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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

11/23/2017
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It's Friday so we cross the ditch to Canberra to talk to our correspondent Kerry-Anne Walsh.

Duration: 00:04:19


Ngai Tahu celebrates 20th anniversary of settlement

11/23/2017
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It's the 20th anniversary this week of Ngai Tahu signing its treaty settlement - which at the time was worth $170 million. Today, Ngai Tahu's commercial portfolio is valued at more than $1.3 billion and has grown into areas such as tourism, farming, property developent and investment.

Duration: 00:04:38


Uber privacy breach hits 57 million, NZers included

11/23/2017
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Ride sharing company Uber took one year to alert the Privacy Commission of a breach of New Zealand customer's security. It emerged on Wednesday the ride-sharing service concealed a breach last year that affected 57 million customers and drivers worldwide. It is not clear how many New Zealanders were affected. The Privacy Commissioner John Edwards told Morning Report what he knows about the breach so far.

Duration: 00:02:47


Lasers to be used to better understand lake snot

11/23/2017
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Lake snot, or lake snow as it's sometimes known, was first discovered at Lake Wanaka a decade ago. While it's not toxic the brown snot like slime it produces clings to bathers, fishing equipment and water filters. And now the alga has spread to Lake Wakitipu and as far north as Lake Tekapo and now researchers are hoping to use lasers to crack the mystery of what is causing lake snot.

Duration: 00:03:29


Civil Defence to test alert on 2 million NZ phones

11/23/2017
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Don't be alarmed this weekend if you hear that sound coming from your phone. Civil Defence and Emergency Management is testing its new emergency alert system between 6pm and 7pm on Sunday. Last month many New Zealanders were woken up when test alerts were accidentally sent out in the early hours of the morning. Sarah Stuart-Black is the director of Civil Defence and joins us to explain what to expect.

Duration: 00:02:56


Tongan league fans excited for England RLWC semi-final

11/23/2017
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New Zealand is out of the Rugby League World Cup, but the same can't be said for Tonga. Excited fans will be heading to Mt Smart Stadium in Auckland tomorrow for their semi-final against England. Tongan fan Victor Moore is coming up to Auckland from the Hawkes Bay with his son for the match. Also Kalio Akolo, secretary of East Tamaki's Tonga Tennis Club, will be there with a big group of other club members.

Duration: 00:03:36


Markets Update for 24 November 2017

11/23/2017
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A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Duration: 00:00:34


Iwi takes stand to retain Maori language speakers

11/23/2017
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The Maori Language Awards are on tonight in Wellington and one South Island Iwi that's turned to its past to prepare its rangatahi for the future is among the nominees. Ngati Apa ki te Ra To recognised a need to ensure the future of the iwi will always have leaders equipped with knowledge about their iwi and know how to speak te reo Maori.

Duration: 00:03:23


Govt urged to call TPP meeting to ensure momentum

11/23/2017
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The National party is worried the momentum to conclude the new Trans Pacific Partnership deal is stalling and has called on the Government to call an urgent meeting of the involved countries to finish the deal, or risk it falling over. But the Government doesn't ant to call any more meetings and is confident the deal can be done in the next few months.

Duration: 00:03:21


Waikato DHB member urges release of Murray expense report

11/23/2017
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Waikato DHB member Dave MacPherson is calling for the immediate release of a report into former chief executive Nigel Murray's exhorbitant expenses and travel. Mr Murray was appointed in 2014 - he was paid over $500,000 a year but also spent more than $200,000 on travel and expenses before his resignation last month. The district health board's chairman Bob Simcock is now facing numerous calls for his own resignation for his appointment of Mr Murray despite warnings, and for his failure to...

Duration: 00:04:37


Government announces tax working group with wide mandate

11/23/2017
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Former Labour finance minister Sir Michael Cullen will head up the government's tax working group, it has been announced. Finance Minister Grant Robertson has unveiled the working group's terms of reference. He says the group would have a wide mandate to look at the tax system and consider what improvements could be made to ensure it is fair and balanced. But the National Party says the tax working group looks like an 18-month-long rubber stamp for a Capital Gains Tax. National's finance...

Duration: 00:08:22


Sports News for 24 November 2017

11/23/2017
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An update from the team at RNZ Sport.

Duration: 00:02:13


Pacific nations shake up Rugby League World Cup

11/23/2017
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New Zealand may be out of the Rugby League World Cup after one of its darkest days last weekend - losing to Fiji - but for two of our South Pacific neighboutrs, the tournament is proof they can foot it with the best. Both Tonga and Fiji have made the final four and both still believe they can win their games this weekend.

Duration: 00:02:58


All Blacks to play Wales in Cardiff, hungry for a win

11/23/2017
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The All Blacks are coming off a hard-fought win against Scotland last week .. to face a Wales side tomorrow hungry for a win. Wales coach Warren Gatland says he was pleased with his team's game against Australia earlier this month, despite losing the game, and he's made just three changes to the stating line up since then. It'll be the All Blacks first time facing a Warren Gatland squad since they drew with the British and Irish Lions team in New Zealand back in July. Covering the game will...

Duration: 00:02:55


Third of senior doctors admit being bullied - report

11/23/2017
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More than one in three senior doctors and dentists working in the public health system say they've been bullied. More than two-thirds have seen others being bullied, and many have been told off if they showed sympathy for the victim. These are key findings of a major new survey published today. RNZ health correspondent Karen Brown joins us with the details.

Duration: 00:03:57


Team NZ accepts council's America's Cup option

11/23/2017
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Auckland councillors have backed a $132 million dollar plan to build eight bases across the Wynyard, Halsey Street and Hobson Wharves ahead of America's Cup 2021. And that's something Team NZ has begrudgingly accepted. It always wanted a bigger and more expensive option. It says the new plan is short sighted.

Duration: 00:03:46


Sentence for boss 'not enough' - mother of man killed in tank blast

11/23/2017
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The mother of a man killed when the tank he was welding exploded two years ago says the sentence given to his boss isn't enough. Salters Cartage company director Ron Salter was sentenced yesterday to four-and-a-half months' home detention and fined $400,000 over the death of 24-year-old Jamey Lee Bowring. His mother Sarah Ferguson.speaks to Mihingarangi Forbes.

Duration: 00:04:10


Zimbabwe's new president Emmerson Mnangagwa takes office

11/23/2017
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Zimbabwe will officially have a new president later tonight (NZ time). Emmerson Mnangagwa will be sworn in after being named as Zanu PF's new leader following Robert Mugabe's resignation on Wednesday. Mr Mnangagwa returned from South Africa yesterday where he'd been in exile and talked of a new and unfolding democracy in a speech to the public. Correspondent in Harare Aislinn Laing will be at the inauguration and joins us.

Duration: 00:05:53


Manus centre police raid was brutal - refugee

11/23/2017
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Papua New Guinea police swooped on the Manus Island detention centre yesterday to begin removing refugees to other facilities on the island. Fifty-six refugees were taken away and refugees are disputing police claims they went willingly. About 400 men have been refusing to leave the Australian detention centre since it closed at the end of October. Video shot by one of the refugees shows police trashed the centre during the raid. Don Wiseman from RNZ Pacific spoke to Sudanese refugee Abdul...

Duration: 00:03:12


Teachers restraining children more than 130 times a month

11/23/2017
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The Education Ministry has released figures showing every month there a more than 130 cases of teachers using physical force to stop children hurting themselves or others. Schools have had to notify the ministry since the start of August every time one of their teachers physically restrains a student. The ministry says physical restraint is a serious intervention that should only be used as a last resort.

Duration: 00:03:14

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