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Wellington mayoral candidates come face to face in debate

Published: Wed 18 Sep 2019 01:11 PM
Incumbent Wellington mayor Justin Lester is facing off against veteran councillor Andy Foster and first-term councillor Diane Calvert for RNZ Morning Report 's Wellington mayoralty debate. Read more...

Talent work visa changes 2019

Published: Wed 18 Sep 2019 11:49 AM
The changes to the work visa system are the most significant in over a decade. By 2021, 6 different types of work visas will be replaced with one employer-assisted work visa. Read more...

Mana whenua reach decision on Ihumātao land

Published: Wed 18 Sep 2019 11:16 AM
Māori King Tūheitia says mana whenua have finally reached consensus over what to do with Ihumātao - they want it back. Read more...

Ellen Rykers: Community Conservation And Biodiversity

Published: Wed 18 Sep 2019 10:04 AM
It’s increasingly clear that a government agency alone cannot combat the biodiversity crisis successfully. Grass-roots initiatives are a growing resource in the conservation toolbox. Read more...

Gender equality still far from being a reality

Published: Wed 18 Sep 2019 09:47 AM
This month the Commonwealth Women’s Affairs Ministers Meeting will assemble in Nairobi, Kenya. It has taken place regularly since 1985, to take stock of the current status of gender equality in our member countries, and to share perspectives and ... Read more...

Migrant Workers Association criticises work visa overhaul

Published: Wed 18 Sep 2019 09:22 AM
A group representing migrant workers says the government's overhaul of work visas has failed to remove a clause that means they can be treated like modern day slaves. Read more...

Operation Burnham inquiry: Senior military official 'misled'

Published: Wed 18 Sep 2019 09:17 AM
Operation Burnham inquiry: Senior military official says he may have been purposely misled 5:02 pm on 17 September 2019 Jonathan Mitchell , Defence Reporter Read more...

NCEA attainment rates fall, Māori schools buck trend

Published: Wed 18 Sep 2019 09:11 AM
More than 7000 teenagers left school with no qualification last year after NCEA attainment rates among school-leavers fell for the first time. Read more...

Gisborne iwi refuse pōwhiri for replica of Cook's ship

Published: Tue 17 Sep 2019 05:25 PM
Four major iwi in the Tūranganui ā Kiwa region are refusing to hold a pōwhiri for a fleet of vessels, including a replica of Captain Cook's ship the Endeavour and the Navy, set to arrive in the city next month. Read more...

Dunedin's western hills blaze treated as suspicious

Published: Tue 17 Sep 2019 05:06 PM
The blaze which tore through 12 hectares of scrub on Dunedin's western hills yesterday is being treated as suspicious. Read more...
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