Te Manu Korihi News for 29 August 201408/29/14
A man applying for customary marine title over two of the Titi Islands says he's doesn't want Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu to be heard on the matter; The Maori Party wants to encourage more young Maori to participate in tertiary education; Television New...
Focus on Politics for 29 August 2014
While the disclosures in Nicky Hager's book Dirty Politics continue to cast a shadow over the election campaign, this week there was more focus on policy.
Whitebaiting banned on Westport wharf
A long tradition of whitebaiting on Westport wharf has come to an end after the council faced the threat of prosecution.
Rabaul volcano erupts in PNG
People in the Papua New Guinea township of Rabaul are being warned to stay inside or leave town after the nearby volcano began erupting, throwing up dust and rocks and destroying crops.
Wingatui would be spoiled by beige McMansions - residents
People living opposite Dunedin's Wingatui racecourse say its subdivision will wreck their views with a row of beige McMansions.
Spring Hill prison rioters sentenced
A group of inmates who rioted at Spring Hill prison causing millions of dollars worth of damage, have had their jail terms extended.
Sports News for 29 August 2014
An update from the team at RNZ Sport.
Invercargill slaughterman beats darts world champ
An Invercargill slaughterman has taken out the reigning world darts champion, coming from five-to- one behind to win six-five in a giant-killing feat.
Developers' fees heading down, Christchurch rates heading up
Christchurch ratepayers already IMPACTED BY record high rates increases, are likely to face more pain.
Kiwirail loses a quarter of a billion dollars
State-owned Kiwirail has lost almost 250 million dollars in the last 12 months, hit by its ageing tracks, asbestos in trains and troublesome ferries.
Te Manu Korihi News for 29 August 2014
A man applying for customary marine title over two of the Titi Islands says he's doesn't want Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu to be heard on the matter; The Maori Party wants to encourage more young Maori to participate in tertiary education; An environmental...
Failed phone call could alter search for missing MH370
The search area for the missing Malaysian airliner looks set to change after new analysis of phone calls from ground crew shortly after the plane disappeared off the radar.
Markets update for 29 August 2014
The New Zealand dollar fell about half a cent today from an overnight high, following stronger than expected economic news out of the United States.
Coroner declares man dead after 49 years
The mystery behind the disappearance of a Hamilton teenager 49 years ago has been partially solved today with a Coroner declaring him dead, although there are still a number of unanswered questions.
Lyttelton Port deaths 'unacceptable' - but CEO won't go
Worksafe New Zealand is to meet urgently with the Lyttelton Port - saying three deaths in one year is completely unacceptable.
Public servant suspended over derogatory blog
A public servant from the Social Development Ministry has been suspended over accusations they posted derogatory remarks on the Whale Oil blog about beneficiaries and politicians.
Negligence led to 22 deaths at sea
A skipper's negligence led to the deaths of 22 fishermen in the frigid Antarctic waters south of New Zealand in December 2010.
Key accuses Cunliffe of U-turn over Lochinver
John Key is accusing his Labour Party rival of doing a U-turn over the sale of Lochinver Station near Taupo.
UN report blasts treatment of some prisoners
Some prisonsers are spending too long in the cells, are having to take vitamin pills because of a lack of sunlight and some are being fed frozen leftovers, accordng to a UN report on the state of this country's detention centres.
John Key backs Judith Collins over claims of NZ First deal
The National Party leader is backing his senior MP Judith Collins and her wholesale denial of Winston Peters' claim she wanted to do a deal with him.
- Wellington, New Zealand