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Agriculture big winner of emissions plan despite farmers not paying ETS

Agriculture is one of the main winners from the government's plan to cut emissions, although farmers have yet to contribute a dime to the climate spending pool. Photo: RNZ / Cosmo Kentish Barnes Industrial energy...

Blood Moon: Night sky turns red as lunar eclipse coincides with supermoon

Skygazers in the UK were treated to a dramatic super blood moon in the early hours of Monday. In the only full lunar eclipse this year, the moon turned a deep copper red as it drifted through Earth's shadow. The color...

Multiple exposures to Covid-19 shut down Southland Hospital ward

Southland Hospital has abruptly closed one of its wards to all visitors due to what it describes as multiple exposures to Covid-19. The Southland Hospital Medical, Surgical and Rehabilitation Department is closed to visitors....

Emission reduction plan: political parties intervene

While the government hails its plan to cut New Zealand's emissions as an important milestone, opposition parties remain more skeptical. Photo: RNZ / Angus Dreaver Ministers announced the plan this morning, a strategy on how...

Complaints against non-bank lenders double amid cost of living crisis

Complaints about unsecured debt have more than doubled in the past year as consumers struggle to repay their loans in the face of rising living costs. Financial services complaints boss Susan Taylor says lenders...

Minister endorses call for construction contracts to include mental health support

Building and Construction Minister Poto Williams backs calls for mental health initiatives to be included in government building contracts. Poto Williams said the MATES program makes significant mahi to help construction workers. Photo: RNZ...

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