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The Government is under attack for fast tracking the emissions trading scheme under urgency. (4′41″)
Aucklanders are to get half a billion dollars worth of electric trains after the government announced today it was approving a loan for Kiwirail to buy a new fleet. (4′47″)
The Maori Party co-leader has given the strongest hint yet that the party's errant MP Hone Harawira will be accepted back into the fold, but only under certain conditions. (3′28″)
News from the business sector including a market report. (1′42″)
An Auckland woman says she thought a man being pursued by police on an Auckland motorway was going to jump in her car and put a gun to her head. (3′45″)
Hundreds of extra troops have been sent to the Southern Philippines after the abduction and killing of at least 22 people. (2′42″)
Members of the Post Primary Teachers Association say they are bemused and outraged by an unusual address by the Education Minister Anne Tolley. (2′19″)
An update from the team at RNZ Sport. (3′34″)
The Labour Party has taken the Government to task over its Job Opportunities Scheme, questioning just how effective it's been in reducing youth unemployment. (3′20″)
A Christchurch doctor accused of having sex with a 16 year old patient and giving her cocaine, has started giving evidence in his defence. (3′20″)
A Belgian man who was wrongly thought to be in a coma for 23 years has described his joy after doctors realised he was in fact conscious. (2′04″)
News from the Waatea team. (2′23″)
The computer software giant Microsoft may just have fired the opening shots in a web-war that could bring an end to free news on the internet. (2′56″)
Parents of students at an expensive Auckland private school say they want answers about how the school is being run, after half the board of governors walked out. (4′29″)
A survey of New Zealand drivers suggests we have a lot to learn when it comes to parking etiquette. (3′05″)
Aucklanders are to get half a billion dollars worth of electric trains after the government announced today it was approving a loan for Kiwirail to buy a new fleet of electric trains. (2′46″)
Kiwirail is defending its half a billion-dollar upgrade of the Wellington rail network, despite a significant drop in passenger numbers. (3′12″)
The Commerce Commission has issued a formal warning to two energy companies over the purchase of the Cobb power station near Nelson in 2002. (2′41″)
A massive power-cut shut down the entire Timaru district today. (3′31″)
New Zealand climate change scientists have been caught up in the controversy over thousands of leaked emails and documents from a UK university's climate research unit. (4′38″)
News from the business sector including a market report. (2′41″)
They were once thought to mate for life - but new research suggests Australasian gannets have a divorce rate similar to humans. (3′03″)
An update from the team at RNZ Sport. (3′19″)
A group of icebergs is floating towards New Zealand - with one possibly as close as 30 kilometres away. (3′10″)
A passenger flight powered partially by bio-fuels has taken off from Amsterdam's Schiphol airport. (1′49″)
A conspiracy movement which claims President Barak Obama is a foreign imposter, is gaining traction on the internet, according to a US academic. (5′47″)
News from the Waatea team. (2′25″)
Europe is joining the United States to tackle a new front in the fight against Al Qaeda, the Sahara desert. (2′57″)
The Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono is being criticised for not doing enough to fight corruption. (2′06″)
The Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has begun a visit to the US for talks expected to be dominated by Afghanistan, Pakistan, climate change and nuclear energy co-operation. (3′01″)
Teheran's nuclear programme has attracted lots of international criticism and anger. (1′57″)
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