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    Australian Timothy Weeks and American Kevin King could be released in Taliban prisoner exchange
     14 November 2019
    After more than three years of captivity and a failed US Navy SEAL mission to rescue him, Australian teacher Timothy Weeks could soon be freed in a prisoner exchange between the Afghanistan government and the Taliban.
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    The New Zealand Blood Service says today's strike by lab workers won't have a major impact on its services
    13 Nov: The New Zealand Blood Service says today's strike by lab workers won't have a major impact on its services... more
    NZ Post could be paying up to 38 million dollars to about 22 thousand underpaid former workers
    13 Nov: NZ Post could be paying up to 38 million dollars to about 22 thousand underpaid former workers... more
    The Infrastructure Commission chair says it's clear infrastructure growth is slower than what it should be
    13 Nov: The Infrastructure Commission chair says it's clear infrastructure growth is slower than what it should be... more
    Infrastructure advocates say the government's finally catching up, in an area the private sector's been dominating for some time
    13 Nov: Infrastructure advocates say the government's finally catching up, in an area the private sector's been dominating for some time... more
    Auckland's mayor is worried about the consequences of a report on moving the city's port
    12 Nov: Auckland's mayor is worried about the consequences of a report on moving the city's port... more
    The Health Minister's defending emergency funding for District Health Boards
    12 Nov: The Health Minister's defending emergency funding for District Health Boards... more
    Chris Hipkins says an extra member on a school board, won't change outcomes for Maori students
    12 Nov: Chris Hipkins says an extra member on a school board, won't change outcomes for Maori students... more
    The Associate Transport Minister says there are a number of different people involved when it comes to Auckland's port
    12 Nov: The Associate Transport Minister says there are a number of different people involved when it comes to Auckland's port... more
    Wellington needs to be prepared for inevitable earthquakes
    12 Nov: Wellington needs to be prepared for inevitable earthquakes... more

     Most Popular Recent Politics News
     12 Nov: The Levin District Court will be closed indefinitely from next Monday for earthquake strengthening ++++++++++++++++
     22 Nov: Leaked emails reveal the tension between Wellington City Council boss Kevin Lavery and councillor Simon Woolf +++++++++++++
     23 Nov: A growing early childhood sector has prompted further calls for fair pay and the need to prioritise children's futures +++++++++++
     16 Nov: A 36-year-old widow, whose husband died in a workplace accident, has been given a second shock +++++++++++
     14 Nov: Australian Timothy Weeks and American Kevin King could be released in Taliban prisoner exchange +++++++++
     10 Nov: An advertising expert has expressed anger over what she says is an deliberate attempt to mislead the public ++++++++
     04 Dec: Fasten your seatbelt...the housing market could be about to take off +++++++

     Politics NewsLinks
      5 Dec: Barry soper: legalising cannabis another example of coalition politics (NZ Herald)
      4 Dec: Bill banning foreign donations: 'you've got a panicked government' - bridges (RadioNZ)
      3 Dec: Andrew little's foreign donations ban is good politics, terrible lawmaking (Stuff.co.nz)
      30 Nov: General election 2019: why we all see politics differently on social media (BBCWorld)
      29 Nov: Labour's annual conference gets underway in whanganui (RadioNZ)
      28 Nov: Tiktok admits error after banning us teen who posted political videos (Stuff.co.nz)
      28 Nov: Motueka eight-year-old has political leanings (Stuff.co.nz)
      25 Nov: My life in politics has been a long march away from certainty (Stuff.co.nz)
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     Today's News

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    Politics:
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    Rugby:
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    International:
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    Entertainment:
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    Entertainment:
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