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London 2012: A Success? Many highlights at the London Olympics, The curtain is about to fall on the London Olympic games, Heavy rain causes flooding in Christchurch, Father hopes somebody will be held accountable for son's death, VEEPSTAKES: Ryan is Romney running mate. (25′06″)
The latest from the Pacific region. (4′02″)
News from the rural and farming sector. (4′50″)
The first Maori-owned milk powder factory says it quickly expects to double its income on the back of a successful first year; There are claims the Maori Council's South Island committees were not properly consulted about changes to the organisation; The branch at the top of the South Island says it has not been part of the decision to make changes at the top of the Maori Council; While sports fans have been captivated by the Olympics, a big team of waka ama paddlers has quietly left Aotearoa for a major competition in Canada; More te reo Maori is being heard in Australia. (3′28″)
The London Olympics will end later this morning with what's expected to be a spectacular closing ceremony. (3′37″)
News from the business sector including a market report. (11′44″)
The 2012 London Olympics end in an hour. (3′48″)
Who'll forget the Jamiacan sprinter, Usain Bolt, who cemented his place as the world's fastest man, winning golds in the 100 and 200 metres sprints and in the 4 by 100 relay. (5′34″)
A spectacular farewell will bring the 2012 Olympics to an end in about an hour's time. (3′47″)
Heavy rain has stretch Christchurch firefighters overnight, with the eastern suburbs hardest hit. (3′09″)
The father of an English tourist who died when a skydiving airplane crashed at Fox Glacier two years ago hopes the inquest starting today will tackle what he calls lax safety standards for adventure tourism in New Zealand. (4′17″)
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has selected Paul Ryan as his running mate in a move many are saying will dramatically change the debate in the lead up to the Presisdential election. (4′14″)
An update from the team at RNZ Sport. (2′53″)
A group of Whanganui councillors is demanding a meeting with the corrections minister to try to stop serial sexual offender Stewart Murray Wilson being released into their area. (2′47″)
The New Zealand oil industry says it agrees with new research in the United States showing oil supplies will last much longer than previously thought. (3′07″)
As London says goodbye to the 2012 Olympics, the hosts of 2016 games are waiting in the wings. (4′57″)
The competition at the 2012 London Olympics is over, The closing ceremony is underway with the Olympic stadium decked out with large reconstructions of some of the city's most famous landmarks including Tower Bridge and St Paul's Cathedral. (4′46″)
There were some negatives, most notably when the athletics manager, Raylene Bates, failed to enter the 1500-metre runner, Lucy van Dalen, and the shot-putter, Valerie Adams, to their respective events. (8′40″)
Scuba divers are urging the owners of the cargoship Rena not to remove the wreck but leave it on Astrolabe reef as a diving attraction. (3′04″)
Judges will soon be able to impose zero alcohol limits on repeat drink drivers and install breathalyser devices to disable their cars if they've been drinking. (3′06″)
A brief update of movements in the financial sector. (54″)
An update from the team at RNZ Sport. (4′04″)
Rowing is on a high after its most successful Olympic regatta ever at the London Games. (3′04″)
As you heard there gold medalists aren't just born, it takes years if not decades of training and commitment. (2′47″)
The first Maori-owned milk powder factory is planning rapid growth - after exceeding expectations in its opening year; There are claims the Maori Council's South Island committees were not properly consulted about changes to the organisation; More te reo Maori is being heard in Australia; While sports fans have been captivated by the Olympics, a big team of waka ama paddlers has quietly left Aotearoa for a major competition in Canada. (3′25″)
The first set of proposed changes to the MMP voting system will be made public this morning. (3′26″)
GNS scientists think they have tracked down the source of a huge raft of pumice drifting towards New Zealand, to a volcano that may have errupted for the first time ever. (2′51″)
Time to chat to our Melbourne correspondent Phil Kafcaloudes. (3′51″)
Edited by Martin Gibson
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