Radio New Zealand


Govt won't set minimum price on alcohol

Wine glasses.

The Government says it won't be introducing a minimum price on alcohol, as it would hit moderate drinkers in the pocket.

Laid-off workers 'treated like cattle'

Timber sawmill.

The union for some Otago workers laid off from a major timber company says they have been treated like cattle.

Updated 23 minutes ago

Christchurch rebuild 'slow and confused'

Crack in Christchurch road after earthquakes.

The Christchurch rebuild has been labelled too slow, confused and lacking leadership.

Updated 9 minutes ago

Retailers want Anzac hours for Easter

Eftpost machine.

Retailers and employers want Anzac Day trading hours applied to the Easter weekend.

Updated 36 minutes ago