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# 243178 29-Nov-2018 15:18
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Hi all.

 

 

 

Has anyone managed to set a New Zealand news source with their Google Home devices?

 

I don't see any available within the Google Home app, the closest is for Australia.  To be honest I don't feel the need to hear the Aussie headlines first thing in the morning!


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  # 2136694 29-Nov-2018 16:12
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To be honest I don't feel the need to hear the Aussie headlines first thing in the morning

Imo none of the sources are listenable really. Are there any good ones?

 
 
 
 


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I must admit I like the Echo when I say Alexa - give my daily flash briefing and I hear RNZ news. But on the GH I get US stuff. Not a biggie since I have both but it would be nice if they added a few NZ news sources. After all how hard could that be?





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  # 2137731 1-Dec-2018 12:38
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lchiu7:

 

I must admit I like the Echo when I say Alexa - give my daily flash briefing and I hear RNZ news. But on the GH I get US stuff. Not a biggie since I have both but it would be nice if they added a few NZ news sources. After all how hard could that be?

 

 

 

 

I just say 'Alexa - what's the news' and she gives me the RNZ flash briefing.  Fantastic.  We have both but I'm leaning towards alexa

 

 


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  # 2137753 1-Dec-2018 13:43
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Until Google Home, and for that matter Google Assistant, are officially supported in NZ you won't be able to get a flash briefing. There were rumours of November this year, which has subsequently been pushed to April next year for us to get it. Every opportunity Google gives me for feedback, I comment about how much the current situation sucks.
I have both GA and Alexa set up so each is useful in its own way.




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