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Ministers play down coalition clash over employment law

Wednesday, 12 September 2018, 10:05 am | RNZ

Another stoush may be brewing between Labour and New Zealand First over changes to employment law, but government ministers from both parties are playing down the prospect. More >>

Is iwi dialect under threat?

Wednesday, 12 September 2018, 9:53 am | RNZ

Dialect is one of the distinct markers of any language and this is no different in Te Ao Māori - offering an unique insight into iwi and hapū across Aotearoa. More >>

Murderer to be compensated for solitary confinement breach

Wednesday, 12 September 2018, 9:38 am | RNZ

The government has agreed to pay $10,000 to a convicted murderer who was unlawfully held in solitary confinement. More >>

Northern Marianas asks US for typhoon emergency declaration

Tuesday, 11 September 2018, 3:46 pm | RNZ

The governor of the Northern Marianas has made a request to the US President to declare a state of emergency in the Commonwealth now that Typhoon Mangkhut has passed through the islands. More >>

'Biggest insult' - Vietnam veterans angry after repatriation

Tuesday, 11 September 2018, 11:05 am | RNZ

Vietnam war veterans say old wounds, over the way they were treated on their return to New Zealand, have reopened after they were denied access to a recent repatriation ceremony to honour the return of 27 soldiers who died while serving in South East ... More >>

Jobs to be cut as forestry firm Juken upgrades Kaitaia mill

Tuesday, 11 September 2018, 10:56 am | RNZ

Japanese-owned wood products company Juken is to upgrade its board mill in Kaitaia but also cut the workforce. More >>

Families to lose out with Plunket changes - nurses

Tuesday, 11 September 2018, 10:51 am | RNZ

Nurses are warning changes to Plunket services in Auckland will cut clinics or clinic time for many babies. More >>

NZ woman who fell ill in Bali dies

Tuesday, 11 September 2018, 10:49 am | RNZ

New Zealand woman Abby Hartley who has been in a coma in Bali for almost a month has died. More >>

Families fed up with glacial pace on disabled carer pay

Monday, 10 September 2018, 1:33 pm | RNZ

Families caring for their adult disabled children are furious a promised fast-track review of the law won't be released for months. More >>

Cabinet to decide whether Iraq deployment should continue

Monday, 10 September 2018, 1:14 pm | RNZ

A decision on whether New Zealand troops should stay in Iraq is imminent, with the Defence Force training mission due to end in November. More >>

Prime Minister kicks off Māori Language Week

Monday, 10 September 2018, 1:05 pm | RNZ

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says one of her biggest regrets is not learning how to converse in te reo Māori. More >>

Attorney-General appeals Dotcom privacy win

Monday, 10 September 2018, 1:00 pm | RNZ

Kim Dotcom's legal fight to have the government release information it holds on him released has reached the High Court. More >>

Former chancellor proposes 'University of New Zealand'

Friday, 7 September 2018, 4:27 pm | RNZ

The country's eight universities are at risk of a financial shock and should consider forming a single University of New Zealand, says former Massey University chancellor Russ Ballard. More >>

Lack of information on depth of plastic problem in NZ oceans

Friday, 7 September 2018, 4:23 pm | RNZ

The Environment Ministry has come under fire for not having more information about how much plastic there is in New Zealand's oceans. More >>

Government ministers spend $1.5m on travel in three months

Friday, 7 September 2018, 3:47 pm | RNZ

Government ministers spent roughly $1.5 million on travel and accommodation between April and June this year. More >>

Trust in insurers and banks at 'crisis' point - regulator

Friday, 7 September 2018, 3:38 pm | RNZ

The financial industry is facing its biggest public trust "crisis" in a decade, says the chief executive of the Financial Market's Authority. More >>

Calls for deputy Police Commissioner to stand down

Friday, 7 September 2018, 10:51 am | RNZ

National's police spokesperson, Chris Bishop, says deputy Police Commissioner Wally Haumaha should be stood down while complaints against him are investigated. More >>

Week In Politics: Policy problems and woeful performances

Friday, 7 September 2018, 10:47 am | RNZ

Analysis -Winston Peters gives Labour another policy problem, Clare Curran's woeful performance in Parliament raises questions about her future, and National gets serious about identifying the leaker. More >>

Parliamentary no-show from Clare Curran

Thursday, 6 September 2018, 4:49 pm | RNZ

Broadcasting Minister Clare Curran failed to show in Parliament today after a dismal performance during Question Time yesterday. More >>

State abuse inquiry: 'They've lost hope'

Thursday, 6 September 2018, 2:54 pm | RNZ

Survivors of abuse in state care are worried about how long it's taking to get a Royal Commission of Inquiry underway. More >>

   

 

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