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 2018-09-21 20:35 

Radio New Zealand

Adelaide man charged over false report of strawberry contamination...
 2018-09-21 20:26 

Radio New Zealand

Seafood company fined after employee loses eye...

A North Island seafood company has been fined more than $200,000 for a chemical splash that left an employee without an eye....

 2018-09-21 20:02 

Radio New Zealand

Man dead after car and truck crash...

A section of State Highway 35 near Gisborne that closed following a fatal car crash has reopened....

 2018-09-21 19:07 

Radio New Zealand

Vietnam President Tran Dai Quang dies aged 61...

Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang has died in a military hospital at the age of 61, state media report....

 2018-09-21 18:45 

Radio New Zealand

The Great Kerer Count has begun...

The Great Kerer Count is taking flight again, with people being urged to document every member of the species they see over the next ten days....

 2018-09-21 18:10 

Radio New Zealand

Dion Smith joins Australian pro team...

The Auckland cyclist Dion Smith has joined the Australian Mitchelton-SCOTT pro team....

 2018-09-21 17:50 

Radio New Zealand

Oliver Fisher makes history on the European tour...

The English golfer Oliver Fisher carded the first sub-60 round in European Tour history with a 12-under-par 59 on day two of the Portugal Masters....

 2018-09-21 17:44 

Radio New Zealand

Warriors miss out on place in NRL women's grand final...

The New Zealand Warriors hopes of playing in the inaugural NRL women's grand final are over after they lost 32-10 to the Brisbane Broncos....

 2018-09-21 17:40 

Radio New Zealand

Billy Slater in doubt after leading Melbourne into another NRL grand final...

Billy Slater has powered Melbourne into a third straight NRL grand final with a 22-6 flogging of Cronulla, but he may be suspended from his farewell game for a shoulder charge....

 2018-09-21 08:46 

Radio New Zealand

1080 drop to go ahead after failed legal bid...

A conservation group has failed in its legal bid to stop a 1080 drop in the Hunua Ranges near Auckland....

 2018-09-21 08:46 

Radio New Zealand

Auckland City Mission: 'This place has a lot of memories'...

The teal green facade with its burgundy sign and queues of people lining up for food and support is a familiar sight in central Auckland....

 2018-09-21 08:14 

Radio New Zealand

How to win an argument about: the Primetime Minister....

Opinion - How to win an argument on Primetime Minister Jacinda Ardern, with By David Cohen....

 2018-09-21 07:30 

Radio New Zealand

Aurora Energy staff warned not to leak to media...

Aurora Energy's staff have been warned that if information continues to leak into the public domain then forensic investigators may be brought in to find its source....

 2018-09-21 06:49 

Radio New Zealand

Tents for CNMI residents displaced by Typhoon Mangkhut...

The local chapter of the Red Cross has erected tents on the Northern Marianas island of Rota for residents who were displaced by last week's Typhoon Mangkhut....

 2018-09-21 06:41 

Radio New Zealand

Tuvalu reminds UN of existential threat of climate change...

Tuvalu has reminded the United Nations that climate change poses an existential threat to the country....

 2018-09-21 06:41 

Radio New Zealand

Fritch says French Polynesia's pension reform is urgent...

French Polynesia's president says the government's proposed pension reform is urgent because the fund ensuring payments has reserves lasting no more than a year and a half....

 2018-09-21 06:36 

Radio New Zealand

'Houses we need at the prices they can afford'...

More than 7000 new houses will be built in Auckland's north-west thanks to a $339 million interest free government loan to Auckland Council....

 2018-09-21 06:06 

Radio New Zealand

He who controls 'Bula' pours the kava...

Outrage in Fiji over a United States businessman trademarking the word 'bula' shows little sign of abating....

 2018-09-21 06:05 

Radio New Zealand

It's all swimming in the Galloway family...

Blood might be thicker than water but it's swimming that binds a former New Zealand Olympic backstroker and her granddaughter. Blood might be thicker than water but it's swimming that......

 2018-09-21 06:04 

Radio New Zealand

He who controls 'Bula' pours the kava...

Outrage in Fiji over a United States businessman trademarking the word 'bula' shows little sign of abating....

 2018-09-21 05:47 

Radio New Zealand

Firefighters refused free toxic-chemicals blood test...

Fire and Emergency New Zealand is refusing to pay for blood tests for firefighters concerned about exposure to the damaging chemicals PFAS....

 2018-09-21 05:46 

Radio New Zealand

Tax breaks for quake strengthening raised...

Tax deductions for people who strengthen their buildings against earthquakes has been raised as a possibility in the interim report from the government's Tax Working Group....

 2018-09-21 05:46 

Radio New Zealand

Co-operative starts processing at $16 million venison plant...

Processing has started this week at Alliance Group's new $15.9 million venison plant at Lorneville in Southland....

 2018-09-21 05:43 

Radio New Zealand

Committee unable to agree on penalty change for synthetic cannabis...

MPs are unable to agree whether there should be harsher penalties for selling or sypplying synthetic cannabis....

 2018-09-21 05:41 

Radio New Zealand

'Complacency is creeping in again'...

Maori, renters and those aged under 40 are most at risk following a disaster....

 2018-09-21 05:41 

Radio New Zealand

Lawyer sentenced for helping human trafficker...

They were promised high wages, free food and accommodation, but instead they were paid just a fraction of what they were promised and forced to live in squalid, cramped conditions....

 2018-09-21 05:25 

Radio New Zealand

Rabbitohs clear Burgess over lewd photos scandal...

The South Sydney rugby league star Sam Burgess has been cleared of any wrongdoing over the lewd photo scandal after the NRL club completed its investigations....

 2018-09-21 05:10 

Radio New Zealand

Govt to overhaul disability support in schools...

The government wants to overhaul disability and learning support in schools....

 2018-09-21 05:02 

Radio New Zealand

All Blacks skipper to skip Buenos Aires test...

The All Blacks captain Kieran Read will skip the side's trip to Argentina....

 2018-09-21 04:39 

Radio New Zealand

Free internet access for selected students to 'level the playing field'...

Students from one of Christchurch's most economically deprived suburbs will get free internet access at home under a trial scheme launched today....

 2018-09-21 04:28 

Radio New Zealand

Students sick after 'ammonia' smell in playground...

Emergency services are attending an incident at a Wairarapa primary school this afternoon....

 2018-09-21 04:28 

Radio New Zealand

Pupils sick after 'ammonia' smell in playground...

Ten patients have been taken to hospital after falling ill at a Wairarapa primary school this afternoon, a Wellington Free Ambulance spokesperson says....

 2018-09-21 04:19 

Radio New Zealand

Indian terror suspect was 'radicalised' in the Pacific...

A man arrested by an Indian anti-terror police was reportedly radicalised by Muslim extremist groups during his stay in Palau....

 2018-09-21 04:16 

Radio New Zealand

Man accused of fatal stabbing remanded in forensic unit...

A man accused of fatally stabbing an Upper Hutt man has been remanded to a psychiatric hospital to be assessed....

 2018-09-21 04:16 

Radio New Zealand

HNZ promises 'genuine' approach to compensation...

Housing New Zealand is promising to take a considered approach to compensating those who were turfed out of their homes unecessarily....

 2018-09-21 04:16 

Radio New Zealand

Russell Norman discharged without conviction after protest...

Greenpeace's executive director Russel Norman and activist Sara Howell have been discharged without conviction after they disrupted the Amazon Warrior during a protest at sea last year....

 2018-09-21 04:14 

Radio New Zealand

Synthetic cannabis: 'We can't guarantee that they'll live'...

There is no guarantee some of those affected by a bad batch of synthetic cannabis will survive, a doctor says....

 2018-09-21 04:01 

Radio New Zealand

Tonga off-duty police officer arrested...

Tongan police have revealed that an off-duty officer was arrested this week for unlawfully being on encloses premises at night....

 2018-09-21 03:53 

Radio New Zealand

Senior Mori caucus members met with PM during investigation...

RNZ has learned senior members of the Labour Party Mori caucus met with the Prime Minister while an investigation into Meka Whaitiri was underway to express support for their colleague....

 2018-09-21 03:35 

Radio New Zealand

Cook Islands cabinet minister sacked...

The Cook Islands' coalition government has sacked its former minister of Internal affairs Albert Nicholas....

 2018-09-21 03:21 

Radio New Zealand

Dateline Pacific evening edition for 21 September 2018...

The Cook Islands government sacked its former minister of Internal affairs. There's outrage in Fiji over a US businessman trademarking the word 'bula'. An academic sees big role for India in Pacific; There's improvement in child survival r...

 2018-09-21 03:19 

Radio New Zealand

Possible restrictions on tobacco sales could hit dairy owners...

Some Auckland dairy owners are optimistic that limiting where tobacco is sold could reduce the number of robberies....

 2018-09-21 03:17 

Radio New Zealand

Roll will close same day Fiji election announced...

The Fiji Elections Office says the registration of voters will close on the day the writ of election is announced....

 2018-09-21 03:17 

Radio New Zealand

New fuel tool to prevent rip-offs in Vanuatu...

Energy regulators in Vanuatu are bringing in a fair pricing guide for fuel in an effort to protect the public from being overcharged....

 2018-09-21 03:17 

Radio New Zealand

Cook Islands' government sacks former minister...

The Cook Islands' coalition government has sacked its former minister of Internal affairs Albert Nicholas. The Cook Islands Party candidate had recently been appointed to cabinet and was set to take on both the Police and Internal Affairs portfolios....

 2018-09-21 03:16 

Radio New Zealand

US businessman urged to seek consent over use of Bula...

There's outrage in Fiji over a United States-based businessman trademarking the word 'bula'. Florida-based Ross Kashtan has trademarked the word - a commonly-used traditional Fijian greeting - which is in the title of his businesses including ...

 2018-09-21 03:15 

Radio New Zealand

Academic sees big role for India in Pacific...

An academic says an the increasing role India is playing in the Pacific could help the region escape sole reliance on China....

 2018-09-21 03:15 

Radio New Zealand

Improvement in child survival rates in Solomon Islands...

Solomon Islands is included among 10 countries in the world with the most significant improvement in under five mortality rates between 2017 and 2018....

 2018-09-21 03:14 

Radio New Zealand

Sport: Pacific Rugby Players wants World Rugby audience...

The Pacific Rugby Players welfare group says World Rugby won't engage with it over its Seats at the Table campaign....

 2018-09-21 03:14 

Radio New Zealand

Sport: Pacific Rugby Players want World Rugby audience...

The Pacific Rugby Players welfare group says World Rugby won't engage with it over its Seats at the Table campaign....

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