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Former NZ Prime Minister confirmed as head of UNDP

Former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark has been appointed as head of the United Nations Development Program.

The appointment follows a unanimous vote by the UN General Assembly yesterday. Clark will take up the role by April 20, replacing current UNDP Adminstrator Kemal Dervis.
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Royal Commission recommends single council for Auckland

The Royal Commission on Auckland Governance has recommended that Auckland, New Zealand's existing local governments be abolished and replaced with a single body.
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Getting the exclusive lowdown on The Lowdown

The Lowdown is a youth-targeted website aimed at helping young New Zealanders getting through depression and other mental illnesses, and to curb New Zealand's high suicide rates. Wikinews spoke to the manager about this.
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Cargo ship collides with Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore, Maryland
Cargo ship collides with Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore, Maryland

Early the morning of March 26, a large container ship, MV Dali, collided with the Francis Scott Key Bridge on Baltimore's beltway, collapsing an entire span of the bridge.

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