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Evacuation of stranded tourists begins

Friday, 9 March 2018, 2:58 pm | RNZ

The air evacuation of around a hundred tourists stranded at Blue Duck Station near Taumarunui is now under way. More >>

Man shot in Pukekohe, school on lockdown

Friday, 9 March 2018, 2:45 pm | RNZ

A school in Pukekohe, south of Auckland, is in lockdown after a man was shot at a nearby house, police say. More >>

Govt has 'bamboozled' voters over new TPP

Friday, 9 March 2018, 12:46 pm | RNZ

The government has "bamboozled" voters over plans to sign the revised Trans Pacific Partnership agreement, a Wellington solicitor says. More >>

New TPP deal signed by NZ in Chile

Friday, 9 March 2018, 8:38 am | RNZ

Amid rising fears the US will spark a new global trade war, a revised Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal has been signed this morning in Chile. More >>

Govt too upbeat about AI - expert

Thursday, 8 March 2018, 3:39 pm | RNZ

New Zealand needs to have a conversations about the enormous disruption AI will unleash over coming decades, the head of New Zealand's artificial intelligence forum says. More >>

PM offers NZ help with mental health in Gita's aftermath

Thursday, 8 March 2018, 3:25 pm | RNZ

Jacinda Ardern has drawn parallels with children who experienced the Christchurch earthquakes and those who were caught up in Cyclone Gita. More >>

Airbnb owners cream millions in Auckland rent

Thursday, 8 March 2018, 2:49 pm | RNZ

Airbnb may be fuelling rents on Waiheke Island, with new research showing more than 1200 Auckland houses are permanently rented through the accommodation website. More >>

Deluge causes slips, flooding, road closures and evacuations

Thursday, 8 March 2018, 2:35 pm | RNZ

Flooding and slips have closed state highways and roads across the central North Island from Hawke's Bay to Whanganui, New Plymouth and Wairarapa, with some evacuations near Napier. More >>

Suffrage 125: Watch RNZ live panel for Whakatū Wāhine

Thursday, 8 March 2018, 2:18 pm | RNZ

Join RNZ's Megan Whelan for Whakatū Wāhine: an event beginning 2018's Suffrage 125 programme, celebrating New Zealand's past leadership in women's suffrage and the women who have been championing social change ever since. More >>

Cyclone Hola upgraded to category four, could hit NZ

Thursday, 8 March 2018, 12:48 pm | RNZ

Another cyclone gathering force to the north-west of New Zealand is now a category four storm. More >>

NZ commits a further $10m to Gita-hit Tonga

Wednesday, 7 March 2018, 4:34 pm | RNZ

New Zealand has committed a further $10 million to help Tonga recover from Cyclone Gita. More >>

Government finances exceed forecast

Wednesday, 7 March 2018, 4:26 pm | RNZ

The Government's finances are in better shape than expected because of a stronger tax take. More >>

OIO to take over forestry registration

Wednesday, 7 March 2018, 4:19 pm | RNZ

Forestry registration rights are to be brought under the control of the Overseas Investment Office. More >>

Joyce's departure puts spotlight on Nats' generation gap

Wednesday, 7 March 2018, 4:14 pm | RNZ

Power Play - The generational power shift within National continues with the departure of campaign strategist and all-round trouble shooter Steven Joyce, writes Jane Patterson . More >>

Cyclone Hola could hit New Zealand this weekend

Wednesday, 7 March 2018, 3:55 pm | RNZ

A cyclone which has developed to the east of northern Vanuatu has been upgraded to a category two storm. More >>

Brownlee defends EQC over assessor claims

Wednesday, 7 March 2018, 10:46 am | RNZ

Gerry Brownlee is defending the Earthquake Commission over claims some of its Christchurch assessors were not properly qualified. More >>

Watch: Bridges critical of govt's foreign policy 'reset'

Monday, 5 March 2018, 3:19 pm | RNZ

New National Party leader Simon Bridges disagrees with the 'tone' of the new government's approach to foreign policy. More >>

Expert: NZ could get caught in international trade crossfire

Monday, 5 March 2018, 3:12 pm | RNZ

New Zealand's trade experts are concerned Donald Trump's proposed steel tariffs could mean New Zealand gets stuck in the international crossfire. More >>

Changes aim to remove barriers to filing pay equity claims

Monday, 5 March 2018, 3:04 pm | RNZ

Cabinet will soon consider a range of recommendations aimed at making it easier to file a pay equity claim. More >>

Mother who took Health Ministry to court refuses offer

Monday, 5 March 2018, 2:54 pm | RNZ

A mother who took the Health Ministry to court demanding to be paid for caring for her adult son, is refusing to accept the Crown's latest offer. More >>



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