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Wednesday, 24 February 2021
Officials are scrambling to see if they can do anything for the Whakatāne Mill, where more than 200 jobs are at risk.
As the largest private employer in the eastern Bay of Plenty, the mill is slated… Read more Audio
The government is under pressure for having housed just 12 families under its Progressive Home Ownership Scheme, since it launched seven months ago.
Seventy-eight more families have been contracted… Read more Audio
The second batch of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine has touched down in New Zealand - with more expected in the coming weeks.
By the end of March, New Zealand is on track to receive a total of about… Read more Audio
The National Party has again butted heads with Parliament's Speaker Trevor Mallard - with expletives flying across the debating chamber.
The shenanigans reflect the rocky relationship between them.
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Silver Fern Farms has been fined more than $330,000 over an ammonia leak at its Hawera plant that was potentially lethal to its staff, emergency services personnel and nearby residents.
The February… Read more Audio
A four month long police investigation has ended with 11 arrests and the discovery of masses of cash, gold bars and luxury goods.
Police have raided more than 21 locations, including the Auckland… Read more Video, Audio
News from the business sector, including a market report. [embed] https://players.brightcove.net/6093072280001/default_default/index.html?videoId=6234830701001 Video, Audio
Green MP Ricardo Menendez March is having to explain himself again, after it emerged he tried twice for an emergency spot in MIQ.
The new MP travelled to Mexico over summer, to care for his sick… Read more Audio
Golfer Tiger Woods has had surgery after smashing-up both his legs and suffering multiple injuries when he rolled his car this morning in Los Angeles.
The champion golfer and father of two had to be… Read more Video, Audio
Pharmac knew there would be clinical reasons why some epilepsy patients would not tolerate a change to their medicines but went ahead with a switch that forced more than 10,000 people to change brands… Read more Video, Audio
Wellington mayor Andy Foster appears to have ambushed many of his colleagues with his announcement of an independent review into council governance.
He says bitter factional in-fighting and negative… Read more Audio
Hundreds of Auckland workers are being forced to stay home after being identified as casual plus contacts of a Kmart worker who tested positive for Covid-19.
The good news is there are no new… Read more Video, Audio