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The families of skydivers killed at Fox Glacier want someone held accountable. Top Olympic athletes square off over frozen government funding and proposed MMP changes unsettle some politicians. (18′34″)
The families of skydivers killed at Fox Glacier want someone to be held accountable and some may consider civil action against those responsible. (2′58″)
The smaller political parties are sharply divided over the proposed removal of the one seat threshold to enter Parliament. (4′30″)
With us is Radio New Zealand's political editor Brent Edwards. (3′43″)
The 2012 London Olympics are over, and already the fight's begun here over money after the Government said it was freezing its funding for top athletes. (4′09″)
News from the business sector including a market report. (2′16″)
People in rural parts of North Otago are being warned they could be isolated for up to two or three days after more flooding in the region. (2′58″)
An update from the team at RNZ Sport. (3′41″)
A structural engineer has told a hearing that parts of the CTV building did not meet the Building Code. (2′51″)
New Zealand's 15-year-old golfing star Lydia Ko has won the US Women's Amateur Championship. (3′06″)
A Bay of Plenty tribe says there are striking similarities between a great ancestress and Whakatane's Olympic gold medal canoeist, Lisa Carrington; The Independent Maori Statutory Board is being urged to keep up the pressure on Auckland Council to find out how many senior officials are Maori; After decades of protesting to have its say over how to care for Whanganui National Park, the local river iwi are now at the decision-making table with the Department of Conservation; A Queensland Maori rugby league coach predicts younger players will become a force to reckon with as more time and effort goes into developing them. (3′18″)
Two crucial voting thresholds will be lowered if the recommendations of the MMP review are followed. (2′04″)
The ACT Party has held the seat of Epsom since 2005 when it brought in one extra MP. (2′05″)
A woman who says she was pressured into expensive dental treatment after being told her face would collapse without it has had her complaint to the Health and Disability Commissioner upheld. (3′08″)
The Government will appoint commissioners to run the debt-stricken Kaipara District Council. (3′06″)
The Electoral Commission says the threshold for parties to get into Parliament should be lowered from 5 to 4 percent of the party vote, and the one seat electorate threshold should be abolished. (7′42″)
Meridian Energy's full year profit has fallen by three-quarters following the lowest rainfall levels on record at its South Island hydro lakes. (2′32″)
A fire which largely destroyed a sixty million dollar superyacht is heartbreaking for those who were building the boat. (3′40″)
The Christchurch city council says today's flooding would have been much worse had it not been for post-earthquake upgrades to the storm water system. (2′59″)
An update from the team at RNZ Sport. (3′26″)
Two crucial voting thresholds will be lowered if the recommendations of the MMP review are followed. (2′50″)
Extra security was in place at the Porirua District Court for today's appearance of the man charged with assaulting a 17-year-old who later died. (1′52″)
The mayor-elect of a Mexican city, which until now has escaped much of the deadly violence in the north, has been gunned down while driving home from a party. (4′26″)
The Independent Maori Statuary Board is being urged to keep up the pressure on Auckland Council to find out how many senior officials are Maori; A Bay of Plenty tribe says there are striking similarities between a great ancestress and Whakatane's Olympic gold medal canoeist, Lisa Carrington; After decades of protesting to have a say over caring for Whanganui National Park, the local river iwi are now at the decision making table with the Department of Conservation; A Queensland Maori rugby league coach predicts younger players will become a force to reckon with as more time and effort goes into developing them. (3′19″)
New Zealanders have been defrauded of at least 700-thousand dollars while dating online in the past year. (2′54″)
An Australian lobby group which helped change the law there so dangerous sex offenders can be kept locked up, says New Zealand needs just such a law change. (3′29″)
Divers in Tonga say they've found an historic pirate ship laden with treasure. (3′20″)
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