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What’s on RNZ News at 8am – Nov 4

Grey Power says a group of young people are harassing and tormenting elderly people in the area of Levin; and .Acting Prime Minister Winston Peters is expected to take the stand at the High Court in Auckland today. 

1. Grey Power says a group of young people are harassing and tormenting elderly people in the area of Levin, where a 90-year-old woman was attacked and seriously injured in her home. Police said on Sunday the elderly woman was in hospital with serious injuries.Three teenage girls have been arrested in relation to the assault.

2.The trial of the man accused of murdering British backpacker Grace Millane begins today in the High Court at Auckland. Millane was staying at a hostel in central Auckland when she went missing on the eve of her 22nd birthday in December last year.

3.Acting Prime Minister Winston Peters is expected to take the stand at the High Court in Auckland today, as his privacy lawsuit against former National ministers kicks off.The New Zealand First leader claims his privacy was breached ahead of the 2017 election, leading to details of his superannuation overpayment being made public.

4.A serving senior police officer has come forward to RNZ to back up claims that bullying in the police force is serious, endemic and happening now.He completely rejects Police Minister Stuart Nash's assertion bullying is in the past, and that the culture has vastly improved over the past five years.

5.Five people have been injured in a knife attack at the site of a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong.The attack happened at the Cityplaza mall in the Tai Koo district on Hong Kong Island.

6. The Postal Workers Union is trying to stop its members from being forced to deliver a fake promotion which it says scam people out of $1.7 million in a single year.

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