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Injury spells end of season for top NZ freestyle skier

Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 2:47 pm | RNZ

Top New Zealand freestyle skier Beau-James Wells has suffered a serious knee injury while training in Colorado. More >>

MSD tells KiwiSavers to pull funds to survive

Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 2:38 pm | RNZ

The number of people looking to dip into their KiwiSaver funds for hardship reasons is rising sharply. More >>

Early intervention crucial in reducing family violence

Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 2:25 pm | RNZ

The Justice Sector's chief science advisor has singled early intervention out as a crucial way to combat New Zealand's staggering family violence statistics. More >>

Air NZ engineers' strike could affect 100,000 people

Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 2:06 pm | RNZ

A three-day Air New Zealand engineers' strike before Christmas could affect up to 100,000 travellers, a travel agent says. More >>

A tale of two steels: Seascape vs Dixon St

Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 1:54 pm | RNZ

Analysis - How much can the public find out about the quality of the steel going into the country's high-rise buildings? More >>

Rotorua flooding: Serious council oversights highlighted

Tuesday, 11 December 2018, 4:40 pm | RNZ

An independent report has criticised two councils for waiting until after a flood that forced a state of emergency before they responded to reduce flood risk. More >>

Fast food chain Taco Bell to launch in New Zealand

Tuesday, 11 December 2018, 3:26 pm | RNZ

One of the world's popular fast food chains is finally coming to New Zealand. More >>

Gondola proposed as a traffic solution for Queenstown

Tuesday, 11 December 2018, 3:14 pm | RNZ

The proposed route for the gondola from Remarkables Park (far right) to the Remarkables ski field (top centre). Photo: Remarkables Park / Supplied More >>

Increase in tongue-tie cuts result of hospital rush - GP

Tuesday, 11 December 2018, 1:47 pm | RNZ

A Wellington doctor says pressure to get new mothers breast-feeding quickly is driving up the increase in tongue-tie cuts in new-born babies. More >>

PM apologises to family of British backpacker Grace Millane

Tuesday, 11 December 2018, 1:24 pm | RNZ

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has made an emotional apology to the family of the 22-year-old British backpacker Grace Millane. More >>

City Mission doubling Christmas efforts due to demand

Tuesday, 11 December 2018, 1:19 pm | RNZ

Hundreds of people lined up outside Eden Park in Auckland today but they were not clambering to get to their seats for a rugby game. Instead, they were there for food and Christmas gifts from Auckland City Mission to those in need. More >>

Migrant women's refuge struggling to stay afloat

Monday, 10 December 2018, 2:11 pm | RNZ

The only Wellington refuge set up for migrant women and children suffering domestic abuse is imploring the government for more funding so it can stay afloat. More >>

'Sovereignty concerns' on bid to sign UN migration pact

Monday, 10 December 2018, 1:04 pm | RNZ

New Zealand is likely going to sign up to a United Nations migration pact this week as long as it can iron out a concern around sovereignty. More >>

US water scientist shocked by NZ's water quality

Monday, 10 December 2018, 12:52 pm | RNZ

A visiting water scientist from the United States Department of Agriculture has been shocked by the state of New Zealand's fresh water. More >>

Air NZ, unions begin urgent talks as strike looms

Monday, 10 December 2018, 12:46 pm | RNZ

Urgent talks begin today between Air New Zealand and aviation engineers' unions to try to avert strike action planned in the run-up to Christmas. More >>

Judge: 'All of us hope that justice for Grace is fair'

Monday, 10 December 2018, 12:38 pm | RNZ

The 26-year-old man charged with the murder of English backpacker Grace Millane has been denied name suppression, but his name will be kept secret after he appealed the decision. More >>

International academics alarmed over Anne-Marie Brady Case

Thursday, 6 December 2018, 4:52 pm | RNZ

International academics have criticised the New Zealand government over its reaction to the alleged targeting of Canterbury University professor Anne-Marie Brady. More >>

Legal protection sought to preserve haka in Germany

Thursday, 6 December 2018, 12:14 pm | RNZ

A Māori cultural advisor is looking at taking legal action to protect the haka in Germany. More >>

More than 27 suicide attempts in two weeks - Manus refugee

Thursday, 6 December 2018, 11:59 am | RNZ

There have been more than 27 suicide attempts in the last two weeks by refugees detained on Papua New Guinea's Manus Island, a refugee says. More >>

New posts will boost to NZ’s commitment to Pacific: Peters

Thursday, 6 December 2018, 11:43 am | RNZ

New Zealand's Foreign Minister says the country's "diplomatic footprint" is being boosted around the Pacific to bring better outcomes to the region. More >>

 

 

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