Gentrack will miss revenue and profit targets08/01/14
The newly listed company, Gentrack, says it will miss the revenue and profit targets it forecast in its recent prospectus.
Kerry-Anne Walsh with news from Australia
Let's have a chat to our Canberra correspondent Kerry-Anne Walsh.
If music is the food of love, play on!
The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra has taken those lines from The Merchant of Venice to heart.
Food security under threat from climate change
Two-hundred thousand more hungry mouths to feed every day.
Te Manu Korihi News for 1 August 2014
A tribal negotiator for the Whanganui River says the 97 per cent of people who agreed to the Treaty settlement deal is confirmation that 140 years of petitioning the Crown has finally paid off; Waikato-Tainui marae are set to receive their share of a...
Pacific leaders call for less talk, more action on climate
Pacific leaders have issued a challenge to developed countries for less talk and more action on climate change and to help island nations to protect their fisheries.
Crusaders set to take on Waratahs in Super Rubgy final
The Crusaders will be hoping to add an eighth Super Rugby title to their name when they play in the final this weekend.
Markets Update for 1 August 2014
A brief update of movements in the financial sector.
$500 million cut from Auckland rail tunnel price tag
The price tag for Auckland's downtown rail tunnel has been cut by half a billion dollars following a re-design, and a delay to the purchase of additional trains.
Survey reveals most hospital doctors go to work when sick
Doctors at Wellington Regional Hospital are turning up to work even when they are sick because there isn't sufficient cover and sick leave is frowned upon at the hospital.
Former Israeli black hawk pilot condemns Israeli campaign
The Israeli military is calling up 16,000 more reservists.
Sierra Leone declares emergency as Ebola tightens grip
A state of emergency has been declared in Sierra Leone, in an effort to tackle the Ebola outbreak which has now killed more than 700 people across a string of West African nations.
Sports News for 1 August 2014
An update from the team at RNZ Sport.
Trial for troubled young people in Kawerau is extended
A new programme that aims to get troubled children back on track in the Bay of Plenty town of Kawerau is being extended to include babies.
Questions rasied about what McCu0lly knew about diplomat
The Labour Party says the release of ministerial credit card details reveal the Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully knew more about the Malayasian diplomat case than he has let on.
Gold for road cyclist Linda Villumsen
The New Zealand road cyclist, Linda Villumsen, has added to New Zealand's tally of gold medals at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
Electricity demand falls for third year running
For the third year in a row demand for electricity has fallen and yet prices have continued to rise.
Christchurch City Council moves to stem privacy breach
Parking tickets and related correspondence dating back to 2000 have been found littering the streets of Christchurch.
Schools could be given more power to choose when they open.
A new report recommends the government consider letting schools decide how long the school day is, when the school holidays are, and when the school year starts and finishes.
Election campaign to gather pace after Parliament rises
The 50th Parliament rose yesterday but not without some final point scoring by the politicians.
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