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RNZ: Morning Report

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RNZ: Morning Report

RNZ: Morning Report

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The most authoritative and comprehensive coverage of local and world events to be found on morning radio happens from 6:00am to 9:00am every weekday on RNZ National.

Latest Episodes

Kerry-Anne Walsh with news from Australia

It's Friday so we cross the ditch to Canberra to talk to our correspondent Kerry-Anne Walsh.

4 MIN2 d ago
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Kerry-Anne Walsh with news from Australia

Kiwi fashion brand to recycle old garments

A Wellington fashion brand is embarking on recycling its products - when they reach the end of their wearable life - into new fabric. Little Yellow Bird is aiming to 'close the loop' on its supply chain by sending 1,000 kilos of wornout clothes to Europe to be recycled. The used garments will be broken down into a pulp which is blended into a new yarn and woven back into new textiles. Samantha Jones is the founder of Little Yellow Bird.

3 MIN2 d ago
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Kiwi fashion brand to recycle old garments

GNS updating National Seismic Hazard Model

A scientific model that estimates the likelihood and strength of earthquake shaking in different parts of New Zealand is being revised to reflect the latest research knowledge. GNS Science is updating their National Seismic Hazard Model which is used by businesses and government. Matt Gerstenberger is a seismologist at GNS.

1 MIN2 d ago
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GNS updating National Seismic Hazard Model

Ferns found to work together in bee-like colonies

New research has shown plants can work together to survive. In the tropical rainforest on Lord Howe Island off Australia's East Coast, biologists found ferns living in colonies. This kind of behaviour - called eusociality - has previously only been attributed to animals, most commonly insects such as bees and wasps. Kevin Burns is Professor in Biology at Victoria University of Wellington.

4 MIN2 d ago
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Ferns found to work together in bee-like colonies

Culture of abuse ingrained in gymnastics - athlete

A former New Zealand Commonwealth Games gymnast says a culture of abuse is so ingrained in gymnastics many athletes fail to recognise it. Dr Georgia Cervin is now an honourary research fellow in sports history at the University of Western Australia. She spoke with sports reporter Felicity Reid about how Gymnastics New Zealand is dealing with claims of abuse.

3 MIN2 d ago
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Culture of abuse ingrained in gymnastics - athlete

Hawke's Bay council spending more on Ruataniwha dam

A rural council in Hawke's Bay has agreed to relieve the financial stress of a controversial group that owns the rights to a failed dam project. In 2018, a plan to build the Ruataniwha dam was blocked by the Supreme Court. Forest and Bird claim the new council money could put the dam back on the table but the Central Hawke's Bay mayor says it's more about keeping options open. RNZ's Tom Kitchin filed this report.

2 MIN2 d ago
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Hawke's Bay council spending more on Ruataniwha dam

Petone rugby coach battles to attract new people to the sport

Rugby faces an uphill battle to attract new players to the sport and with Covid-19 resulting in development and community roles being axed at New Zealand Rugby, that war just got harder to win. That's why people like Petone women's coach Fred Fereti are so important. Rugby reporter Joe Porter has more.

3 MIN2 d ago
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Petone rugby coach battles to attract new people to the sport

Markets Update for 7 August 2020

A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

55 s2 d ago
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Markets Update for 7 August 2020

NZTA encounters problems with Auckland bridges build

The Transport Agency has problems with two new bridges being built on the Auckland Northern Corridor highway project. That's partly due to efforts to speed up construction after a five-week Covid-19 shutdown of the $700m job. Phil Pennington is looking in to this.

2 MIN2 d ago
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NZTA encounters problems with Auckland bridges build

Election season kicks off with Pacific bubble debate

The election season kicked off in Wellington last night as debate fired up over a Pacific travel bubble. Parties gathered to discuss matters beyond our borders in an event titled Trade, Aid and New Zealand's place in the world. Managing Chinese influence in the Pacific and how to safely arrange travel to the region prompted some opposing views. RNZ Pacific's Dominic Godfrey was there.

3 MIN2 d ago
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Election season kicks off with Pacific bubble debate

Latest Episodes

Kerry-Anne Walsh with news from Australia

It's Friday so we cross the ditch to Canberra to talk to our correspondent Kerry-Anne Walsh.

4 MIN2 d ago
Comments
Kerry-Anne Walsh with news from Australia

Kiwi fashion brand to recycle old garments

A Wellington fashion brand is embarking on recycling its products - when they reach the end of their wearable life - into new fabric. Little Yellow Bird is aiming to 'close the loop' on its supply chain by sending 1,000 kilos of wornout clothes to Europe to be recycled. The used garments will be broken down into a pulp which is blended into a new yarn and woven back into new textiles. Samantha Jones is the founder of Little Yellow Bird.

3 MIN2 d ago
Comments
Kiwi fashion brand to recycle old garments

GNS updating National Seismic Hazard Model

A scientific model that estimates the likelihood and strength of earthquake shaking in different parts of New Zealand is being revised to reflect the latest research knowledge. GNS Science is updating their National Seismic Hazard Model which is used by businesses and government. Matt Gerstenberger is a seismologist at GNS.

1 MIN2 d ago
Comments
GNS updating National Seismic Hazard Model

Ferns found to work together in bee-like colonies

New research has shown plants can work together to survive. In the tropical rainforest on Lord Howe Island off Australia's East Coast, biologists found ferns living in colonies. This kind of behaviour - called eusociality - has previously only been attributed to animals, most commonly insects such as bees and wasps. Kevin Burns is Professor in Biology at Victoria University of Wellington.

4 MIN2 d ago
Comments
Ferns found to work together in bee-like colonies

Culture of abuse ingrained in gymnastics - athlete

A former New Zealand Commonwealth Games gymnast says a culture of abuse is so ingrained in gymnastics many athletes fail to recognise it. Dr Georgia Cervin is now an honourary research fellow in sports history at the University of Western Australia. She spoke with sports reporter Felicity Reid about how Gymnastics New Zealand is dealing with claims of abuse.

3 MIN2 d ago
Comments
Culture of abuse ingrained in gymnastics - athlete

Hawke's Bay council spending more on Ruataniwha dam

A rural council in Hawke's Bay has agreed to relieve the financial stress of a controversial group that owns the rights to a failed dam project. In 2018, a plan to build the Ruataniwha dam was blocked by the Supreme Court. Forest and Bird claim the new council money could put the dam back on the table but the Central Hawke's Bay mayor says it's more about keeping options open. RNZ's Tom Kitchin filed this report.

2 MIN2 d ago
Comments
Hawke's Bay council spending more on Ruataniwha dam

Petone rugby coach battles to attract new people to the sport

Rugby faces an uphill battle to attract new players to the sport and with Covid-19 resulting in development and community roles being axed at New Zealand Rugby, that war just got harder to win. That's why people like Petone women's coach Fred Fereti are so important. Rugby reporter Joe Porter has more.

3 MIN2 d ago
Comments
Petone rugby coach battles to attract new people to the sport

Markets Update for 7 August 2020

A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

55 s2 d ago
Comments
Markets Update for 7 August 2020

NZTA encounters problems with Auckland bridges build

The Transport Agency has problems with two new bridges being built on the Auckland Northern Corridor highway project. That's partly due to efforts to speed up construction after a five-week Covid-19 shutdown of the $700m job. Phil Pennington is looking in to this.

2 MIN2 d ago
Comments
NZTA encounters problems with Auckland bridges build

Election season kicks off with Pacific bubble debate

The election season kicked off in Wellington last night as debate fired up over a Pacific travel bubble. Parties gathered to discuss matters beyond our borders in an event titled Trade, Aid and New Zealand's place in the world. Managing Chinese influence in the Pacific and how to safely arrange travel to the region prompted some opposing views. RNZ Pacific's Dominic Godfrey was there.

3 MIN2 d ago
Comments
Election season kicks off with Pacific bubble debate
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