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The fishing company Sanford is found guilty by a US court. A sky diving pilot with a history of risky stunts and struggling to survive in retirement. (16′36″)
The fishing company Sanford may pull out of using its American port now it's been found guilty by a US jury of dumping oily waste into the waters off American Samoa and falsifying log books. (3′56″)
The pilot of the skydiving plane that crashed killing nine people at Fox Glacier had a history of illegal stunts, according to the CAA. (2′50″)
An experienced skydiver whose parachute failed to open properly above Motueka this afternoon has been badly injured. (3′16″)
Parliament's Speaker Lockwood Smith has given the Social Development Minister a severe telling off as she tried to answer questions on poverty this afternoon. (2′56″)
News from the business sector including a market report. (2′37″)
A fisherman who spent four months in hospital after a maritime accident which killed two of his crew is backing the government's move to slash the sector's injury toll. (4′35″)
A new survey has found just under half of all pensioners cannot afford retirement. (3′23″)
An update from the team at RNZ Sport. (2′43″)
The government has moved to reduce the death toll in the commercial fishing industry which has an injury rate double that of mining. (2′51″)
A case involving serious allegations of sexual and physical abuse has been brought to an end by the trial judge, who ruled evidence from the children involved was too unreliable to go before the jury. (2′40″)
The High Court has ruled America's Federal Bureau of Investigation must let the MegaUpload founder, Kim Dotcom, see evidence to be used against him in his extradition case. (3′36″)
New Zealand researchers say they've proved babies don't have a moral compass - a finding that casts doubt on a landmark 2007 Yale study which suggested infants could distinguish between 'goodies and baddies'. (2′57″)
The MP for the Maori electorate of Te Tai Hauauru, Tariana Turia, is backing a local kaumatua who says a serial rapist will need help, when he settles in Whanganui; There are hopes an annual report card on Maori success and failure in school will make the education sector work harder to support rangatahi; A Bay of Plenty township school board charged with setting up a new area school has appointed a new principal for its Murupra Area School, which is due to open in January; Chile's envoy to New Zealand says an epic waka voyage from Aotearoa to Easter Island, or Rapanui will bring the two countries even closer - despite being separated by the vast Pacific Ocean. (3′04″)
A kiwi dad has been hailed a hero after saving his young from rising floodwaters, but here's the twist, in this case kiwi refers to the bird. (3′40″)
The National Party MP, Maggie Barry, is facing accusations her cross-party group on palliative care is simply being used as a front to oppose euthanasia. (2′46″)
A new survey has found just under half of pensioners are finding retirement much tougher than they expected and a large number are borrowing to get by. (4′39″)
Opposition parties demanded to know under what circumstances the Government finds it acceptable to release private information about New Zealand citizens, without their consent, in Parliament this afternoon. (2′55″)
Solid Energy says job cuts can't be ruled out as it struggles to cope with plunging coal prices and a persistently high New Zealand dollar. (2′43″)
An update from the team at RNZ Sport. (3′26″)
The inquiry into the February 2011 collapse of the CTV building has heard it was built using loopholes' in the building code of the day that were permitted. (2′43″)
To Australia now, where an inquiry into a disastrous ultramarathon in which runners got life-threatening burns has released its findings. (4′47″)
A sweeping immigration policy has come into effect in the US and has young illegal citizens flocking to apply for the right to live and work openly in the country. (4′25″)
The MP for the Maori electorate of Te Tai Hauauru, Tariana Turia, is backing a local kaumatua who says a serial rapist will need help, when he settles in Whanganui; Chile's envoy to New Zealand says an epic waka voyage from Aotearoa to Easter Island, or Rapanui will bring the two countries even closer - despite being separated by the vast Pacific Ocean; There are hopes an annual report card on Maori success and failure in school will make the education sector work harder to support rangatahi; A Bay of Plenty township school board charged with setting up a new area school has appointed a new principal for its Murupara Area School due to open in January. (3′24″)
A South Auckland retailer says a local high school's threat of legal action over uniform sales is unfair. (2′11″)
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