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Treasury admits second confidential information blunder

Thursday, 10 October 2019, 5:31 pm | RNZ

The new Treasury boss has had to make an embarrassing apology to the Finance Minister, just weeks into her new job, after a second lapse around confidential information. More >>

Rugby World Cup: All Blacks' match against Italy cancelled

Thursday, 10 October 2019, 4:51 pm | RNZ

The All Blacks final Rugby World Cup pool match against Italy has been called off due to Super Typhoon Hagibis, World Rugby has confirmed. More >>

Sonny Tau resigns as chairman of Te Rūnanga ā iwi o Ngāpuhi

Thursday, 10 October 2019, 11:33 am | RNZ

Ngāpuhi leader Sonny Tau has resigned as the chairman of Te Rūnanga ā iwi o Ngāpuhi. More >>

Super Typhoon leaves CNMI unscathed, heads for Japan

Thursday, 10 October 2019, 10:53 am | RNZ

Powerful Super Typhoon Hagibis has left the Northern Marianas unscathed and is on its way to Japan. More >>

Moruroa nuclear site could collapse, MP warns UN

Thursday, 10 October 2019, 10:51 am | RNZ

French Polynesian pro-independence politician, Moetai Brotherson, says it is only a matter of time before the French nuclear weapons test site at Moruroa collapses. More >>

Austrian countess fined over NZ land purchase

Thursday, 10 October 2019, 10:11 am | RNZ

Green Rush - An Austrian countess breached New Zealand's overseas investment rules while buying an iconic farm station to convert to pine trees, but was allowed to keep the property and was fined just a fraction of the purchase price. More >>

Search for man near ferry terminal finished

Wednesday, 9 October 2019, 2:38 pm | RNZ

The police dive squad has finished its search for a man last seen going into the water near Auckland's ferry terminal in the early hours of Monday. More >>

Defects left Cashmere High fire protection compromised

Wednesday, 9 October 2019, 11:27 am | RNZ

Mistakes by contractors compromised fire sprinklers and alarms at one of the country's largest high schools. More >>

Local elections turn-out too early to tell

Wednesday, 9 October 2019, 10:59 am | RNZ

Local Government New Zealand says it is still too early to make a prediction on voter turnout for Saturday's election. More >>

Litany of failures led to Kiribati ferry tragedy - report

Wednesday, 9 October 2019, 10:56 am | RNZ

A ship that sank in Kiribati last year, killing 95 people, was severely overloaded, unauthorised to carry passengers, had no emergency beacon, not enough life jackets, and was also commanded by a captain who ignored several warnings on the day of the ... More >>

NZ First reports leak of members' data to police

Wednesday, 9 October 2019, 10:31 am | RNZ

New Zealand First is reporting a breach of party member details to the police and the Privacy Commissioner. More >>

Review finds NZTA road safety regulation failings

Wednesday, 9 October 2019, 10:27 am | RNZ

A government review has found years of ineffective monitoring at the Transport Agency led to road safety regulation failings. More >>

Parent visa to retain skilled migrants pushing some to leave

Tuesday, 8 October 2019, 1:11 pm | RNZ

Thousands of migrants have been dealt a crushing blow with new stringent rules dashing their hopes of bringing parents from overseas to live in New Zealand. More >>

Endeavour arrives at Tūranganui-a-Kiwa as part of Tuia 250

Tuesday, 8 October 2019, 9:55 am | RNZ

The co-chair for Tuia 250 national commemorations says it's not a bad thing if people want to express their views, as a replica of Captain Cook's Endeavour is today set to make its way into Tūranganui-a-Kiwa. More >>

Dozens of arrests after central Wellington climate protest

Tuesday, 8 October 2019, 9:29 am | RNZ

Extinction Rebellion block off street in central Wellington 8:04 pm on 7 October 2019 More >>

Extinction Rebellion block off street in central Wellington

Monday, 7 October 2019, 3:38 pm | RNZ

Climate change protesters have glued themselves to a glass wall inside a bank in central Wellington. More >>

Dunedin's property managers under the spotlight

Monday, 7 October 2019, 12:29 pm | RNZ

Otago advocates for tenants are calling for the rental industry to be regulated further, with unscrupulous property managers made to sit a test or get a proper licence. More >>

Auckland woman 'loses tens of thousands' in evil spirit scam

Monday, 7 October 2019, 12:08 pm | RNZ

Police are again warning about a type of scam targeting elderly Chinese people after an Auckland woman lost tens of thousands of dollars. More >>

Over 11,500 flee West Papua town after clashes

Monday, 7 October 2019, 11:52 am | RNZ

Indonesia says more than 11,500 people have been evacuated from a town in West Papua. More >>

Foreign forestry companies NZ's biggest landowners

Monday, 7 October 2019, 11:44 am | RNZ

The four largest private landowners in New Zealand are all foreign-owned forestry companies, an RNZ investigation has found. More >>

 

 

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