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Cracking down on people smugglers and asylum seekers. John Banks says he didn't call Dotcom to thank him and Bronwyn Pullar says she recorded meeting with the ACC. (20′21″)
The Government's tightening the border controls with a law change allowing for the mass detention of illegal asylum seekers. (6′48″)
The Prime Minister has vowed to support the ACT leader, John Banks, after Mr Banks put out a statement rejecting accusations he had failed to disclose donations made to him during the 2010 Auckland mayoralty campaign. (4′39″)
The woman at the centre of the ACC privacy row has revealed she recorded a meeting with Corporation staff, and says it backs her version of events. (2′37″)
News from the business sector including a market report. (2′22″)
A tour operator who left a group of of trampers to walk the Tongariro Crossing on Saturday in conditions described as hazardous is disputing claims he was irresponsible. (3′20″)
The Crown says the death of a ten year old Christchurch girl five years ago was the result of a forceful sexual attack by her uncle, George Evans Gwaze. (2′42″)
An update from the team at RNZ Sport. (3′16″)
The Government's moving to stiffen border controls by changing the law to allow for the mass detention of illegal asylum seekers. (2′33″)
Tougher repossession laws that put washing machines, bedding, portable heaters and passports off limits are being recommended by the Law Commission. (3′15″)
A new survey shows many university students have unrealistic expectations about how much they're likely to earn. (3′21″)
A professor of Maori language and customs is commending the Trade Minister, Tim Groser, for calling for people to learn Te Reo Maori before Mandarin; A Maori Trust on the Chatham Islands will make a decision tonight, as to when its housing project for families and kaumatua will be officially opened; Organisers of Waikato University's fourth annual Kingitanga Day, say the theme of this year's event is leadership; For the next month, Nelson city council ratepayers will be voting on whether their elected body should include a Maori ward. (3′23″)
Fonterra's top brass have faced off with Labour MPs clearly worried that plans to let outside investment into the dairy co-operative could lead to a loss of farmer control (3′02″)
There's a call for tighter laws on anonymous donations to mayoral and local body election campaigns. (4′56″)
To Australia, where independent MPs are coming under pressure to withdraw their support for Labour's minority government, in the wake of two scandals threatening to engulf Julia Gillard. (3′58″)
Building consents have jumped to their highest monthly total in nearly four years. (3′14″)
More now on the group of of trampers who had to be rescued after attempting the Tongariro Crossing on Saturday, in conditions described as hazardous. (3′16″)
An update from the team at RNZ Sport. (3′07″)
Now, with the latest from the UK, our correspondent Barney Burnham in London. (4′50″)
The worst of the exodus from Christchurch after last year's earthquakes is over, according to a group which studies population trends. (3′43″)
New research shows people genetically pre-disposed to coronary disease who survive a heart attack have the same chance of living a long life as anyone else. (3′09″)
A Maori Trust on the Chatham Islands will make a decision tonight, as to when its housing project for families and kaumatua will be officially opened; A professor of Maori language and customs is commending the Trade Minister, Tim Groser, for calling for people to learn Te Reo Maori before Mandarin; For the next month, Nelson city council ratepayers will be voting on whether their elected body should include a Maori ward; Organisers of Waikato University's fourth annual Kingitanga Day, say the theme of this year's event is leadership. (3′37″)
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