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Election 2020: Greens promise free public transport, ban on petrol vehicle imports, ‘cycle super highway’ fund – Stuff.co.nz

The Green Party says it wants to make public transport free for under-18s, halt petrol car imports from 2030, and create a $1.5 billion cycleway fund.

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Subtropical air brings a warm, humid long weekend – until the southerly arrives – Stuff.co.nz

Air out of the subtropics is going to keep temperatures warm for much of the country over Labour Weekend, particularly in the east – but a sharp cooling is predicted…

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Air out of the subtropics is going to keep temperatures warm for much of the country over Labour Weekend, particularly in the east – but a sharp cooling is predicted for southern areas on Monday.
Christchurch is forecast to get to 28 degrees Celsius on Sunday, with sunshine and northerlies, but to top out at just 17C on Monday with a southerly change. Timaru is expected to go from a high of 27C on Sunday to just 12C on Monday.
MetService is forecasting a 14C difference for Dunedin between highs…

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US election 2020 live: Trump, Biden face-off in final presidential debate in Tennessee – Stuff.co.nz

Biden lashes out saying Trump “pours fuel on every racist fire,” but Trump quipped back about his criminal justice reform bill he signed.

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US President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden offered sharply different visions of how to handle the surging Covid-19 pandemic and fought over how much Trump pays in taxes during their final debate of a tumultuous campaign.
The Nashville debate offered them a final national stage to outline starkly different visions for a country in the grips of a surging pandemic that has killed more than 225,000 Americans and cost millions of jobs.
With Trump trailing and needing to change the…

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Live: 1 community case, 8 imported Covid-19 cases – Stuff.co.nz

There are 9 new cases of coronavirus in New Zealand, including one household contact of an existing case in the community.

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Follow as Dr Ashley Bloomfield gives the latest details on coronavirus cases.
Health Minister Chris Hipkins and Dr Ashley Bloomfield give the latest updates on coronavirus in New Zealand.

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