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'Leap second' added for first time in three years

Midnight will come later tonight (June 30) as for the first time in three years an extra second is added to the official time set by atomic clocks.

The "leap second" means the last minute of June will have 61 seconds in it.
Big Ben
Leap seconds - and leap years - are added as basic ways to keep the clock in sync with the Earth and its seasons.

Thursday 9.06.... Andrew Hardwick

Derek is taking a break... welcome Andrew Hardwick! Andrew is a well established Life Coach in Wellington. Apart from offering Hypnotherapy to help give up smoking and various phobias, Andrew has motivated all sorts of sports team and community groups for many years.

Andrew joins Mike Dee after the 9am BBC News for some motivation and lifestyle options - and some humour too, Thursday morning at 9.06 am. Please join us!


We investigate the closure of local Post Shops and Kiwibanks

Protests against post office closuresOn Valley Views, Rex Widerstrom took an in-depth look at NZ Post's plans to close Post Shops and Kiwibank branches across the country, asking what will happen to communities whose services are cut; why NZ Post has suddenly started advertising a service it seems no longer interested in providing; what will happen to the posties, and other questions.

The Great What's on Show

The Great Whats on Show on Friday, 12th June 2015. Sandra talked about things to do in the Wellington and Wairarapa regions this weekend.


1. This weekend is Pasifika Food Festival being held at the James Cook Hotel, 147 The Terrace, Wellington.

2.Sunday 14 June 2015 - World Refugee Day, a Wellington Community Event being held at Rongotai College, 170 Coutts St, Kilbirnie. Different ethnic food and cultural performances. This starts at 1.00 and goes to around 5.00pm.


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