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Delta's long tentacles keep reaching further and further. There are cases in Auckland, Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Lakes, Mid Central, Wairarapa and Canterbury.
And now it might have re-emerged in… Audio
The COP26 climate summit agreement has enraged environmentalists but the consensus from delegates is that it is better then no deal at all.
The two-week talks in Glasgow finally wrapped yesterday… Audio
It's crunch time at the COP26 summit, and with one more day of official talks left there is plenty of pessimism among New Zealanders about the outcome.
Our climate reporter Hamish Cardwell has the… Audio
Deciding who picks up the bill for the devastation of climate change is a central issue at the COP26 UN climate summit in Glasgow.
As RNZ Climate Reporter Hamish Cardwell reports, huge sums of money… Audio
Barack Obama stole the show at COP26 today, but New Zealand has been given the crucial task of making sure countries' pledges and reduction efforts are not all just hot air.
The fate of island… Audio
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New Zealand is pushing to make sure the COP26 climate talks in Glasgow aren't just hot air.
The Climate Change Minister James Shaw is co-leading work to set rules to verify countries are making the… Audio
A new international carbon market has been on the table since the Paris Agreement in 2015 but it has never been signed off.
Now, Negotiators at the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow are working… Audio
Environmental groups says it is pointless and cynical for the government to sign up to a global pact to drastically slash methane emissions when it has no plans to match the goal itself.
More than… Audio
A casual comment from the British Prime Minister about belching cows has put work by clever Kiwi scientists onto the world stage at COP-26.
And for the second day in a row, New Zealand climate… Audio
A Maori activist has called out the host and other developed countries at a massive UN climate conference for reaping massive profits while the world burns.
RNZ's climate reporter Hamish Cardwell has… Audio
Covid put a dampener on much of the usual pomp and ceremony for the swearing in of the new Governor-General Dame Cindy Kiro at Parliament today.
Absent this time, the hundreds-strong greeting line… Video, Audio
The government's plan to reduce our refuse is being rubbished itself by recycling specialists.
After revealing its draft proposals to reduce waste, it now wants public feedback.
Hamish Cardwell… Audio
Another round of the wage subsidy opens today, and with Auckland in its ninth week of lockdown, businesses say they cannot hold on much longer. Hamish Cardwell spoke to some of them. Audio
A chorus of rage and disappointment has met the release of a government document on how to slash climate emissions.
Described as a consultation document, the paper includes ideas from Ministers and… Audio
Today marks the 25th anniversary of the first ever MMP election.
Hamish Cardwell spoke to people who were part of the largest change to this country's electoral system in more than a century. Audio
Waikato health authorities are ramping up testing capacity and hoping two positive Covid-19 cases in the region will cause a rush on vaccinations.
The cases yesterday prompted the Government to put… Audio
While Auckland remains in level four lockdown, the rest of the country is enjoy the relative freedoms of level 2.
And with that - for many people - it means going back to the office.
Strong gales have brought down trees and powerlines in the central South Island and lower North Island overnight making driving dangerous.
Reporter Hamish Cardwell spoke to Guyon Espiner. Audio
A petition signed by nearly 14,000 people demanding the government increase the number of mental health workers has been handed to Parliament.
It included the signature of one person who contacted… Audio