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Lions Rugby Tour booking out accomodation

Wed, 25 Jan 2017 08:55:00 +1300

Less than months out from the British and Irish Lions rugby tour and already accommodation around NZ is quickly being snapped up...and all at a premium too BUT Air BnB expects more options will become available.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170125-0855-lions_rugby_tour_booking_out_accomodation-128.mp3




Manus detainees think US resettlement a hoax

Wed, 25 Jan 2017 08:50:00 +1300

Refugees detained on Papua New Guinea's Manus Island are sceptical of news they'll meet immigration officials from the United States next month.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170125-0850-manus_detainees_think_us_resettlement_a_hoax-128.mp3




Two police officers assualted with metal pipe overnight

Wed, 25 Jan 2017 08:50:00 +1300

Two Police officers have been hospitalised after being assaulted overnight in Huntly. We talk to Waikato West Area Commander Inspector Naila Hassan.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170125-0850-two_police_officers_assualted_with_metal_pipe_overnight-128.mp3




La La Land lands 14 Oscar nominations

Wed, 25 Jan 2017 08:40:00 +1300

The critically-acclaimed musical "La La Land" has fourteen Oscar nominations -- equalling the record for a single film. The latest from Los Angeles with Brad Pomerance.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170125-0840-la_la_land_lands_14_oscar_nominations-128.mp3




Lonely Planet gong puts pressure on Pouakai Crossing

Wed, 25 Jan 2017 08:30:00 +1300

A wet summer has left much of the Pouakai Crossing knee-deep in mud. The track has been identified by "Lonely Planet" as one of Taranaki's must do, so calls are are growing for investment in the track to meet visitor numbers and expectations.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170125-0830-lonely_planet_gong_puts_pressure_on_pouakai_crossing-128.mp3




Markets Update for 25 January 2017

Wed, 25 Jan 2017 08:29:00 +1300

A brief update of movements in the financial sector.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/business/bus-mnr-20170125-0829-markets_update_for_25_january_2017-128.mp3




Federer heads to another Australian Open semifinal

Wed, 25 Jan 2017 08:27:00 +1300

Dave Luddy updates us on the latest at the Australian Open, with veterans Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer still in the hunt for a twilight title.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170125-0827-federer_heads_to_another_australian_open_semifinal-128.mp3




DOC reconsiders private road in national park

Wed, 25 Jan 2017 08:23:00 +1300

The Department of Conservation has agreed in principle to allow a new road through the Coromandel State Forest Park, despite originally denying the plan. The about-turn has local conservation types scratching their heads.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170125-0823-doc_reconsiders_private_road_in_national_park-128.mp3




Teachers blame government for added stress

Wed, 25 Jan 2017 08:20:00 +1300

A new survey, commissioned by the Educational Institute, has revealed that principals are stressed, burned out and struggling to cope. The Ministry of Education disagrees, saying the problems identified by the survey have already being fixed.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170125-0820-teachers_blame_government_for_added_stress-128.mp3




Families in Blenheim struggle to find housing

Wed, 25 Jan 2017 08:15:00 +1300

Families in Marlborough are struggling to find accommodation. There's increased pressure on the rental market with visitors and seasonal workers in the region over summer. There are also concerns a shortage of housing could restrict the region's economic growth.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170125-0815-families_in_blenheim_struggle_to_find_housing-128.mp3




NZ's perch between US and China increasingly uncomfortable

Wed, 25 Jan 2017 08:15:00 +1300

China expert Geremie Barme says Donald Trump's decision to abadon the TPP may tip the balance of power in the Asia Pacific region in China's favour.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170125-0815-nzs_perch_between_us_and_china_increasingly_uncomfortable-128.mp3




Sports News for 25 January 2017

Wed, 25 Jan 2017 08:06:00 +1300

An update from the team at RNZ Sport.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170125-0806-sports_news_for_25_january_2017-128.mp3




Bernie Ecclestone's reign as F1 chief reaches end of road

Wed, 25 Jan 2017 07:51:00 +1300

The chief executive of Formula One motor racing, Bernie Ecclestone, is removed as Liberty Media takes over the sport. Legendary motorsport commentator Murray Walker tells us Mr Ecclestone was a benevolent dictator.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170125-0845-bernie_ecclestones_reign_as_f1_chief_reaches_end_of_road-128.mp3




NZ First leader called 'Uncle Tom' at Rātana

Wed, 25 Jan 2017 07:45:00 +1300

Leader of New Zealand First Winston Peters says political newcomer Gareth Morgan is "utterly misguided", after Mr Morgan called him an "Uncle Tom".


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170125-0745-uncle_tom_winston_peters_responds-128.mp3




Minimum wage earners say they'll still struggle despite rise

Wed, 25 Jan 2017 07:37:00 +1300

Minimum wages are set to rise from 1 April, but many on that income say the increase isn't enough and unions are continuing their calls for a living wage, rather than a minimum wage.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170125-0737-minimum_wage_earners_say_theyll_still_struggle_despite_rise-128.mp3




Rich Americans look to NZ for apocalypse insurance - New Yorker

Wed, 25 Jan 2017 07:35:00 +1300

Rich Americans spooked at the prospect of a political or natural disaster are increasingly looking at buying property in New Zealand.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170125-0735-rich_americans_look_to_nz_for_apocalypse_insurance_-_new_yorker-128.mp3




Russia, Turkey and Iran agree to ceasefire in Syria

Wed, 25 Jan 2017 07:28:00 +1300

After two days of peace talks, Russia, Turkey and Iran have agreed to enforce a fragile three-week ceasefire of hostilities in Syria. Our correspondent Natalie Carney has the latest from Astana, Kazakhstan.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170125-0728-russia_turkey_and_iran_agree_to_ceasefire_in_syria-128.mp3




UK Supreme Court upholds ruling to consult on Brexit

Wed, 25 Jan 2017 07:25:00 +1300

Britain's Supreme Court has ruled the Government must consult MPs before triggering the Brexit process. The latest from our correspondent in Catherine Drew.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170125-0725-uk_supreme_court_upholds_ruling_to_consult_on_brexit-128.mp3




HNZ praised for medicinal marijuana "mercy"

Wed, 25 Jan 2017 07:19:00 +1300

Housing New Zealand is being praised for showing mercy and compassion, after it allowed a disabled 61-year-old Auckland woman who was growing and smoking marijuana for pain relief to stay in her state home.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170125-0719-hnz_praised_for_medicinal_marijuana_mercy-128.mp3




Singapore working to keep TPP alive even without US

Wed, 25 Jan 2017 07:15:00 +1300

Some analysts in Singapore believe that a TPP without the United States is still a good deal. Karishma Vaswani, the Asia Business Correspondent for the BBC, speaks with Guyon Espiner


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170125-0715-singapore_working_to_keep_tpp_alive_even_without_us-128.mp3




Trump's TPP pullout stokes unease in Japan

Wed, 25 Jan 2017 07:10:00 +1300

The Financial Times' Tokyo correspondent Leo Lewis says many in Japan are nervous about what US President Donald Trump's withdrawal from the TPP means for the future relationship between the two countries.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170125-0710-trumps_tpp_pullout_stokes_unease_in_japan-128.mp3




Sports News for 25 January 2017

Wed, 25 Jan 2017 07:06:00 +1300

An update from the team at RNZ Sport.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170125-0706-sports_news_for_25_january_2017-128.mp3




Morning markets for 25 January 2017

Wed, 25 Jan 2017 06:57:00 +1300

In Britian the pound has fallen after news from the Supreme Court which says Brexit talks require parliament approval - a sign that Prime Minister Theresa May's timeline for Britain leaving the European Union could be delayed.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/business/bus-mnr-20170125-0657-morning_markets_for_25_january_2017-128.mp3




Dried food producer looks for investment in rapid expansion

Wed, 25 Jan 2017 06:55:00 +1300

South Auckland-based Driedfresh has developed large scale dehydration technology over the past 15 years, designed to turn fruit and vegetables into high quality powders at a low cost. The founder, Richard Guy, says he is looking for investors who know-how to help the business expand.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/business/bus-mnr-20170125-0647-dried_food_producer_looks_for_investment_in_rapid_expansion-128.mp3




Most HR managers taking steps to close gender pay gap

Wed, 25 Jan 2017 06:53:00 +1300

A recent survey shows more than eight in ten human resources managers are aware of gender pay gaps in their businesses and nearly all of them are taking some measures to close the gaps.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/business/bus-mnr-20170125-0647-most_hr_managers_taking_steps_to_close_gender_pay_gap-128.mp3




Stocks to watch out for this year

Wed, 25 Jan 2017 06:52:00 +1300

An investment advisor has picked some sectors that are expected to grow over the coming months.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/business/bus-mnr-20170125-0647-stocks_to_watch_out_for_this_year-128.mp3




RBNZ seen sitting steady on rates through this year

Wed, 25 Jan 2017 06:50:00 +1300

The Reserve Bank will have its first interest rate review in more than two months in a fortnight.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/business/bus-mnr-20170125-0647-rbnz_seen_sitting_steady_on_rates_through_this_year-128.mp3




Japan spikes proposal to proceed with TPP without the US

Wed, 25 Jan 2017 06:40:00 +1300

Professor of International Law at the Australian National University Dr Donald Rothwell says any bid to proceed with the TPP without the United States means yet more hard work at the negotiating table.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170125-0640-japan_spikes_proposal_to_proceed_with_tpp_without_the_us-128.mp3







Early Business News for 25 January 2017

Wed, 25 Jan 2017 06:20:00 +1300

A brief update of movements in the financial sector.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/business/bus-mnr-20170125-0620-early_business_news_for_25_january_2015-128.mp3




Low level crashes rise even as road death toll falls

Wed, 25 Jan 2017 06:18:00 +1300

NZers are having more prangs on the roads than ever before...and although in many cases, they're minor, the panel beating industry is hard pressed to cope with all the urgent demand for repairs.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170125-0618-low_level_crashes_rise_even_as_road_death_toll_falls-128.mp3




UK Supreme Court upholds ruling to consult on Brexit

Wed, 25 Jan 2017 06:10:00 +1300

In November, the UK High Court ruled that Brexit will require a vote in parliament. Last night the Government was hoping to have that ruling over turned. But by a vote of 8 to 3, the earlier ruling was upheld.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170125-0610-uk_supreme_court_upholds_ruling_to_consult_on_brexit-128.mp3




Sports News for 25 January 2017

Wed, 25 Jan 2017 06:06:00 +1300

An update from the team at RNZ Sport.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170125-0606-sports_news_for_25_january_2017-128.mp3




Top Stories for Wednesday 25 January 2017

Wed, 25 Jan 2017 06:00:00 +1300

The Financial Times' Tokyo correspondent Leo Lewis says many in Japan are nervous about what US President Donald Trump's withdrawal from the TPP means for the future relationship between the two countries. .Some analysts in Singapore believe that a TPP without the United States is still a good deal. Karishma Vaswani, the Asia Business Correspondent for the BBC, speaks with Guyon Espiner. Housing New Zealand is being praised for showing mercy and compassion, after it allowed a disabled 61-year-old Auckland woman who was growing and smoking marijuana for pain relief to stay in her state home. Britain's Supreme Court has ruled the Government must consult MPs before triggering the Brexit process. The latest from our correspondent in Catherine Drew. After two days of peace talks, Russia, Turkey and Iran have agreed to enforce a fragile three-week ceasefire of hostilities in Syria. Our correspondent Natalie Carney has the latest from Astana, Kazakhstan Rich Americans spooked at the prospect of a political or natural disaster are increasingly looking at buying property in New Zealand. Reporter Phil Pennington speaks with Ollie Wall from Graham Wall Real Estate. Minimum wages are set to rise from 1 April, but many on that income say the increase isn't enough and unions are continuing their calls for a living wage, rather than a minimum wage. Leader of New Zealand First Winston Peters says political newcomer Gareth Morgan is "utterly misguided", after Mr Morgan called him an "Uncle Tom".


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170125-0600-top_stories_for_wednesday_25_january_2017-128.mp3




Trustees chain Maori reserve to keep freedom campers out

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 08:55:00 +1300

The Puniho Pa Trust in Taranaki is taking aim at freedom campers, fed up by their ancestral lands being decimated. A chain has been placed across the entrance to a popular camping site, restricting access.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170124-0855-trustees_chain_maori_reserve_to_keep_freedom_campers_out-128.mp3




Rumours PNG police protecting murder suspect

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 08:50:00 +1300

As PNG police are rumoured to be protecting a colleague who's alleged to have murdered his wife, NGOs say women are too afraid to report domestic violence and rely on violent husbands for their income.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170124-0850-rumours_png_police_protecting_murder_suspect-128.mp3




Syria peace talks off to rocky start in Kazakhstan

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 08:48:00 +1300

Peace talks with the ambitious goal of ending the Syrian civil war have got off to a rocky start in Astana, Kazakhstan. Our correspondent Natalie Carney has the latest.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170124-0848-syria_peace_talks_off_to_rocky_start_in_kazakhstan-128.mp3




Insurance Council defends time Kaikoura claims are taking

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 08:45:00 +1300

The Insurance Council is defending the time commercial claims are taking in quake-damaged Kaikoura, saying insurers are working as fast as possible. But Kaikoura businesses say things are dragging on too long.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170124-0845-insurance_council_defends_time_kaikoura_claims_are_taking-128.mp3




Rafael Nadal heads to an Australian Open quarterfinal

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 08:45:00 +1300

Dave Luddy updates us on the latest at the Australian Open, with veterans Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer still in the hunt for a twilight title.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170124-0845-rafael_nadal_heads_to_an_australian_open_quarterfinal-128.mp3




Rafael Nadal heads to an Australian Open quarterfinal

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 08:35:00 +1300

Dave Luddy updates us on the latest at the Australian Open, with veterans Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer still in the hunt for a twilight title.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170124-0835-rafael_nadal_heads_to_an_australian_open_quarterfinal-128.mp3




Black Caps despatch Bangladesh in four days

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 08:34:00 +1300

Tim Southee became the fifth New Zealander to take 200 test wickets as the Black Caps completed a clean sweep of their cricket series against Bangladesh.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170124-0834-black_caps_despatch_bangladesh_in_four_days-128.mp3




Samsung blames batteries, not phones, for Note7 fires

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 08:30:00 +1300

Battery faults found to have caused fires in some Samsung Galaxy Note7's - costing $5.3 billion in recalls and tarnishing the company's reputation.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170124-0830-samsung_blames_batteries_not_phones_for_note7_fires-128.mp3




Markets Update for 24 January 2017

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 08:29:00 +1300

A brief update of movements in the financial sector.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/business/bus-mnr-20170124-0829-markets_update_for_24_january_2017-128.mp3




ACT stirs political pot with attack on Govt housing policy

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 08:28:00 +1300

Leonie Freeman says there's no shortage of ideas on housing, while the problem of a lack of houses continues. She says there's a 'blame game' between the government and Auckland Council.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170124-0828-act_stirs_political_pot_with_attack_on_govt_housing_policy-128.mp3




Government urged to change teen offender remand laws

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 08:20:00 +1300

As figures reveal a near 200 percent jump in the number of teen offenders spending time in police custody last year, legal experts are calling on the government to remove legislation allowing Child, Youth and Family to place young offenders there in the first place


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170124-0820-government_urged_to_change_teen_offender_remand_laws-128.mp3




Spicer calls first White House briefing

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 08:17:00 +1300

Donald Trump's press secretary Sean Spicer has held his first White House briefing.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170124-0817-spicer_calls_first_white_house_briefing-128.mp3




New US president kills off Trans-Pacific Partnership

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 08:14:00 +1300

As far as the United States is concerned, the Trans Pacific Partnership is dead. Political columnist for The Hill Brent Budowsky says there's more to come from Mr Trump.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170124-0814-new_us_president_kills_off_trans-pacific_partnership-128.mp3




Sports News for 24 January 2017

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 08:06:00 +1300

An update from the team at RNZ Sport.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170124-0806-sports_news_for_24_january_2017-128.mp3




Charges laid against driver as Melbourne mourns five dead

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 07:59:00 +1300

A Melbourne man has been charged with five counts of murder following his deadly drive through the central city last week.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170124-0759-charges_laid_against_driver_as_melbourne_mourns_five_dead-128.mp3




Changing age of starting school could hit pre-schools

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 07:55:00 +1300

Early childhood centres are crying foul over a proposed law that will change when children can start school. They're worried the so-called 'cohort entry' which will mean 5 year olds start at the beginning of the term closest to their birthday will see big groups leaving pre-school centres - and that will be tough financially.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170124-0755-changing_age_of_starting_school_could_hit_pre-schools-128.mp3




Is the fight to save the TPP worth winning?

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 07:51:00 +1300

One of the foremost opponents of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement, Jane Kelsey, says any possible economic benefits from the trade deal are now non-existent thanks to the United States signalling it's pulling out.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170124-0751-is_the_fight_to_save_the_tpp_worth_winning-128.mp3




Search continues after capsize on Otaki River

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 07:48:00 +1300

Emergency services and local teams will this morning resume searching for a person missing off the Kapiti Coast, near the Otaki River mouth.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170124-0748-search_continues_after_capsize_on_otaki_river-128.mp3




ACT Leader sets out prescription to cure housing headache

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 07:44:00 +1300

ACT Leader David Seymour says his party would force the Government's hand on RMA reform to free up land for housing if they held the balance of power following the election.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170124-0744-act_leader_sets_out_prescription_to_cure_housing_headache-128.mp3




Andrew Little joins us ahead of Ratana today

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 07:31:00 +1300

Andrew Little says it's ridiculous to say Labour has lost the support of Ratana and wider Maori voters, and he is confident in the long-standing relationship.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170124-0731-andrew_little_joins_us_ahead_of_ratana_today-128.mp3




Maori Party proclaims new unified movement at Rātana

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 07:31:00 +1300

Andrew Little says it's ridiculous to say Labour has lost the support of Ratana and wider Maori voters, and he is confident in the long-standing relationship.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170124-0731-andrew_little_joins_us_ahead_of_ratana_today-128.mp3




Politicians make their way to Ratana today

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 07:25:00 +1300

As politicians across the divide arrive at Ratana Pa, sparking the beginning of an election year, the Maori Party has proclaimed a new unified Maori movement, saying the pa's partnership with Labour is long gone.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170124-0725-politicians_make_their_way_to_ratana_today-128.mp3




Protection order complaint against senior constable upheld

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 07:20:00 +1300

It's taken the police two years to investigate and uphold a Northland woman's complaint that a senior constable had failed to take protection order breaches she reported, seriously. Our police reporter Carla Penman has been following the story.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170124-0720-protection_order_complaint_against_senior_constable_upheld-128.mp3




Charles Finny on President Trump pulling out of the TPP

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 07:17:00 +1300

Charles Finny says he's not surprised at Donald Trump's pulling out of TPP, and says it will hurt New Zealand's interests.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170124-0717-charles_finny_on_president_trump_pulling_out_of_the_tpp-128.mp3




Trump signs executive order pulling out of TPP trade deal

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 07:15:00 +1300

US President Donald Trump has stopped the TPP trade deal dead in its tracks. During the election campaign he promised to pull the United States out of the 12-member free trade deal, and this morning he's done just that.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170124-0715-donald_trump_signs_executive_order_pulling_out_of_tpp-128.mp3




Sports News for 24 January 2017

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 07:06:00 +1300

An update from the team at RNZ Sport.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170124-0706-sports_news_for_24_january_2017-128.mp3




Regulations won't stop Abano from withholding dividend payout

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 06:56:00 +1300

There appears to be no barrier to Abano Healthcare withholding about half a million dollars in dividends to cover costs related to a hostile takeover bid from one of its shareholders.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/business/bus-mnr-20170124-0656-regulations_wont_stop_abano_from_withholding_dividend_payout-128.mp3




Comvita says Sea Dragon investment will deliver benefits

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 06:55:00 +1300

The listed honey and oils company, Comvita, was mauled on the sharemarket yesterday after it confirmed it would make a significant first half loss because of poor honey production, and the impact of trading rule changes in the key Chinese market.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/business/bus-mnr-20170124-0655-comvita_says_sea_dragon_investment_will_deliver_benefits-128.mp3




Morning Markets for 24 January 2017

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 06:47:00 +1300

Take title and description from iNews queue: News>Business News>Ready


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/business/bus-mnr-20170124-0647-business_news_story_24_january_2017-128.mp3







Early Business News for 24 January 2017

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 06:20:00 +1300

A brief update of movements in the financial sector.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/business/bus-mnr-20170124-0620-early_business_news_for_24_january_2017-128.mp3




President Trump Signs order to withdraw from TPP

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 06:17:00 +1300

President Trump has just signed the executive order to formally withdraw the United States from the trans-pacific partnership trade deal Donald Trump called the TPP order a "great thing for the American worker."


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170124-0617-president_trump_signs_order_to_withdraw_from_tpp-128.mp3




UK Supreme Court to rule on Brexit appeal overnight tonight

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 06:17:00 +1300

Britain's Supreme Court will decide the future of Brexit overnight tonight. Government ministers are expecting to lose an appeal to overturn an earlier High Court decision ruling the UK parliament has to vote on triggering an exit from the EU. The Government is now thought to be preparing four alternatives of the Brexit law to show Parliament. The decision comes just days before UK Prime Minister Theresa May is to meet with new US President Donald Trump. Our correspondent in London Natalie Powell will be covering the decision...


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170124-0617-uk_supreme_court_to_rule_on_brexit_appeal_overnight_tonight-128.mp3




Sports News for 24 January 2017

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 06:06:00 +1300

An update from the team at RNZ Sport.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170124-0606-sports_news_for_24_january_2017-128.mp3




Top Stories for Tuesday 24 January 2017

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 06:00:00 +1300

Donald Trump signs executive order pulling out of TPP; Charles Finny on President Trump pulling out of the TPP; Protection order complaint against senior constable upheld; Politicians make their way to Ratana today; Andrew Little joins us ahead of Ratana today; ACT Leader sets out prescription to cure housing headache; Is the fight to save the TPP worth winning?; Charges laid against driver as Melbourne mourns five dead.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170124-0600-top_stories_for_tuesday_24_january_2017-128.mp3




Astonishing summer snow fall for Cadrona

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 08:57:00 +1300

Matt McIvor in Cardrona says there's at least 30cm of snow at the base area of the mountain and if it was winter, he'd be 'stoked'. He says there's warmer temperatures on the way for summer holiday-makers.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170123-0857-astonishing_summer_snow_fall_for_cadrona-128.mp3




Traffic no-go south of Blenheim until later this year

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 08:53:00 +1300

As the NZTA explains the difficulties fixing the damaged State Highway one north of Kaikoura, restoring the quake-damaged highway network is 'akin to moving mountains'.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170123-0853-traffic_no-go_south_of_blenheim_until_later_this_year-128.mp3




Pt England residents angry over iwi house plan

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 08:50:00 +1300

An Auckland iwi wants to build more houses at Pt England in the eastern suburbs and regenerate the area, but the plan to build 300 homes on a reserve has run into angry opposition from locals.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170123-0850-pt_england_residents_angry_over_iwi_house_plan-128.mp3




Major leak put Wellington's water supply at risk

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 08:46:00 +1300

Wellington Water says workers have been fixing a major leak in the capital city's water supply, which was related to the November earthquake.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170123-0846-major_leak_put_wellingtons_water_supply_at_risk-128.mp3




New Yorker dodges Trump's inauguration with NZ trip

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 08:42:00 +1300

New York man Gary Belis has dodged Donald Trump's inauguration day completely with a little from the international dateline.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170123-0842-new_yorker_dodges_trumps_inauguration_with_nz_trip-128.mp3




More survivors pulled in weekend from rubble of Italy avalanche

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 08:40:00 +1300

Emergency crews have recovered the sixth victim of an avalanche in central Italy, as survivors say it sounded like a bomb going off. Our correspondent Josephine Mckenna says there are fading hopes of finding other survivors, with 23 still missing.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170123-0840-more_survivors_pulled_in_weekend_from_rubble_of_italy_avalanche-128.mp3




Australian Open heats up going into quarter-finals

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 08:36:00 +1300

Dave Luddy says the weight of the knighthood may have been too much to bear as Andy Murray exited the Australian Open in a shock loss yesterday.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170123-0836-australian_open_heats_up_going_into_quarter-finals-128.mp3




Markets Update for 23 January 2017

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 08:31:00 +1300

A brief update of movements in the financial sector.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/business/bus-mnr-20170123-0831-markets_update_for_23_january_2017-128.mp3




Jacinda Ardern launches campaign for Mt Albert by-election

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 08:26:00 +1300

Labour's Jacinda Ardern officially kicked off her Mt Albert by election campaign yesterday.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170123-0826-jacinda_ardern_launches_campaign_for_mt_albert_by-election-128.mp3




Political predictions for 2017

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 08:20:00 +1300

Winston Peters can never be underestimated, says Dr Ella Henry, as Josie Pagani views the polls ahead of this year's election. Trish Sherson says the focus this year should be to drive up voting and re-engage with young people.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170123-0820-political_predictions_for_2017-128.mp3




A Republican view of the inauguration

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 08:15:00 +1300

Lenny McAllister is a Republican Party commentator and has been watching the weekend with interest.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170123-0815-a_republican_view_of_the_inauguration-128.mp3




A Kiwi eye view of President Trump's inauguration

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 08:11:00 +1300

The mainstream media in the United States has reacted angrily to President Donald Trump's accusation they lied about the size of the crowds at his inauguration.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170123-0811-a_kiwi_eye_view_of_president_trumps_inauguration-128.mp3




Sports News for 23 January 2017

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 08:06:00 +1300

An update from the team at RNZ Sport.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170123-0806-sports_news_for_23_january_2017-128.mp3




PM: TPP is not dead but Plan B could be tricky

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 07:55:00 +1300

The Prime Minister says the TPP is not dead, but 'Plan B could be tricky', and his government has already started discussions with TPP countries.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170123-0755-pm_tpp_is_not_dead_but_plan_b_could_be_tricky-128.mp3




Ratana celebrations an 'important' political outing

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 07:50:00 +1300

Our correspondent Mihingarangi Forbes says there will be important political jostling around Ratana celebrations this year, as unlike the Kingitanga, Ratana hasn't announced who it's throwing its support behind for the election.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170123-0750-ratana_celebrations_an_important_political_outing-128.mp3




11 killed in Georgia by severe weather

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 07:47:00 +1300

Severe and 'atypical' weather events including tornadoes in the US state of Georgia have claimed 11 lives and injured 23.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170123-0747-11_killed_in_georgia_by_severe_weather-128.mp3




Five dead after Melbourne car attack

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 07:42:00 +1300

People in Melbourne are still in shock after a man drove a stolen car through a main street and killed five people, including a three-month old baby.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170123-0742-five_dead_after_melbourne_car_attack-128.mp3




Millions of women around the globe march in solidarity

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 07:38:00 +1300

Breanne Butler, who co-founded the women's march against Donald Trump in the US, says it's not all about Mr Trump, but about 'breaking down walls' and being positive.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170123-0738-millions_of_women_around_the_globe_march_in_solidarity-128.mp3




Auckland schools still short of teachers

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 07:34:00 +1300

The teacher shortage is really starting to bite in Auckland, with some principals scratching to find enough teachers to begin the new school year next week. High house prices and traffic congestion are being blamed for the shortage.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170123-0734-auckland_schools_still_short_of_teachers-128.mp3




Auckland named fourth most unaffordable city in the world

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 07:24:00 +1300

Land supply and infrastructure financing are the main issues pushing up Auckland's house prices, making it the fourth least affordable city in the world, says report writer Hugh Pavletich.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170123-0724-auckland_named_the_4th_most_unaffordable_city_in_the_world-128.mp3




Trump's presidency likely to be bad for New Zealand trade

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 07:19:00 +1300

International Business Forum executive director Stephen Jacobi takes a look at what Donald Trump's presidency will mean for New Zealand.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170123-0719-trumps_presidency_likely_to_be_bad_for_new_zealand_trade-128.mp3




Trump unhappy with media coverage of inauguration

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 07:10:00 +1300

Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th United States president on Saturday and already he's causing more controversy.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170123-0710-trump_unhappy_with_media_coverage_of_inauguration-128.mp3




Sports News for 23 January 2017

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 07:06:00 +1300

An update from the team at RNZ Sport.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170123-0706-sports_news_for_23_january_2017-128.mp3




Morning Markets for 23 January 2017

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 06:56:00 +1300

A brief update of movements in the financial sector.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/business/bus-mnr-20170123-0656-morning_markets_for_23_january_2017-128.mp3




New Zealanders more confident about the economy

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 06:53:00 +1300

New Zealanders are feeling much more confident about the economy, underpinned by low inflation, a strong housing market, record high tourism, and population growth.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/business/bus-mnr-20170123-0653-new_zealanders_more_confident_about_the_economy-128.mp3




Inflation expected to be back in target band - Kiwibank

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 06:52:00 +1300

The Reserve Bank could finally get what it's been looking for when fresh inflation data is released this week.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/business/bus-mnr-20170123-0652-inflation_expected_to_be_back_in_target_band_-_kiwibank-128.mp3




Markets await detail on US regulatory and tax law changes

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 06:50:00 +1300

Global markets are expected to remain cautious following the inauguration of United States President Donald Trump, who talked about protecting the world's largest economy from other countries.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/business/bus-mnr-20170123-0650-markets_await_detail_on_us_regulatory_and_tax_law_changes-128.mp3




Reflections on this weekend's Women's March

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 06:44:00 +1300

Seven continents, including Antarctica, hosted close to 700 women's marches over the weekend, prompted by the inauguration of Donald Trump as US President.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170123-0644-reflections_on_this_weekends_womens_march-128.mp3




Demographia: Houses in Akl increasingly out of reach for many

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 06:41:00 +1300

Auckland's property market remains out of reach for many, as NZ's biggest city is again crowned the country's least affordable city and one of the most expensive cities in the world, in a new international report on affordability.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20170123-0641-demographia_houses_in_akl_increasingly_out_of_reach_for_many-128.mp3







Early Business News for 23 January 2017

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 06:17:00 +1300

A brief update of movements in the financial sector.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/business/bus-mnr-20170123-0617-early_business_news_for_23_january_2017-128.mp3