas Day drownings. Zhongyu Deng, 40, drowned while becoming entangled in his crab pot ropes at Uretiti Beach... 
© 2022 NZ Herald 5:41am 

All aboard? The cruise ship comeback
The Detail - The maritime border is about to reopen and that means cruise ships will once again visit New Zealand's shores. Will it be a return to the pre-pandemic status quo? 
© 2022 RadioNZ 5:32am 

DC attorney general sues Mark Zuckerberg over his handling of the Cambridge Analytica incident
Washington, DC, Attorney General Karl Racine sued Mark Zuckerberg on Monday, accusing the Facebook co-founder of misleading the public on the company's handling of privacy and personal data in connection with the Cambridge Analytica scandal. 
© 2022 CNN 4:42am 

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