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 2020-02-25 22:04 

Radio New Zealand

Pacific women shut out of disaster management - advocate...

Women in the Pacific are still being shut out of the decision-making process when it comes to disaster management, says a women's rights advocate....

 2020-02-25 21:59 

Radio New Zealand

Teachers hit back at proposed NCEA level 1 changes...

Teachers of subjects as diverse as physics, Latin and economics are united in their rejection of the Ministry of Education's proposed changes to NCEA....

 2020-02-25 21:38 

Radio New Zealand

Man charged with double killing pleads not guilty to murder...

A man charged with killing two men near Tauranga earlier this month has pleaded not guilty to their murders....

 2020-02-25 20:57 

Radio New Zealand

Mori patient calls on govt to lower bowel cancer screening age...

'I've been given four months to live' - A patient with terminal bowel cancer is backing calls for the government to screen patients earlier before it's too late....

 2020-02-25 20:47 

Radio New Zealand

'We need a sledgehammer approach': Crash victim applauds tough approach to phones and driving...

Targeting drivers using mobile phones is a priority for police, and a crackdown has seen a 40 percent increase in the number of fines being issued....

 2020-02-25 20:42 

Radio New Zealand

Olympic qualification the main focus for NZ cyclists at World Champs...

Claiming a world championship title is a major prize for New Zealand cyclists, but gaining Olympic qualification is just as important....

 2020-02-25 20:14 

Radio New Zealand

Students, teachers sent home from PNG school over health worries...

More than 3000 students and 50 teachers have been sent home from one of the biggest schools in Papua New Guinea's capital of Port Moresby over health concerns....

 2020-02-25 20:10 

Radio New Zealand

Man charged over National Party donations planned to go to party's candidate college...

One of the men charged over donations to the National Party was at one stage to have gone to the party's candidate college, which identifies and train potential members of Parliament....

 2020-02-25 20:09 

Radio New Zealand

Coronavirus: Tokyo Olympics still 'business as usual'...

Preparations for the Tokyo Olympics are...

 2020-02-25 20:01 

Radio New Zealand

Meridian Energy makes record first half profit...

The South Island generator's net profit for the six months ended December rose 26 percent to $191 million....

 2020-02-25 19:56 

Radio New Zealand

Foreign interference in Australia 'bound to be true for NZ as well', expert says...

Australia's domestic spy agency has given a frank and unprecedented account of foreign interference within its borders that national security experts say applies here too....

 2020-02-25 19:50 

Radio New Zealand

Tahiti mayor cleared to stand in next month's municipal elections...

The longtime mayor of French Polynesia's capital Papeete has been cleared by the courts to stand in next month's municipal elections....

 2020-02-25 19:44 

Radio New Zealand

Sport: Fiji will host Rapid Rugby opener but no games in China...

The Fijian Latui will still host the opening match of the new Global Rapid Rugby competition but organisers say no games will be played in China this season due to the global coronavirus outbreak....

 2020-02-25 18:41 

Radio New Zealand

Antarctica's Eagle Island has large-scale snowmelt amid record temperatures...

As New Zealand was facing floods and drought this month, Antarctica endured a heatwave that caused rapid snow melting on Eagle Island....

 2020-02-25 18:31 

Radio New Zealand

Government considering legislation to make sure small businesses are paid on time...

Small Business Minister Stuart Nash says he is willing to legislate to ensure payments within 20 days with interest imposed for late payments....

 2020-02-25 18:27 

Radio New Zealand

Kyle Jamieson promises improvement...

New Zealand's Kyle Jamieson enjoyed a memorable test debut and the towering pace bowler promises there is much more to come....

 2020-02-25 18:22 

Radio New Zealand

Covid-19 travel ban: Students speak out about ban and finding ways around it...

Some international students are avoiding the travel ban on China due to Covid-19 by spending a fortnight in other countries before travelling here to resume their studies....

 2020-02-25 17:52 

Radio New Zealand

New Zealand athletes caught up in Coronavirus outbreak in Italy...

The New Zealand boxing team has been caught up in the coronavirus outbreak in Italy....

 2020-02-25 17:40 

Radio New Zealand

Economists predicting flat March quarter amid Covid-19 and drought...

Economists are predicting a flat - or slightly down - March quarter, as the effects of the Covid-19 coronavirus and the drought come to a head....

 2020-02-25 17:36 

Radio New Zealand

Wellington residents voice frustrations with sewerage system repairs...

Wellingtonians living above major sewerage works are fed up with the late night noise and what they say are broken promises to sort it out....

 2020-02-25 16:48 

Radio New Zealand

New regional diplomatic appointments by Australia...

Australia has announced the appointment of Jonathan Philp as its next High Commissioner to Papua New Guinea....

 2020-02-25 16:41 

Radio New Zealand

Coronavirus: Iran's deputy health minister tests positive as outbreak worsens...

Iran's deputy health minister has tested postive for Covid-19 and a hotel in Spain's Canary Islands is in lockdown as countries battle the coronavirus outbreak....

 2020-02-25 16:18 

Radio New Zealand

Today's sports news: What you need to know...

In today's sports news - Coronavirus concerns in sport increase, Test win for Bangladesh and Open returns to Troon....

 2020-02-25 09:03 

Radio New Zealand

One dead after car crash on State Highway 4...

A person has died following a serious crash in Manunui, near Taumarunui....

 2020-02-25 08:26 

Radio New Zealand

Max Rashbrooke: Child poverty stats promising, but more is needed...

The latest child poverty statistics hand Jacinda Ardern a tangible - if tentative - sign of progress, but also point to a need for more strident action, Max Rashbrooke writes....

 2020-02-25 08:06 

Radio New Zealand

Fiji Kava nets major supply agreement with Australian retail giant...

Fiji Kava Limited says it has secured a major supply agreement with Australian retail giant Coles....

 2020-02-25 08:02 

Radio New Zealand

Six prisoners shot dead in mass jailbreak in PNG...

Six inmates were shot dead after a mass prison escape in Papua New Guinea's Western Highlands province....

 2020-02-25 07:51 

Radio New Zealand

Vanuatu voters warned about treating ahead of polls...

Vanuatu voters have been warned about treating ahead of next month's general election....

 2020-02-25 07:50 

Radio New Zealand

Whakaari/White Island eruption: Public tab for disaster skyrockets...

The public tab for last year's deadly eruption at Whakaari/White Island continues to grow, with Counties Health revealing its response has cost more than $2 million and counting....

 2020-02-25 07:35 

Radio New Zealand

Fiji and NZ to expand security partnership into policing...

Fiji and New Zealand have agreed to expand their security partnership into policing co-operation....

 2020-02-25 07:35 

Radio New Zealand

Vanuatu's caretaker PM bailed after court appearance...

Vanuatu's caretaker prime minister has been bailed after appearing in a Port Vila court charged with perjury....

 2020-02-25 07:33 

Radio New Zealand

Coronavirus: Government invites tourism sector heads to advisory group...

Tourism bosses have been invited to join a new advisory group, allowing them to stay in...

 2020-02-25 06:46 

Radio New Zealand

Provincial Growth Fund invests $20 million in Kawerau's future...

The long-awaited container terminal will soon be a reality at Kawerau following a $19.9 million cash injection from the Provincial Growth Fund....

 2020-02-25 06:42 

Radio New Zealand

Praise of noble contributions by white women 'felt more like erasure'...

Opinion - We need to interrogate our platforming of white women for doing work indigenous folk and people of colour have been doing for generations, writes Laura O'Connell Rapira....

 2020-02-25 06:19 

Radio New Zealand

Completion of Dunedin's new hospital likely to take longer than expected...

Only one weed's been pulled ahead of the Dunedin Hospital build, and there are already indications the work is on course to be over budget and behind schedule....

 2020-02-25 06:18 

Radio New Zealand

Fiji PM urges NZ to pressure Australia over climate...

Fijian Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama is calling on New Zealand to back his country in pushing Australia to commit more to climate change action....

 2020-02-25 06:16 

Radio New Zealand

Dateline Pacific for 26 February 2020...
 2020-02-25 06:12 

Radio New Zealand

Legal action over the constitution - a sad day for Bougainville...
 2020-02-25 06:11 

Radio New Zealand

Pacific women shut out of disaster management...
 2020-02-25 06:11 

Radio New Zealand

Euro-centric view of climate change ignoring Pacific...
 2020-02-25 06:10 

Radio New Zealand

Call for safe tattooing practices in the Samoan community...
 2020-02-25 06:09 

Radio New Zealand

Norfolk supermarket's shelves almost empty...
 2020-02-25 06:01 

Radio New Zealand

New Zealand airport taxes too high - airlines...

A group of airlines may stop flying to New Zealand because government charges are making the cost too high, they say....

 2020-02-25 06:01 

Radio New Zealand

Covid-19 coronavirus travel ban: Students urge government to end ban...

University students are demanding the government lift the Covid-19 travel ban, saying it is unreasonable, unempathetic and feeds racism....

 2020-02-25 05:20 

Radio New Zealand

Canada opens door to expanding assisted dying...

The Canadian government has put forward a bill to make medically-assisted death available to people who are not terminally ill....

 2020-02-25 05:12 

Radio New Zealand

Iwi reps pull the pin on West Coast Conservation Board...

The West Coast Tai Poutini Conservation Board has cancelled its scheduled next meeting at short notice - for the first time in memory - after a walkout by Ngi Tahu representatives....

 2020-02-25 05:05 

Radio New Zealand

NZX recovers slightly after morning losses over virus fears...

The New Zealand stock market has closed about 1 percent lower, amid investor concerns about the impact of the coronavirus on the world economy....

 2020-02-25 04:58 

Radio New Zealand

Councils face sewage climate challenge...

Sewage treatment is the biggest source of greenhouse gas emissions in Carterton and South Wairarapa, a draft paper has revealed....

 2020-02-25 04:58 

Radio New Zealand

Waitemata Local Board gets dressing-down from Ngti Whtua historian over tree removal plan...

A new front has opened up in Auckland's tree saga, with a Ngti Whtua representative rebuking the Waitemat Local Board over a failure to consult....

 2020-02-25 04:15 

Radio New Zealand

What is responsible investing?...

In the past few years a number of responsible investment funds have popped up as more people opt for ethical investing....

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