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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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Wellington, New Zealand

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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


Episodes

Kerry-Anne Walsh with news from Australia

8/22/2019
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It's Friday so we cross the ditch to Canberra to talk to our correspondent Kerry-Anne Walsh.

Duration:00:04:21

Criminal cash funding govt's foetal alcohol disorder plan

8/22/2019
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Cash and assets seized from criminals could be used to fund more work to understand foetal alcohol spectrum disorder. But foetal alcohol experts and activists say the fact the Proceeds of Crime Fund is being used for this purpose shows the government has failed its duty of care to sufferers of F-A-S-D and their families. Hamish Cardwell has the story.

Duration:00:03:16

Programme to teach refugee women how to ride bikes

8/22/2019
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A Wellington charity is launching a programme to help teach refugee women how to ride bikes. ReBicycle EkeRua 'upcycles' donated, second-hand bikes and gives them to refugees and other people in financial difficulty. Now they're teaming up with the Greater Wellington Regional Council to encourage refugee women to learn to cycle. Hilleke Townsend is the co-founder of ReBicycle EkeRua.

Duration:00:03:46

Rough sleeper caught up in whirl of politics

8/22/2019
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A rough sleeper in Hawera has been caught up in the whirl of politics after a mayoral candidate promised to get rid of him. Mayoral aspirant Craig Baylis says if he was elected, a man known as 'Derek' who is homeless, would have to go. Derek has been a fixture in front of an empty shopfront on Hawera's High Street for about two years. Mr Baylis says he would introduce a bylaw to stop people from squatting in town. A local retailer, Mr Baylis declined RNZ an interview but was unequivocal when...

Duration:00:04:07

Potential harm from microplastics still unknown

8/22/2019
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A new World Health Organisation report has found that we're all consuming microplastics through our drinking water but the impact on the body is still not understood. Initial findings suggest the microplastics pose a low risk to human health. But the report warns that they have the potential to carry disease-causing bacteria and they may even help bacteria become resistant to antibiotics. Duncan McGillivray is from the School of Chemical Sciences at the University of Auckland.

Duration:00:03:29

Markets Update for 23 August 2019

8/22/2019
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A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Duration:00:02:10

Local politics in Manurewa 'a trail of broken relationships'

8/22/2019
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A community representative in Auckland says she's been sidelined by her peers after posting photos online with Green and Labour party MPs. Sarah Colcord says she no longer receives emails about events in the community and had her local board portfolio removed from her without any warning. Jessie Chiang reports.

Duration:00:04:19

Huge risk from rivers and rising seas

8/22/2019
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Hundreds of thousands of people, and billions of dollars of property in New Zealand, are now deemed to be at risk from rivers and rising seas. The details are contained in two reports released by NIWA and the Deep South National Science Challenge. NIWA researcher Ryan Paulik says the research shows an urgent need for one, uniform national flood risk map.

Duration:00:04:10

Further concerns round 13 Reasons Why

8/22/2019
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Since 13 Reasons Why debuted on Netflix two years ago, its content has raised concerns with censors and mental health advocates around the globe. Netflix is releasing the third season of the show, which is popular with teenagers, today. Earlier seasons have depicted the lead up and the aftermath of a suicide, as well as showing a rape scene. The Chief Censor David Shanks has spoken to Netflix about season 3.

Duration:00:04:59

"It's all just speculation" - Pania Newton on Tainui & Ihumatao

8/22/2019
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One of the leaders of the Ihumatao land occupation says the reports on Tainui to buy Ihumatao land is just speculation. She said negotiations are still in the process with the Kingitanga. Co-founder of the Save Our Urban Landscape group Pania Newton spoke with Corin Dann.

Duration:00:03:57

ANZ ruling 'more questions than answers'

8/22/2019
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A financial watchdog's criticism of ANZ bank is being described as raising more questions than it answers. The Financial Markets Authority has ruled that the bank should have disclosed the sale of a house to its former chief executive's wife two years ago. The bank sold the Auckland property for almost four million dollars less than its capital value. Sam Stubbs, an ANZ shareholder and head of KiwiSaver provider Simplicity spoke to Gyles Beckford.

Duration:00:05:43

Sports News for 23 August 2019

8/22/2019
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The New Zealand allrounder Colin de Grandhome admits he was a slittle surprised that Sri Lanka decided to bat first in the second Test in Colombo.

Duration:00:02:10

Dairy industry faces major disruption from synthetics

8/22/2019
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The future of the dairy industry is facing major disruption as synthetic producers start to target New Zealand's traditional markets. Until now, labs in Silicon Valley have been focusing on products such as synthetic yoghurt, cheese and ice cream that look and taste like the real thing. But some synthetic dairy makers are now looking to make proteins that will be used as ingredients by big processed food companies -- a market our dairy sector is heavily reliant on.Insight's Teresa Cowie has...

Duration:00:04:02

World's top professional darts players compete in New Zealand

8/22/2019
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The world's top professional darts players are in New Zealand for the fifth round of the World Series of Darts. The sport has grown from a game down at the local pub or club to an international extravaganza, with all the glitz, glamour and stars equal to any major sport. A large crowd is expected at the Claudelands Arena in Hamilton.

Duration:00:03:38

Tuhoe sign agreement with Oranga Tamariki

8/22/2019
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Tuhoe have signed an agreement with Oranga Tamariki which commits to putting an end to their descendents being put in state care. Under the agreement Oranga Tamariki will notify the iwi of any tamariki with Tuhoe whakapapa coming into their care. Tuhoe leader Tamati Kruger says their knowledge of whakapapa and families means they can provide better insights into wider whanau and hapu connections than state agencies and help find safe homes for the children.

Duration:00:07:11

Determination underlines Ihumatao stance

8/22/2019
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One month on since protestors stuck their heels in at Ihumatao it is still not clear what the solution is going to be. King Tuheitia says talks are progressing between the opposing mana whenua parties but they are happening behind closed doors, away from the public. Back on the site at Mangere, those who remain continue to implore the Prime Minister to the visit with hundreds marching to her electorate office yesterday in the pouring rain to deliver a formal invitation. Meriana Johnsen...

Duration:00:03:32

CAA "conflicted and confused" about its role, says industry

8/22/2019
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Is the Civil Aviation Authority still "conflicted and confused" about its safety role? The industry certainly thinks it is. And they're pointing to the resignation letter sent by outgoing chairperson Nigel Gould as proof. Michael Cropp reports.

Duration:00:02:49

Bitter nurses' union row

8/22/2019
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A bitter union row could see a prominent nursing leader removed from his job. Grant Brookes, who is president of the large Nurses Organisation, has been accused of misconduct by the leadership of his own union. Yesterday he filed an application with the Employment Relations Authority seeking to prevent the union from ousting him.

Duration:00:03:55

Suspects escaping custody 'a wakeup call for officers'

8/22/2019
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The Police Association says three suspects escaping custody is a wakeup call for officers. Three men remain on the run in Horowhenua, more than 24 hours after they escaped police custody and carjacked a passerby in Levin. Wiremu Eparaima, Te Wera Hemara, and Emmanuel Witana escaped while being taken from the district court to prison transport. Vice President of the Police Association is Marcia Murray says the simple fact is that mistakes do happen.

Duration:00:02:47

Not everyone is having to wait in line to immigrate

8/22/2019
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Are immigration authorities putting up bureaucratic barriers to keep residence numbers low? Immigration New Zealand figures show unprocessed applications from skilled migrants for residence jumped from eight to 19-thousand in the last year And while queues are lengthening, not everyone is having to wait in line.

Duration:00:03:16