Newshub Headlines

News on RadioLIVE

Why the surplus won’t be used to boost teachers’ offer

"This is not a pot of money that's just sitting waiting to be spent," says Jacinda Ardern.

9 minutes ago

'Convoluted' process to get teachers back in class - teacher

A returning Kiwi teacher, who has spent ten years teaching overseas, is frustrated at the process involved to re-register as a teacher.

15/10/2018

Boaties behaving more safely but still room for improvement – Maritime NZ

Boaties are slowly improving when it comes to water safety, new research shows.

15/10/2018

Classrooms desperate to get retired teachers back

Education Minister Chris Hipkins made the plea on The AM Show, in an effort to fill the 850 vacancies schools are expected to have next year.

15/10/2018

National want Bridges out - new leak suggests

The AM Show host Duncan Garner confronted Bridges with internal party polling that puts his favourability rating at negative 25 percent.

15/10/2018

Campaign aims to get rural men to speak up about depression

A university student is taking aim at improving mental health education for young rural males in New Zealand.

13/10/2018

Pregnancy warning labels to be mandatory on booze in New Zealand

Alcohol companies will now be required to include pregnancy warning labels on their products under new Government rules.

13/10/2018

Wendyl's last show: In case you missed it

If you missed Wendyl Nissen's last show on The Long Lunch, you can reminisce here.

12/10/2018

Firearms forums about good policy, not ‘NRA-style’ lobbying – Chris Bishop

“This is not about throwing the baby out with the bathwater and creating an NRA-style lobbying campaign or anything like that."

12/10/2018

Disappearance of Saudi journalist ‘the flavour of the time’ – expert

Al Gillespie suspects traditional rules of international diplomacy have been up-ended.

12/10/2018

Government should borrow and invest now, says economist

The prospect of slowing economic growth should be a "trigger" for the Government to borrow and spend, says one of the country's leading economists.

12/10/2018

Duncan Garner shares how he overcame bullying

The AM Show host reflected on his own experience with bullying, which he "still remembers vividly".

12/10/2018

Housing prices hurting low-income families, says report

Rising housing costs have exacerbated income inequality in New Zealand, according to the report.

12/10/2018

Japan will be 'amazing hosts' - Dan Carter on Rugby World Cup

Ryan Bridge talks to All Blacks great Dan Carter about his life in Japan, and his new role with an Australian travel company.

11/10/2018

Mobile showers and laundry for homeless ‘an act of kindness’

Rough sleepers in Auckland will now have access to free mobile laundry and showers through an Australian charity.

11/10/2018

Why you may be paying more airfare than your seatmate

Airline fares may fluctuate depending on your search history, says one expert.

11/10/2018

Drug use should be treated ‘as a health issue’ – Stuart Nash

Police Minister Stuart Nash is refusing to say whether he's for or against ending marijuana prohibition, but appears to be leaning in favour.

11/10/2018

Australia to vote on mandatory pregnancy warnings on NZ booze

At present, the warnings are voluntary.

11/10/2018

Loan interest to be capped at 100 percent 'still high' - Darryl Evans

New measures to combat loan shark lenders who charge high interest on small loans will be introduced by the Government.

10/10/2018

The Long Lunch: In case you missed Wednesday

If you missed the show, here are the best bits to listen back to from The Long Lunch, Wednesday October 10th, 2018.

10/10/2018

Migrant sex workers looking to fund studies or travel - study

"They just see as something they’re doing on their travels. Nobody back home will ever know about it."

10/10/2018

Mark Lundy’s freedom bid denied: ‘The war goes on’ - lawyer

A legal bid by convicted double murderer Mark Lundy has been rejected by the Court of Appeal.

10/10/2018

Government ‘ignoring the obvious’ alternative to light rail

The Government could save $2.5 billion if it's willing to ditch its Auckland CBD to airport light rail plan in favour of extending existing rail lines

10/10/2018

Nadia Lim weighs in on how to get summer ready

Kiwi celebrity chef Nadia Lim has shared her top advice for feeling fitter and healthier as we come into the summer months.

10/10/2018

‘Bribes for election year’: Duncan Garner slams Government surplus

"They've kept this for a rainy day, they just kept all this money on the side."

10/10/2018

Fuel industry is profitable, but profits not 'super' - Gull manager

Gull's general manager Dave Bodger believes fuel prices are high because of the costs involved getting it here.

09/10/2018

Campground owner slams $2.2m plan to tackle freedom camping

Logan Skinner’s budget-friendly park in Franz Josef could soon face stiff competition with freedom camping facilities just down the road.

09/10/2018

National 'did nothing' on fuel prices - Bernard Hickey

With petrol prices on the rise, Jacinda Ardern has today doubled down on her crusade against the fuel industry.

09/10/2018

Research ‘heavily’ underway to reduce NZ’s food production footprint

Jacinda Ardern addressed how the Government plans to tackle its emission targets for 2050.

09/10/2018

Early signs look good for Mycoplasma bovis eradication - farmer

But he said the Government's response has been "slow" and "frustrating" to eradication efforts.

09/10/2018