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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 >>

Aotearoa On The Air: 100 Years Of Radio

Wednesday, 27 October 2021, 11:54 am | RNZ

New Zealand's first radio broadcast took place on 17 November 1921 when Professor Robert Jack made the first radio broadcast in New Zealand from Otago University’s physics department. For a week in November, RNZ is going to be celebrating radio ... More >>

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announces Cabinet decision on Covid-19 alert levels

Monday, 18 October 2021, 4:19 pm | RNZ

The prime minister is announcing Cabinet's decision on possible changes to alert levels for Auckland, Northland and parts of Waikato. Watch live here. More >>

PM announces Covid-19 vaccine certificate

Tuesday, 5 October 2021, 3:06 pm | RNZ

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says Cabinet has agreed to the use of such certificates in New Zealand. More >>

The PM on Cabinet's alert level decision

Monday, 20 September 2021, 5:09 pm | RNZ

Auckland will move to alert level 3 from 11.59pm on Tuesday night, and stay in level 3 for at least two weeks, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced.   The rest of the country will remain in level 2, but will move from gatherings of 50 up to ... More >>

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says Auckland to stay in lockdown for another week

Monday, 13 September 2021, 4:29 pm | RNZ

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says Auckland will stay in Covid-19 alert level 4 for another week, until 11.59pm next Tuesday.   Cabinet has made an in principle decision that Tāmaki Makaurau will then move to alert level 3. The rest of New Zealand ... More >>

NZ except Auckland to move to level 2 tomorrow

Monday, 6 September 2021, 4:17 pm | RNZ

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Director-General of Health Ashley Bloomfield are set to announce Cabinet decisions about alert levels for New Zealand, except Auckland which remains at level 4. Bloomfield says essential workers crossing alert level ... More >>

Auckland remains in level 4 for 2 weeks, Northland likely to move to level 3 from Midnight Thursday

Monday, 30 August 2021, 5:10 pm | RNZ

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says if the country had not moved into lockdown, daily case numbers could have been around 550.   Cabinet has confirmed all of New Zealand south of Auckland will move to level 3 from 11.59pm on Tuesday night. Prime Minister ... More >>

NZ south of Auckland to shift to level 3 at midnight Tuesday

Friday, 27 August 2021, 4:52 pm | RNZ

All of New Zealand south of Auckland will move to alert level three at midnight Tuesday, but Auckland is likely to stay at level 4 for two weeks, the prime minister has confirmed. Auckland and Northland will remain at level 4, with decisions on that ... More >>





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