TPP opponent demands immediate release of text10/07/15
A prominent opponent of the is Trans Pacific Partnership is demanding the immediate release of the details of the agreement.
Te Manu Korihi News for 8 October 2015
Waikato-Tainui says the closure of the Huntly East Mine will have a devastating impact on the community, but it's considering the first right of refusal rule when it comes to the land the mine sits on; East Auckland principals are hailing a new...
Bangladeshi asylum seeker fights return to Nauru
A court case challenging the right of Australian authorities to hold asylum seekers in offshore detention centres is being heard at the High Court in Canberra.
Govt says major economic benefits to be delivered by new...
The Government says the proposed Waimea Community Dam near Nelson would deliver major economic benefits to the region.
Amnesty international calls for release of Myanmar...
Amnesty International is accusing the Myanmar Government of locking up and harassing scores of peaceful activists in the lead up to elections in November.
Barack Obama apologises for airstrike on Afghan hospital
The American President Barack Obama has phoned the aid agency Médecins Sans Frontières to apologize for the accidental killing of 22 people in a US airstrike in Afghanistan.
New blue cod rules for the Marlborough Sounds
In a bid to appease recreational fishermen and to safeguard dwindling fish numbers, new rules have been announced for blue cod in the Marlborough Sounds.
Farmer works all night to save home from flames.
A farmer who spent all night figting the fires that engulfed Saddle Hill above Mosgiel has saved his home from destruction
Students say more hardship than ever
Students' associations say demand for their foodbanks and financial support is higher than ever, and one has already used up its entire hardship fund for the year.
Teacher claims she was bullied for being European
A trainee teacher says she was bullied and discriminated against at a Maori and Pacific school in south Auckland because she's European.
Body of Alex Fisher has been found
Searchers have found the body of the missing 10-year-old Levin boy Alex Fisher.
Sports News for 8 October 2015
An update from the team at RNZ Sport.
State of the Environment report
A specialist report has confirmed the presence of asbestos at a run-down hot-pool complex near Kaikohe.
Akl Council confident it could cope with population boom
The Auckland Council is adamant it's doing enough to prepare the city to cope with the predicted population boom and any environmental harm that may come with it.
Council removes embarassing dairy farm pollution data
A dairy lobby group appears to have pressured the Manawatu Wanganui Regional Council into removing potentially embarrassing information about dairy farm pollution.
Principals are hailing a new digitally-based education...
East Auckland principals are hailing a new digitally-based education system as key to engaging children in low decile schools, in particular tangata whenua. The teaching style is called 'Manaia/kalani'; it's been adopted by 12 schools, including a...
Parata vetoed charter school results comparison
The Education Minister, Hekia Parata, has vetoed a plan to compare the results of charter school students with those at state schools.
US says NZs role in Iraw shows ISIL a global problem
The American spokesman for the coalition efforts against Islamic State in Iraq has used New Zealand's presence there to further its argument that ISIS poses a global threat.
Solid Energy concedes Huntly coal miners will struggle
Solid Energy has conceded that workers at its Huntly underground coal mine will struggle to find work elsewhere.
Today's market update
The speciality milk producer, A2 Milk Company, is looking to raise 43-million dollars through an underwritten sale of new shares to existing and institutional shareholders.
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