Historian waiting on results from King Harold search10/21/14
A scan of what's thought to be the final resting place of King Harold has been carried out in a bid to find out if the last Anglo-Saxon King of England survived the Battle of Hastings in 1066.
Australian police drop investigation into Balibo Five deaths
Australian police have abandoned a five-year investigation into the deaths of four Australian and one New Zealand journalist in Timor Leste in 1975.
Te Manu Korihi News for 22 October 2014
A Maori Students' Association says ongoing fee hikes for tertiary study may rule tangata whenua out of top jobs; Meanwhile, a significant number of Maori people are returning home from Australia - some of whom are coming back for their tertiary...
Phil Kafcaloudes remembers Gough Whitlam
The former Australian Prime Minister, Gough Whitlam, who died yesterday aged 98, will be remembered by some for the enormous change he led in his country.
New Zealand lose first cricket match of the season
The Black Caps have not made a good start to the cricket season, with a six-wicket loss to South Africa in Mount Maunganui yesterday.
Markets Update for 22 October 2014
A brief update of movements in the financial sector.
Auckland now No1 in the Rail commuting stakes
Auckland has inched past Wellington to become the city with the most train trips taken each year. Wellington's Manager of Rail Operations, Angus Gabara and the Chief Operating Officer of Auckland Transport Greg Edmonds join us.
Does New Zealand need an elite University?
The vice-chancellor of AUT University, Derek McCormack, says allowing highly-ranked universities to charge higher fees would not work.
Struggling families don't believe Government plan eases concerns
Families struggling to make ends meet say the Government's plan for its third term laid out in yesterday's speech from the throne did little to ease their concerns.
Parliament back in business
Parliament is back in business after the state opening yesterday, with the Government's plan for the term laid out in the speech from the throne.
Expert says Pistorius sentence not light
The South African athlete, has been given five years in jail for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Man shot by police on Hauraki Plains, now stable in Hospital
Waikato police have revealed details of a major shooting incident near the settlement of Kerepehi on the Hauraki Plains overnight.
Sports News for 22 October 2014
An update from the team at RNZ Sport.
Former Labor MP says ex-PM Gough Whitlam was a visionary
The former Australian Prime Minister, Gough Whitlam has been described as a visionary who transformed Australia into what it is today.
Auckland Uni fee suggestion divides uni sector
A suggestion from the University of Auckland that highly ranked universities should charge higher fees than other institutions has polarised the sector.
Paralysis breakthrough raises hope around the world
Like being born again... that's the reaction from the paralysed man at the centre of ground breaking therapy which has resulted in him walking again.
Homeowners angered by Worksafe's asbestos report
Homeowners and contractors are angered by a Worksafe investigation that concluded the risks from asbestos in the Canterbury Home Repair Programme are very low, and no action should be taken.
Trade Minister says cheap medicines won't be traded away
The Trade Minister, Tim Groser, says medicines will not be made more expensive if New Zealand signs up to the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement.
Canadian soldier killed by suspected militant
A Canadian soldier has been killed in the first fatal attack on Canadian soil involving Islamic militants.
Auckland the new train trip capital of New Zealand
Auckland's fast-rising use of trains has now hit 12 million trips a year, inching past Wellington's 11.9 million trips for the year to September.
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