RNZ Chairman welcomes appointment of new Public Media Entity

RNZ Chairman welcomes appointment of new Public Media Entity

Radio New Zealand Chairman, Dr Jim Mather, welcomed the appointment of a new proposed potential public media entity for New Zealand, RNZ and TVNZ combined. The new development will seek input on a Charter for the new entity, which reports back to the Government’s Cabinet at the end of the...

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1 new case of COVID-19 in managed isolation, none in the Community

1 new case of COVID-19 in managed isolation, none in the Community

There is 1 new case of COVID-19 to report today in managed isolation, none in the community. The first new case arrived on March 28 from India via the United Arab Emirates. This person tested positive on day 1 routine testing and is now staying in a quarantine facility in...

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Ministry of Health acknowledges protocols in place for arrivals from India

Ministry of Health acknowledges protocols in place for arrivals from India

India, as of recent, has reported the highest number of daily COVID-19 cases within the world, and New Zealand has continued to import returnees via the United Arab Emirates. It has run through an affirmation that the Ministry of Health has acknowledged specific protocols being put in place so if...

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Daylight Savings to end this Sunday, Clocks turn back one hour

Daylight Savings to end this Sunday, Clocks turn back one hour

Daylight Savings is expected to come to an end on Sunday, April 4. People are being reminded to set their clocks back by one hour. NZ Standard Time will go back one hour at 3am. During Daylight Savings, the country is on ‘New Zealand daylight time’ meaning it is one hour...

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Chris Hipkins receives COVID-19 Vaccination

Chris Hipkins receives COVID-19 Vaccination

COVID-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins has received the COVID-19 jab. Associate Health Minister Ayesha Verrall who was in the same room received it too. In a Facebook post, he mentioned that this is his first dose which will in-hopes gain courage for others to take it. “This morning, I had...

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Rights to land matters, especially for Māori

Rights to land matters, especially for Māori

The rights to land for many communities across the world, especially for New Zealand’s Māori, have fought for landlessness for decades as the Government buys it out. Today is this year’s commemoration Day of the Landless. It aims to defend against ancestral lands. Recognition for land rights and ownership, including...

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