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Survivors 'losing faith' after Satyanand resignation

Wednesday, 7 August 2019, 11:55 am | RNZ

Sir Anand Satyanand's sudden resignation from the abuse inquiry is being seen as another sign the Royal Commission is dysfunctional. More >>

Tarakihi numbers can be turned around - marine biologist

Wednesday, 7 August 2019, 10:29 am | RNZ

A retired marine biologist believes tarakihi, one of this country's most popular fish, is certainly in decline, but numbers can be turned around. More >>

Government's biodiversity document lauded by farmers' union

Wednesday, 7 August 2019, 10:23 am | RNZ

The government's latest biodiversity document could ease the financial burden on farmers who preserve native bush on their own land at their own expense, according to Federated Farmers. More >>

Investigation into Labour staffer to be reviewed

Tuesday, 6 August 2019, 5:21 pm | RNZ

An investigation into several allegations of bullying and sexual assault by a Labour staffer is being reviewed, following complaints about the process. More >>

Nato sec-gen 'impressed' by NZ response to terror attack

Tuesday, 6 August 2019, 4:59 pm | RNZ

Nato secretary-general Jens Stoltenberg has praised New Zealand's response to the 15 March terror attack and commended the Prime Minister's "outstanding leadership and courage" in its wake. More >>

Leadership 'lacking' in new conservation strategy

Tuesday, 6 August 2019, 2:05 pm | RNZ

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New biodiversity strategy a roadmap to reversing the trend

Tuesday, 6 August 2019, 2:03 pm | RNZ

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Government seeks feedback on biodiversity strategy

Tuesday, 6 August 2019, 1:56 pm | RNZ

The government is seeking consultation on a proposed 20-year biodiversity plan, updating the previous strategy from 2002. More >>

NZX opens down 1.3% after US hit by falling yuan

Tuesday, 6 August 2019, 11:06 am | RNZ

The New Zealand share market has opened down 1.3 percent in the wake of Wall Street's worst day of the year. More >>

US defense secretary in NZ

Tuesday, 6 August 2019, 11:01 am | RNZ

The United States secretary of defense has arrived in Auckland to meet his New Zealand counterpart. More >>

Increased Ihumātao police presence and standoff

Tuesday, 6 August 2019, 9:41 am | RNZ

The increased police presence at Ihumātao last night was very intimidating and there was a five-hour standoff, protest leader Pania Newton says. More >>

Marama Davidson rejects accusation Greens 'too centrist'

Monday, 5 August 2019, 4:45 pm | RNZ

Marama Davidson is defending fellow Green Party co-leader James Shaw after he was accused of being too centrist. More >>

Treasury cautions cover for mosque victim mental health

Monday, 5 August 2019, 4:38 pm | RNZ

Treasury has revealed it cautioned against ACC cover being expanded to mosque attack victims suffering mental health issues. More >>

Police remove guns from Ihumātao, protesters worried

Monday, 5 August 2019, 4:35 pm | RNZ

People occupying the site at Ihumātao say it is unacceptable that police officers brought guns into the area. More >>

Hauraki council rules out climate emergency edict - for now

Thursday, 1 August 2019, 5:24 pm | RNZ

The Hauraki District Council says it will take urgent action on climate change, but won't declare a climate emergency. More >>

Fight for title of World's Steepest Street ramps up

Thursday, 1 August 2019, 2:30 pm | RNZ

The battle is ramping up to have Dunedin's Baldwin Street reinstated as the World's Steepest Street. More >>

Focus on housing squeeze, not refugees - Whanganui mayor

Thursday, 1 August 2019, 10:25 am | RNZ

A Whanganui migrant advocate has criticised an iwi leader for saying the city should house Māori before it takes on refugees - but others say he has a point about the city's housing crisis. More >>

No charges against MP Sarah Dowie over Jami-Lee Ross text

Thursday, 1 August 2019, 10:19 am | RNZ

Police will not pursue charges against Invercargill MP Sarah Dowie over a text allegedly sent from her phone to MP Jami-Lee Ross. More >>

King Tūheitia to visit Ihumātao protest site

Thursday, 1 August 2019, 9:53 am | RNZ

The people at the heart of a Māori land protest in South Auckland are overwhelmed that the Māori King will visit them. More >>

Peter Ellis granted leave to appeal case to Supreme Court

Thursday, 1 August 2019, 9:46 am | RNZ

Convicted child sex offender Peter Ellis has been granted leave to appeal his case at the Supreme Court. More >>

   

 

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