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Hopes fading for three lost off coast of New Plymouth, New Plymouth mayor says town shocked by rock accident, Sailing crew wins silver, NZ's 100th Olympic medal, NZ women fall to the Netherlands in the semi-finals, NZ assistant hockey coach says loss is heartbreaking, NZ Olympic fan base in London evacuated after bbq fire, Wilson could yet commit more crimes - ex cop, Further observation flight over Tongariro today, NZ troops have not yet got approval for wider patrols. (32′52″)
19 people have died in severe flooding in the Philippines capital, Manila. (3′29″)
More details have emerged about the fate of the white supremacist gunman who killed six people at a Sikh temple in the US state of Wisconsin. (3′07″)
The latest from the Pacific region. (4′04″)
News from the rural and farming sector. (5′00″)
A Ngati Raukawa kaumatua - highly praised for helping the tribe reach a Deed of Settlement - will be buried on Saturday; The Chinese firm poised to own 16 former Crafar farms says its door is still open to Maori groups - if they're still interested in buying some of the land; The Human Rights Commission says there's a indirect link between today being International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples, and research it's doing on rangatiratanga or self determination; The Tuhoe kaumatua and activist, Tame Iti, has been teaching fellow inmates Te Reo Maori during his incarceration in Waikeria Prison; A University of Otago student Anita van der loo, of Ngai Tahu, has been awarded this year's New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants Nga Raumanako Maori Accounting Scholarship. (3′30″)
The search for two students and their outdoor pursuits instructor in the seas off New Plymouth will be resuming shortly. (1′57″)
The serial rapist Stewart Murray Wilson is to appeal stringent conditions placed on his release from prison. (2′05″)
News from the business sector including a market report. (10′35″)
A land and sea search is about to resume for two Spotswood College students, and their outdoor pursuits instructor missing off the coast of New Plymouth. (3′08″)
With us is the mayor of New Plymouth is Harry Duynhoven. (2′52″)
The New Zealand women's hockey team only just missed out on getting through to the gold medal match this morning, losing their semi-final on penalties to the number one team in the world, the Netherlands. (2′52″)
And as Gael reported there, it's been heartbreak for New Zealand womens hockey team, after they lost their chance to play for gold, with a penalty shootout deciding the game against the Netherlands. (2′29″)
New Zealand's 49er sailing crew have won silver at the London 2012 Olympics taking New Zealand's medal tally since 1908 to 100. (3′17″)
The International Security Assistance Force says there has been no change to New Zealand's mission in Afghanistan despite a government announcement of plans to widen patrols to combat the threat of insurgents. (4′40″)
Away from the competition venues, there's been a fire at Kiwi House, the New Zealand fan base in London. (2′22″)
The police officer who led the investigation into Stewart Murray Wilson has welcomed strict parole conditions around his release, but warns they may not be enough to prevent any reoffending. (3′21″)
Vulcanologists hope a further observation flight over Mount Tongariro today will yield more clues about whether the volcano will blow again. (3′52″)
It's emerged the government has not yet asked the military command in Afghanistan if New Zealand soldiers there can widen their patrols into a neighbouring province to protect troops. (3′38″)
An update from the team at RNZ Sport. (2′31″)
The internet tycoon Kim Dotcom has been described as belligerent and disdainful by a police officer involved in a raid on his home. (3′53″)
The Rail and Maritime Transport Union is accusing KiwiRail of preparing to outsource more of its work just days after announcing it will be cutting 181 jobs. (3′17″)
The tight-knit group of senior pupils forced to leave Moerewa School in Northland has split - with only six still holding out for the right to be schooled in their home town. (4′03″)
In New Plymouth, the search has resumed for two students and an outdoors pursuit instructor, who are missing after falling off Paritutu Rock and into rough seas yesterday afternoon. (3′20″)
Outdoors New Zealand is a federation that represents many outdoor pursuit facilities, including the Taranaki outdoor pursuits and education centre. (2′45″)
There's been a silver sheen for New Zealand at the London Olympics overnight, with the 49ers crews of Blair Tuke and Peter Burling claiming this country's 100th medal with their second place finish. (3′52″)
Many in Whanganui have reacted angrily to news the man known as 'The Beast of Blenheim' will be living on the town's outskirts. (3′51″)
Syrian government forces have advanced on the northern city of Aleppo, forcing rebel fighters to fall back. (3′25″)
A brief update of movements in the financial sector. (50″)
An update from the team at RNZ Sport. (3′49″)
Opposition parties are questioning whether the Government's Ministerial Committee on Poverty has made any real progress in improving the lives of low-income New Zealanders. (3′14″)
The primary school union says the decision to publish individual schools' national standards results online is disastrous. (2′43″)
The Chinese firm poised to own 16 former Crafar farms says its door is still open to Maori groups - if they're still interested in buying some of the land; A Ngati Raukawa kaumatua - highly praised for helping the tribe reach a Deed of Settlement - will be buried on Saturday; The Human Rights Commission says there's a indirect link between today being International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples, and research it's doing on rangatiratanga or self determination; Tuhoe activist Tame Iti has been teaching fellow inmates Te Reo Maori during his incarceration in Waikeria Prison. (3′22″)
The work practices of the construction manager for the CTV building have been questioned at the Inquiry investigating the building's failure in the February 2011 earthquake. (2′39″)
Thousands of New Zealanders will have to change their diabetes monitoring equipment after a hotly debated decision by Pharmac. (2′46″)
A new arrival in the Bay of Islands has bird watchers all a twitter. (2′32″)
Edited by Martin Gibson
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