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From nine to noon every weekday, Kathryn Ryan talks to the people driving the news - in New Zealand and around the world. Delve beneath the headlines to find out the real story, listen to Nine to Noon's expert commentators and reviewers and catch up with the latest lifestyle trends on this award-winning programme.
 
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From midnight tonight most of New Zealand returns to alert level one Covid restrictions and there will no longer be a limit on the number of people who can gather socially. It's five weeks and five days since New Zealand last experienced the social freedom of alert level one. But Auckland remains at alert level two for another fortnight, with a sli…
 
Te Mana Ākonga, The Māori Tertiary Student's Association, is calling for a national review of universities saying that they are failling to protect Māori students and uphold te Tiriti o Waitangi. Waikato University is undertaking an independent review following a letter to the Education Minister about structural racism at the institution. One recen…
 
the Government has announced it will ease border restrictions for some industries to help fill labour shortages. Under the new rules, veterinarians, deep sea fishing crew, and agricultural and horticultural machinery operators will be able to enter the country. This follows strong pressure from the agriculture sector for help getting people into th…
 
The Education Ministry has confirmed NCEA and Scholarship exams could go ahead if the covid alert level were to rise back up to three. Principals had worried a level three lockdown might force the cancellation of the NCEA and Scholarship exams in November. RNZ's Education correspondent, John Gerritsen, shared the details with Māni Dunlop.…
 
The National Party is promising to boost the capacity of managed isolation facilities, by allowing private accomodation providers to join the Government-controlled network. The party's deputy leader, Gerry Brownlee, announced the new details of its border policy this morning, which included a booking system for the managed isolation facilities and …
 
On today's pod: alert levels are set to move down but have we done enough to eliminate the Auckland Covid cluster? Frustrated Auckland businesses wont see much change but around the country, others are breathing a sigh of relief and with continued congestion on Auckland's roads due to its damaged Harbour Bridge, an urban design expert says the city…
 
Kia ora, Welcome to Monday's Economy Watch where we follow the economic events and trends that affect New Zealand. I'm David Chaston and this is the International edition from Interest.co.nz. Today we lead with news China has a big problem with mortgage foreclosures. But first, in a sign of a recovered economy, the upcoming Golden Week holiday (Oct…
 
As most of New Zealand moves to Alert level 1, Wellingtonians get another chance to see the art of Van Gogh on a spectacular scale. The Van Gogh Alive Experience on the Wellington Waterfront sold out swiftly at Alert Level 2 but more tickets will become available this week as restrictions on gatherings ease. Warwick Dent is the General Manager of E…
 
Figures released to RNZ show the problem of assault within the army is common across the battalions. On Monday RNZ reported a soldier sentenced to military detention for multiple assault charges is still serving in the Army, despite him telling a court that he would leave. Now data that covers other units reveals complaints of bullying, harassment …
 
Thousands of leaked documents obtained by journalists allegedly reveal banks were used by criminals to move dirty money around the globe. Information on more than $2 trillion dollars worth of transactions have been exposed and reportedly show how banking officials allowed fraudsters to move money between international accounts, often in the knowled…
 
Employers are being accused of taking advantage of badly worded wage subsidy rules and not paying workers what they are due. Businesses getting the subsidy must make their best endeavours to pay staff at least 80 percent of their normal salary. But unions and employment advocates say that's too vague and they fear complaints will get bogged down in…
 
Victoria's rates of Covid-19 continue to plummet. The Australian state recorded 11 new cases and two deaths on Monday and are on an eleven day streak of less than 50 new infections. Those results are prompting calls to re-think the state of Victoria's Road Map out of lockdown but Premier Daniel Andrews warns that safety must guide the process. He s…
 
The second Bledisloe Cup match which is due to be played in Auckland next month could be moved to Dunedin if Auckland remains at Level 2. But with the rest of the country moving to Level 1 it means the freedom to watch live-sport in person including the Mitre-10 Cup. There's already a buzz growing with some provinces expecting a sell-out. Sally Mur…
 
A man who was abused as a child while in a boys home has pleaded with the Royal Commission Inquiry into abuse in state care to make sure future generations aren't allowed to suffer as he and many others did. The Commission is looking into abuse between 1950 and 1999. It resumed public hearings in Auckland yesterday, with the focus on how victims ha…
 
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