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PM: More mental health support for Canterbury

Thursday, 22 February 2018, 4:52 pm | RNZ

Help for parents will also be included in a mental health support programme for children in Canterbury, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says. More >>

Climate Minister: New cyclone category may be needed

Thursday, 22 February 2018, 3:19 pm | RNZ

Scientists may need to create a new Category 6 for cyclones as the effects of climate change make them more extreme, the Climate Change Minister James Shaw says. More >>

Detected faecal matter closes popular swimming spot

Thursday, 22 February 2018, 3:14 pm | RNZ

A popular swimming family spot in Napier has been closed after high levels of faecal matter were detected. More >>

5 questions for National’s 5 contenders

Thursday, 22 February 2018, 12:55 pm | RNZ

The hot takes on who should be the National Party’s next leader are coming fast. More >>

Final sign-off for Regional Development Fund

Wednesday, 21 February 2018, 3:53 pm | RNZ

Cabinet has given the final sign-off for the billion-dollar a year Regional Development Fund, and the checks and balances to be put in place for any money allocated. More >>

State Services defends million-dollar makeover

Wednesday, 21 February 2018, 3:23 pm | RNZ

State Services Commissioner Peter Hughes has defended the office's million-dollar makeover as "value for money". More >>

New TPP could add up to $4 billion to NZ economy

Wednesday, 21 February 2018, 3:12 pm | RNZ

A report just released estimates the new Trans-Pacific Partnership will add between $1.2 billion and $4 billion to New Zealand's economy once it is fully implemented. More >>

Live Gita updates: 'It was literally like a wall of water'

Wednesday, 21 February 2018, 2:55 pm | RNZ

About 6000 people are still trapped in Golden Bay as rain caused slips, and the Takaka River, flowing at 980 cubic metres per second, flooded onto pastures. More >>

Cyclone Gita: 'We are expecting homes to be flooded'

Tuesday, 20 February 2018, 7:04 pm | RNZ

A state of emergency has been declared in Buller, Greymouth and Christchurch, with fears some homes are at a high risk of flooding over the next day. More >>

Mark Mitchell joins the National leadership race

Monday, 19 February 2018, 4:26 pm | RNZ

Rodney MP Mark Mitchell makes his announcement that he is running for the role of leader of the National party. Photo: RNZ / Dan Cook More >>

Cyclone Gita: 'High-impact severe weather' expected

Monday, 19 February 2018, 4:08 pm | RNZ

Ex-tropical cyclone Gita is expected to bring "high-impact severe weather" to parts of New Zealand tomorrow. More >>

Green MP Julie Anne Genter expecting first child

Sunday, 18 February 2018, 1:35 pm | RNZ

The Green Party MP and Minister for Women Julie Anne Genter has announced she is pregnant. More >>

Cricket: Australia chase down mammoth total

Saturday, 17 February 2018, 12:05 pm | RNZ

Australia pulled off the highest run chase in a Twenty20 international to claim a dramatic five-wicket victory over New Zealand in their tri-series clash in Auckland. More >>

Review into whistleblowers law begins

Friday, 16 February 2018, 4:59 pm | RNZ

State Services Commissioner Peter Hughes was highly critical of the law last year after it failed to protect staff who spoke out about the convicted Ministry of Transport fraudster Joanne Harrison . More >>

Samoas clean up after being swamped by cyclone

Sunday, 11 February 2018, 5:35 pm | RNZ

Apia in the wake of Gita Photo: Rudy Bartley The clean up is continuing in the two Samoas after Tropical Cyclone Gita hit on Saturday morning. More >>

Australia maintains tough immigration stance

Sunday, 11 February 2018, 2:33 pm | RNZ

The Australian Foreign Minister isn't budging on her country's tough stance on the detention and deportation of New Zealanders. More >>

Auckland's traffic snarl-ups: congestion charges on the way

Saturday, 10 February 2018, 12:18 pm | RNZ

Traffic congestion in Auckland city is increasing sharply and officials are pressing ahead with work on congestion charges. More >>

Downpour fails to dampen trans-Tasman meeting

Saturday, 10 February 2018, 12:13 pm | RNZ

A meeting between Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters and Australian counterpart Julie Bishop is under way amid heavy rain on Waiheke Island. More >>

Samoa assesses damage as Cyclone Gita strengthens

Saturday, 10 February 2018, 12:08 pm | RNZ

Tropical Cyclone Gita, which is lashing the two Samoas with torrential rain and damaging winds, has been upgraded to a category two as it continues to strengthen. More >>

German parties negotiate grand coalition

Friday, 9 February 2018, 3:48 pm | RNZ

Germany's two main political parties look set to form a grand coalition government under Angela Merkel. More >>



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