Friday 29 May 2015, with Susie Ferguson & Guyon Espiner
Not all audio is available due to copyright restrictions.
06:00 Sepp Blatter vows to clean up world football but says he won't be stepping aside. Everyone might be made to join up to Kiwisaver and a massive shakeup at Fairfax Media is seen by some as signalling the end of newspapers.
06:06 An update from the team at RNZ Sport.
06:19 The latest from the Pacific region.
06:22 News from the rural and farming sector.
06:26 A Bay of Plenty Iwi has been given leave to go to the Supreme Court in its bid to stop the sale of farmland by Landcorp; The head of the Federation of Maori Authorities says the organisation's moving down a new path, after being nearly crippled financially by court action over the last year; The Minister for Women says a series of hui on preventing violence against Maori wahine has thrown up a number of helpful ways to combat the problem.
06:39 Fifa's Under 20 World Cup gets underway in Auckland tomorrow when New Zealand play Ukraine at North Harbour stadium.
06:43 The Finance Minister, Bill English, says the automatic enrolment of all workers in KiwiSaver is now back on the agenda.
06:48 Fonterra is joining the chorus for interest rate cuts after forecasting another tough season for its farmers.
06:49 The Co-operative Bank has lifted its annual profit by a quarter, due to strong interest income and lower bad debts.
06:51 AWF Goup is changing its name and shifting its focus on placing people in permanent jobs
06:53 Shares in the cancer diagnostics firm, Pacific Edge, have fallen 8 percent after the company reported a bigger annual loss and sought an additional 35 million dollars from investors.
06:54 Moa's chief executive says the craft brewer has hopes to turn a profit, but won't say when.
06:55 Gentrack's share price has fallen 8 percent, after warning shareholders it might miss its full year prospectus forecast, with possible delays in signing two new major contracts.
06:57 Arvida says its full year profit is ahead of its prospectus forecast following the successful integration of its 17 new retirement villages driving revenue growth.
06:58 Wall Street is in the red, after a rise in US jobless claims.
07:07 An update from the team at RNZ Sport.
07:11 Calls are growing for FIFA president Sepp Blatter to stand aside after his organisation was rocked yesterday by a major scandal.
07:17 At a press conference yesterday in Auckland, Fifa officials in town for the start of the Under 20 World Cup faced nothing but questions about the corruption scandal enveloping the organisation's upper echelons.
07:24 Just days after scrapping the one thousand dollar KiwiSaver kickstart payment, the Government is considering automatically enrolling all workers in the retirement savings scheme.
07:27 More than 180 jobs at Fairfax New Zealand could be axed in a shake-up of the country's biggest news publisher.
07:34 The parents of a logging worker killed on the job say the Government will have blood on its hands if it waters down changes to workplace health and safety law.
07:41 Police say they are considering setting up a national phone line solely for non-emergency calls.
07:45 The Government will this morning unveil the first blocks of crown land to be offered to developers for housing in Auckland.
07:49 Meanwhile there are growing calls for a new push for regional immigration and development.
07:52 A legal expert says the outcome of the Lecretia Seales right to die case could have wider implications than just setting a legal precedent.
07:56 The Green Party will have a new male co-leader by the end of the weekend - and the race is tight between the two leading candidates.
08:07 An update from the team at RNZ Sport.
08:10 Sepp Blatter insists he's determined to root out any wrongdoing in football.
08:20 Media analysts say the proposed shake-up at Fairfax New Zealand could signal the death of newspapers in this country, as companies continue to shift their focus to online news.
08:26 All New Zealand workers could soon be automatically enrolled into Kiwisaver.
08:30 A brief update of movements in the financial sector.
08:35 Back now to our lead story and allegations of widespread corruption in football's world governing body won't stop the FIFA Under-20 men's World Cup kicking off as planned in Auckland tomorrow afternoon.
08:40 Hamilton is one of the cities that paid hundreds of thousands of dollars to host some of the Under 20 World Cup matches.
08:43 The Internal Affairs Minister, Peter Dunne, says the government can't afford to pay for the fire service, and it will continue to be paid for out of insurance money.
08:48 A Bay of Plenty Iwi has been given leave to go to the Supreme Court in its bid to stop the sale of farmland by Landcorp; The head of the Federation of Maori Authorities says the organisation is moving down a new path after being nearly crippled financially by court action over the last year; The Minister for Women says a series of hui on preventing violence against Maori wahine has thrown up a number of helpful ways to combat the problem.
08:51 Christchurch bar owners expect they will have to lay off staff if they're forced to close early as part of stricter licensing rules.
08:55 The New Zealand Deer Industry says a downturn in vension prices is being countered by strong growth in the use of deer velvet in healthy food products destined for Asia.