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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 on RNZ National.

Episódios

  • Business News for 2 August 2021

    01/08/2021 Duração: 05min

    News from the business sector, including a market report.

  • Covid-19: First mass vaccination event 'fantastic success'

    01/08/2021 Duração: 03min

    A three-day mass vaccination event has wrapped up in south Auckland last night with more than 15,500 people given their first dose of Covid-19 vaccine. Organisers are calling it an "overwhelming success" and feedback from those getting the jab has been mostly positive. Reporter Chen Liu visited the centre as the weekend event drew to a close.

  • Tokyo olympics: Laurel Hubbard to begin competing today

    01/08/2021 Duração: 04min

    New Zealand weightlifter Laurel Hubbard will make history today when she becomes the first openly transgender athlete to compete at the Olympics. Hubbard will compete in the women's 87kg weightlifting category and is one of the favourites to win a medal. She touched down in Japan a few days ago - but has been keeping a low profile ahead of her competition. Reporter Maja Burry filed this report from Tokyo.

  • Seymour says National won't be left behind after latest poll

    01/08/2021 Duração: 04min

    A new political poll shows support for the Labour Party has taken a dive while the ACT Party - and its leader - is growing in popularity. The latest Newshub-Reid Research poll has Labour down 9.7 points to 43 per cent while the National Party is up 1.7 points to 28.7 per cent. The ACT Party scored its highest rating last night but its leader David Seymour insists National won't be left behind. Political reporter Anneke Smith has more.

  • Morning Rural News for 2 August 2021

    01/08/2021 Duração: 03min

    News from the rural and farming sector.

  • Early Business News for 2 August 2021

    01/08/2021 Duração: 03min

    A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

  • Tokyo olympics: How much further can performance be pushed?

    01/08/2021 Duração: 05min

    Faster, higher, stronger. The Olympic motto will no doubt be getting a good run in Tokyo. But how much faster and higher can athletes go before humankind hits its peak performance? Former British international athlete and current Teesside University sport and exercise lecturer Jonny Taylor spoke to Morning Report.

  • Kerry-Anne Walsh with news from Australia

    29/07/2021 Duração: 04min

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

  • West African drumming can mimic sounds of language

    29/07/2021 Duração: 03min

    Research has shed light on how the Dùndún style of West African drumming played by a group in Ifesowapo can mimic the sounds of a locally spoken language. Skilled drummers can manipulate hourglass-shaped drums to mimic the frequency and timing pattern of the Yorùbá language. Susie Ferguson spoke to researcher and musicologist at Arizona State University Cecilia Durojaye.

  • Third Tairawhiti art festival set to start

    29/07/2021 Duração: 02min

    The third annual Tairawhiti arts festival featuring Aotearoa's top artists and performers is set to spark the east coast alight. The festival has been growing in numbers and performers since it began in 2019 - where it launched alongside Tuia 250. This year - will include the return of the light path - Te Ara i Whiti - theatre and dance productions, exhibitions and concerts. Reporter Te Aorewa Rolleston spoke to the festival director Tama Waipara about the line up - which was announced at an event last night in Turanganui-a-kiwa last night.

  • Aucklanders flock to closing pancake shop

    29/07/2021 Duração: 02min

    Faithful customers are flocking to a Korean pancake shop which is closing after nearly twenty years in Auckland's central city. "Number One Pancake" operates out of a small hole in the wall on Lorne Street and has gained a large cult following. It'll close its central city windows for the final time at eight o'clock tonight before it moves to a new shop in the northern suburbs. Harry Lock reports.

  • Covid-19: Mass vaccination event opens in Auckland

    29/07/2021 Duração: 03min

    The country's first mass vaccination is on in Auckland. More than 16,000 people are booked, with the event running throughout the weekend. Reporter Sarah Robson spoke to Corin Dann from Manukau.

  • Waikeria Prison uprising inspires school Showquest win

    29/07/2021 Duração: 05min

    A performance about the Waikeria Prison uprising has taken out this year's national school performing arts competition Showquest. The event replaced Stage Challenge a few years ago with the main prize won this year by South Wairarapa's Kuranui College. Its performance featured orange jumpsuited dancers, video special effects projections of burning mattresses, and audio news clips. It tells the story of the riot at the prison last New Year, when prisoners lit fires and destroyed a building to protest living conditions. Year 13 student and Showquest team captain Anna Laybourn spoke to Susie Ferguson.

  • Markets Update for 30 July 2021

    29/07/2021 Duração: 01min

    A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

  • Concerns victims pushed into reconciliation talks

    29/07/2021 Duração: 04min

    Information provided by police and the courts may be wrongly pushing victims and perpetrators into reconcilliation talks. Sometimes, it's only once the two parties have entered a restorative justice conference that a mediator realises it should never have gone ahead. A report commissioned by the Chief Victims Advisor has also found issues with the funding model, which pays more to mediators if a restorative justice conference can be arranged. Ben Strang reports.

  • Auckland man remembers Dawn Raids' effect on the community

    29/07/2021 Duração: 04min

    The government will give a long awaited apology to those targeted in the Dawn Raids at the Auckland Town Hall on Sunday. Manase Lua remembers being a child in Auckland, and the Dawn Raids' effect on his community. He is a supporter of the activist group the Polynesian Panthers, which formed in June 1971 to campaign for equality, justice and indigenous rights. His parents were targeted in the Dawn Raids, in the mid-1970s.

  • DHBs surprised nurses voted down latest offer

    29/07/2021 Duração: 04min

    The country's district health boards are surprised nurses have voted down the latest pay offer. The Nurses Organisation says while the DHBs made promising moves on pay, the offer contained "too many ambiguities". The union's plans for strikes in August and September are now back on the table. DHBs spokesperson Jim Green spoke to Susie Ferguson.

  • Sports News for 30 July 2021

    29/07/2021 Duração: 02min

    New Zealand has the chance to win seven medals today at the Olympics, while one of the favourites to win gold were given a big scare last night in Tokyo.

  • 'Unprecedented' shortage of construction skills - industry

    29/07/2021 Duração: 05min

    New Zealand's construction industry is eyeing the government's so-called 'immigration reset' as it struggles to cope with an unprecedented skills shortage. A new report out from Civil Contractors New Zealand expresses concerns about immigration policy shifts that prioritise 'high value' migrants. The association's chief executive Peter Silcock spoke to Corin Dann.

  • Rents affordable in two districts, but virtually everywhere else getting more expensive - report

    29/07/2021 Duração: 06min

    Well, good news for a small section of renters: Southland and the West Coast are affordable places to live right now. There's bad news for others though, according to a new report from the Massey University Real Estate Analysis Unit. Virtually everywhere else in New Zealand is getting more expensive to rent. Is it time for policymakers and political leaders to be thinking about rent control? One of the report's co-authors, Professor Graham Squires, spoke to Corin Dann.

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