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The most authoritative and comprehensive coverage of local and world events to be found on morning radio happens from 6.00am to 9.00am every weekday. Geoff Robinson and the team go behind the headlines to cover the breaking stories, interview the news-makers and background the events summarised in Morning Report's full half-hourly news bulletins. In addition to its wide-ranging network of overseas correspondents and contacts, who provide unparalleled coverage of international events, Report can draw on the formidable resources of Radio New Zealand’s nationwide news gathering staff, including the Parliamentary team and the Wellington-based special correspondents. This is the programme that politicians and newsmakers are happy to get up early for – and if they’re in the news, you’ll hear their side of the story on Morning Report! Included in the programme every day are: rundowns of the headlines in New Zealand’s morning newspapers at 6.09am and 7.40am; Rural News at 6.21am; rundowns of the major news stories in overseas newspapers at 6.40am and after 8.00am; Mana News at 6.42am, covering events of special interest in and to Maoridom; and Business News at 6.50am. Special weekly features include chats with popular Australian correspondent Phil Kafcaloudes at 7.55am on Mondays and 8.55am Fridays; “vegie expert” Jack Forsyth’s fruit and vegetable update at 8.54am on Thursdays and, on Fridays, the Weekend Weather at 8.50am and Feedback from Morning Report listeners – their faxes, e-mails and letters – at 8.52am. Morning Report – the news programme that gets you up and running and fully informed about all local and international issues by 9.00am.

The most authoritative and comprehensive coverage of local and world events to be found on morning radio happens from 6.00am to 9.00am every weekday. Geoff Robinson and the team go behind the headlines to cover the breaking stories, interview the news-makers and background the events summarised in Morning Report's full half-hourly news bulletins. In addition to its wide-ranging network of overseas correspondents and contacts, who provide unparalleled coverage of international events, Report can draw on the formidable resources of Radio New Zealand’s nationwide news gathering staff, including the Parliamentary team and the Wellington-based special correspondents. This is the programme that politicians and newsmakers are happy to get up early for – and if they’re in the news, you’ll hear their side of the story on Morning Report! Included in the programme every day are: rundowns of the headlines in New Zealand’s morning newspapers at 6.09am and 7.40am; Rural News at 6.21am; rundowns of the major news stories in overseas newspapers at 6.40am and after 8.00am; Mana News at 6.42am, covering events of special interest in and to Maoridom; and Business News at 6.50am. Special weekly features include chats with popular Australian correspondent Phil Kafcaloudes at 7.55am on Mondays and 8.55am Fridays; “vegie expert” Jack Forsyth’s fruit and vegetable update at 8.54am on Thursdays and, on Fridays, the Weekend Weather at 8.50am and Feedback from Morning Report listeners – their faxes, e-mails and letters – at 8.52am. Morning Report – the news programme that gets you up and running and fully informed about all local and international issues by 9.00am.
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The most authoritative and comprehensive coverage of local and world events to be found on morning radio happens from 6.00am to 9.00am every weekday. Geoff Robinson and the team go behind the headlines to cover the breaking stories, interview the news-makers and background the events summarised in Morning Report's full half-hourly news bulletins. In addition to its wide-ranging network of overseas correspondents and contacts, who provide unparalleled coverage of international events, Report can draw on the formidable resources of Radio New Zealand’s nationwide news gathering staff, including the Parliamentary team and the Wellington-based special correspondents. This is the programme that politicians and newsmakers are happy to get up early for – and if they’re in the news, you’ll hear their side of the story on Morning Report! Included in the programme every day are: rundowns of the headlines in New Zealand’s morning newspapers at 6.09am and 7.40am; Rural News at 6.21am; rundowns of the major news stories in overseas newspapers at 6.40am and after 8.00am; Mana News at 6.42am, covering events of special interest in and to Maoridom; and Business News at 6.50am. Special weekly features include chats with popular Australian correspondent Phil Kafcaloudes at 7.55am on Mondays and 8.55am Fridays; “vegie expert” Jack Forsyth’s fruit and vegetable update at 8.54am on Thursdays and, on Fridays, the Weekend Weather at 8.50am and Feedback from Morning Report listeners – their faxes, e-mails and letters – at 8.52am. Morning Report – the news programme that gets you up and running and fully informed about all local and international issues by 9.00am.

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English


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Sports News for 14 November 2018

11/13/2018
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The Australian cricketers showed their White Fern counterparts how the women's T20 game has developed and the question is just how quickly New Zealand can adapt ahead of their must win encounter this afternoon at the T20 world cup in the West Indies.

Duration:00:02:18

Pike River: Sonya Rockhouse to take part in re-entry

11/13/2018
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Re-entry of the Pike River Mine will proceed. To the Pike River families, to New Zealand, we are returning," Andrew Little has announced. Susie Ferguson talks to Sonya Rockhouse, whose son Ben was killed in the disaster and her other son Daniel was one of only two survivors.

Duration:00:06:32

CNN sues White House over treatment of Acosta

11/13/2018
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US news network CNN is suing the White House over the treatment of its senior political correspondent Jim Acosta. Jim Acosta had his "hard pass" confiscated after clashing with President Trump during a media standup following the Midterm elections. CNN's lawyers are arguing that the move goes against the first amendment and press freedom. Meanwhile, President Trump has been exercising his own free speech rights on Twitter against the French - claiming they learned to speak German during WWII...

Duration:00:03:59

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's busy APEC schedule

11/13/2018
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The Prime Minister has arrived in Singapore for a three day gathering of Asian regional leaders and associated partners and found herself in demand before even the first meeting. Jacinda Ardern is at the East Asia Summit and has a programme of meetings with a wide range of leaders to chew over a range of issues from security, trade, human rights, through to climate change. She's expected to meet China's Premier Li Keqiang and Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. But at the summit's dinner...

Duration:00:03:47

Brexit deal agreed on by UK, EU

11/13/2018
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UK and EU officials have agreed on a draft Brexit agreement in a significant breakthrough for the talks. The document has been agreed at a technical level by officials from both sides after intensive talks this week. Former British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson who's been highly critical of Theresa May's Brexit negotiations says no one is fooled by this theatre. A special cabinet meeting is to be held tomorrow as British Prime Minister Theresa May seeks ministers' backing. Every minister...

Duration:00:04:49

Some Maori disappointed at abuse inquiry changes

11/13/2018
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Maori abused in state care say they will be silenced in the Government inquiry now it's including abuse by the churches. Survivors say expanding the inquiry will water it down, and those abused by the state should be dealt with on their own. Our Maori News Correspondent Leigh-Marama McLachlan reports.

Duration:00:03:22

Death toll rises as three California wildfires rage

11/13/2018
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The latest California fires are offficially the deadliest fires in the state's history, 44 people are now dead. The largest of the three is the "Camp Fire" accounting for 42 of the deaths. RNZ correspondent in Los Angeles is Mary McCarthy.

Duration:00:02:49

Pike River Mine: 'We are returning' - Andrew Little

11/13/2018
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"We are returning." The Minister responsible for Pike River re-entry Andrew Little has made a major announcement on re-entry to the mine, after the 2010 explosion that killed 29 men. "I am satisfied there is now a safe plan for entry & recovery. Therefore today I am announcing that I have approved the single entry plan," he says. "Re-entry of the Pike River Mine will proceed. To the Pike River families, to New Zealand, we are returning."

Duration:00:06:16

Man shot dead in Ōtara street overnight

11/13/2018
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A man is dead after a shooting overnight in Otara in south Auckland. A homicide investigation has been launched and police are at the scene. RNZ reporter Matthew Theunissen is there.

Duration:00:01:03

Business News for 14 November 2018

11/13/2018
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News from the business sector, including a market report.

Duration:00:08:18

Nervous wait before Pike River Mine decision

11/13/2018
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Friends and family of those who died in the Pike River mine disaster are nervously awaiting an announcement this morning from the Minister Responsible for Pike River re-entry, Andrew Little. Mr Little will give his decision on whether, and if so how, the West Coast coal mine will be re-entered in an attempt to recover the remains of the 29 men who died there, and to search for clues as to why it exploded. Three options for re-entry were released in June this year for evaluation. Tommy Daly...

Duration:00:05:23

Early Business News for 14 November 2018

11/13/2018
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A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Duration:00:02:50

Morning Rural News for 14 November 2018

11/13/2018
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News from the rural and farming sector.

Duration:00:04:33

Ongoing court strikes may cause miscarriage of justice - Judge

11/13/2018
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The Chief District Court Judge says the ongoing industrial dispute between the Ministry of Justice and its employees means people are likely to spend unnecessary time in custody. And Judge Jan-Marie Doogue says it also means a heightened risk of miscarriages of justice. Strikes and work-to-rule action has disrupted court proceedings for months as the ministry and the union try to negotiate a new contract. Sitting hours in some courthouses are being slashed, holding up cases. Judge Doogue...

Duration:00:01:38

Abuse inquiry: Some Maori disappointed at widened scope

11/13/2018
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Maori abused in state care say they will be silenced in the government inquiry now it's to include abuse by the churches. The Royal Commission will be expanded to include faith-based institutions as well as well as state abuse. It also announced the four members of the inquiry that will support its chair Sir Anand Satyanand, including Maori law specialist Andrew Erueti from Auckland University. Survivor Paora Crawford Moyle is disappointed with the latest announcement and told our Maori news...

Duration:00:02:35

Pike River re-entry announcement expected

11/13/2018
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In breaking news this morning a manned re-entry into the Pike River mine drift will go ahead. It comes nearly eight years to the day that 29 men died in the 2010 explosion on the West Coast coal mine. Family and loved ones of the the 29 are gathered at Parliament to hear the details of the decision of the minister responsible for the re-entry project, Andrew Little. Our reporter Craig McCulloch is standing by.

Duration:00:04:40

El Chapo trial for drug trafficking begins in New York

11/13/2018
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The trial of one of the world's most powerful drug traffickers is due to begin in New York later on Wednesday (NZ time). Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was extradited to the United States last year after twice escaping from prison in Mexico. Prosecutors allege that under his leadership the Sinaloa cartel smuggled vast quantities of drugs into the United States. Brooklyn bridge will be closed while El Chapo is driven from prison to the court. Our correspondent in New York is Nick Harper, he talks...

Duration:00:04:26

Sports News for 14 November 2018

11/13/2018
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Recent form suggests they have little hope but the White Ferns are talking up their chances in this afternoon's must win match against Australia at the women's T0 cricket world cup in the West Indies.

Duration:00:02:01

Wellington cafe pioneer remembered

11/12/2018
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Wellington is now known well for its cafe culture, bars and restaurants. But back in the 1960s, pubs closed at 6pm and toasted cheese and pineapple sandwiches were the most exotic choice on the menu. Into this bleak field arrived Dutch immigrant, Suzy van der Kwast. Her coffee house - Suzy's - offered real coffee and European-style food, and set alight the cafe scene. In 2010, Mrs van der Kwast told Kim Hill she had loved her work. Suzy van der Kwast died last Thursday, aged 80. Susette...

Duration:00:01:57

Florida in political chaos as midterm votes recounted

11/12/2018
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Florida's governor is calling for voting machines to be seized and accused his opponents of fraud as the state rushes to complete a vote recount by Thursday. Governor Rick Scott and and President Donald Trump have alleged, without evidence, that Democrats were conspiring to overturn the initial results. Our correspondent following the story is Harry Horton.

Duration:00:03:13