Herald afternoon quiz: July 6
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Source: nzherald.co.nz - National | 6 Jul 2022 | 3:00 pm(NZT)

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He Waka Eke Noa needs 'critical' changes, but government cannot delay - Climate Change Commission
By Russell Palmer of RNZ Farm-level emissions pricing must happen without delay, but the He Waka Eke Noa plan needs some critical tweaks to work, the Climate Change Commission says.Farmers presented He Waka Eke Noa (HWEN) to Parliament...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - National | 6 Jul 2022 | 2:39 pm(NZT)

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13-year-old solo traveller among passengers 'dumped' at Christchurch Airport after late night flight diversion
A 13-year-old solo traveller was among passengers "dumped" at Christchurch airport with no accommodation after a late night flight from Sydney was diverted from Wellington. The Qantas flight was diverted after weather conditions...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - National | 6 Jul 2022 | 2:37 pm(NZT)

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John MacDonald: Owe Christchurch City Council money? Don't worry about paying
OPINION: If you've got an outstanding parking fine from the Christchurch City Council, don't bother paying it - just get yourself a meeting with the mayor and it will disappear. Just like that.In fact, not just parking fines,...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - National | 6 Jul 2022 | 2:30 pm(NZT)

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Jacinda Ardern in Australia: PM to speak to media as she arrives in Sydney
WATCH LIVE: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says she will discuss the number of Kiwis affected by the flooding in New South Wales when she meets with Anthony Albanese on Friday.It's a sign of the contribution New Zealanders...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - National | 6 Jul 2022 | 2:15 pm(NZT)

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Fears second Mt Vic tunnel could be turned into four lanes for cars
Wellington councils have manoeuvred to try to ensure a second Mt Victoria tunnel provides no additional capacity for cars in the future. Last week the Government announced its preferred option for Let's Get Wellington Moving (LGWM),...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - National | 6 Jul 2022 | 2:00 pm(NZT)

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Tauranga Mosque burgled and car parked nearby torched - police seek public help
Tauranga Mosque has been burgled and a car parked outside the building torched.Detective Senior Sergeant Craig Rawlinson, the head of Tauranga CIB, told the Bay of Plenty Times the mosque on 18th Ave was broken into around 6.40pm...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - National | 6 Jul 2022 | 2:00 pm(NZT)

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Brave shooting victim who had leg amputated is not letting any obstacles stand in her way
Mother of five Jamie Nepia lost her leg after being shot during a domestic dispute in 2018. To reclaim her sense of power she started training for MMA, and is now preparing to compete at the World Kickboxing Association Champs in...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - National | 6 Jul 2022 | 2:00 pm(NZT)

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Operations centre, incident response team and IT key for Transmission Gully's smooth operation
There's a lot being done behind the scenes, on the human and IT front, in order to look after Transmission Gully motorists.Ventia Senior Project Manager Anthony Green, one of the guest speakers at an Electra Business Breakfast held...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - National | 6 Jul 2022 | 1:56 pm(NZT)

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Christchurch waives $50k anti-mandate protest bills
Christchurch City Council will withdraw $50,533 in bills handed to The Freedom and Rights Coalition after its anti-mandate marches.Mayor Lianne Dalziel met with coalition leader Derek Tait on Tuesday to discuss the outstanding invoices...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - National | 6 Jul 2022 | 1:27 pm(NZT)

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Wild weather: MetService warns 'significant event' with thunderstorms, heavy rain, gales, on way
A second round of rain, straight from the tropics, is set to unleash across New Zealand in the coming 24 hours. After last night's deluge that saturated soil across Auckland, MetService is warning a new low is on its way with Northland...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - National | 6 Jul 2022 | 12:48 pm(NZT)

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Public's trust in police a factor in probe of Alan Hall case, law professor says
By Hamish Cardwell of RNZ A law professor is questioning how long it is taking for the police to release information about their internal investigation into a serious miscarriage of justice involving the murder conviction of Alan...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - National | 6 Jul 2022 | 12:43 pm(NZT)

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Kāpiti paranormal: 'Surreal' video shows burning, driverless bus move to save home
An eyewitness has described the "surreal" moment a burning, driverless bus turned away from a home minutes before the fire spread, saying the experience was "paranormal".Aucklander Craig Meek and his daughter Aimee were visiting...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - National | 6 Jul 2022 | 12:32 pm(NZT)

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Covid-19 Omicron outbreak: 10,290 community cases, highest daily tally since April
The number of Covid cases in the community has surged past the 10,000 daily mark - for the first time since April.There are 10,290 new community cases reported today. The last time the daily community cases were above 10,000 was...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - National | 6 Jul 2022 | 12:00 pm(NZT)

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Howie Morrison Junior: Bowel cancer is personal. It killed two of my uncles and tried to take my wife
Public Interest Journalism funded through NZ On Air Māori singer and entertainer Howie Morrison Junior often tells jokes during his entertainment shows.Like his dad, the late, great Sir Howard Morrison, the singing voice...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - National | 6 Jul 2022 | 11:30 am(NZT)

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Supplier of aluminium composite panels pulls out of CodeMark
A major supplier of aluminium composite panels for high-rise buildings has pulled out of the government's troubled CodeMark scheme.

Source: Radio New Zealand New Zealand Headlines | 31 Jul 2018 | 10:46 pm(NZT)

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International visitor survey in need of 'tune up'
Crucial government statistics on international tourist spending have not been fit for purpose for some time, a tourism industry body says.

Source: Radio New Zealand New Zealand Headlines | 31 Jul 2018 | 10:10 pm(NZT)

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Camaraderie and catchups for younger dementia sufferers
New Zealand's lack of services for sufferers of younger onset dementia is being challenged by a newly formed community group.

Source: Radio New Zealand New Zealand Headlines | 31 Jul 2018 | 9:47 pm(NZT)

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Foam investigation: Tests to include properties near Whenuapai airbase
Tests for firefighting foam contamination are spreading outwards to encompass properties neighbouring Whenuapai airbase in west Auckland.

Source: Radio New Zealand New Zealand Headlines | 31 Jul 2018 | 9:34 pm(NZT)

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Man only out of mental health ward for three days before killing
Gabriel Yad-Elohim's lawyer says her client was hearing voices and had only been out of Auckland Hospital's mental health ward for three days when he killed a man.

Source: Radio New Zealand New Zealand Headlines | 31 Jul 2018 | 9:21 pm(NZT)

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OIO approves land sale near Arthur's Pass to Czech businessman
The Overseas Investment Office has approved the sale of more than 40,000 hectares of South Island high country land to a Czech businessman.

Source: Radio New Zealand New Zealand Headlines | 31 Jul 2018 | 8:23 pm(NZT)

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NZers in Australian detention express frustrations via art
New Zealanders being held in Australian detention centres will get the chance to share their stories live on-screen at an international art fair from tomorrow.

Source: Radio New Zealand New Zealand Headlines | 31 Jul 2018 | 8:23 pm(NZT)

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Mt Ruapehu shuttle buses ‘not fit for purpose’
Checkpoint - A bus company shuttling passengers to and from Mount Ruapehu has admitted that one of its buses had been operating with a failed handbrake.

Source: Radio New Zealand New Zealand Headlines | 31 Jul 2018 | 8:07 pm(NZT)

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Weetbix trademark violation case in court
A battle between two breakfast cereals has wound up in the High Court in Christchurch.

Source: Radio New Zealand New Zealand Headlines | 31 Jul 2018 | 7:32 pm(NZT)

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Four injured after collision on Waikato Expressway
State Highway 1, south of Auckland, has reopened after a four-car collision.

Source: Radio New Zealand New Zealand Headlines | 31 Jul 2018 | 6:48 pm(NZT)

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Airbnb hosts angered by Auckland Council's retrospective bed tax
Some Airbnb hosts are warning they are going to leave the online accomodation service as a result of a new Auckland Council tax.

Source: Radio New Zealand New Zealand Headlines | 31 Jul 2018 | 6:15 pm(NZT)

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Man convicted of road worker's murder loses appeal
Quinton Paul Winders, who shot dead a road worker who was operating a stop-go sign, has had his appeal thrown out.

Source: Radio New Zealand New Zealand Headlines | 31 Jul 2018 | 4:57 pm(NZT)

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Privy Council turns down ex-Pitcairn mayor's appeal
The Privy Council has refused to grant the disgraced former mayor of Pitcairn Island's appeal against his convictions for possessing child pornography.

Source: Radio New Zealand New Zealand Headlines | 31 Jul 2018 | 4:38 pm(NZT)

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Court recognises new public interest defence in defamation claims
In a ground-breaking judgment, the Court of Appeal today recognised a new public interest defence in defamation claims arising from mass publications.

Source: Radio New Zealand New Zealand Headlines | 31 Jul 2018 | 4:32 pm(NZT)

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Two men convicted of fraud over $41m bank loan
Two men have been convicted of fraudulently securing a $41 million bank loan to build an inner-city apartment block in Auckland.

Source: Radio New Zealand New Zealand Headlines | 31 Jul 2018 | 4:03 pm(NZT)

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