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Schools told to go easy on student expulsions, Westport drys out after weekend flooding and slips, Transport consultants pocket $200 million for RoNS work, Auckland employers complain of skills shortage, UN tries to unravel stories of Syria massacre, Maori Council witnesses suggest water allocation model, Former fisheries chair sees parallels in water debate. (28′22″)
An iwi leader says the process used to settle Maori treaty claims to commercial fisheries could be used as a model to resolve claims to water. (2′40″)
The latest from the Pacific region. (4′01″)
News from the rural and farming sector. (4′58″)
After nearly three decades, hundreds of hui and arguments against opposition - Nelson's first Maori language immersion school has opened its doors; A Treaty lawyer is urging the Waitangi Tribunal to examine the creation of the fishing catch quota for Maori before it makes a recommendation on water rights; The funeral service for Timi te Heuheu will be held at today; Six years of work by Maori land owners to preserve the largest remaining wetland forest on Taranaki's Ring Plain has just been celebrated. (3′19″)
The Principal Youth Court Judge has urged school trustees to think carefully before expelling or suspending students. (2′20″)
Rivers are falling and floodwaters abating in the Buller and Nelson regions but still a number of roads remain closed. (3′24″)
News from the business sector including a market report. (11′21″)
The Principal Youth Court judge is asking Board of Trustees members to think very carefully before expelling or excluding students. (5′39″)
Westport is drying out this morning, after flooding and slips over the weekend caused access to the West Coast town to be cut off. (4′12″)
Transport consultants have been paid 200-million dollars over the past three years for work done on the Government's roads of national significance. (3′13″)
A new study suggests there's a big discrepancy between the skills held by Auckland jobseekers and those demanded by employers. (3′47″)
The International Committee of the Red Cross says the scale and intensity of fighting in Syria now constitutes civil war. (3′58″)
Waitangi Tribunal members have been told the mechanism used to settle treaty claims to fisheries could serve as a template for resolving arguments over the allocation of water rights. (3′22″)
Sir Tipene O'Regan was one of the team that negotiated treaty fisheries claims, and went on to become chairman of the Treaty of Waitangi Fisheries Commission, or Te Ohu Kaimoana. (3′52″)
An update from the team at RNZ Sport. (2′22″)
The United States Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, is pressing Egypt's military to return to its national security role. (3′51″)
Cycling's Tour de France's has been hit by sabotage. (3′25″)
New Zealand's charities are mourning the loss of the businessman and philanthropist, Hugh Green, who has died at the age of 80. (4′19″)
The Principal Youth Court Judge says school boards of trustees need to act as front-line fighters against youth crime. (3′06″)
Westport is drying out this morning, after flooding and slips over the weekend caused access to the West Coast town to be cut off. (2′02″)
Consultancy work on the Government's roads of national significance has proven to be a significant cost to the national coffers. (6′52″)
There were widespread public rallies at the weekend against the looming sale in state-owned energy companies, but so far public anger doesn't seem to be hurting the Government's standing in the polls. (5′15″)
Nelson's first Maori language immersion school opened at the weekend after nearly 30 years and hundreds of hui, arguments and opposition from some local residents. (3′29″)
A brief update of movements in the financial sector. (51″)
An update from the team at RNZ Sport. (3′21″)
Auckland businesses are complaining that young jobseekers too often lack the basic social skills and self discipline wanted by employers. (5′16″)
Nearly half of the forecast economic benefit from Auckland hosting the V8 supercar event, is a belief that fewer motorsport fans will feel the need to travel to Australia. (4′02″)
After nearly three decades, hundreds of hui and arguments against opposition Nelson's first Maori language immersion school has opened its doors; A Treaty lawyer is urging the Waitangi Tribunal to examine the creation of the fishing catch quota for Maori before it makes a recommendation on water rights; The funeral service for Timi te Heuheu will be held at today; The largest remaining wetland forest on Taranaki's Ring Plain has opened, following six years of preservation work by Maori land owners. (3′13″)
The country's film industry will not be staging an awards ceremony, after its split from the film and television awards this year. (3′56″)
We chat to our Melbourne correspondent Phil Kafcaloudes. (2′39″)
Edited by Martin Gibson
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