NZ@Noon: Fear of measles outbreak

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A measles outbreak in Hawke's Bay is feared after a child from outside the region visited public places with the highly-contagious disease, and a young Wairarapa netball team robbed of almost all their money will soon have it back, thanks to a generous donation. These are just two of the stories making headlines around the regions today.

A measles epidemic could hit Hawke's Bay after a child from outside the region visited public places in Napier with the highly-contagious disease.

A young Wairarapa netball team robbed of nearly all the money they had raised for their playing season will soon have it back, thanks to a generous donation.

Members of Tauranga's LGBTQ community are doing what they can to show support for those killed and injured in the mass shooting at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando.

A $29 million plan to discharge treated effluent into Lake Rotorua could move a step closer today - but some local Maori are not happy and are vowing to fight.

Whanganui man Robert Martin has been elected to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities at UN headquarters in New York.

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