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Join The Detail team every weekday as they make sense of the big stories with the country’s best journalists and experts. Produced by Newsroom for RNZ, and made possible by NZ on Air. Listen on RNZ National at 6.30pm Monday-Thursday.
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RNZ National’s flagship news programme known for breaking news stories, incisive interviews with politicians across the political spectrum and newsmakers and commentators from Aotearoa and around the world. There's a lot to talk about in the mornings and Morning Report is covering the stories that matter to the people of Aotearoa.
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A new study from the University of Otago has highlighted the links between deforestation and the loss of biodiversity in New Zealand's rivers and streams. Comparing over 100 different freshwater sites in Otago and Southland, the study found key differences in the insect life in areas that had been deforested. Mark Leishman talks to the lead researc…
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A new study from the University of Otago has highlighted the links between deforestation and the loss of biodiversity in New Zealand's rivers and streams. Comparing over 100 different freshwater sites in Otago and Southland, the study found key differences in the insect life in areas that had been deforested. Mark Leishman talks to the lead researc…
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A Dunedin motorcycle mechanic is set to take on some of the best bike building enthusiasts in the world. Andy Martin and his custom built chopper have made the final of the Biltwell's People's Champ The annual competition is the show for up-and-comers, independent builders around the world. So to find out what went into creating the chopper Andy ta…
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A Dunedin motorcycle mechanic is set to take on some of the best bike building enthusiasts in the world. Andy Martin and his custom built chopper have made the final of the Biltwell's People's Champ The annual competition is the show for up-and-comers, independent builders around the world. So to find out what went into creating the chopper Andy ta…
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Together, the Grand Theft Auto games have raked in nearly 20-billion New Zealand dollars since 1997. The next instalment, GTA 6, is likely to be one of the most financially successful entertainment products of all time. It's so hotly anticipated it's trailer was leaked today. Oskar Howell is a video games and technology journalist and he talks to M…
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Together, the Grand Theft Auto games have raked in nearly 20-billion New Zealand dollars since 1997. The next instalment, GTA 6, is likely to be one of the most financially successful entertainment products of all time. It's so hotly anticipated it's trailer was leaked today. Oskar Howell is a video games and technology journalist and he talks to M…
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Here's four words for you to ponder: Hallucinate; Authentic; A I and Rizz These four words have each been named the 2023 word of the year by different English dictionaries. So what do the words 'authentic' and 'hallucinate' tell us about where society is at in 2023? Joining Nights to find some meaning is University of Waikato linguist Andreea Calud…
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Here's four words for you to ponder: Hallucinate; Authentic; A I and Rizz These four words have each been named the 2023 word of the year by different English dictionaries. So what do the words 'authentic' and 'hallucinate' tell us about where society is at in 2023? Joining Nights to find some meaning is University of Waikato linguist Andreea Calud…
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From Rotorua's natural hot springs to the fresh mountain air of the Southern Alps, the health benefits of New Zealand's natural environment have often been part of our tourism attractions. Well with its picturesque golden beaches, enchanting hills, and lush green valleys the Coromandel is promoting itself as a region that's good for your health and…
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From Rotorua's natural hot springs to the fresh mountain air of the Southern Alps, the health benefits of New Zealand's natural environment have often been part of our tourism attractions. Well with its picturesque golden beaches, enchanting hills, and lush green valleys the Coromandel is promoting itself as a region that's good for your health and…
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Christmas is around the corner, and Christmas trees are about to become some of the hottest properties in town ... But for a certain segment of the population, this can lead to a very uncomfortable time indeed ... people who suffer from Christmas Tree Syndrome Mark Leishman talks to Dr Amy Chan - a pharmacist and spokesperson for Sensitive Choice N…
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Christmas is around the corner, and Christmas trees are about to become some of the hottest properties in town ... But for a certain segment of the population, this can lead to a very uncomfortable time indeed ... people who suffer from Christmas Tree Syndrome Mark Leishman talks to Dr Amy Chan - a pharmacist and spokesperson for Sensitive Choice N…
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A family from the far north has travelled to Rarotonga as they fight to preserve their language learn more about their ancestors. Ngā Tamariki Mānihera is a music performance group. They homeschool their kids who speak fluent Te Reo Maori. Lydia Lewis caught up with them while they were in Rarotonga.…
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A family from the far north has travelled to Rarotonga as they fight to preserve their language learn more about their ancestors. Ngā Tamariki Mānihera is a music performance group. They homeschool their kids who speak fluent Te Reo Maori. Lydia Lewis caught up with them while they were in Rarotonga.…
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If today's protests over the new government's policies on co-governance and the Treaty are anything to go by, next year's Waitangi Day celebrations could be a heated affair. Prime Minister Christopher Luxon says he intends to visit Waitangi on the 6th of February, as does ACT's David Seymour. Ko taku manuhiri inaianei ko Pita Tipene, Pita is the ch…
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If today's protests over the new government's policies on co-governance and the Treaty are anything to go by, next year's Waitangi Day celebrations could be a heated affair. Prime Minister Christopher Luxon says he intends to visit Waitangi on the 6th of February, as does ACT's David Seymour. Ko taku manuhiri inaianei ko Pita Tipene, Pita is the ch…
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For 10 years Granny's Christmas Grotto in the Rangitīkei town of Marton has brought the joy of Christmas to thousands of visitors. But after it closes its doors this year, everything will be auctioned off as the woman behind it all retires because of ill-health. Our reporter Jimmy Ellingham takes a peak inside. [embed] https://players.brightcove.ne…
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For 10 years Granny's Christmas Grotto in the Rangitīkei town of Marton has brought the joy of Christmas to thousands of visitors. But after it closes its doors this year, everything will be auctioned off as the woman behind it all retires because of ill-health. Our reporter Jimmy Ellingham takes a peak inside. [embed] https://players.brightcove.ne…
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A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for Northland, which is getting hit by heavy rain and could have some flooding. It's getting about 40mls of rain an hour in some areas and there's a rain watch in place for Northland and Auckland until 7pm tonight. Metservice Duty Forecaster Heath Gullery speaks to Lisa Owen. [embed] https://players.bri…
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A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for Northland, which is getting hit by heavy rain and could have some flooding. It's getting about 40mls of rain an hour in some areas and there's a rain watch in place for Northland and Auckland until 7pm tonight. Metservice Duty Forecaster Heath Gullery speaks to Lisa Owen. [embed] https://players.bri…
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If you have a love of horses, a need for speed and weigh under 55kgs, a job as a jockey could be just for you. Recent suspensions and an exodus of local jockeys to greener pastures overseas means there's a real shortage of jockeys at the moment. Now efforts are being ramped up to invest in apprentice jockeys here, with hopes they'll stick around to…
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If you have a love of horses, a need for speed and weigh under 55kgs, a job as a jockey could be just for you. Recent suspensions and an exodus of local jockeys to greener pastures overseas means there's a real shortage of jockeys at the moment. Now efforts are being ramped up to invest in apprentice jockeys here, with hopes they'll stick around to…
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Crate day antics in four wheel drives have destroyed the eggs of endangered birds nesting along a Canterbury river. There's several colonies of the Tarapiroe, black fronted terns and banded dotteral nests along the Ashley Rakahuri river. But despite signage warning people away from the birds, last Saturday dozens of four wheel drivers ripped up and…
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Crate day antics in four wheel drives have destroyed the eggs of endangered birds nesting along a Canterbury river. There's several colonies of the Tarapiroe, black fronted terns and banded dotteral nests along the Ashley Rakahuri river. But despite signage warning people away from the birds, last Saturday dozens of four wheel drivers ripped up and…
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