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Dunedin mayoralty campaign heats up in cold southern winter

Monday, 19 August 2019, 11:55 am | RNZ

Traditionally, changes to Dunedin's leadership marked a seismic shift or the ascension of an heir apparent. Photo: Ulrich Lange / Wikimedia commons More >>

Australian PM's attitude 'neo-colonial' says Tuvalu

Monday, 19 August 2019, 11:38 am | RNZ

Tuvalu's prime minister has condemned the Australian prime minister's conduct at last week's Pacific Islands Forum, calling Scott Morrison's attitude "unfortunate" and "neo-colonial," and questioning Australia's future in the 18-member ... More >>

Help to stay in tenancies a 'critical' step on homelessness

Monday, 19 August 2019, 10:26 am | RNZ

The government's new plan to prevent homelessness is being described by service providers as a critical step towards ending the problem. More >>

Trial of Christchurch mosque attack accused may be delayed

Thursday, 15 August 2019, 4:36 pm | RNZ

The trial next year of the accused Christchurch mosque gunman may be delayed by a month in accordance with the wishes of the victims, the High Court at Christchurch has been told. More >>

EU wants to keep regional produce names for itself

Thursday, 15 August 2019, 4:22 pm | RNZ

The trade and export growth minister, Damien O'Connor says he's "very aware" the European Union wants to secure the protection of some produce names as part of Free Trade Agreement negotiations with New Zealand and other countries. More >>

Wellington train outage to affect evening rush hour

Thursday, 15 August 2019, 12:48 pm | RNZ

Evening train services will be affected due to a power fault near the Wellington Railway Station this morning that may mean damaged trains must be towed away. More >>

Samoa arrest as assassination plot investigation continues

Thursday, 15 August 2019, 12:37 pm | RNZ

Police in Samoa have arrested Malele Atofu Paulo, also known as King Faipopo, as an investigation into an alleged plot to assassinate the prime minister continues. More >>

Fourth court hearing for accused mosque gunman

Thursday, 15 August 2019, 12:08 pm | RNZ

The fourth court hearing for accused Christchurch mosque gunman Brenton Tarrant has taken place at the High Court in Christchurch. More >>

Accused mosque shooter's prison letter posted online

Thursday, 15 August 2019, 9:30 am | RNZ

The man accused of the Christchurch mosque attacks has sent seven letters from prison and had two others withheld, Corrections Minister Kelvin Davis says. More >>

Price tag puts govt off university merger

Wednesday, 14 August 2019, 5:11 pm | RNZ

A multi-million price tag has killed government support for a proposed partnership between Lincoln and Canterbury universities. More >>

PM Ardern to tackle climate change conversation in Tuvalu

Wednesday, 14 August 2019, 10:45 am | RNZ

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is on her way to Tuvalu for the 50th Pacific Islands Forum, where climate change is expected to dominate discussions. More >>

Kiwis travelling to Hong Kong warned flights could change

Wednesday, 14 August 2019, 9:18 am | RNZ

As flights at Hong Kong's international airport were disrupted for a second day, a New Zealander caught up in the flight delays says travellers aren't blaming the anti-government protesters. More >>

Teen pleads guilty to possessing mosque shoooting video

Tuesday, 13 August 2019, 5:20 pm | RNZ

A 17-year-old has pleaded guilty to possessing a copy of the video of the Christchurch mosque shootings. More >>

PM's talk with Boris Johnson focuses on free trade deal

Tuesday, 13 August 2019, 3:34 pm | RNZ

The Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern talked free trade, Brexit and the Christchurch Call during a phone call with the new UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson last night. More >>

Scott Barrett suspended for three weeks

Tuesday, 13 August 2019, 1:13 pm | RNZ

All Blacks lock Scott Barrett has been suspended from all forms of rugby for three weeks for his no arms tackle to the head of Australian captain Michael Hooper in Perth on Saturday night. More >>

Two-horse race: Candidates Tamihere and Goff go head-to-head

Tuesday, 13 August 2019, 1:09 pm | RNZ

The Auckland mayoral race heated up last night with the third-ranked candidate pulling out and offering John Tamihere an easier path to the Town Hall. More >>

Minister cautions Huawei against 'heavying' NZ government

Tuesday, 13 August 2019, 12:56 pm | RNZ

GCSB Minister Andrew Little has cautioned Huawei against "heavying the government" with threats to exit New Zealand. More >>

Labour Party members allowed right to appeal investigation

Tuesday, 13 August 2019, 12:46 pm | RNZ

Labour Party members who complained about bullying and harassment will be allowed to appeal an investigation which they feel ignored their concerns. More >>

Long wait for immigration decision on trafficking victims

Tuesday, 13 August 2019, 11:00 am | RNZ

Fifteen victims of human trafficking who gave evidence in court are waiting to find out their fate - four years on from the court case which they fear put them in jeopardy of revenge attacks. More >>

NZ First tightlipped on prisoners' voting rights

Tuesday, 13 August 2019, 10:29 am | RNZ

New Zealand First leader Winston Peters is keeping his cards close to his chest on whether prisoners should have the right to vote. More >>

 

 

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