Ukranian honey smugglers deported home10/21/14
Two Ukrainian tourists have been deported back to their home country after trying to smuggle in honey and pollen.
Could Antarctic talks be hit by global politics?
New Zealand and the US are trying for a fourth time to get Antarctica's Ross Sea turned into the world's largest marine reserve.
Te Manu Korihi News for 21 October 2014
The council-owned company that owns the Opua marina is rejecting claims it has damaged the seabed in the Bay of Islands; The Maori Students' Association at the country's biggest university says continued tertiary fee hikes are driving some tangata...
Medical industry split over TPP impact
The medical industry appears to be split over fears that if the pacific free trade deal goes ahead pharmaceuticals will become unaffordable for New Zealanders.
Historic St James Theatre in Auckland a step closer
Auckland's 86 year old St James Theatre is a step closer to reopening but its exterior will be drastically changed.
India outstrips China in migrant stats
India has over-taken China as New Zealand's leading source of Asian immigrants, as the number of people moving to this country hits record highs.
Pistorious sentenced today
In just a couple of hours, Paralympian Oscar Pistorius -- found guilty of the culpable homicide of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, will learn his fate...will he go to jail -- will he do community service or will he receive a suspended jail term?
Former Australian PM Gough Whitlam dies 98
Australia's 21st prime minister Gough Whitlam, has died in Sydney, aged 98.
Jojo's father says lawyer told Police about missing daughter
The father of a dead toddler who he relentlessly searched for, over seven years, claims the police were told about the dissapperance many years before they say they knew.
Sports News for 21 October 2014
An update from the team at RNZ Sport.
Oscar de la Renta dies at 82
Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, has died age 82.
Report reveals Australian soldier pulled gun on spy
In Australia, there are revelations that a special forces soldier pulled a gun on a spy he was supposed to be protecting, during a drinking session in Afghanistan in December last year.
Maoridom prompted Maori CoRE selection comittee
Pressure from Maoridom has prompted the Crown to appoint a dedicated committee to select a Maori Centre of Research Excellence.
Marina rejects claims it silted up seabed
The council-owned company that owns the Opua marina is rejecting claims that it's causing pollution in the Bay of Islands.
Police and health authorities battle bar closures
The times bars and bottle-stores will close their doors in Wellington is being fiercely debated at an appeal hearing in the capital.
Fears the poorest Aucklanders could be left in the cold
There are fears thousands of Auckland families will be left in the cold and at risk of poor health if they're not given financial help to update their heating.
Christchurch homeowner furious at Worksafe's decision
A Christchurch homeowner with asbestos in her house is furious Worksafe is not going to prosecute either the Earthquake Commission or Fletcher EQR over failures to test for deadly fibres.
Today's market update
New Zealand shares rose today, with the benchmark Top 50 Index gaining 35 points, or about 0.7 percent, to 5233.
St James a step closer to re-opening, but no guarantees
Auckland's cherished St James theatre, the only of its kind left in the country, is a step closer to opening again after a fire shut it down in 2007.
Former Australian PM dies aged 98
A towering figure of Australian politics, Gough Whitlam has died in Sydney at the age of 98.
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