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Crash closes Mt Victoria tunnel in both directions

Thursday, 18 July 2019, 4:50 pm | RNZ

A crash on Ruahine Street has closed Wellington's Mt Victoria tunnel in both directions this afternoon. More >>

Standoff with inmates at Christchurch prison resolved

Thursday, 18 July 2019, 4:10 pm | RNZ

A standoff with three inmates that shut down Christchurch Men's Prison for several hours has just been resolved. More >>

Measles outbreak: Call for national approach

Thursday, 18 July 2019, 3:49 pm | RNZ

Infectious disease experts have warned that a generation of New Zealanders are still vulnerable to contracting measles due to a lack of national approach. More >>

Boot camps for the unemployed set to double in size

Thursday, 18 July 2019, 10:31 am | RNZ

The boot camps run by the Defence Force and Ministry of Social Development will be doubled in size to 1600 students next year, 26 years after they were established. More >>

Billion Trees: Exotic trees being planted instead of natives

Thursday, 18 July 2019, 9:59 am | RNZ

A former New Zealander of the Year is taking a swing at the government's Billion Trees Programme, saying it's going off track. More >>

Immigration NZ's electronic visa system "laughable"

Thursday, 18 July 2019, 9:44 am | RNZ

Questions are being asked about Immigration New Zealand's practice of issuing electronic permanent resident visas while also insisting people carry a letter confirming they have those same visas. More >>

Jewish leaders donate $1m to mosque victims

Thursday, 18 July 2019, 9:33 am | RNZ

Jewish community leaders joined Muslim officials in Christchurch today [17 July], to hand over a million dollars raised in an American city for the victims of the Christchurch mosque attacks. More >>

Trades Hall bombing case re-opened, evidence released

Thursday, 18 July 2019, 9:15 am | RNZ

Detectives re-examining the 1984 Wellington Trades Hall Bombing have been collecting DNA samples from suspects. More >>

Teachers unions to take legal action against Novopay

Wednesday, 17 July 2019, 3:40 pm | RNZ

Both of the teachers unions - NZEI and the PPTA - have confirmed they will be taking legal action against Novopay. More >>

New Gun City store in Christchurch angers residents

Wednesday, 17 July 2019, 11:25 am | RNZ

New Gun City store in Christchurch angers residents: 'They should have at least informed us' More >>

Silver Ferns five from five at World Cup

Wednesday, 17 July 2019, 11:18 am | RNZ

The Silver Ferns remain unbeaten at the Netball World Cup in Liverpool, beating Northern Ireland 77-28. More >>

First rural gun buyback event to be held today

Wednesday, 17 July 2019, 10:58 am | RNZ

The first rural gun buyback event is happening later today in Waipu, a small town south of Whangarei. More >>

Soil turned on controversial Waimea Dam

Wednesday, 17 July 2019, 10:15 am | RNZ

After almost 20 years of planning and a "gruelling" process to keep the project on track, the Waimea Community Dam, one of the Tasman District's largest-ever projects, is now under way. More >>

Matatā residents to hear settlement's fate

Tuesday, 16 July 2019, 5:01 pm | RNZ

Residents of a Bay of Plenty beach settlement at risk from deadly debris flows will this evening hear the latest offer to buy out their properties. More >>

Cook Strait ferries cancelled after ferry damages wharf

Tuesday, 16 July 2019, 4:57 pm | RNZ

Several Cook Strait ferries had to be cancelled after a Bluebridge Ferry damaged a Picton wharf during docking this morning. More >>

Vegan 'anti-meat' stickers found in supermarkets

Tuesday, 16 July 2019, 4:31 pm | RNZ

The meat industry says vegans, who are putting stickers on meat in supermarkets to deter people from buying them, are acting in a disturbing and illegal way. More >>

Black Caps welcome home ceremony not possible - NZ Cricket

Tuesday, 16 July 2019, 4:29 pm | RNZ

New Zealand Cricket has said thanks, but no thanks to a welcome home ceremony for the Black Caps for now. More >>

DOC alert after penguins ignore police, return to sushi shop

Tuesday, 16 July 2019, 10:26 am | RNZ

Department of Conservation rangers are on high alert for 'penguin call-outs' after they've been spotted waddling around Wellington. More >>

PM "utterly disagrees" with Trump attack on US congresswomen

Tuesday, 16 July 2019, 10:18 am | RNZ

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has condemned comments made by the US President attacking four Democratic congresswomen and says she utterly disagrees with him. More >>

Mobil must pay over employee wage deduction for drive-offs

Monday, 15 July 2019, 5:21 pm | RNZ

A South Auckland petrol station will have to pay more than $20,000 for making its employees pay for fuel stolen in drive-offs. More >>

 

 

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