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07:25 Newspapers from the main centres
07:45 News feature
07:50 Summer food and drink
07:55 The history of place names
Peter Dowling gives an insight into how many of New Zealand's best known places got their names.
08:25 Weather and sports news
08:33 Regional newspapers
08:37 Things to do: Events
08:55 Mark Cubey
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A video showing what appear to be American Marines urinating on dead Taliban fighters has prompted anger in Afghanistan and promises of a full investigation. (3′46″)
As talks over the industrial dispute on Auckland's waterfront break down again, a new report says union power and public ownership of ports may be hampering their productivity. (3′09″)
Listening to that is the Ports of Auckland chief executive Tony Gibson. (3′46″)
Pakistan's President, Asif Ali Zardari, has left for Dubai on a private visit, as talk of a coup in his own country reaches fever-pitch. (3′33″)
High School students in Christchurch have defied the odds and the ongoing disruption caused by the earthquakes and achieved better marks in last year's NCEA than students in the rest of the country. (3′18″)
An update from the team at RNZ Sport. (3′10″)
It's raining in Southland much to the relief of farmers and the Regional Council, who stepped back yesterday from declaring a drought in the province. (3′26″)
A prisoner advocate who has known the notorious criminal, Dean Wickliffe, for nearly 30 years, says he is institutionalised and incapable of living a law-abiding life. (2′50″)
It's not called windy Wellington for nothing and the cross-winds have a tendency to get up some pilot's backs. (2′52″)
A new road safety campaign has used hidden cameras to reveal how people react when they find the person driving them is under the influence of drugs. (3′04″)
Throwing a line into water and seeing what bites is a staple of the New Zealand summer. (6′02″)
Te Tai Tamatane, Te Tai Tamahine, Te Moana-Nu-a-Kiwa, Te Tai-o-Rehua, Te Tai Hauauru, Te Tai Rawhiti, Te Tai Poutini, Te Ara-a -Kiwa, Te Tai o Arai Te Uru, Raukawa Moana. (3′38″)
The US military is investigating a video which appears to show a group of Marines urinating on dead Taliban fighters. (6′06″)
Unions say they should not be blamed for problems at New Zealand ports. (4′55″)
The sea swells around the grounded containership, Rena, are expected to intensify today. (3′09″)
Dan Corbett from the MetService joins us. (1′16″)
2011 was a year for flooding, tornadoes, heavy snow and storms in New Zealand, according to climate scientists. (3′03″)
An update from the team at RNZ Sport. (3′01″)
A brief update of movements in the financial sector. (44″)
Steady rain disrupted the Heineken Tennis Open last night, but organisers are expecting to push ahead with the finals today and over the weekend. (3′33″)
Lisa Thompson talks to decathlete Brent Newdick. (6′06″)
More than eighty years ago, a devastating earthquake struck Hawke's Bay, killing 261 people and destroying most of the buildings in central Napier. (8′50″)
Mark Cubey is with us. (2′35″)
Keeping you informed and celebrating the great New Zealand summer.
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