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Lower Hutt brawl: Residents scared after gang fight

Monday, 14 January 2019, 11:55 am | RNZ

A Stokes Valley resident who witnessed yesterday's gang brawl says she no longer feels safe in the suburb. More >>

China intelligence law a 'known concern' in Huawei 5G ban

Monday, 14 January 2019, 11:51 am | RNZ

Huawei is again calling on the government to come to the table and explain why, following a Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB) assessment last year, it has been barred from helping Spark build a 5G data network . More >>

Junior doctors strike tomorrow, DHBs say they're prepared

Monday, 14 January 2019, 11:17 am | RNZ

The needs of acute patients will be met during tomorrow's junior doctor strike, a DHB spokesperson says. More >>

Road warnings after long dry spell

Monday, 14 January 2019, 10:09 am | RNZ

Drivers are being warned of slippery roads as much of the North Island is due for rain after more than a fortnight of dry weather. More >>

Campervan inspections loophole: Call for Govt oversight

Wednesday, 9 January 2019, 5:07 pm | RNZ

The lack of a government agency to oversee how campervans are gaining their self-contained status has the New Zealand Motor Caravan Association worried. More >>

Chinese construction workers banned from accomodation

Wednesday, 9 January 2019, 1:18 pm | RNZ

Out-of-work Chinese construction workers who were removed from their accommodation in South Auckland last night had all their belongings seized, a union spokesperson says. More >>

Lime scooters ready to roll on Dunedin streets

Wednesday, 9 January 2019, 1:16 pm | RNZ

The Dunedin City Council has met with the Lime scooter company as it prepares to roll-out its e-scooters in the city. More >>

MBIE seeks training on managing fake online personas

Wednesday, 9 January 2019, 1:04 pm | RNZ

A government department has hired a security firm to train staff in using fake online personas to gather intelligence and build profiles on citizens. More >>

Cyclone Mona becomes a category two storm in Fiji

Friday, 4 January 2019, 4:28 pm | RNZ

Cyclone Mona, which is travelling through Fiji waters, has become a category two storm. A few hours ago Mona was situated about 300 kilometres northwest of Labasa. More >>

Police charge man in 10-hour standoff over Terrace Tunnel

Friday, 4 January 2019, 9:57 am | RNZ

A man who yesterday sparked a 10-hour standoff with police on top of Wellington's Terrace Tunnel has been charged. More >>

Road still closed as man stands over Terrace Tunnel

Thursday, 3 January 2019, 6:04 pm | RNZ

Wellington police are still negotiating with a man in a distressed condition following a two-vehicle crash at the city-end mouth of The Terrace Tunnel. More >>

Cyclone Mona forms near Fiji

Thursday, 3 January 2019, 3:50 pm | RNZ

Cyclone Mona forms in the South Pacific on Thursday. It is forecast to intensify in the coming days and head south to Fiji (bottom pink outline). Photo: US National Weather Service More >>

2018 was NZ's warmest year on record - climate scientist

Thursday, 3 January 2019, 3:32 pm | RNZ

New Zealand has just had its warmest year since records began more than 150 years ago, according to one climate scientist. More >>

Eastern areas bake as mercury hits summer heights

Thursday, 3 January 2019, 11:37 am | RNZ

Temperatures soared in towns across eastern parts of New Zealand today [Wednesday 2], registering as one of the hottest days of summer so far. More >>

Experts flag 'high risk' of train collision and deaths

Thursday, 3 January 2019, 11:28 am | RNZ

There is a "high risk" of two trains crashing in Wellington, which could lead to deaths, experts have found, reiterating earlier calls for more safety measures on the back of four investigations into passenger trains that almost crashed. More >>

Testing shows MDMA pills laced with bath salts

Thursday, 3 January 2019, 11:20 am | RNZ

A drug-testing group has issued a warning about a potentially-fatal drug concoction found in party pills over the New Year. More >>

On the Lam: Hundreds of lambs escape following crash

Thursday, 20 December 2018, 4:35 pm | RNZ

Hundreds of lambs are on the loose in the Marlborough Sounds after a stock truck crashed earlier this week. More >>

Superbug found in two patients at Middlemore Hospital

Thursday, 20 December 2018, 4:07 pm | RNZ

Some wards at Auckland's Middlemore Hospital have been declared a transmission risk area after a superbug was found in two patients. More >>

Māori NGO leaks supplementary mental health inquiry report

Thursday, 20 December 2018, 4:00 pm | RNZ

A Māori health organisation has prematurely released a 207-page report on Māori submissions to the mental health and addiction inquiry a month ahead of the government's planned date. More >>

More kiwi chicks dead at Hawke's Bay sanctuary

Thursday, 20 December 2018, 3:53 pm | RNZ

The Conservation Minister has ordered a report into the deaths of another 21 kiwi chicks at the country's largest privately owned wildlife park - Cape Sanctuary in Hawke's Bay. More >>



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