Morning Report. 2015-05-11. 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):

06:07
Sports News for 11 May 2015

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An update from the team at RNZ Sport.
Topics: sport
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Duration: 2'13"

06:10
Peters suggests Govt housing policy influenced by Nat MPs investing in Auckland.

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The New Zealand First leader has suggested National MPs with investments in the Auckland property market are influencing the Government's housing policy.
Topics: politics, housing
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Duration: 2'13"

06:16
Pacific News for 11 May 2015

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The latest from the Pacific region.
Topics: Pacific
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Duration: 2'29"

06:24
Morning Rural News for 11 May 2015

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News from the rural and farming sector.
Topics: rural, farming
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Duration: 3'56"

06:28
Te Manu Korihi News for 11 May 2015

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A Treaty lawyer says the Crown's approach to recognising Maori water rights is no better than its handling of foreshore and seabed claims; A Taranaki tribe is accusing the Environmental Protection Authority of failing to engage with the region's iwi; Heritage New Zealand says a request by a Motiti Island hapu for the Astrolabe - Otaiti Reef to become a waahi tapu is not on its priority list right now; A kuia says she's changed her mind about the local council in the King Country after it introduced a free driving course for rangatahi.
Topics: te ao Maori
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Duration: 3'31"

06:41
Small towns fear new quake prone legislation will spell their end

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New Zealand's heritage-rich provincial towns are worried new quake prone legislation could mean the death of their communities.
Topics: housing, politics
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Duration: 2'28"

06:43
Missing police dog is found in the Tararua Ranges

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The police dog Thames, which had been missing for a week, will be taken to the vet to be checked out today.
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Duration: 2'33"

06:48
Retail trade figures expected to show strong first quarter growth

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Official retail figures are expected to show that consumers have been on a spending spree over the first three months of the year.
Topics: business
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Duration: 2'40"

06:50
Tall and small the future for retirement villages?

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Smaller, high-rise retirement villages could hit the skyline in the future, in cities such as Auckland.
Topics: housing
Regions: Auckland Region
Tags: retirement villages
Duration: 4'27"

06:55
Fall for wine harvest expected

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Delegat Group says the New Zealand wine industry is likely to see a fall in the 2015 harvest, based on its own experience.
Topics: business
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Tags: wine
Duration: 1'26"

06:58
Jim Parker in Australia

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Across the Tasman, and Australia's Reserve Bank has been accused of an own goal after last week's interest rate cut triggered a perverse outcome in financial markets.
Topics: business
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Tags: Australia
Duration: 1'05"

06:59
Morning Markets for 11 May 2015

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Wall Street finished last week up after jobs' growth in the US and the unemployment rate dropped to a near seven-year low of 5.4 percent.
Topics: business
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Tags: markets
Duration: 27"

07:06
Sports News for 11 May 2015

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An update from the team at RNZ Sport.
Topics: sport
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Duration: 2'06"

07:11
Proposed new quake measures could be devastating for small towns and cities

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Some cities will be granted an extra 20-years to bring their earthquake prone buildings up to scratch.
Topics: housing, politics
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Tags: earthquakes
Duration: 3'42"

07:16
Prominent Wellington property investor questions quake estimates

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Listening to that was Wellington-based property investor and member of the Property Council, Ian Cassels.
Topics: housing, politics
Regions: Wellington Region
Tags: earthquakes
Duration: 5'05"

07:20
Govt MPs made huge gains in Auckland property market

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Government MPs with property investments in Auckland are likely to have made huge gains over the past few years as the price of real estate there has shot up.
Topics: housing, politics
Regions: Auckland Region
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Duration: 3'12"

07:24
John Key responds to pecuniary interests register

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The Prime Minister, John Key says high levels of property investment by MPs should not surprise anyone.
Topics: housing, politics
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Duration: 2'43"

07:27
Horror weekend on the roads

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Ten people were killed on the roads this weekend in five separate accidents.
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Tags: road toll
Duration: 3'01"

07:29
Stewart Islanders turn it on for the 'down-to-earth' prince

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Stewart Islanders say they cannot believe their luck at getting Prince Harry to themselves.
Topics: life and society
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Duration: 3'37"

07:35
Search for missing Johnsonville woman

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The search for 29-year-old Johnsonville woman Susan O'Brien, who went missing while competing in the 20 kilometre Xterra Wellington Trail Running Series event in the Rimutuka forest park yesterday, is continuing this morning.
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Regions: Wellington Region
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Duration: 2'17"

07:40
Weekend's horror road toll

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Ten people were killed in five separate accidents in less than 24 hours, including three women from the same extended family.
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Tags: road safety, road toll
Duration: 5'17"

07:45
Missing police dog found safe and well but hungry

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A single paw print in the mud led to the recovery of missing police dog Thames.
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Duration: 3'23"

07:48
British election results illustrate divide

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The British Conservative Party defied all the pollsters with its victory in the UK election on Friday.
Topics: politics
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Tags: United Kingdom, elections
Duration: 7'57"

07:57
Ministry considers bulk contracts for school property

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The Education Ministry is considering bundling school maintenance into contracts potentially worth many millions of dollars.
Topics: education
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Duration: 2'50"

08:08
Sports News for 11 May 2015

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An update from the team at RNZ Sport.
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Duration: 1'58"

08:11
Ten dead in horror weekend road toll

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The head of road policing wants the speed limit on many rural roads reduced to 70 or 80 kilometres an hour in the wake of a horrendous weekend of road deaths.
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Tags: road toll
Duration: 5'55"

08:17
High and low quake risk city mayors discuss new EQ strengthening legislation

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Some cities could be granted an extra 20 years to bring their earthquake prone buildings up to scratch.
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Tags: earthquakes
Duration: 5'08"

08:24
PHD student to release thesis about growing trend of self representation in Court

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For many, going to court without a lawyer would be unthinkable but a new study shows there's a growing trend of self representation.
Topics: law
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Duration: 4'29"

08:31
Markets Update for 11 May 2015

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A brief update of movements in the financial sector.
Topics: business
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Tags: markets
Duration: 1'02"

08:36
Property investors warn against long term laws for short term housing woes

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It seems every day there's a new horror headline about Auckland's overheated property market.
Topics: housing
Regions: Auckland Region
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Duration: 5'41"

08:42
Government defends delay of anchor projects

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The deadlines for three of Christchurch's so-called anchor projects have been pushed out, sparking calls for the Government to front up over the reasons behind the delays.
Topics: politics
Regions: Canterbury
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Duration: 2'51"

08:47
Te Manu Korihi News for 11 May 2015

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A Taranaki tribe is accusing the Environmental Protection Authority of failing to engage with the region's iwi; A Treaty lawyer says the Crown's approach to recognising Maori water rights is no better than its handling of foreshore and seabed claims; Heritage New Zealand says a request by a Motiti Island hapu for the Astrolabe - Otaiti Reef to become a waahi tapu is not on its priority list right now; A kuia says she's changed her mind about the local council in the King Country after it introduced a free driving course for rangatahi.
Topics: te ao Maori
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Duration: 3'22"

08:50
Questions over R&D funding going offshore

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The benefits from millions of dollars of taxpayer-funded research subsidies maybe heading straight overseas.
Topics: politics
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Duration: 4'33"

08:54
Noted composer Jack Body dies after long battle with cancer

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That's the theme to Close To Home, one of the more widely known works by the noted composer, Jack Body, who has died in Wellington aged 70.
Topics: music
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Duration: 1'46"

08:56
Phil Kafcaloudes with news from Australia

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Time to chat to our Melbourne correspondent Phil Kafcaloudes.
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Tags: Australia
Duration: 3'52"

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Year 2015

Reference number 267614

Media type AUDIO

Collection Sound Collection

Ngā Taonga Korero Collection

Genre Radio news programs
Nonfiction radio programs
Radio programs
Sound recordings

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

Duration 03:00:00

Date 11 May 2015

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