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Fonterra denies food safety issue for Chinese partner

Thursday, 21 June 2018, 4:16 pm | RNZ

Dairy giant Fonterra insists a new controversy involving partner company Beingmate is not an issue of food safety. More >>

Large fishing companies caught in net of lies

Thursday, 21 June 2018, 3:53 pm | RNZ

Three men associated with one of Hawke's Bay's largest fishing companies have today admitted misleading officials about their catches and falsifying documents. More >>

Agency urgently rechecks truck-trailers

Thursday, 21 June 2018, 3:35 pm | RNZ

Roading officials are urgently double-checking inspections of truck-trailers on the West Coast by a certifier who is now under investigation. More >>

All Blacks not interested in putting trophy on the line

Thursday, 21 June 2018, 3:31 pm | RNZ

The French may feel hard done by but they are getting little sympathy from All Blacks coach Steve Hansen heading into the third and final test in Dunedin on Saturday. More >>

Flooding closes SH1 north of Whangarei, some Akl roads

Thursday, 21 June 2018, 3:30 pm | RNZ

State Highway 1 north of Whangarei and a number of Auckland roads are closed because of flooding. More >>

Oranga Tamariki apologises for TradeMe ad

Thursday, 21 June 2018, 11:05 am | RNZ

Oranga Tamariki has apologised for what the National Party is calling the crass use of auction website TradeMe to find foster parents for children. More >>

Nurses plan strike action for next month

Wednesday, 20 June 2018, 4:54 pm | RNZ

Nurses across the country have confirmed a notice of a 24-hour strike, starting on 5 July. More >>

Dramatic drop in native bird numbers spotted in gardens

Wednesday, 20 June 2018, 3:43 pm | RNZ

There's good and bad news for stay-at-home bird spotters across the country. More >>

Organic farm ordered to pay $45k for exploiting workers

Wednesday, 20 June 2018, 3:33 pm | RNZ

An organic farm near Christchurch has been ordered to pay more than $45,000 for exploiting workers it claimed were volunteers. More >>

Insurer defends big quake risk insurance hike

Wednesday, 20 June 2018, 3:29 pm | RNZ

Tower Insurance is defending big premium hikes for some houses in quake-prone areas. More >>

Children's Ministry shifts away from putting kids in care

Wednesday, 20 June 2018, 3:20 pm | RNZ

Children's Minister Tracey Martin is signalling a shift away from putting children into care, and towards intensive intervention in a child's home. More >>

NZF set to investigate Football Ferns' complaints

Tuesday, 19 June 2018, 4:37 pm | RNZ

An independent investigation into Football Ferns coach Andreas Heraf is imminent after formal complaints from several players. More >>

Inquiry into spying claims extended to all govt agencies

Tuesday, 19 June 2018, 4:25 pm | RNZ

All government agencies will come under scrutiny as part of an inquiry into the use of the controversial security firm, Thompson and Clark. More >>

Breaking confession seal may not help prevent abuse: bishops

Tuesday, 19 June 2018, 4:10 pm | RNZ

New Zealand Catholic Bishops say there is no evidence that breaking the seal of confession would keep children safer. More >>

One-stop pay system for NZ public transport on track

Tuesday, 19 June 2018, 4:07 pm | RNZ

Commuters may soon be able to get around with just a mobile phone and app. More >>

Cap gains would cut house prices, increase ownership - study

Tuesday, 19 June 2018, 4:02 pm | RNZ

House prices would fall, rents would rise but home ownership would improve if a capital gains or some other type of property tax was brought in according to a new study. More >>

Gold Awards for RNZ in New York

Tuesday, 19 June 2018, 12:34 pm | RNZ

The RNZ podcast series The Lost has won a gold award for excellence for its presenter Paloma Migone at the prestigious New York Festivals Radio Awards announced in Manhattan this morning. (NZ time). More >>

Medical students training for end-of-life-care 'woeful'

Monday, 18 June 2018, 1:11 pm | RNZ

The palliative care sector is warning a crisis for New Zealand's ageing population is imminent as not enough people are being trained in end-of-life care. More >>

Otago water rights: 'It's time for this to be sorted out'

Monday, 18 June 2018, 12:59 pm | RNZ

Water is the new gold in Otago and there is a mountain of work to bring water allocation in the area in line with the rest of the country before time runs out. More >>

NZ teen in Australian detention centre for two months

Monday, 18 June 2018, 10:37 am | RNZ

A New Zealand teenager has been locked up in a Melbourne immigration detention centre - 12 to 13 hours drive from where his family live. More >>

 

 

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