Fri, 28 Oct 2016 08:53:00 +1300Music fans have a chance to take a walk through seven decades of New Zealand pop history at an exhibition that opened last night in Auckland. We spoke with Alex Behan from RNZ's Music 101 programme.
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 08:47:00 +1300The family of a New Zealand soldier executed by the British during World War 1 for questionable reasons are pleased he is finally being commemorated.
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 08:42:00 +1300Five people are in court facing murder charges in Whanganui after a dispute over a lost puppy turned violent
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 08:39:00 +1300International funds management giant Vanguard has responded to an RNZ News investigation by launching a new ethical KiwiSaver fund.
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 08:29:00 +1300The Labour Party says more than a thousand work visas were at the International Academy of New Zealand in the past two years. "The government's oversight here was slow," says Labour's David Cunliffe.
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 08:29:00 +1300A brief update of movements in the financial sector.
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 08:26:00 +1300New Zealand appears to be becoming a destination for prostitutes from overseas even though it's illegal for them to work here.
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 08:17:00 +1300The Law Society says a wide range of tenants that have been blacklisted - and have had to pay too much in the way of remediation. The society says there should have a baseline test before tenancies. "We've seen an industry led by the testers, who have a financial incentive, if they are remediating as well," says Joanne Pidgeon.
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 08:10:00 +1300Superintendent Steve Kehoe says they do take seriously that the privacy of people are protected - while ensuring the vulnerable are also protected.
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 08:06:00 +1300An update from the team at RNZ Sport.
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 07:56:00 +1300The public are being given a chance to remember the life of union leader Helen Kelly at a memorial service in Wellington today. We talk to CTU president Richard Wagstaff, who will give the main eulogy.
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 07:52:00 +1300A man has shown a jury the scar below his right ear where he was stabbed seconds after his best friend was killed in a fatal knife attack. Edward Gay reports on the latest in the Dustin La Mont murder trial.
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 07:48:00 +1300A new study has revealed medical students are practising invasive procedures on themselves.
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 07:44:00 +1300Law professor Mark Henaghan says the police still need to work within the law, even if they thought they were acting to protect people. "Just becuase you're the police, you just can't do what you like to get the result you want."
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 07:38:00 +1300Iceland's Pirate Party, founded by activists and hackers four years ago, is on course to either win or finish a close second in tomorrow's election. One of the candidate's Oktavía Jónsdóttir told us they are already in discussion with other parties so they can form a government straight after election. They argue for open government and transparency in general in goverment but it's not all serious. their flag is a pirate flag with an Icelandic saltfish in the middle.
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 07:25:00 +1300Queensland Police have put a stop to plans by Dreamworld to reopen today, saying it would jeopardise their investigation into the death of four people on a rapid river ride.
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 07:20:00 +1300The case of Losi Filipo will go back to court after the High Court ruled yesterday the District Court judge made numerous errors when he discharged him without conviction.
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 07:14:00 +1300The Privacy Commissioner John Edwards says police vetting of half a million New Zealanders every year needs to be done better. John Edwards says there are too many inconsistencies and people don't know just how broad the vetting is and how much information is passed on.
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 07:10:00 +1300Former Maori Party co-leader Dame Tariana Turia says families are being torn apart by Housing New Zealand's deliberate misuse of methamphetamine testing.
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 07:06:00 +1300An update from the team at RNZ Sport.
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 06:58:00 +1300A brief update of movements in the financial sector.
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 06:55:00 +1300Trans-Tasman business leaders are hoping to make significant steps to improve the trading relationship between New Zealand and Australia at a forum in Sydney today.
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 06:54:00 +1300The courier and data management company, Freightways, says the momentum in the economy gives it confidence that its strong first quarter will continue for the rest of the year.
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 06:52:00 +1300The Bank of New Zealand is looking to press on with greater use of digital technology, targeting house lending in Auckland and to small businesses to drive its earnings growth in the coming year.
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 06:50:00 +1300The intenational fund management company, Vanguard, has bowed to local demands and come up with an overseas share fund that excludes weapons and tobacco related investments.
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 06:45:00 +1300Just a week after Nevada and Florida moved from being "battleground" states to states leaning towards Hillary Clinton, both states now appear to be snapping back to their traditional toss-up status.
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 06:40:00 +1300Labour's Phil Twyford says this whole fiasco shows a 'staggering level of incompetence' by Housing New Zealand. He says they have evicted too many tenants on the basis of "dodgy testing".
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 06:22:00 +1300News from the rural and farming sector.
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 06:20:00 +1300A brief update of movements in the financial sector.
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 06:17:00 +1300The British economy has grown faster than expected in the three months since the Brexit vote.
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 06:09:00 +1300Euthanasia advocates say it's clear the police acted outside the law when they used a breath-testing checkpoint to gather personal details about them.
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 06:06:00 +1300An update from the team at RNZ Sport.
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 06:00:00 +1300Housing NZ meth testing "ripping families apart", Call for urgent legal overhaul of police vetting, Losi Filipo case to go back to court, Iceland's Pirate Party in box seat ahead of weekend election, and Police need to operate with the law- law professor.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:54:00 +1300A researcher into foster parenting in New Zealand says the Government will need to improve the situation for existing caregivers if its to meet its goal of recruiting one thousand new foster parents.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:49:00 +1300Debbie Laird tells tells story of the life-saving but high-risk surgery help him survive a massive stroke. The surgery involved removing a large piece of Mr Laird's skull, freezing it and reattaching it six months later.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:45:00 +1300A former New Zealand representative wrestler, Devon Charles Bond, sentenced yesterday at the High Court in Christchurch to 12 years and nine months prison with a minimum term of eight years for the attack for a 1994 sexual assault. The police only managed to pin on him two years ago but he says he can't remember assaulting the woman.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:36:00 +1300The Ministry of Primary Industries says early childhood centres shouldn't accept the skyhigh fees and should be contacting MPI. Verifications should take two hours and probably cost less than $500.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:29:00 +1300A brief update of movements in the financial sector.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:27:00 +1300The Cook Islands police have apologised for poor communication during the double murder and shootout on Rarotonga last week.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:23:00 +1300Auckland library have been staff armed with rote answers to fend off public concerns about potential library closures.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:18:00 +1300Robert Reid from First Union says complex company structure means Pumpkin Patch workers may not receive holiday pay or redundancy payments.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:10:00 +1300The Drug Foundation is calling on Housing New Zealand to reinstate the tenancies of those it says were "unfairly evicted" for meth contamination. Ross Bell says there needs to be an apology at the very least.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:06:00 +1300An update from the team at RNZ Sport.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 07:57:00 +1300The Black Caps have tied up the one day series against India. The New Zealand cricket team won by 19 runs this morning.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 07:54:00 +1300A specialist in sports event economics, Sam Richardson, says the economic argument for Duco to get Major Events funding for Joseph Parker's forthcoming world heavyweight boxing fight is "not particularly strong".
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 07:44:00 +1300The Crown says the computer belonging to the man accused of fatally stabbing his neighbour in the street shows his annoyance turned to a fixation in the months leading up to the killing.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 07:40:00 +1300Documents reveal the defunct private tertiary institution, IANZ, was passing students it should have failed and gave the Qualifications Authority false information.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 07:37:00 +1300The Prime Minister John Key and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi say negotiations toward a free trade agreement are back on track.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 07:28:00 +1300The chief executive of the Early Childhood Council says cash strapped childcare centres are being quoted thousands of dollars to have their kitchens inspected under the Government's new food safety rules.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 07:25:00 +1300Junior doctors are threatening more strike action as their standoff with employers drags on with no resolution in sight.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 07:19:00 +1300The lawyer for a man who almost died at Dreamworld on the Gold Coast earlier this year says serious questions need to be answered about the accident that cost four lives on Tuesday.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 07:15:00 +1300Leading human rights lawyer criticises the police for setting up a drink-drive checkpoint purely to gather details of people thought to be heading to a pro-euthenasia public meeting.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 07:14:00 +1300Housing New Zealand releases statement on meth contamination policy.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 07:10:00 +1300Housing New Zealand is being slammed for its "heartless" misuse of meth contamination guidelines to evict and fine tenants.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 07:06:00 +1300An update from the team at RNZ Sport.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 06:58:00 +1300A brief update of movements in the financial sector.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 06:50:00 +1300New Zealand is showing some of the strongest wine export growth in the world
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 06:49:00 +1300Shares in honey and oils company, Comvita, fell more than 11 percent yesterday after it told shareholders that tough trading conditions means it will make a first half loss.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 06:48:00 +1300Fast food operator Restaurant Brands is pinning its growth ambitions to Australia and elsewhere in its drive to become a billion dollar company.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 06:47:00 +1300A knight in shining armour seems to be the best hope of children's clothing retailer, Pumpkin Patch, surviving in any shape or form after it was placed into administration and receivership yesterday.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 06:42:00 +1300The Prime Minister John Key says talks with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi have lent new momentum to stalled free trade negotiations.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 06:39:00 +1300The Ministry of Health says it has repeatedly told Housing New Zealand its methamphetamine contamination guidelines are only suitable to be applied to former meth labs. The Ministry has just published new recommended safe meth limits for homes - they're three to four times higher than the levels at which Housing NZ is currently evicting its tenants.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 06:22:00 +1300News from the rural and farming sector.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 06:20:00 +1300A brief update of movements in the financial sector.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 06:14:00 +1300Police are accused of running an illegal moral crusade after they acknowledged they used a traffic checkpoint to target euthenasia supporters.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 06:12:00 +1300A firearms safety consultant says the guns stolen from a Dunedin property would have had to have been registered, meaning there's some hope the police will be able to trace them and stop them from getting into the wrong hands.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 06:06:00 +1300An update from the team at RNZ Sport.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 06:00:00 +1300Housing NZ warned it was misusing meth guidelines to evict tenants, Housing New Zealand statement on meth guidelines, Police refer themselves to IPCA over faux checkpoint, Lawyer for earlier Dreamworld problem says there must be answers, Junior doctors threaten further strikes, Early childhood centres unhappy with MPI's food safety rules, India NZ FTA back on track as Prime Ministers meet, Dishonesty and false information at failed tertiary institution
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 08:55:00 +1300Professor of Shakespeare studies at Leicester's De Montfort University Gabriel Egan talks to Morning Report about how Christopher Marlowe is now getting his due credit for helping out William Shakespeare on a few plays
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 08:48:00 +1300Former All Black hooker Andrew Hore has answered a distress call from Otago rugby and will return to frontline competition in the team's crucial championship final on Friday.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 08:37:00 +1300Government denials of significant delays at Family Courts are wearing thin for those tied up in the system.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 08:29:00 +1300A brief update of movements in the financial sector.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 08:26:00 +1300Government denials of significant delays at Family Courts are wearing thin for those tied up in the system.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 08:22:00 +1300The first report on the performance of the country's prisons in more than a year puts the only private-run jail in a group at the bottom of the rankings.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 08:17:00 +1300The Education Ministry's associate deputy secretary Karl Le Quesne says no consideration yet of Auckland weighting or accomodation supplemet for Auckland teachers.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 08:11:00 +1300Waikato University Agri-Business professor Jacqueline Rowarth says farmwatch's veganism agenda underlays the organisation's agenda.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 08:06:00 +1300An update from the team at RNZ Sport.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 07:55:00 +1300The Crown says an Auckland man accused of murder became fixated with his noisy neighbours and posted on social media about being provoked to go on a murderous rampage.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 07:52:00 +1300The Prime Minister John Key is hoping his visit to India will add some political momentum to the long running free trade talks between the two countries.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 07:47:00 +1300The Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett says a hundred families and individuals living in Auckland state houses or on social housing waiting lists have taken up the Government's offer of cash to leave town.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 07:40:00 +1300The Labour Leader Andrew Little says he stands by criticism of Iraqi army. He says Iraq's army was hopelessly organised and poorly led a year ago and that is still the case. Mr Little says a new mission involving reconstruction work would be a better use for New Zealand troops.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 07:35:00 +1300The Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee talks to Morning Report about the progress in the fight against Islamic State following a meeting of coalition nations in Paris.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 07:30:00 +1300An Indian immigrant says he paid thousands of dollars to secure jobs in New Zealand, and was then threatened and forced to work like a slave for his employers.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 07:24:00 +1300As police seek to rebuild their relationship with Tuhoe, an iwi member claims police knocked back her application to join because of her community ties.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 07:16:00 +1300The Minister for Primary Industries Nathan Guy says deliberate animal abuse is unacceptable and a few in industry need to pull their socks up
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 07:10:00 +1300Queensland Police detectives, the Forensic Crash Unit, various state agencies and the coroner are investigating after two men and two women were killed during an amusement park ride at Dreamworld on the Gold Coast.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 07:06:00 +1300An update from the team at RNZ Sport.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 06:58:00 +1300A brief update of movements in the financial sector.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 06:56:00 +1300S&P Global Ratings has downgraded the rating of ANZ's local finance company UDC because it thinks it will be sold in a year.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 06:54:00 +1300A group of disaffected shareholders still plans to chase directors of the crime software company, Wynyard, for millions in compensation.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 06:52:00 +1300The retirement village operator, Metlifecare, says it's accelerating the development of new properties, but remains committed to upgrading the older villages, which it regards as the jewel in the crown.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 06:50:00 +1300Healthcare company Abano is looking to its New Zealand dental business -- branded as Lumino -- to drive a significant lift in earnings.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 06:47:00 +1300The likely failure of the European Union's trade pact with Canada because of regional Belgian opposition bodes ill for New Zealand's chances of an EU deal.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 06:44:00 +1300Our correspondent Dan Whitehead joins us live from the Calais Jungle where demolition work has begun.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 06:22:00 +1300News from the rural and farming sector.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 06:20:00 +1300A brief update of movements in the financial sector.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 06:17:00 +1300The Prime Minister and a large business delegation have finally arrived in India after the RNZAF aircraft they were travelling in broke down at a stop over in Australia. A free trade deal is on the agenda. Demelza Leslie is on the trip.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 06:06:00 +1300An update from the team at RNZ Sport.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 06:00:00 +1300Investigations continue into theme park tragedy, Minister for Primary Industries condemns treatment of calves, No police future for Tuhoe woman, Indian immigrant says he was threatened by employer, Gerry Brownlee says NZ troops Iraq role to change following IS defeat, and Labour leader says new mission for NZ troops in Iraq could be useful.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 08:56:00 +1300The first woman to conquer Everest Junko Tabei of Japan has died from cancer, aged 77. The first New Zealand woman to climb the peak recalls Ms Tabei's inspiration.