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Far-right Activist Kyle Chapman Avoids Jail On Gun Charges

Tuesday, 20 February 2024, 3:22 pm | RNZ

Far-right activist Kyle Chapman has avoided jail, telling a court he now wants to be a father first. More >>

Auckland train network reliability in question with CRL on horizon

Wednesday, 14 February 2024, 11:28 am | RNZ

There are concerns the problems causing rail disruption won't be fixed before the underground metro is finished next year. More >>

All wards should be treated the same, says Local Government New Zealand president

Monday, 5 February 2024, 10:19 am | RNZ

Councils are attacking the government's proposal to bring back local referenda for Māori wards. More >>

No more aid for UN aid agency until Peters satisfied - Luxon

Tuesday, 30 January 2024, 12:48 pm | RNZ

Christopher Luxon has announced contributions to UNRWA will be reviewed by the Foreign Minister, while Helen Clark has criticised nations for pulling out. More >>

Community of 11,000 set to lose only supermarket

Friday, 19 January 2024, 12:55 pm | RNZ

Locals in a small, low-income suburb north of Hastings are devastated by the news. More >>

2024 Launches With Content Boost For RNZ

Thursday, 18 January 2024, 9:41 am | RNZ

RNZ launches into 2024 with an enhanced selection of new content on and the return of regular radio programming to entertain listeners. Three of Aotearoa’s top interviewers will present new projects for RNZ, with a Kim Hill podcast expected ... More >>

Provisional NCEA results show pass rates drop for third year in a row

Wednesday, 17 January 2024, 11:56 am | RNZ

The Qualifications Authority said three years of Covid-related disruption were probably to blame. More >>

Futureproofing Pacific Broadcasting – Transmitter Replacement Underway

Tuesday, 12 December 2023, 3:02 pm | RNZ

RNZ has powered down for the last time its 34-year-old shortwave Thompson transmitter, known as “Transmitter 1”, one of two shortwave transmitters that deliver analogue and digital radio broadcasts to the Pacific. It is part of the preparation for the ... More >>

Special Votes: National and ACT lose majority in largest ever Parliament

Friday, 3 November 2023, 2:15 pm | RNZ

Special votes have given Te Pāti Māori two more electorates, and the Greens an extra list seat, with National losing two. More >>

Community Collaboration For RNZ

Friday, 3 November 2023, 12:58 pm | RNZ

RNZ (Radio New Zealand) and CAMA (Community Access Media Alliance Aotearoa New Zealand) have agreed to share content and work together to benefit audiences across New Zealand. RNZ and CAMA, the national representative body for the 12 independent access media ... More >>

RNZ Chief News Officer Appointed

Thursday, 20 July 2023, 2:46 pm | RNZ

RNZ’s Chief Executive and Editor in Chief Paul Thompson has announced Mark Stevens as RNZ’s Chief News Officer. Mark Stevens is a former Head of News for Stuff. His 29-year-long media career has seen him rise from reporting ranks to executive ... More >>

Independent Panel Appointed

Wednesday, 14 June 2023, 11:23 am | RNZ

RNZ Board Chairman, Dr Jim Mather, has announced a three-person panel to undertake a review of RNZ’s editorial processes. They are media law expert Willy Akel, who will chair the panel, public law expert and former journalist Linda Clark, and former ... More >>

Silicon Valley Bank: NZ stock exchange opens lower

Monday, 13 March 2023, 12:31 pm | RNZ

The New Zealand stock exchange opened lower as the first financial market in the world to open after the collapse of the Silicon Valley Bank sent US stock markets tumbling. More >>

RNZ Responds To Government Announcements On The Aotearoa New Zealand Public Media Bill

Wednesday, 8 February 2023, 3:32 pm | Radio New Zealand

The Government’s announcement today about the future of the ANZPM Bill has provided clarity around the important role RNZ plays in the public media sector, Board Chair Dr Jim Mather said. “As New Zealand’s oldest public broadcaster and its most ... More >>

RNZ Welcomes Public Media Proposal

Thursday, 10 March 2022, 12:55 pm | RNZ

RNZ Chairman, Dr. Jim Mather, has welcomed today’s announcement by the Minister for Broadcasting and Media that the Government will implement its Strong Public Media policy and create a new public media entity that will incorporate RNZ and TVNZ. “We ... More >>

Auckland And All Other 'red' Regions, Except Northland, Moving To 'orange'

Monday, 13 December 2021, 4:45 pm | RNZ

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced Auckland and all other red regions, excluding Northland, will move to Covid-19 framework setting orange at 11.59pm on Thursday 30 December. More >>

Judith Collins removed as National Party leader

Friday, 26 November 2021, 1:06 pm | RNZ

Dr Shane Reti is interim leader of the National Party after Judith Collins lost a no-confidence vote. More >>

Judith Collins out, Reti to serve as interim leader

Thursday, 25 November 2021, 12:52 pm | RNZ

National's new interim leader Dr Shane Reti is about to hold a press conference after a backlash against Judith Collins' sudden demotion of Simon Bridges saw her step down. Watch the media conference here. More >>

Simon Bridges on being demoted: 'What we saw yesterday was truly desperate stuff from Judith Collins'

Thursday, 25 November 2021, 9:14 am | RNZ

After his shock demotion, Bridges says Collins will go to any length to hold on to her leadership of the National Party. More >>

Māori Politics Show Party People Returns For 26 Episodes

Thursday, 4 November 2021, 11:01 am | RNZ

RNZ announces a new series of Party People, produced by Aotearoa Media Collective and funded through NZ On Air's Public Interest Journalism Fund. Rowdier than the debating chamber at question time, Party People places a Māori lens on politics, ... More >>





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