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    'It's about bloody time': Period 'blood' shown in advertisement in effort to confront taboos
     22 October 2017
    A British hygiene company shows a pad absorbing red — not blue — "period blood" in an advertisement for the first time, with many taking to social media to praise the realistic portrayal of what women experience during their reproductive years.
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    Magnitude 5.4 quake near Kaikoura
    22 Oct: A magnitude 5.4 earthquake has been recorded near Kaikoura but most people say it only caused weak shaking.... more
    New Zealand election: Students hope tertiary fees will be scaled back under Jacinda Ardern
    22 Oct: New Zealand's PM in waiting Jacinda Ardern's Labour Party campaigned heavily on education reforms, including a bold plan to phase in three years of free tertiary education, leaving students hopeful some of their university debts will soon be alleviated.... more
    'I didn't want my mum to know': The men and boys arrested for being gay in Nigeria
    22 Oct: When police raided a gay nightspot in the back blocks of Lagos, the lives of 40 men and boys, some as young as 13, changed forever.... more
    Folau to miss Wallabies' end-of-year Tour
    22 Oct: Israel Folau will be rested from the Wallabies' end-of-season tour to Japan and Europe, coach Michael Cheika has confirmed.... more
    Indian cartoonist Aseem Trivedi once arrested for sedition, says free speech 'not in good condition'
    22 Oct: An Indian political cartoonist arrested for sedition in 2012 after posting a a series of caricatures online which mocked the Government says freedom of speech in his country has only worsened in the years since.... more
    No Kiwi return guarantee for Taumalolo
    22 Oct: The likes of Tongan defector Jason Taumalolo haven't received a guarantee from New Zealand coach David Kidwell that they will be welcomed back to the Kiwi side.... more
    Fat talk: Have you considered that what you say about your body could hurt others
    22 Oct: You'd never intentionally say something cruel to your fat friend, family member or colleague. But what you say to yourself could also be really hurtful.... more
    Drunk teen crashes car in Alexandra
    22 Oct: A drunk teenager has crashed a car with three passengers in it in Alexandra and then refused a breath test.... more
    NZ hospital spurns Ronald McDonald
    22 Oct: A charity supported by fast food giant McDonald's has been spurned by a New Zealand hospital.... more

     Most Popular Recent Top NZ News Stories
     17 Oct: Peters meets secretly with PM and Ardern ++++++++
     20 Oct: Ardern brings hope to quake claimants +++++++
     18 Oct: Motorcyclist dies in Auckland crash +++++++
     20 Oct: Head Hunters lose gang pad to police ++++++
     22 Oct: 'It's about bloody time': Period 'blood' shown in advertisement in effort to confront taboos ++++++
     16 Oct: Man, 78, dies after four-day surgery wait ++++++
     16 Oct: NZ First meeting goes into Tuesday ++++++

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     Today's News

    Environment:
    Magnitude 5.4 quake near Kaikoura 18:57

    Education:
    New Zealand election: Students hope tertiary fees will be scaled back under Jacinda Ardern 18:37

    Rugby:
    Folau to miss Wallabies' end-of-year Tour 18:37

    Rugby League:
    No Kiwi return guarantee for Taumalolo 18:07

    International:
    'It's about bloody time': Period 'blood' shown in advertisement in effort to confront taboos 17:47

    Accident and Emergency:
    Drunk teen crashes car in Alexandra 17:27

    Health & Safety:
    NZ hospital spurns Ronald McDonald 16:57

    Politics:
    Indian cartoonist Aseem Trivedi once arrested for sedition, says free speech 'not in good condition' 16:37

    International:
    Fat talk: Have you considered that what you say about your body could hurt others 16:27

    Law and Order:
    'I didn't want my mum to know': The men and boys arrested for being gay in Nigeria 16:17

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