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The national grid operator Transpower is still looking for the fault in its circuit that caused yesterdays three hour black out across Northland; and problems at the Transport Agency means a national system of paying for public transport tickets will not start being rolled out until 2022, two years behind schedule.

1.The national grid operator Transpower is still looking for the fault in its circuit that caused yesterdays three hour black out across Northland. 

2.Problems at the Transport Agency means a national system of paying for public transport tickets will not start being rolled out until 2022, two years behind schedule.

3.There's been another death in Samoa's measles epidemic, bringing the toll to 33.All but four of the deaths are children - under the age of four - including one who died in the past day.

4.An Australian criminologist says history shows specialists police units can go rogue and New Zealand should think hard about introducing one. 

5.The Dunedin doctor who murdered a teenage girl faces a prospect of life in-prison with a lengthy non-parole period. Venod Skantha will be sentenced in March for stabbing Amber-Rose Rush to death in her bed.

6. The brother of a passenger onboard the fatal Air New Zealand sightseeing flight to Antarctica 40 years ago today remembers her being nervous about going. 257 people died when the plane crashed into Mt Erebus in 1979.

7.Sky Television and TVNZ have come up deal under which TVNZ1will broadcast coverage of next years Tokyo Olympics free-to-air.

8.Clive James, an expatriate Australian writer and broadcaster who wrote incisively and often hilariously about television, literature and current affairs, has died aged 80, his agents said on Wednesday.

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