New Zealand RadioNZ Mon, 04 Mar 2024 22:04:05 +1300Heavy rain passes, but leaves behind colder temperatures
The worst of the strong winds, thunderstorms and rain that hit many parts of the country on Monday may have passed, but the temperatures around New Zealand are set to plummet on Tuesday.
Mon, 04 Mar 2024 20:19:48 +1300Long-tailed bat the weight of a AAA battery believed to be NZ's oldest
The bat, known as T7787, is at least 26 and "going a little grey", DOC says.
Mon, 04 Mar 2024 18:05:05 +1300Auckland Airport denies queues are getting worse as former PM hits out
Helen Clark has hit out at the state of Auckland Airport, as passengers say they've had little to no explanation for delays.
Mon, 04 Mar 2024 17:47:27 +1300New Plymouth Matchbox 20 / Goo Goo Dolls concertgoers hospitalised with broken ankles
Hato Hone St John treated 18 patients at the New Plymouth gig. Concertgoers reported being 'skittled' by people falling over.
Mon, 04 Mar 2024 19:05:25 +1300Palmerston North buses go 100% electric, in first for NZ
The city's streets have become busier, but quieter, as 42 new electric buses roll out on new routes.
Mon, 04 Mar 2024 19:23:39 +1300Auckland police officer charged after death of fleeing motorcyclist
Police say the officer was charged with dangerous driving causing death following legal advice.
Mon, 04 Mar 2024 16:45:12 +1300Rolleston College not consulted on 'completely inappropriate' redesign of major project
A college principal says she is horrified at what has happened to her school's building project - even though it is supposedly a top priority.
Mon, 04 Mar 2024 20:19:49 +1300Bluecliffs erosion state of emergency extended another week
The mayor said the extension would allow more time to work on opening the river bar to change the flow away from homes.
Mon, 04 Mar 2024 19:08:35 +1300Redwoods to get the chop at Wellington Botanic Garden ki Paekākā
The trees are decaying due to damage from kākā, which have returned to the capital in high numbers.
Mon, 04 Mar 2024 17:19:17 +1300Experts detect growing numbers affected by climate anxiety
For a small portion of the population it causes a level of worry so severe that it interferes with everyday life.
Mon, 04 Mar 2024 17:08:44 +1300What to watch: Secret City
Sleepy old Canberra is the scene of political and diplomatic shenanigans - and murder - in this Netflix series. Dan Slevin explains why it's worth a watch.
Mon, 04 Mar 2024 17:19:40 +1300Gas station owner robbed eight times since year began
Owner Sanjai Bagia says he and his staff have become grimly familiar with being victims of armed robbery.
Mon, 04 Mar 2024 18:47:13 +1300Live: Flights delayed, cancelled as trough brings heavy rain, gales to much of NZ
Flights have been cancelled in the capital, a roof ripped off on the West Coast and motorists in Auckland faced delays across the Harbour Bridge.
Mon, 04 Mar 2024 17:00:29 +1300Three people facing 150 charges after vandalism spree
Bus shelters and windscreens were shattered and rubbish bins set alight in a trail of chaos across Wellington.
Mon, 04 Mar 2024 16:46:08 +1300Wairarapa mayors clash over amalgamation
Carterton Mayor Ron Mark is standing firm on his support for the amalgamation of Wairarapa's three councils, despite Masterton postponing talks.
Mon, 04 Mar 2024 15:50:48 +1300Covid-19 update: 5575 new cases, 21 deaths
The number of Covid-19 cases reported in the last week is slightly down on the week before, with 5575 cases reported.
Mon, 04 Mar 2024 15:00:36 +1300Whakaari: Island's owners apologise 'unreservedly' to victims of 2019 eruption
The apology says the three Buttle brothers feel tremendous weight from what occurred - but have no insurance to fund reparations.
Mon, 04 Mar 2024 10:20:43 +1300Woman who miscarried not warned baby would be born alive
Maya says she has been left traumatised by the indifferent care she received: "They treated me like I wasn't worth their time because my baby was going to die."