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RNZ New Zealand

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

12/21/2017
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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


Film maker asked to brush up on cultural awareness skills

12/21/2017
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The Department of Conservation in the top of the South Island/Te Tau Ihu is urging the film and television industry to brush up on its cultural awareness when applying to film on Crown land. The eight iwi in the northern South Island, still trying to bed in systems post Treaty settlement, are struggling to cope with late requests for permits. Film makers say they'd like to comply, but there's a lack of information on how.

Duration: 00:03:37


Homelessness on the rise in Hamilton

12/21/2017
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One year since Hamilton was declared homelessness-free, organisations working with those in need say the number is on the rise again. Last December The People's Project said it had housed all but two of the 80 rough sleepers it began with, but now they say they're working with 16.

Duration: 00:03:13


Season's greetings from James Shaw

12/21/2017
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Season's greetings from the co-leader of the Green Party, James Shaw.

Duration: 00:00:17


Christmas greetings from Winston Peters

12/21/2017
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Holiday wishes from the New Zealand First leader Winston Peters

Duration: 00:00:23


Markets Update for 22 December 2017

12/21/2017
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A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Duration: 00:01:06


Ardern would not have put money on her being PM.

12/21/2017
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At the beginning of the year Jacinda Ardern would not have put money on becoming Prime Minister. But, against the odds, by October she was. In this second report on the political year Brent Edwards looks at the events that propelled her to the top.

Duration: 00:04:34


Urge for vaccine push after 'rapid rise' of mumps in Auckland

12/21/2017
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The Health Ministry is under pressure from Auckland district health boards and others to mount a nationwide effort to combat mumps. There have been more than a thousand cases of mumps in Auckland this year, prompting the regional public health service to label it an epidemic. Both the three DHBs and the health service say there's a real chance of mumps spreading as families move about during the holidays. They're also worried that unless gaps in those vaccinated with the Measles Mumps and...

Duration: 00:04:18


Jewish community disappointed NZ bowed to "UN bullies"

12/21/2017
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New Zealand has voted for a UN resolution criticising the United States' decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital. In total, 128 countries voted for the the resolution. Only nine countries voted in support the US. This was in spite of threats from President Trump to cut financial aid to those nations who voted against his decision. Thirty-five nations abstained. Earlier this month, Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters reacted to the news the US was to recognise Jerusalem as...

Duration: 00:06:12


A New Zealander one of 19 injured in Melbourne.

12/21/2017
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A New Zealander is one of 18 people who were injured by a vehicle ploughing into pedestrians in Melbourne. Eighteen people were injured, four critically, after a man drove the car at 100 kilometres an hour into Christmas shoppers outside Melbourne's Flinders Street Railway Station. Police say it was a deliberate act but do not suspect a terrorism link. The ABC's Jonathan Hair is in Melbourne, he joins us with the latest details.

Duration: 00:03:58


Sports News for 22 December 2017

12/21/2017
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An update from the team at RNZ Sport.

Duration: 00:02:09


Auckland City Mission expects 2000 for Christmas lunch

12/21/2017
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A lot of people are already feeling the stress of getting the perfect Christmas lunch ready knowing there's going to be a lot of people at the family dinner table. Spare a thought then for the Auckland City Mission. It's putting on its traditional Christmas lunch on Monday, and is expecting to feed 2000 people. The head of the City Mission in Auckland is Chris Farrelly. He tells Guyon Espiner what they're planning.

Duration: 00:06:25


Police urge caution as road toll highest since 2010

12/21/2017
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Four people have been killed on the roads this week, and the road toll is now the highest since 2010 when 375 people died. And with the festive holiday season about to begin, police want motorists to make road safety a top priority. Assistant Commissioner of Road Policing Sandra Venable joins us.

Duration: 00:03:33


Fisheries plan hopes to reduce number of sea lion deaths

12/21/2017
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The number of sea lions the fisheries industry is allowed to kill accidentally each year is being cut - from 68 to 38. The new limit is in the southern squid fishing plan, published yesterday by the Fisheries Minister, Stuart Nash. If more than 38 sea lion deaths are recorded then the squid fishery will be closed. The lower limit is being welcomed by Forest and Bird as a positive step forward. It's spokesman is Geoff Keey, he joins us to discuss.

Duration: 00:04:26


OIO rejects questions about Chinese company

12/21/2017
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A business journalist based in China says there are major unanswered questions about the Chinere firm whose bid to buy UDC Finance has been rejected. The ANZ Bank agreed to sell UDC to China's HNA Group for $660 million in January. But that got the thumbs-down yesterday from the Overseas Investment Office, which cited a lack of clarity over HNA's ownership for refusing to allow the sale. The Asian editor of the Financal Times, Jamil Anderlini, says ownership of the massive firm is murky,...

Duration: 00:04:18


Season's greetings from Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern

12/21/2017
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Season's greetings from the Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern.

Duration: 00:00:30


Merry Christmas from National leader Bill English

12/21/2017
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Holiday greetings from the leader of the National Party, Bill English.

Duration: 00:00:28


The forecast of Christmas day from Metservice

12/21/2017
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It's been a hot and dry December and the big question for many is will it be that way on Christmas Day? MetService's Lisa Murray joins us with the forecast.

Duration: 00:01:50


Police pay thousands after destroying legal hemp crop

12/21/2017
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The Police will be reimbursing a legal hemp grower after destroying an estimated $16,000-worth of plants. Just one day after the government took the first step to open up the gates for the medical cannabis industry, police officers ripped out an entire crop of legal hemp in Ruatoria. The owner of the crop is Willie Kaa who was growing the hemp for Hikurangi Hemp. Hikurangi Hemp's director is Manu Caddie.

Duration: 00:03:41


Mumps epidemic: Calls for Health Ministry help

12/21/2017
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Auckland health leaders are calling for help from the Health Ministry as an epidemic of mumps grows. There have been more than a thousand cases of mumps in the region this year, because of gaps in immunisation among those aged 10 to 29. The region's district health boards and the Auckland Regional Public Health Service want action to boost immunisation, using the Measles Mumps and Rubella, or MMR vaccine. They warn that if it doesn't happen, the Auckland epidemic will continue spreading...

Duration: 00:04:03

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