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A state of emergency will be declared at the island of Giglio after a stricken cruise ship capsized after hitting rocks near Tuscany. (4′22″)
Staff at Wellington's Weta Digital are thrilled with the Golden Globe win for The Adventures of Tintin. (4′19″)
Pakistan's Supreme Court has issued a contempt order against the nation's Prime Minister, raising fresh tensions between the government, courts and army. (3′38″)
More details are emerging about New Zealand's biggest white-collar crime. (2′16″)
An update from the team at RNZ Sport. (3′20″)
Divers assessing the condition of the wreck of the Rena container ship are still waiting for weather conditions to improve before they can survey the sunken rear section. (6′16″)
The fate of 36 big cats at Whangarei's Zion Wildlife Gardens could be decided in a matter of weeks. (4′51″)
A 19th century cottage in Freemans Bay in Auckland will be demolished after the council over-turned a ruling from its own heritage adviser. (4′01″)
The local authorities in Bay of Plenty are still working to clear up slips and re-open walkways on the popular Mauao, a year since a deluge of rain forced it to close. (5′14″)
If you found last week's dummies guide to fly fishing helpful, stay listening as today we're tackling bush walks. (5′29″)
The Royal Commission of Inquiry into the Canterbury Earthquakes will today begin to examine the failure of the building that's come to symbolise the damage to the central city. (3′08″)
The Canterbury District Health Board is to double the amount it spends on out-sourcing services to 20 million dollars a financial year following the Christchurch earthquakes. (3′50″)
Twenty preserved Maori heads will soon arrive back at the national museum, Te Papa, after being handed over by French authorities. (3′11″)
Central Wellington pedestrians are critical of a proposal to install a rope fence along a section of Manners Street in an effort to keep people from being hit by buses. (3′06″)
Dan Corbett of the Met Service is on the line. (1′12″)
An update from the team at RNZ Sport. (3′05″)
With the business news, here's Naomi Mitchell. (5′15″)
The election result for the National and Labour parties was most accurately forecast not by the traditional pollsters - but by an online prediction stockmarket; Ipredict. (5′58″)
Today marks the 100th anniversary of Robert Falcon Scott's trip to the South Pole. (5′28″)
People who love weddings and or fashion are in for a treat this summer with Te Papa's latest exhibition, Unveiled. (4′30″)
Glen, Ben, Burn, Inver, Inch, Strath Taieri: with Peter Dowling. (4′16″)
Keeping you informed and celebrating the great New Zealand summer.
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