Morning Report. 2014-06-26. 06:00-09:00.

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Morning Report is a news and current affairs programme on Radio New Zealand National. It broadcasts nationwide every weekday morning for three hours and covers major national and international stories, as well as business, sport, Pacific and Māori news. The following rundown is supplied from the broadcaster’s website (note internationally sourced news packages may not necessarily appear in the rundown):

06:06
Sports News for Thursday 26 June 2014
An update from the team at RNZ Sport.
People:
Duration: 1'53"

06:10
Half of country's homicides are family violence related
A government-funded report has found half of all homicides in New Zealand are people who are killed by a relative.
People:
Duration: 2'01"

06:12
British prime minister under pressure in phone hacking trial
The British Prime Minister, David Cameron, is under pressure in the UK over his decision to employ Andy Coulson, who was yesterday convicted of conspiring to hack phones, as a communications director.
People:
Duration: 3'31"

06:17
Pacific News for Thursday 26 June 2014
The latest from the Pacific region.
People:
Duration: 2'34"

06:22
Morning Rural News for Thursday 26 June 2014
News from the rural and farming sector.
People:
Duration: 4'03"

06:25
Te Manu Korihi News for Thursday 26 June 2014
A new report says Maori children are five-and-a-half times more likely to die of abuse and neglect than children of other ethnicities; A human rights commission report shows an over ten percent pay gap between Maori and non-Maori working in the public service sector; The organisation running a Maori Tourism Trade day says efforts need to be made to dispel stereotypes visitors have of Maori tourism; The Arowhenua Runanga in the South Island want to make a fisheries area off the coast of Timaru, they've been harvesting for over five hundred years, a mataitai reserve.
People:
Duration: 3'29"

06:39
Treasury head accepts blame for merger failings
The Treasury is accepting responsibility for bungling a merger.
People:
Duration: 3'01"

06:42
Labour promises to crack down on tax avoidance
The Labour Party is promising to crack down on tax avoidance to help get the Government's books into surplus.
People:
Duration: 2'11"

06:45
Auckland Transport says shuttle may become permanent
Auckland's Transport agency is sticking by its decision to trial a private shuttle service for its staff, and says it may become permanent.
People:
Duration: 2'26"

06:48
Gentrack boss distances company from other tech floats
The just listed technology firm Gentrack is distancing itself other tech companies which have had a bumpy ride on the stock exchange over the last few weeks.
People:
Duration: 2'33"

06:50
Tiwai Point smelter company declares profit
The company behind the Tiwai Point aluminium smelter made a profit in 2013, but is disappointed with the result.
People:
Duration: 51"

06:52
SBS says lending restrictions have hurt earnings growth
SBS Bank says the lending restrictions have hurt earnings growth.
People:
Duration: 2'32"

06:54
Z-Energy to make refiner more efficient
The chief executive of Z-Energy says the service station operator is trying to make a refiner it partly owns more efficient after a shareholder expressed concern about the investment.
People:
Duration: 1'43"

06:54
Family Foley Wines to list on NZX mainboard
Family Foley Wines is planning to leap from the low-cost alternative stock market to NZX's main board after raising ten million dollars in new capital.
People:
Duration: 1'10"

06:57
Morning markets for Thursday 26 June 2014
Stocks are again on the rise on Wall Street this morning, with the market shrugging off new data showing the US economy shrank 2.9 percent in the first quarter, worse than the 1.8 percent predicted. One of the most iconic stock indicies, the Dow Jones Index is up point two one percent to 16 853. It's a turnaround from yesterday when the index shed 119 points, its biggest one-day percentage drop in more than a month.
People:
Duration: 1'00"

07:06
Sports News for Thursday 26 June 2014
An update from the team at RNZ Sport.
People:
Duration: 1'07"

07:10
Head of Treasury owns up to back-office bungle
The head of the Treasury, Gabriel Makhlouf, is taking responsibility for bungling a merger designed to streamline the back-office functions of three departments.
People:
Duration: 3'02"

07:10
Auditor General: Government didn't follow best practice
The Auditor General says the Government's central agencies did not follow best practice in a merger designed to streamline the back-office functions of three departments.
People:
Duration: 4'48"

07:14
Union says public sector merger a failure
The National Secretary of the Public Service Association, Richard Wagstaff, says CASS should be an example of how NOT to implement change in the public service.
People:
Duration: 2'22"

07:15
Family violence related to half of country's homicides
A government-funded report into domestic violence has found half of all homicides in New Zealand are family violence-related and says the Government needs to take radical steps to turn that around.
People:
Duration: 3'49"

07:20
Private shuttle may become permanent says Auckland Transport
Auckland's Transport agency is sticking by its decision to trial a private shuttle service for its staff, and says it may become permanent.
The agency is trying to cut the use of fleet vehicles between its Henderson and downtown offices, but critics of the shuttle say staff should be using buses and trains between the two locations.
People:
Duration: 2'41"

07:22
Coulson could face retrial on additional hacking charges
The former editor of the News of the World newspaper, Andy Coulson, could face a retrial, after the jury was unable to reach a verdict on the final two charges he faced.
People:
Duration: 4'50"

07:28
Christchurch City Council rates to rise 7.5%
Significant belt tightening at Christchurch City Council has not been enough to avoid a seven-and-a-half percent rates rise for its residents.
People:
Duration: 4'49"

07:36
Iraq prime minister rejects calls for unity government
The Iraq Prime Minister, Nouri al-Maliki, has rejected growing international calls for a unity government to counter the threat from Islamic insurgents.
People:
Duration: 4'26"

07:41
Argentina, Nigeria move through to second round of World Cup
Argentina and Nigeria are the latest teams to confirm their place in the knockout stage of the Football World Cup in Brazil.
People:
Duration: 3'37"

07:45
Labour promises to crack down on tax avoidance for government surplus
The Labour Party is promising to crack down on tax avoidance to help get the Government's books into surplus. In its alternate Budget, Labour says it will run surpluses if it leads the next Government by increasing the tax take and by restraining spending.
People:
Duration: 5'23"

07:50
Government reacts to Labour's alternate budget
The Finance Minister, Bill English, is travelling this morning but joining us now is the associate minister, Stephen Joyce.
People:
Duration: 8'23"

08:06
Sports News for Thursday 26 June 2014
An update from the team at RNZ Sport.
People:
Duration: 2'06"

08:13
Auckland Transport sticking by its decision
Auckland's Transport agency is sticking by its decision to trial a shuttle service for its staff, and says it may become permanent. The trial service between its downtown offices and its headquarters in Henderson will cost the organisation more than $122,000 over six months.
People:
Duration: 7'33"

08:16
FVDRC report recommends agencies actively protect victims
A new report is recommending agencies actively protect victims, after it found half of all homicides in New Zealand are family-violence related. The government-funded report by the Family Violence Death Review committee analysed the deaths of everyone killed by a member of their own family between 2009 and 2012.
People:
Duration: 5'24"

08:28
Jury cannot reach final verdict in phone hacking trial
The former editor of the News of the World newspaper, Andy Coulson, could face a retrial, after the jury was unable to reach a verdict on the final two charges he faced.
People:
Duration: 4'03"

08:33
Markets Update for Thursday 26 June 2014
A brief update of movements in the financial sector.
People:
Duration: 1'12"

08:39
Board of Inquiry final decision on Ruataniwha due
The Hawke's Bay Regional Council says a decision on the controversial Ruataniwha Dam could be delayed for months because of a legal challenge against the board of inquiry's final decision.
People:
Duration: 2'43"

08:42
Corruption allegations won't sway NZ Cricket appointment
New Zealand Cricket says it will support the appointment of Narayanaswami Srinivasanan to the game's most powerful job despite his IPL team being at the centre of corruption allegations.
People:
Duration: 4'13"

08:44
Government awards first prizes for education excellence
The Government is often at loggerheads with teachers, but last night it was singing their praises and giving them prizes.
People:
Duration: 2'57"

08:48
Te Manu Korihi News for Thursday 26 June 2014
A new report says Maori children are five-and-a-half times more likely to die of abuse and neglect than children of other ethnicities; A human rights commission report shows an over ten percent pay gap between Maori and non-Maori working in the public service sector; The organisation running a Maori Tourism Trade day says efforts need to be made to dispel stereotypes visitors have of Maori tourism; The Arowhenua Runanga in the South Island want to make a fisheries area off the coast of Timaru, they've been harvesting for over five hundred years, a mataitai reserve.
People:
Duration: 3'24"

08:51
It's do or die for Queenstown Convention Centre
It's D-day for Queenstown's convention centre, with district councillors voting this afternoon whether to commit more than 30 million dollars to build one in downtown Queenstown.
People:
Duration: 2'45"

08:55
2014 Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Awards - winners announced last night

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Year 2014

Reference number 261428

Media type AUDIO

Collection Sound Collection

Genre Radio news programs
Nonfiction radio programs
Radio programs
Sound recordings

Credits RNZ Collection
Espiner, Guyon, Presenter
Ferguson, Susie, Presenter
Wright, Nicola, Newsreader
Radio New Zealand National, Broadcaster

Duration 03:00:00

Date 26 Jun 2014

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