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 2018-01-17 06:58 

Radio New Zealand

Former Wallaby reportedly arrested in Japan...

Former Wallaby George Smith has been arrested in Japan, according to his Japanese rugby team's owner Suntory....

 2018-01-17 06:51 

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Stags book berth in T20 final...

The Central Districts Stags are through to the final of the national domestic Twenty20 cricket competition....

 2018-01-17 06:49 

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Giant penguin fossil replica donated...

A life-size replica of the fossil of an ancient giant penguin found 12 years ago has been donated to the group that discovered it....

 2018-01-17 06:27 

Radio New Zealand

Woman charged over road death...

A Takaka woman who survived a crash that killed another motorist has been charged with drug-driving and causing the man's death....

 2018-01-17 06:25 

Radio New Zealand

Freight activity keeps on truckin'...

A truck survey that gives indications about the health of the economy shows activity has dipped but still remains high....

 2018-01-17 05:58 

Radio New Zealand

Dunedin man hurt in workplace accident...

A 63-year-old man has suffered serious injuries in a workplace accident in Dunedin....

 2018-01-17 05:54 

Radio New Zealand

Wozniacki scrapes into Open third round...

Caroline Wozniacki has survived two match points and a mid-match lecture from the umpire to scramble into the Australian Open third round with a drama-charged win over lowly-ranked Croat Jana Fett....

 2018-01-17 05:48 

Radio New Zealand

Heat creates perfect breeding conditions for bugs...

First the apocalyptic heat - now a plague of insects....

 2018-01-17 05:38 

Radio New Zealand

Barry encourages Parker to seize the day...

The trainer of New Zealand heavyweight boxer Joseph Parker has encouraged his WBO champion to embrace the challenge of a...

 2018-01-17 05:28 

Radio New Zealand

Nations to consider tougher North Korea sanctions...

Foreign Minister Winston Peters has called for 'maximum pressure' to be put on North Korea to persuade it to abandon its nuclear weapons programme....

 2018-01-17 05:28 

Radio New Zealand

China provides funds to refurbish buildings on Rarotonga...

China is providing the Cook Islands with more than 7 million US dollars to fix up several public buildings it constructed for the country....

 2018-01-17 05:23 

Radio New Zealand

Mundine critical of 'white boy' Horn...

Former world champion Anthony Mundine has slammed fellow Australian boxer Jeff Horn, saying the Queenslander only gets attention because of his skin colour....

 2018-01-17 05:13 

Radio New Zealand

Enviro-myths: When clean and green backfires...

The fight to become a more environmentally sustainable nation is a complex issue, New Zealand experts say, and often what we think we're doing to help is actually harming....

 2018-01-17 05:10 

Radio New Zealand

The story of the would-be assassin and the Queen...

In October 1981, Queen Elizabeth II made a royal visit to Dunedin. During her visit she became the target of a bizarre assassination plot....

 2018-01-17 05:09 

Radio New Zealand

Anglers urge action on 'cowboy' guides...

It is only a matter of time before somebody is injured or killed on a fishing trip organised by a cowboy operator, fishing guides say....

 2018-01-17 05:01 

Radio New Zealand

Teen called-up to NZ sevens side...

New Zealand men's sevens coach Clark Laidlaw has named one debutant in his 13-strong squad for the first tournament of 2018, the HSBC in Sydney next weekend....

 2018-01-17 04:58 

Radio New Zealand

Treasury 'deeply regrets' child poverty miscalculation...

Treasury has revealed it made a...

 2018-01-17 04:49 

Radio New Zealand

Sport: Fiji rugby to make a bid for a Sevens leg...

The Fiji Rugby Union has confirmed it will make a bid next month to hold a leg of the World Rugby Sevens Series....

 2018-01-17 04:44 

Radio New Zealand

Treasury incorrectly estimated how many children would be lifted out of poverty by the Government's Families Package...

Treasury incorrectly estimated how many children would be lifted out of poverty by the Government's Families Package...

 2018-01-17 04:09 

Radio New Zealand

GP found guilty of sexually offending against patients...

A Christchurch doctor has been found guilty of sexually offending against patients....

 2018-01-17 04:08 

Radio New Zealand

Pressure building on water restrictions...

Summer arrived early this year - and with it water restrictions....

 2018-01-17 03:58 

Radio New Zealand

Big Brother is watching New Zealand's pests...

The Department of Conservation is using motion sensitive cameras to monitor predators like rats and stoats and see if 1080 baits are actually working....

 2018-01-17 03:38 

Radio New Zealand

Asian fusion, with a side of racism...

Opinion - To those who think mocking another culture is...

 2018-01-17 03:31 

Radio New Zealand

More electric vehicle charging stations to hit the streets...

There will be more electric cars, buses and charging stations across New Zealand after another round of projects received Government funding....

 2018-01-17 03:27 

Radio New Zealand

One dead in Canterbury crash...

A person has died in a crash involving a car and a truck north of Timaru....

 2018-01-17 03:14 

Radio New Zealand

Fiji PM labels top union leader 'a joke'...

Fiji's prime minister Frank Bainimarama has strongly criticised the Trade Union Congress General Secretary Felix Anthony for his comments about an industrial dispute at Nadi airport....

 2018-01-17 03:14 

Radio New Zealand

Samoa PM against routine arming of police...

Samoa's police minister, who is also the prime minister, says arming police officers was not an option while they performed their normal duties....

 2018-01-17 03:10 

Radio New Zealand

Farmers cull stock as heat hits home...

Farmers are sending stock to slaughter early because the dry weather means they don't have enough feed....

 2018-01-17 03:07 

Radio New Zealand

Trump's cognitive ability is normal, says White House doctor...

US President Donald Trump has shown no abnormal signs following a cognitive exam and is in excellent health, his White House doctor says....

 2018-01-17 02:55 

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Auckland motorway crashes causes delays...

Traffic is backed up for several kilometres on Auckland's Southern Motorway following a crash....

 2018-01-17 02:18 

Radio New Zealand

Govt hits back at Auckland sewage dumping criticism...

The government has hit back at the National leader Bill English's criticism of its water policies, saying his words are hollow populist sentiments....

 2018-01-17 02:10 

Radio New Zealand

40pc of kiwi adults unable to read at functioning level...

The Book Council says it is becoming increasingly alarmed at the literacy rate of New Zealand adults and children....

 2018-01-17 01:54 

Radio New Zealand

Concerns for missing Hamilton man's welfare...

An elderly Hamilton man is still missing, two days after he was last seen....

 2018-01-17 01:40 

Radio New Zealand

Flosse determined to stand in Tahiti election...

French Polynesia's former president Gaston Flosse says he will go to France's highest court if necessary to be able to run in the territorial election in April....

 2018-01-17 01:26 

Radio New Zealand

Niue MP hopes abandoned houses, cars will be cleaned up...

A Niue MP says he hopes abandoned buildings will be demolished and old cars disposed of safely this year, rather than left out in the open to decay....

 2018-01-17 01:20 

Radio New Zealand

Tongan activist calls for women to have property rights...

As Tonga's human rights record comes under scrutiny at the UN in Geneva this week, an activist in Tonga is urging better property rights for women....

 2018-01-17 01:20 

Radio New Zealand

National human rights body 'not feasible for Tonga'...

A senior Tongan government official has told a UN gathering Tonga does not have enough resources for a national human rights institution....

 2018-01-17 01:07 

Radio New Zealand

Home and Away actress dies after life support turned off...

Former Home and Away actress Jessica Falkholt has died in hospital, three weeks after a crash in New South Wales that claimed the life of her family members....

 2018-01-17 00:52 

Radio New Zealand

Despite economic upswing CNMI homelessness persists...

The Northern Marianas Housing Corporation says despite the recent economic upswing, homelessness remains a problem on the islands....

 2018-01-17 00:45 

Radio New Zealand

PNG police canine unit attacked by special forces unit...

Police in Papua New Guinea say they will launch an internal investigation into the armed siege of the police dog training school by fellow colleagues from an elite police unit....

 2018-01-17 00:39 

Radio New Zealand

Chinese police consultants farewelled in Fiji...

Fiji's Police Commissioner Brigadier General Sitiveni Qiliho has farewelled two Chinese police officers who helped oversee last year's mass arrest and deportation of suspected Chinese criminals in Fiji....

 2018-01-17 00:36 

Radio New Zealand

'I am not on Facebook' - Solomons Chief Justice...

The Chief Justice of Solomon Islands has hit out at public criticism of the judiciary in the media and on Facebook....

 2018-01-17 00:35 

Radio New Zealand

Stories show te reo is alive and kicking...

Analysis - Historian Paul Moon believes te reo Mori is dying. Those sharing their te reo stories on social media this week beg to differ, Mihingarangi Forbes writes....

 2018-01-17 00:31 

Radio New Zealand

Wheeler back in Black Caps...

Central Districts all-rounder Ben Wheeler has earned a re-call to the New Zealand cricket team after an absence of almost a year....

 2018-01-17 00:30 

Radio New Zealand

FAA investigating incident at Pago Pago Airport...

The US Federal Aviation Administration is investigating an incident involving a Talofa Airways aircraft last week at Pago Pago Airport in American Samoa....

 2018-01-17 00:24 

Radio New Zealand

Salespeople commissioned out of visas...

Hundreds of commission-based workers are missing out on residence visas under new minimum income criteria, a phone salesman originally from Iran says....

 2018-01-17 00:10 

Radio New Zealand

Raw food 'can lead to bone deformities' in pets...

Raw food fed to domestic pets often contains harmful bacteria and can lead to animals suffering...

 2018-01-17 00:06 

Radio New Zealand

British man ruptures throat by stifling a sneeze...

Stifling a sneeze by clamping your nose and mouth shut can cause serious physical damage, doctors are warning....

 2018-01-17 00:04 

Radio New Zealand

Sport: Pacific Games will soon have chief executive...

The organizing committee for the 2019 Pacific Games in Samoa will soon have a chief executive....

 2018-01-16 23:55 

Radio New Zealand

Search for missing skydiver put on hold...

The search for a missing skydiver in Lake Wakatipu is on hold while the police get more equipment....

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