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Man escapes from police custody in west Auckland

Wednesday, 11 September 2019, 4:17 pm | RNZ

A man has managed to escape police custody by pretending he was about to vomit. More >>

The Detail: Why is Japan still slaughtering whales?

Wednesday, 11 September 2019, 3:46 pm | RNZ

It’s one step forward and two steps back for those fighting against the hunting of whales. More >>

Broken Estate: an expat expert surveys our media

Wednesday, 11 September 2019, 3:28 pm | RNZ

Melanie Bunce cut her teeth in journalism at the Otago Daily Times. Now she teaches and researches it at one of the UK’s most prestigious journalism schools and tracks the trends that shape the uncertain future of news. What state are our media in now ... More >>

Guo Shengkun "not secret police" - Bridges

Wednesday, 11 September 2019, 12:46 pm | RNZ

The National Party leader says it's not a fair and accurate characterisation to say he met a member of the Chinese secret police while overseas last week. More >>

Christchurch mayoral candidates face off in debate

Wednesday, 11 September 2019, 11:31 am | RNZ

Christchurch mayoral candidates Lianne Dalziel, John Minto and Darryll Park get asked the tough questions by Morning Report' s Corin Dann in RNZ's second mayoral debate. More >>

Auckland mayoral debate: Phil Goff v John Tamihere

Wednesday, 11 September 2019, 11:28 am | RNZ

Current mayor Phil Goff and contender John Tamihere have expressed little love for each other so far. Mr Goff has called Mr Tamihere a "failed Cabinet minister" with a loose handle on the truth. More >>

What Simon Bridges said about the Communist Party of China

Wednesday, 11 September 2019, 10:58 am | RNZ

A recent trip to China has raised questions over who the Opposition leader Simon Bridges met with and why. More >>

Bridges says Christchurch Call 'was a big talkfest in Paris'

Tuesday, 10 September 2019, 3:51 pm | RNZ

The National Party leader says everyday New Zealanders don't care about the Christchurch Call and its attempt to eradicate extremism and terrorism online. More >>

Haworth: 'If found at fault I will consider my position'

Tuesday, 10 September 2019, 3:48 pm | RNZ

Labour Party members urge PM to act over sexual assault allegations in open letter Jane Patterson , Political Editor More >>

Al Noor Mosque Imam returns to Dunedin for peace lecture

Tuesday, 10 September 2019, 12:48 pm | RNZ

The Imam of Al Noor Mosque, Gamal Fouda, has returned to Dunedin - where he used to be an Islamic leader - to give the city's 16th annual open peace lecture. More >>

Pressure over Labour's handling of sexual assault allegation

Tuesday, 10 September 2019, 11:47 am | RNZ

The Labour Party president's position is looking increasingly shaky with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern declining to express confidence in him and his handling of complaints about sexual assault by a staffer. More >>

Bullying in the police: 'We absolutely address complaints'

Tuesday, 10 September 2019, 11:34 am | RNZ

Police are rejecting allegations the organisation has a culture of bullying, after officers and staff members spoke of a widespread problem. More >>

Gold medal start for Sophie Pascoe

Tuesday, 10 September 2019, 11:00 am | RNZ

New Zealand swimmer Sophie Pascoe has won her first gold of the World Para Swimming Championships in London. More >>

Weta Digital asked staff to support mayoral candidate

Tuesday, 10 September 2019, 10:57 am | RNZ

Leaked emails show Weta Digital staff in Wellington expressed concern about being asked to go and support the campaign launch of a mayoral candidate financially backed by Sir Peter Jackson. More >>

PM meets Twitter boss to discuss the Christchurch Call

Tuesday, 10 September 2019, 9:32 am | RNZ

Twitter boss Jack Dorsey has met Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern at the Beehive today [ 9 Sept ] to discuss the Christchurch Call. More >>

Sex assault allegations rock Labour Party

Tuesday, 10 September 2019, 9:27 am | RNZ

The Labour Party president's position is in doubt with the Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern refusing to express confidence in him. Nigel Haworth and the party are under increasing scrutiny after the website The Spinoff published the account of a Labour ... More >>

Private stem cell clinics branded 'questionable'

Monday, 9 September 2019, 3:57 pm | RNZ

Private clinics offering tantalising hopes from stem cell treatment are being accused of taking advantage of desperate patients and exposing them to risks. More >>

Man-made lake poses 'potential risk' to aquifers

Monday, 9 September 2019, 3:52 pm | RNZ

Questions are being asked about why it has taken more than a year for Hastings District Council to get advice on a lake identified as a "potential risk" to an aquifer that supplies thousands of households with water. More >>

Man pleads guilty to conspiring to assassinate Samoa PM

Monday, 9 September 2019, 1:30 pm | RNZ

One of three suspects facing charges of conspiring to assassinate Samoa's Prime Minister has pleaded guilty while two co-defendants have entered not guilty pleas on a charge of conspiring to commit murder. More >>

NZ and Australia plan to lower remittances costs in Pacific

Monday, 9 September 2019, 1:28 pm | RNZ

New Zealand is in talks with Australia to lower hefty money transfer fees in several Pacific Island countries, as "stubbornly high" costs strain the region's economies and hamper UN targets. More >>

   

 

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