Te Manu Korihi News for 24 November 201411/23/14
A former Maori immersion school principal has been censured and struck off by the Teachers Disciplinary Tribunal for serious misconduct, which included allowing students in their teens to stay overnight at her home; The Prime Minister is standing by...
Around 400 NZers die from flu each year
A new study shows around four-hundred people die from influenza in New Zealand each year.
New conspiracy revelation on 50th anniversary of JFK report
The anniversary of John F Kennedy's death in Dallas has just passed, November the 22nd, and 50 years after an official report said Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone in the assasination a key investigator claims the findings were wrong.
Devoy backs local Chinese over shipwreck fears
The Race Relations Commissioner is backing Chinese New Zealanders worried a shipwreck will be turned into a tourism venture.
Whole Sutton resignation badly handled - Minister
The State Services Minister says the whole news conference about Roger Sutton's resignation was badly handled and she can't defend any of it.
Abandoned baby mother charged with attempted murder
Australian police have charged a 31 year old woman with attempted murder after a new born baby was found dumped in a drain in Sydney's Western suburbs.
Pharmac to broaden factors in its drug-funding decisions
The drug-buying agency Pharmac is making what it calls significant changes to the way it makes its often hotly-debated funding decisions.
Ferguson braces for Grand Jury decision
All eyes in the United States are on the St Louis suburb of Ferguson, where a Grand Jury is poised to decide whether a police officer who shot unarmed black teenager, Micheal Brown, should face trial in connection with the killing.
Labour leader unveils his new line up
The Labour Party's new leader has given the new intake on his front bench a year to prove whether any of them is good enough to become his deputy.
Sports News for 24 November 2014
An update from the team at RNZ Sport.
Landmark book on Maori history launched
A new book, 'Tangata Whenua: An Illustrated History', has been described by historians, Maori and authors as a landmark publication about Maori history. It covers the early origins of Maori through to the present day. Te Manu Kōrihi reporter, Laura...
Elderly man with dementia wanders streets in DHB failure
Inadequate hospital checks are being blamed for an elderly man with dementia walking out of hospital and wandering west Auckland streets for hours.
Indian students push immigration to all-time high
A new wave of students from India choosing to study in New Zealand has pushed annual immigration to an all-time high.
12 year old boy with fake gun dies after police shooting
12 year old Tamir Rice was shot in the abdomen on Saturday. He died later from his wounds.
South Taranaki District Council fined for rotting milk stench
Rushed decision making, limited advice, poor investigation, no contingency plan.
Today's market update
The New Zealand dollar rose against the currencies of all the country's major trading partners today.
Consent crucial issue in ex-students' sexual violation trial
Lawyers for both sides in the trial of two young men accused of sexual violation while they were at New Plymouth Boys' High say the key argument is about consent.
Prison, police under pressure at Jai Davis inquest
Otago prison and police intelligence officers have been under pressure at the inquest into a prisoner to explain who knew of a plan to smuggle in concealed drugs.
Lydia's Ko's record breaking payday
Lydia Ko, has astounded the golfing world again with a record-breaking win on the LPGA Tour just a little over a year after turning professional.
Key on Labour: "Seething backbench of misery"
Prime Minister John Key hasn't hesitated to put in the boot to Labour's new line-up.
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