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Fight For The Wild: A Landmark Documentary And Podcast Launches Today

Monday, 10 May 2021, 10:45 am | RNZ

Every year an army of introduced predators devours the eggs and chicks of some 26 million native New Zealand birds, as well as countless insects, amphibians, reptiles and plants. We currently have more than 4000 natives on the threatened species list ... More >>

Security guard with Covid-19 recorded as receiving last test in November

Wednesday, 14 April 2021, 1:39 pm | RNZ

Official records show the security guard who tested positive for Covid-19 last week was last tested in November - six months ago - despite an expectation of fortnightly testing. More >>

New Zealand temporarily suspending travel from India - PM Jacinda Ardern

Thursday, 8 April 2021, 3:00 pm | RNZ

Travel into New Zealand from India - including for New Zealand citizens and residents - is being temporarily suspended because of high numbers of Covid-19 cases. More >>

RNZ Welcomes Public Media Announcement

Wednesday, 31 March 2021, 12:54 pm | RNZ

Radio New Zealand Chairman, Dr. Jim Mather, has welcomed the appointment of a Governance Group to lead the next phase of work on a potential new public media entity for Aotearoa New Zealand. Minister for Broadcasting and Media, Kris Faafoi, has announced that ... More >>

Trans-Tasman travel: Date for bubble to be announced on 6 April - Ardern

Monday, 22 March 2021, 4:12 pm | RNZ

Several concerns need to be resolved before a trans-Tasman bubble can go ahead, but the government hopes on 6 April to announce a start date, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says. More >>

Conversations With My Immigrant Parents Returns For A Second Season Of Inspiring And Challenging Stories

Thursday, 11 March 2021, 8:14 am | RNZ

Conversations With My Immigrant Parents is a podcast and video series where immigrant whānau have conversations they normally wouldn’t, crossing barriers of language, generation, and expectation. Co-hosts and producers Saraid de Silva and Julie Zhu ... More >>

Dairy prices surge 15 percent in global auction

Wednesday, 3 March 2021, 1:03 pm | RNZ

Dairy prices have shot up to a fresh seven-year high in the latest global auction. More >>

Covid-19: Auckland Back To Alert Level Three After One New Community Case Revealed

Saturday, 27 February 2021, 9:48 pm | RNZ

Auckland will move to alert level three for a week at 6am tomorrow morning after two new Covid-19 community cases announced this evening could not be directly linked to earlier cases, the Prime Minister has confirmed. The rest of the country will ... More >>

No new community cases of Covid-19 today - Chris Hipkins

Wednesday, 24 February 2021, 4:43 pm | RNZ

There are no new community cases of Covid-19 today, the Ministry of Health has confirmed. More >>

No indication to change alert levels at this stage - Bloomfield

Wednesday, 24 February 2021, 11:20 am | RNZ

The Director-General of Health says people who have been in contact with the latest cases need to go into lockdown, but Auckland itself does not. More >>

First-hand accounts of the Christchurch 2011 earthquake: 'I just felt I'm gonna die'

Monday, 22 February 2021, 12:16 pm | RNZ

Those who were in Christchurch on 22 February 2011 all have a story to tell. Their accounts are all fragments of the same story - the story of a broken city. More >>

Auckland to drop to alert level 2, rest of NZ to level 1, at midnight

Wednesday, 17 February 2021, 4:48 pm | RNZ

Auckland and wider New Zealand will drop one level each - to levels 2 and 1 respectively - from midnight tonight, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced. More >>

Covid-19 update: Three new community cases in Auckland

Sunday, 14 February 2021, 2:05 pm | RNZ

Three new community cases in a single South Auckland household have been reported today, with the Health Ministry describing them as new and active cases. More >>

NZ Wars: Stories Of Tainui Documentary And Podcast Out Now

Friday, 12 February 2021, 7:16 am | RNZ

NZ Wars: Stories of Tainui is the next compelling chapter in RNZ’s award-winning documentary project on the New Zealand Wars, released today on rnz.co.nz and accompanied by a three episode podcast presenting a wider look at the events leading up to the ... More >>

NZ Defence Force releases new rules for dealing with civilian harm

Thursday, 11 February 2021, 4:42 pm | RNZ

The Defence Force has finalised new rules on how it will deal with reports of civilian harm involving New Zealand soldiers. More >>

Two new Auckland cases test positive for Covid-19 South African variant

Thursday, 28 January 2021, 10:51 am | RNZ

Phil Goff says it would be "premature to go into lockdown now" as more information emerges about the two new Covid-19 cases that were identified last night. More >>

Outbreak of South African Covid-19 variant would need alert level move - modeller

Tuesday, 26 January 2021, 12:03 pm | RNZ

NZ should be ready to move alert levels if there is an outbreak of the new South African variant, a leading modeller of the pandemic says. More >>

Video: Covid Briefing Jan 25 2020

Monday, 25 January 2021, 1:03 pm | RNZ

Covid Response Minister Chris Hipkins said the woman who tested positive for the virus after leaving managed isolation had the South African variant of the coronavirus. It was assumed she caught covid while at the Pullman hotel facility in Auckland. ... More >>

Watch: Hipkins, Bloomfield give update on probable Covid-19 community case

Sunday, 24 January 2021, 4:01 pm | RNZ

Watch live: Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins and Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield are holding a media conference about a probable community case in Northland. More >>

Covid-19: Health authorities investigating probable community case in Northland

Sunday, 24 January 2021, 12:51 pm | RNZ

Health authorities are investigating reports of a community case of Covid-19 in Northland. More >>