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    With Boris Johnson in intensive care for coronavirus treatment, Dominic Raab is his 'designated survivor'
     7 April 2020
    With Boris Johnson battling COVID-19 symptoms in intensive care, his 46-year-old Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab is at the helm. But one of the world's oldest parliamentary systems doesn't have very clear rules on succession if things take a turn for the w
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    Simon Bridges is playing down a claim he made to Heather du Plessis-Allan that he was driving from Tauranga to Wellington because his internet at home only worked 50 percent of the time
    7 Apr: Simon Bridges is playing down a claim he made to Heather du Plessis-Allan that he was driving from Tauranga to Wellington because his internet at home only worked 50 percent of the time... more
    Boris Johnson admitted to London intensive care unit after coronavirus symptoms worsen
    7 Apr: Boris Johnson, who had been quarantined in Downing Street since March 26, is receiving "excellent care" in London's St Thomas' hospital, with his Foreign Secretary given the job of standing in for the British PM "where necessary".... more
    David Clark's giving an assurance to New Zealanders he will focus on his role as Health Minister
    7 Apr: David Clark's giving an assurance to New Zealanders he will focus on his role as Health Minister... more
    More than a fifth of the population are set to benefit from the Government's wage subsidy scheme
    7 Apr: More than a fifth of the population are set to benefit from the Government's wage subsidy scheme... more
    The Government says Technological capability is the key to contact tracing for Covid-19
    6 Apr: The Government says Technological capability is the key to contact tracing for Covid-19... more
    The infrastructure minister may ban log exports so the wood can be used as a priority in New Zealand
    6 Apr: The infrastructure minister may ban log exports so the wood can be used as a priority in New Zealand... more
    Three reasons why Jacinda Ardern's coronavirus response has been a masterclass in crisis leadership
    6 Apr: As someone who researches and teaches leadership, I'd argue New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is giving most Western politicians a lesson on how to act, writes Suze Wilson.... more
    Wellington City Council are monitoring parks and recreation areas after receiving a number of complaints about high head counts
    5 Apr: Wellington City Council are monitoring parks and recreation areas after receiving a number of complaints about high head counts... more
    Essential service providers need to be supporting New Zealanders who have reduced income due to Covid-19
    5 Apr: Essential service providers need to be supporting New Zealanders who have reduced income due to Covid-19... more

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     Today's News

    Politics:
    With Boris Johnson in intensive care for coronavirus treatment, Dominic Raab is his 'designated survivor' 16:37

    Politics:
    Simon Bridges is playing down a claim he made to Heather du Plessis-Allan that he was driving from Tauranga to Wellington because his internet at home only worked 50 percent of the time 16:17

    Entertainment:
    Ric Flair believes Wrestlemania 36 will help lift people‚Äôs spirits amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic 16:14

    Entertainment:
    Val Kilmer claims he hasn't had a girlfriend in two decades and admits he's "lonely part of every day" 15:44

    International:
    Singapore is often praised for its coronavirus response. How does it compare to Australia's? 15:27

    Rugby League:
    The idea of scrapping the opening two rounds of NRL competition points has been effectively scrapped, a day after it was floated 15:27

    Entertainment:
    Harry Styles doesn't have a "real job" so he is doing "whatever" during isolation 15:14

    Rugby:
    Clumsy rather than wilful 14:57

    Politics:
    Boris Johnson admitted to London intensive care unit after coronavirus symptoms worsen 14:47

    Entertainment:
    Keith Urban's days in self-isolation have been very "vibrant" 14:44

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