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Proposed school in Pukekohe puts precious soils at risk

1/28/2020
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A proposed school near the town of Pukekohe, in South Auckland, is coming up against opposition from local farmers and politicians who say the area is prime agricultural land and shouldn't be built on.

Duration:00:04:18

Dunedin launches trial to pedestrianise the Octagon

1/28/2020
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Dunedin's Octagon and some of its surrounding streets have been closed to traffic this week, as a trial kicks off called 'The Octagon Experience', but it has come with a few teething issues for retailers.

Duration:00:08:43

Cabinet to move ahead with super-sized public broadcaster

1/28/2020
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New details were revealed this morning as cabinet agrees to create a super-sized public broadcaster, however ministers took some convincing.

Duration:00:11:42

Trump still popular in polls despite 'horror story' new book

1/28/2020
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A Very Stable Genius is the latest book to slam Donald Trump and the Whitehouse, yet Trump's ratings are better now than they were this time last year, with 49 percent of Americanls expecting him to win re-election later this year.

Duration:00:02:52

Keep superannuation age at 65 for future generations - review

1/28/2020
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The interim retirement commissioner has poured cold water on the idea of increasing the superannuation eligibility age from 65 to 67, saying the cost of the universal payments to retirees is sustainable for the next 30 years.

Duration:00:08:53

Govt details $12b infrastructure spend

1/28/2020
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The government has detailing its $12b infrastructure spend, including significant investment in transport, schools, hospitals, regional projects and reducing the state sector's carbon footprint.

Duration:00:06:59

The Panel with Niki Bezzant and Bill Ralston (Part 1)

1/28/2020
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Govt details $12b infrastructure spend; Keep superannuation age at 65 for future generations - review; Trump still popular in polls despite 'horror story' new book.

Duration:00:22:33

What the panellists have been thinking

1/28/2020
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What the panellists Niki Bezzant and Bill Ralston have been thinking about.

Duration:00:04:18

Story of the day with Caitlin Cherry

1/28/2020
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Caitlin Cherry on the dangers of watching football.

Duration:00:05:08

Should more gender-neutral toilets be available?

1/27/2020
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Is it time that society adopts gender neutral toilets and changing rooms everywhere?

Duration:00:03:00

Govt to announce $12b infrastructure spend

1/27/2020
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The government is set to announce a $12b infrastructure splurge this week, with a lot of it going to roads.

Duration:00:07:00

Supermarket giant to trial 'unwrapped' fruit and vege

1/27/2020
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Supermarket giant Countdown has announced that it is trialling going 'plastic-free' in three of its stores from next month, selling "unwrapped" fruit and vegetables

Duration:00:10:01

Journalist suspended for tweet after Kobe Bryant's death

1/27/2020
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A Washington Post reporter has been stood down after tweeting an old article about Kobe Bryant being accused of rape, minutes after news broke that the NBA player had died in a helicopter crash.

Duration:00:04:04

Why is NZ slow to ban smoking in cars with kids?

1/27/2020
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A survey has linked England's 2015 ban on smoking in cars carrying children to a 72 percent fall in the number of teens exposed to second-hand tobacco smoke. A similar law has been announced but not yet implemented in New Zealand.

Duration:00:07:55

The Holocaust and the struggle against forgetting

1/27/2020
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A poll just out in the US by the Pew Research Center showed that fewer than half of American adults knew how many Jews were killed in the Holocaust.

Duration:00:06:06

How will the tourism sector be impacted by virus travel bans?

1/27/2020
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In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak there has also some concern at what that might mean for inbound tourism, from China but also from other countries.

Duration:00:07:46

The Panel with Alison Mau and Rodney Hide (Part 1)

1/27/2020
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Tourism sector to be impacted by virus travel bans; The Holocaust and the struggle against forgetting; Why is NZ slow to ban smoking in cars with kids?

Duration:00:24:55

What the panellists have been thinking

1/27/2020
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What the panellists Ali Mau and Rodney Hide have been thinking about.

Duration:00:05:05

Story of the Day with Laura Dooney

1/27/2020
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Story of the day with Laura Dooney.

Duration:00:08:05

‘Nappy ban’ café gets slammed with negative reviews

1/26/2020
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A Palmerston North café has been flooded with negative reviews online after telling parents that the toilet was not a nappy changing station.

Duration:00:02:32