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The government’s preferred transport option from Wellington includes light rail to the south coast

The government's preferred option for redoing Wellington's transport infrastructure includes light rail from the city center to the south coast. Watch Infrastructure Minister Grant Robertson and Transport Minister Michael Wood here: The option includes trains...

North Island schools hire dedicated staff to tackle school truancy problem

Schools in Northland and Auckland are fighting truancy by hiring people to knock on doors and speak directly to families. Photo: 123rf Principals told RNZ they wanted to help people bring their children to class...

‘Ninja-style’ bail checks before police shoot Shargin Stephens

Police emails seen by RNZ reveal officers were planning to hide "ninja-style" near Shargin Stephens' house late at night to try and catch him breaching bail. Police conducted 70 bail checks for Shargin Stephens...

Majority of New Zealanders concerned about harmful online content – ​​report

New Zealanders lack trust in social media companies to keep them safe and are very concerned about young people being exposed to harmful or inappropriate content. Young people are living more of their lives...

Banks are making record profits, but the impact of future economic shocks

The country's banking sector continues to rack up record profits as it thwarts a slowdown in lending with improved margins and lower spending, but that could soon be the end of the golden...

Prime Minister meets Spanish President in Madrid

The number of young New Zealanders and Spaniards who will be able to travel and work in each other's countries has increased from 200 to 2,000 after a meeting between the leaders of...

Prime Minister meets Spanish leader in Madrid

The number of young New Zealanders and Spaniards who will be able to travel and work in each other's countries has increased from 200 to 2,000 after a meeting between the leaders of...

Legislation banning supermarkets from blocking competitors takes final step

Legislation that prohibits large supermarkets from preventing competitors from accessing land to set up new stores has cleared its final hurdle in parliament. Photo: 123rf.com The new law prohibits restrictive land covenants and exclusive lease...

Interpreter pleads not guilty for alleged role in bogus asylum claims

An interpreter has pleaded not guilty to participating in what immigration officials say was an organized scheme involving more than 150 bogus asylum claims. Nurul Noor Azman faces five charges under the Immigration Act....

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FDA panel recommends changing Covid injections to fight omicron this fall

A healthcare worker prepares a syringe with the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at a pop-up vaccination site operated by SOMOS...