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07:25 Newspapers from the main centres
07:30 News features
07:45 Summer feature
Caitlin visits the Kaipupu Wildlife Sanctuary.
07:55 Science and technology with Peter Griffin
08:36 Summer weather
James Renwick with where's the weather going.
08:40 Summer feature
Lois Williams joins a bus tour around Cape Reinga.
08:55 Summer Music
Comedian Ginette McDonald with her favourite summer song.
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Islamist terrorists seize hostages at a gas facility in Algeria. Workers at the Stockton Mine on the West Coast agree to cut their hours to save their jobs and are the poor being forced off benefits into poverty? (28′24″)
Professor George Joffee is a lecturer at the Department of Politics and International Studies in the University of Cambridge. (4′48″)
Advocates for the unemployed say figures showing a fall in beneficiary numbers, show the Government is forcing people into poverty. (3′27″)
Listening to that was the Council of Trade Unions economist, Bill Rosenberg. (3′20″)
Workers at the Stockton mine on the West Coast have agreed to a cut in their hours as the mine's owner, Solid Energy, pushes to save 32 million dollars. (2′32″)
An update from the team at RNZ Sport. (3′08″)
News from the business sector including a market report. (3′16″)
The internet tycoon Kim Dotcom has taken to the streets of Auckland to promote his new file-sharing site Mega, which he's promising will be like nothing else the internet has seen. (5′01″)
Short term insurance polices are being criticised as unaffordable and not comprehensive enough to protect Canterbury homeowners. (3′09″)
The world of cycling is holding its breath today as it awaits revelations about what exactly Lance Armstrong said to Oprah Winfrey in a tell all interview scheduled to air this afternoon. (2′44″)
The Prime Minister, John Key says making people on the unemployment benefit shift to Canterbury is always an option but not one that the Government is currently considering. (3′09″)
Caitlin talks to the team that wants to bring the dawn chorus back to Picton. (5′58″)
Algerian forces have moved against Islamic militants holding hostages at a gas plant in eastern Algeria, but there's confusion over the outcome. (4′25″)
John Key is expected to leave for Antarctica later this morning for the start of a three-day visit, his first trip to the continent since becoming Prime Minister. (3′46″)
Comments from the outgoing chief executive of Coca-Cola Amatil in New Zealand have ignited debate about the so-called tall poppy syndrome. (5′26″)
Long-suffering Whanganui residents living with foul smells from the city's failing wastewater plant are being told it may be beyond repair. (2′44″)
A hill near Helensville, in Auckland, is soon to play host to a very slippery kind of fundraiser. (2′36″)
News from the business sector including a market report. (3′14″)
An update from the team at RNZ Sport. (3′26″)
At the National Museum, Te Papa the vast display of Maori artifacts are chosen from a pool of thousands of pieces collected, donated, and repatriated from other corners of the world over the years. (6′56″)
The Pohokura gas field in Taranaki provides about 40 percent of the natural gas used to fuel homes and businesses throughout the country. (6′29″)
Keeping you informed and celebrating the great New Zealand summer.
Edited by Dean Bedford
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