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 2019-09-17 08:25 

Radio New Zealand

Effectiveness of firearm buy-back scheme to be investigated...

The Auditor General will be investigating the effectiveness of the firearm buy-back scheme....

 2019-09-17 08:25 

Radio New Zealand

Campground residents evicted for a billion-dollar development may end up homelesss...

Residents of a former Queenstown camping ground may be homeless after being evicted to make way for a billion-dollar development....

 2019-09-17 08:01 

Radio New Zealand

Relief for mother of Fiji's 'miracle baby' as accused denied bail...

The mother of a baby found alive with the dead bodies of five family members in Fiji says she's relieved that a man known to them has been charged with murder....

 2019-09-17 07:43 

Radio New Zealand

Nick Willis misses World Champs by one spot...

Nick Willis is still determined to get to next year's Tokyo Olympics after missing out on the IAAF World Championships in Doha, Athletics New Zealand's High Performance Director says....

 2019-09-17 07:36 

Radio New Zealand

New Caledonia to lay 'smart cable' to Vanuatu...

A so-called smart cable is being planned between New Caledonia and Vanuatu as part of a French innovation project....

 2019-09-17 07:21 

Radio New Zealand

Forestry industry officials gloomy about log trade...

Forestry industry officials are still feeling gloomy about the log trade, ten weeks after a collapse in sales to China caused layoffs and left logging trucks lying idle....

 2019-09-17 07:02 

Radio New Zealand

Solomon Islands yet to confirm China as partner...
 2019-09-17 07:01 

Radio New Zealand

Mother of 'miracle baby' speaks out from Fiji...
 2019-09-17 07:00 

Radio New Zealand

Senior PNG priest challenges Aust position on refugees, climate...
 2019-09-17 06:59 

Radio New Zealand

Call to address long neglected basic services in Bougainville...
 2019-09-17 06:59 

Radio New Zealand

Dateline Pacific for 18 September 2019...
 2019-09-17 06:35 

Radio New Zealand

Maniapoto Mori Trust Board questions authenticity of cloak...

Questions still surround the origin of an historic kakahu or cloak found in a house in England and believed to have belonged to Rewi Maniapoto....

 2019-09-17 06:34 

Radio New Zealand

Several critically injured in Dunedin crash...

Emergency services are responding to a serious crash in Dunedin....

 2019-09-17 06:18 

Radio New Zealand

George Pell seeks leave to appeal child sex abuse convictions in High Court...

Cardinal George Pell has taken his legal fight to overturn his child sex abuse convictions to the High Court of Australia....

 2019-09-17 06:08 

Radio New Zealand

Young offenders learning new skills from life down on the farm...

Three young offenders at an Oranga Tamariki Youth ran Youth Justice residence are learning how to become dairy farmers....

 2019-09-17 06:04 

Radio New Zealand

NCEA attainment rates fall, Mori schools buck trend...

More than 7000 teenagers left school with no qualification last year after NCEA attainment rates among school-leavers fell for the first time....

 2019-09-17 05:52 

Radio New Zealand

Dimetrius Pairama murder-accused told police victim was 'like a sister'...

A woman accused of murdering Dimetrius Pairama told police she loved the Auckland teenager and tried to save her....

 2019-09-17 05:02 

Radio New Zealand

Operation Burnham inquiry: Senior military official says he may have been purposely misled...

A senior military official says he could have been purposely misled by an American counterpart about casualties after a raid in Afghanistan....

 2019-09-17 03:59 

Radio New Zealand

Pharmac may have to compete for measles vaccine if newest batch runs out...

Pharmac is looking at whether it can order more measles vaccine in case the latest batch runs out before January when the next lot is due to arrive....

 2019-09-17 03:58 

Radio New Zealand

Napier Council FB monitoring: Investigation terms of reference will not be public...

The terms of reference being drawn up for an independent review into Napier City Council staff monitoring of councillors' social media will not be made public, acting Mayor Faye White says....

 2019-09-17 03:55 

Radio New Zealand

Meeting told men need to step up to condemn violence against women...

Fiji's Health Minister has told a regional meeting in Sigatoka that as the main perpetrators of violence against women and girls, it was up to men to condemn and address it....

 2019-09-17 03:44 

Radio New Zealand

Affordable healthcare clinic for CNMI's Tinian...

A community health centre providing affordable healthcare will be built on the Northern Marianas island of Tinian....

 2019-09-17 03:19 

Radio New Zealand

World's biggest amphibian 'discovered' in museum...

A newly-identified amphibian is possibly the largest on the planet, according to DNA from museum specimens....

 2019-09-17 03:04 

Radio New Zealand

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

In today's business news - Briscoe Group's net profit for the year is down, the Chatham Islands get Rugby World Cup access and Mike Fuge is leaving Refining NZ....

 2019-09-17 03:03 

Radio New Zealand

Labour assault complaints: Terms of reference 'need to be wider' - Bridges...

The National Party says unless the review into Labour's handling of sexual assault allegations includes the Beehive it will be a whitewash....

 2019-09-17 02:28 

Radio New Zealand

Man pleads not guilty to assault charges relating to Jasmine Wilson death...

A man facing serious assault charges in relation to the death of Whanganui woman Jasmine Wilson has pleaded not guilty....

 2019-09-17 02:26 

Radio New Zealand

Gisborne iwi refuse to hold pwhiri for replica of Cook's ship Endeavour...

Four major iwi in the Tranganui Kiwa region are refusing to hold a pwhiri for a fleet of vessels, including a replica of Captain Cook's ship the Endeavour and the Navy, set to arrive in the city next month....

 2019-09-17 02:18 

Radio New Zealand

NZ dollar 10th most traded currency globally...

The kiwi has held the number 10 spot since 2010....

 2019-09-17 02:18 

Radio New Zealand

Life insurers 'weak appetite for change' disappointing - regulators...

Life insurance companies have been accused of being too slow at improving their culture and conduct by regulators....

 2019-09-17 02:18 

Radio New Zealand

Body of ex-president 'Akilisi Pohiva leaves for Tonga...

The body of Tongan Prime Minister 'Akilisi Pohiva is on its way back to Tonga, onboard a New Zealand defence force flight....

 2019-09-17 02:18 

Radio New Zealand

Family lose court battle over landslide property damage...

A Whanganui couple's four-year fight battle with EQC after a third of their property was lost in a landslide during the 2015 flood event has ended in failure....

 2019-09-17 01:48 

Radio New Zealand

Process for electing new Tonga PM expected to start after 'Akilisi Pohiva's funeral...

Tonga's parliament is expected to begin the process of electing a new Prime Minister by calling for nominations from among MPs once the funeral of 'Akilisi Pohiva is over....

 2019-09-17 01:45 

Radio New Zealand

New employer-led work visa to replace six categories...

The government is introducing a new employer-led work visa that it says will help plug shortages, reduce exploitation, and improve conditions for New Zealand workers....

 2019-09-17 01:35 

Radio New Zealand

Hopes fears around 'supernatural aspects' of Fiji murders will settle...

There are hopes in Fiji that community fears will be quelled now that a man is in police custody facing murder charges....

 2019-09-17 01:12 

Radio New Zealand

Samoa appoints three new judges to Lands and Titles Court...

Samoa's Judiciary Commission has appointed three new judges to the Lands and Titles Court....

 2019-09-17 01:10 

Radio New Zealand

No more shooting galleries in CNMI...

A bill that would allow more shooting galleries in the Northern Marianas has been scrapped following a spate of gun violence in the US....

 2019-09-17 00:59 

Radio New Zealand

Dunedin's western hills blaze treated as suspicious...

The blaze which tore through 12 hectares of scrub on Dunedin's western hills yesterday is being treated as suspicious....

 2019-09-17 00:53 

Radio New Zealand

Officers reacted in timely manner to hit-and-run incident, report says...

Officers responded in a timely manner as soon as they were aware that a fleeing driver had hit a pedestrian, the Independent Police Conduct Authority says....

 2019-09-17 00:24 

Radio New Zealand

Hell Pizza told off, but not punished...

Hell Pizza has escaped punishment over its meat free publicity stunt, but has strong criticism from government officials....

 2019-09-17 00:11 

Radio New Zealand

Waterway clean up won't harm econonmy, NZIER says...

The government's proposed clean up of waterways will not harm New Zealand's overall economy, a report by the New Zealand Institute of Economic Research (NZIER) has suggested....

 2019-09-17 00:03 

Radio New Zealand

Tuvalu's new govt to be decided on Thursday...

Members of parliament in Tuvalu will meet on Thursday to choose a new government....

 2019-09-16 23:47 

Radio New Zealand

Dunedin's bells set to ring as city celebrates its albatross...

Dunedin's bells will be ringing today as the first northern royal albatross return for breeding season and this season's chicks head out to sea....

 2019-09-16 23:24 

Radio New Zealand

Tauranga mayoral race: 10 candidates chase top job...

A newcomer to the political scene in New Zealand's fifth largest city says Tauranga deserves better leadership....

 2019-09-16 23:14 

Radio New Zealand

Man charged with murder of Taylor-Jade Hira...

Ranapera Taumata, who had been charged with assaulting the Hastings woman, has now been charged with her murder....

 2019-09-16 23:06 

Radio New Zealand

Mint and menthol e-cigarette flavours raise health concern...

A new American study has found users of mint and menthol e-cigarettes are exposed to high levels of the carcinogen pulegone....

 2019-09-16 23:01 

Radio New Zealand

Consumer confidence remains at seven-year low...

A swathe of gloomy global headlines appear to have further dampened consumers' outlook about the economy but they are feeling more upbeat about their own personal finances....

 2019-09-16 22:59 

Radio New Zealand

Canberra residents asked to do 'heavy lifting' to combat climate change...

Canberra residents are being asked to do more of the heavy lifting in combating climate change - starting with giving up petrol-powered cars and gas-heated homes....

 2019-09-16 22:53 

Radio New Zealand

Man accused of Raglan killing not fit to plea...

The High Court has heard that a man accused of killing an Australian tourist near Raglan on 16 August is not at this stage mentally fit to instruct a lawyer or enter a plea....

 2019-09-16 22:51 

Radio New Zealand

Iconic shearing figure Koro Mullins dies age 65...

The shearing industry has been rocked by the loss of Dannevirke shearing legend Koro Mullins....

 2019-09-16 22:48 

Radio New Zealand

Nasi Manu recovery on track for England opener...

Tonga's Nasi Manu is looking good to make his much anticipated comeback against England in their Rugby World Cup opener on Sunday, Tonga's assistant coach Pita Alatini says....

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