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NZDF agrees deal to clear deadly Afghan firing ranges

Tuesday, 19 November 2019, 11:14 am | RNZ

The Defence Force has agreed a deal to clear unexploded ordnance in Afghanistan after revelations seven children were killed by unexploded devices left there. More >>

Medical ethics boss urges charity to destroy suicide letters

Tuesday, 19 November 2019, 10:46 am | RNZ

The head of a Ministry of Health ethics committee is calling for the immediate destruction of hundreds of suicide notes submitted to a study backed by comedian Mike King's Key to Life mental health charity. More >>

More than 50 med students to be denied graduation after rort

Tuesday, 19 November 2019, 10:40 am | RNZ

More than 50 University of Otago final year medical students will be prevented from graduating following an overseas placement rort. More >>

Tornado carves out 'a swathe of damage' through Christchurch

Tuesday, 19 November 2019, 9:41 am | RNZ

An eyewitness said she saw large debris swirling around the sky like paper as a tornado hit Christchurch, injuring two people when a store's roof collapsed. More >>

NZ First-linked company applied for $15m govt loan

Tuesday, 19 November 2019, 9:27 am | RNZ

A forestry company with close links to New Zealand First has revealed it applied for a $15 million loan from the Provincial Growth Fund, which is overseen by NZ First minister Shane Jones. More >>

Ihumātao: Crown considers loan for council to buy land

Tuesday, 19 November 2019, 9:21 am | RNZ

Discussions are under way for Auckland Council to buy the disputed Ihumātao land in a bid to break the three-year deadlock. More >>

West Coasters rally against environmental policies

Monday, 18 November 2019, 11:07 am | RNZ

West Coasters rally against 'one size fits all' environmental policies 5:26 pm on 17 November 2019 More >>

Visit takes royals from Waitangi to Christchurch

Monday, 18 November 2019, 10:56 am | RNZ

Domestic violence services, conservation and education are all on the list for the royal tour. More >>

Green MP Gareth Hughes to stand down at next election

Monday, 18 November 2019, 10:23 am | RNZ

Green Party MP Gareth Hughes will stand down from national politics at the next election. More >>

MAINZ audio production course closure shocks students

Thursday, 14 November 2019, 3:48 pm | RNZ

Students on the audio engineering degree course that moulded Joel Little - producer of Lorde's Grammy award-winning hit 'Royals' - are fuming it has been closed without them even being told. More >>

Transmission Gully motorway project has technology concerns

Thursday, 14 November 2019, 3:35 pm | RNZ

One of the country's biggest motorway projects has been beset by critical problems with its technology for cameras and speed signs. More >>

Commission's official apology for quake claims botch-ups

Thursday, 14 November 2019, 12:15 pm | RNZ

The Earthquake Commission has offered a formal apology for its handling of quake claims in Canterbury. More >>

Auckland licensing trusts guilty of misleading public

Thursday, 14 November 2019, 12:09 pm | RNZ

West Auckland's alcohol licensing trusts have been found guilty of misleading the public in claiming that 47 percent of profits were given back to the community. More >>

Facebook removed millions of Chch mosque shooting posts

Thursday, 14 November 2019, 12:05 pm | RNZ

Facebook has taken down millions of images and articles worldwide depicting the Christchurch terror attacks, which killed 51 people. More >>

Govt to consider new public broadcaster

Thursday, 14 November 2019, 11:44 am | RNZ

The fate of RNZ and TVNZ may soon be in the hands of Cabinet ministers, with a proposal to disestablish both broadcasters and create an entirely new public media entity. More >>

End of Life Choice Bill on euthanasia goes to referendum

Thursday, 14 November 2019, 11:26 am | RNZ

New Zealanders now have the casting vote on whether to make euthanasia legal, after Parliament voted 69 votes to 51 in favour of the End of Life Choice Bill. More >>

Two-year wait for Catholic Church to trial abuse audit

Wednesday, 13 November 2019, 4:44 pm | RNZ

The Catholic Church has yet to bring in external audits for child safety practices, two years after promising it would. More >>

Arsenic found in SkyCity smoke plume

Wednesday, 13 November 2019, 4:23 pm | RNZ

Experts discovered arsenic in the smoke plume that drifted over Auckland CBD during the SkyCity international convention centre fire. More >>

Final euthanasia bill reading begins in Parliament

Wednesday, 13 November 2019, 4:07 pm | RNZ

The third and final reading of the End of Life Choice Bill has begun in Parliament. More >>

Legal vortex grows around moves to arrest former PNG PM

Wednesday, 13 November 2019, 3:37 pm | RNZ

Papua New Guinea's former prime minister Peter O'Neill has lodged a criminal complaint against police minister Bryan Kramer. More >>

 

 

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