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Rowers Nathan Cohen and Joseph Sullivan power their way to New Zealand's first gold at the London Olympics. The government's accused of interfering in a judicial process by requesting a speedy Waitangi Tribunal decision on water rights and Hamilton gears up for Super 15 rugby final. (29′13″)
The council engineer who signed off on the CTV building told his wife he was pressured to do so even though he thought the design was bad. (3′12″)
The Auckland Council is armed with a new report which it hopes will persuade the Government to leave the door open for regional fuel taxes. (2′23″)
The latest from the Pacific region. (4′03″)
News from the rural and farming sector. (4′57″)
The head of Auckland's Te Whanau o Waipareira Trust, John Tamihere, says he has no problem with unregistered teachers running charter schools or kura hourua, the Waitangi Tribunal has faulted the Crown over the way it handled settlement negotiations with two tribes in the Wellington region, the Maori Council has accepted an invitation from the Maori Party to talk about water rights on Monday, the Maori Select Committee inquiry into how to improve the lives of Maori children has finished hearing submissions and is now focussing on compiling a report for parliament. (3′25″)
Rowers Nathan Cohen and Joseph Sullivan won the men's double sculls final, coming from behind to beat Italy and Slovenia. (1′56″)
Changes to the family court process are said to have confirmed the worst fears of many professional counsellors. (2′24″)
News from the business sector including a market report. (13′19″)
New Zealand has struck gold for the first time at the London Olympics, with rowers Nathan Cohen and Joseph Sullivan coming from behind to win the men's double scull final. (3′59″)
The New Zealand men's pursuit team qualified third fastest for the next round of the track cycling competition, as the first of the Olympic track events got underway in London today. (2′37″)
The Justice Minister is being warned her overhaul of the Family Court may backfire, putting counsellors out of business. (3′25″)
A Treaty of Waitangi law expert, Mai Chen, says the Crown is putting the squeeze on the Waitangi Tribunal. (5′31″)
The United Nations-Arab League joint special envoy to Syria, Kofi Annan, is to quit his job. (6′02″)
All eyes may be on the London Olympics, but in Waikato it's a different story. (3′36″)
The noted Auckland barrister, Barry Hart, has been found guilty of professional misconduct. (3′53″)
An update from the team at RNZ Sport. (2′28″)
Secondary school principals are warning that the government's charter schools could damage New Zealand's good international reputation, by backing an experiment. (3′13″)
The Christchurch Anglican Cathedral is coming down - the only question is, how much of the original building might be left as a foundation for the future. (3′28″)
Tomorrow night is the beginning of the end for a unique marathon series of Gilbert and Sullivan productions. (3′42″)
Rowers Nathan Cohen and Joseph Sullivan are being celebrated by the New Zealand Olympic team, after claiming the country's first gold medal at the London Games. (3′04″)
In a year and a half the first charter schools will open their doors, and now the government's spelled-out exactly how they'll be run. (8′57″)
Kiwirail is downplaying the risk posed by thousands of sleepers rotting under its rail network. (4′19″)
An Auckland bus driver, suspended from work after she left her broken down bus on a railway crosing to alert an oncoming train, has been re-instated. (2′41″)
A brief update of movements in the financial sector. (54″)
An update from the team at RNZ Sport. (4′14″)
The Government is pushing for private sector money in what would be a bigger and and brighter convention centre for Christchurch. (3′01″)
The head of Auckland's Te Whanau o Waipareira Trust, John Tamihere, says he has no problem with unregistered teachers running charter schools or kura hourua; the Waitangi Tribunal has faulted the Crown over the way it handled settlement negotiations with two tribes in the Wellington region the Maori Council has accepted an invitation from the Maori Party to talk about water rights on Monday; the Maori Select Committee inquiry into how to improve the lives of Maori children has finished hearing submissions and is now focussing on compiling a report for Parliament. (3′35″)
A Tongan community leader says the appointment of the King of Tonga's 29 year old daughter as high commissioner to Australia is a backward step for democracy in the kingdom and for Tongans in New Zealand. (3′17″)
The South Island has lost its sheep farming dominance. (4′03″)
Let's have a chat to our Canberra correspondent Kerry-Anne Walsh. (3′39″)
Edited by Martin Gibson
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