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Damning report warns environment in serious trouble

Thursday, 18 April 2019, 12:43 pm | RNZ

A bleak picture of the state of New Zealand's environment has been painted by the government's official report, Environment Aotearoa 2019. More >>

High Court turns down Afghanistan villagers' request

Wednesday, 17 April 2019, 5:29 pm | RNZ

The High Court has refused to allow lawyers representing Afghanistan villagers to seek further information from the government inquiry into Operation Burnham. More >>

'No mandate' for capital gains tax - PM

Wednesday, 17 April 2019, 3:00 pm | RNZ

The government has ruled out implementing a capital gains tax. She has also ruled out a water or fertiliser tax. More >>

Terror attack victims to receive $3m by end of month

Wednesday, 17 April 2019, 10:44 am | RNZ

Another $3 million out of the millions donated so far will be given to those affected by the mosque shootings by the end of the month. More >>

David Parker says no decision made about any CGT in Cabinet

Wednesday, 17 April 2019, 10:27 am | RNZ

Associate Finance Minister David Parker says no decision was made about any capital gains tax in Cabinet this week, despite speculation from the opposition that an announcement was due this week. More >>

La Vista owners say 'life, future' in Minister's hands

Tuesday, 16 April 2019, 4:43 pm | RNZ

A petition to keep the Ukrainian owners of a popular Auckland restaurant in New Zealand hasn't got any traction with MPs. More >>

IS-captured NZ nurse: 'They wouldn't know who she is'

Tuesday, 16 April 2019, 4:25 pm | RNZ

IS-captured NZ nurse Louisa Akavi: 'They wouldn't know who she is' - Journalist in Syria More >>

Op Burnham inquiry: Villagers' lawyers ask for release

Tuesday, 16 April 2019, 4:04 pm | RNZ

Afghanistan villagers, who claim to have lost relatives in a military operation involving New Zealand soldiers, need to be front and centre of an inquiry into the incident, a lawyer says. More >>

Louisa Akavi: Peters accuses ICRC of increasing danger

Tuesday, 16 April 2019, 9:33 am | RNZ

Louisa Akavi: Winston Peters accuses International Red Cross of putting kidnap victim in more danger More >>

Man who shared 'target acquired' image of mosque denied bail

Monday, 15 April 2019, 5:16 pm | RNZ

An 18-year-old charged with making a photo of the Al Noor mosque captioned 'Target Acquired', has been denied bail. More >>

Man still in custody over mosque shooting livestream

Monday, 15 April 2019, 5:13 pm | RNZ

A Christchurch man charged with sending and re-posting the livestream of the mosque shootings remains in custody, after a second appearance in court. More >>

Lumsden downgrade may force expectant mums to travel further

Monday, 15 April 2019, 5:09 pm | RNZ

Mothers may be forced to travel further to give birth after a Southland birthing centre was downgraded. More >>

'We call on whoever is holding Louisa to release her'

Monday, 15 April 2019, 4:37 pm | RNZ

Red Cross on nurse captured by IS in Syria: 'We call on whoever is holding Louisa to release her immediately' More >>

One month after Christchurch mosque terror attacks

Monday, 15 April 2019, 1:10 pm | RNZ

One month on from the terrorist attacks on two mosques in Christchurch, many people are still struggling to come to terms with what happened. More >>

Fears grow for NZ nurse kidnapped in Syria

Monday, 15 April 2019, 10:35 am | RNZ

A New Zealand nurse working for the Red Cross was captured by Islamic State (IS) in Syria more than five years ago, and there are now public pleas for any information that could help bring her home. More >>

Lone wolf attacks difficult to prevent - SIS head

Thursday, 11 April 2019, 5:03 pm | RNZ

The heads of New Zealand's spy agencies say they've investigated all kinds of extremist threats in the past, but the Royal Commisson will get to the bottom of whether they could have prevented the Christchurch terror attacks. More >>

Wellington cuts some buildings' quake-strengthening deadline

Thursday, 11 April 2019, 4:33 pm | RNZ

Owners of Wellington buildings on key arterial routes must strengthen their properties in less than a decade to minimise disruption in a large quake. More >>

Residents want to end 'racist' pamphlets

Thursday, 11 April 2019, 4:25 pm | RNZ

Auckland residents who received "racist" pamphlets say the timing, not long after the Christchurch mosque attacks, is terrible and one is trying to shut down the distribution. More >>

Gun club president resigns after closure order

Thursday, 11 April 2019, 4:03 pm | RNZ

Driving towards Makarau, overlooking the Kaipara Harbour, the views are breathtaking and a world away from the bustle of Auckland. But as soon as you turn into Tuhirangi Road, it becomes obvious that all is not well in this rural paradise. More >>

White supremacists left out of UN designated terrorists list

Thursday, 11 April 2019, 3:42 pm | RNZ

Not a single right-wing extremist or white supremacist is listed on the United Nations' register of terrorists. More >>

   

 

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