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RNZ: Morning Report
NSW dealing with fresh floods

RNZ: Morning Report

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2022 4:42


New South Wales is dealing with new destructive floods after a severe storm hit the state. In the worst-affected town of Eugowra, 90 percent of homes and businesses have been affected. More rain is due, and international aid - including twelve New Zealand volunteers - has arrived to help. ABC reporter Mollie Gorman spoke to Corin Dann.

RNZ: Morning Report
Should Siri have your friend's voice?

RNZ: Morning Report

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2022 3:56


Alexa and Siri have become a fairly common part of households in recent years. The AI assistants offer reminders, answer tricky questions, and can help people to make calls or send emails and text messages. But what if the robotic voices of Alexa and Siri were replaced by the voices of your friends and family? That's the concept University of Auckland student Samantha Chan is taking to the Prototypes for Humanity conference held in Dubai this week, with her Kin Voice technology. She spoke to Corin Dann.

RNZ: Morning Report
Wellington mayor set to drop Green Party membership

RNZ: Morning Report

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2022 3:10


It is understood Wellington mayor Tory Whanau, whose independent campaign was endorsed by the Greens, has decided she will not renew her party membership. Whanau has now spent almost six weeks in the city's top job after she got a majority of 17,751 votes over the incumbent. On the campaign trail, Whanau pitched herself as someone who could cross the political spectrum and bring people together.  So why the decision to ditch the Greens?  She spoke to Corin Dann.  

RNZ: Morning Report
Property Council on proposed RMA reform

RNZ: Morning Report

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2022 4:36


The government says the adjustments to the Resource Management Act should mean more projects are able to go ahead without a resource consent, saving millions of dollars.  Property Council chief executive Leonie Freeman spoke to Corin Dann.

RNZ: Morning Report
Up to a quarter of houses could sell at loss over next few months - CoreLogic

RNZ: Morning Report

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2022 6:37


An economist is predicting up to a quarter of houses could sell at a loss in the coming months. CoreLogic's new Pain and Gain report is out this morning and shows around 3 percent of houses sold in the last quarter failed to make a profit on the purchase price. CoreLogic chief property economist Kelvin Davidson spoke to Corin Dann.

RNZ: Morning Report
Democrat wins Arizona governorship

RNZ: Morning Report

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2022 3:20


Katie Hobbs has been elected of governor of Arizona, becoming the latest Democrat to win in a state that was once a red stronghold. She defeated Republican Kari Lake, who throughout her campaign repeated Donald Trump's false claim that the 2020 election was rigged. Arizona's gubernatorial election was one of the most closely watched races in this year's midterms, with the candidates neck and neck throughout the campaign.  KTAR News Arizona senior news reporter Jim Cross spoke to Corin Dann.   

Simon Marks Reporting
November 14, 2022 - In talks, Biden and Xi stress need to avoid nuclear conflict over Ukraine

Simon Marks Reporting

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 14, 2022 7:21


Simon's live update on today's bilateral, face-to-face meeting between the two leaders, for Radio New Zealand's "Morning Report" with Corin Dann.

RNZ: Morning Report
Cryptocurrency exhange collapses

RNZ: Morning Report

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 14, 2022 3:53


Crypto giant FTX has collapsed into bankruptcy and has taken it's "King of Crypto" boss down with it. The cryptocurrency exchange is seeking court protection in the US as it looks for a way to return money to users. In the bankruptcy filing FTX has estimated that it had between $10b billion and $50b billion dollars in assets and libailities and more than 100,000 creditors. It has been a massive turn of fortunes for 30-year-old Sam Bankman-Fried who has stepped down as chief executive. CNN Digital Correspondent Paul La Monica spoke to Corin Dann.

RNZ: Morning Report
Prime Minister visits Vietnam for trade summit

RNZ: Morning Report

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 14, 2022 4:05


Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has moved to Vietnam in her week-long South East Asian trip for security and regional summits. The visit is focused on trade, as Ms Ardern looks to add her political weight to open doors for a 20-strong trade mission. RNZ business editor Gyles Beckford is accompanying the Prime Minister and spoke to Corin Dann.  

RNZ: Morning Report
Joe Biden, Xi Jinping oppose nuclear weapons in Ukraine

RNZ: Morning Report

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 14, 2022 7:21


US President Joe Biden and Chinese leader Xi Jinping say they oppose the use of nuclear weapons in the war in Ukraine. The leaders met this morning on the sidelines of the G20 world leaders summit in Bali, for their first in person encounter since the US President took office. Depsite increasing tension between the China and the US, Mr Biden says he and Mr Xi understand one another. In his speech, President Biden also took the opportunity to tout the strength and resiliance of American democracy following the recent midterm elections. Washington correspondent Simon Marks spoke to Corin Dann.

RNZ: Morning Report
Christchurch stabbing at park popular with dog walkers

RNZ: Morning Report

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 14, 2022 6:42


The investigation into the brutal stabbing of a dog-walker in Bexley is continuing with police ramping up patrols around the park in Christchurch where the assault took place. The man was repeatedly stabbed during an early-morning attack yesterday and police say they are still trying to piece together what happened. Detective Inspector Nicola Reeves says the man left home just before 5 in the morning and about an hour later his the family dog returned home alone. Police want to hear from anyone in the area around the time of the attack. Reeves is describing the attack as unexplained. The park is a popular fixture with dog-walkers, including Christchurch City Councillor Yani Johanson. He spoke to Corin Dann.

RNZ: Morning Report
NZ should work toward pay parity in sports - Robertson

RNZ: Morning Report

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 14, 2022 8:02


Deputy Prime Minister and Sports Minister, Grant Robertson, says New Zealand should be working towards pay parity across all sports. He made the comments during his post-Cabinet media conference yesterday afternoon, following the Black Ferns' Rugby World Cup triumph. One of the arguments against pay parity has been the commercial value of the teams - and Robertson says the World Cup showed it is clear there is an extraordinary brand value the Black Ferns. Robertson spoke to Corin Dann.

RNZ: Morning Report
Wellingtonians complain about smell, taste of tap water

RNZ: Morning Report

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 14, 2022 3:11


Wellingtonians are complaining that something is smelling a little odd in the water right now. It's tasting a bit funny too. But the Wellington Water authority says residents in the capital need not be alarmed. They say the smelly in the water is harmless and temporary, a short-lived effect of warm weather conditions on increased volumes from a local plant. Wellington Water chief advisor for drinking water Laurence Edwards spoke to Corin Dann.

RNZ: Morning Report
AA wants to see lower speed limits and more road maintenance

RNZ: Morning Report

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 14, 2022 7:16


The AA says it wants to see lower speed limits and more road maintenance rolled out to help lower the road toll. The transport agency's new Interim Speed Management Plan is proposing dropping limits on over 400 kilometres of state highway. It's also proposing lowering speeds around most schools and maraes on open roads. AA's Dylan Thomsen spoke to Corin Dann.

RNZ: Morning Report
Man critically injured after assault in Bexley

RNZ: Morning Report

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 13, 2022 2:41


A man has been critically injured in an assault in Bexley in Christchurch. Police say they were called to the scene on Pages road about 6.20am on Monday. Reporter Adam Burns spoke to Corin Dann from the cordon.

RNZ: Morning Report
Celebration in newly liberated Kherson

RNZ: Morning Report

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 13, 2022 5:41


After a weekend of celebration in Ukraine about newly liberated Kherson, the Ukrainian authorities have imposed a curfew on the city.  Ukrainian troops took back the city on Saturday after the retreat of some 30,000 Russian fighters.  But there are now fears that Russia may continue shelling as troops are digging in on the opposite of the Dnipro river.  Officials have also banned travel in and out of the city.  BBC correspondent James Waterhouse spoke to Corin Dann.  

RNZ: Morning Report
Concerns about dividends paid to electricty shareholders

RNZ: Morning Report

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 13, 2022 3:53


Electricity generators are delivering "excess dividends" to their shareholders, at a cost to people, the planet and the green economy, according to a new report. The study, co-authored by FIRST Union, NZCTU, and Three-Fifty Aotearoa, takes issue with what its authors say are excessive dividends being paid out to shareholders. From 2014 to 2021, the study found, firms have collectively paid out three-point-seven billion dollars more in dividends to their shareholders than they earned in profits. This is money that would be much better spent elsewhere, in areas such as environmental protection, says FIRST Union researcher Edward Miller. He spoke to Corin Dann.  

RNZ: Morning Report
Police sees drop in performance measures across the board

RNZ: Morning Report

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 13, 2022 6:48


Despite an increase in the number of police, the organisation has seen drops almost across the board in its performance measures released in its Annual Report. The Annual Report lists the police's priorities, goals and performance, with specific objectives for things like clearance rates for sexual assault complaints, family violence reoffending, burglaries, and road policing. The report shows worsening statistics in most categories in the report. While Covid-19 has had an impact, the report also admits resources are often pulled away from certain areas, such as burglaries, to crimes deemed more serious and urgent. Police deputy commissioner Jevon McSkimming spoke to Corin Dann.  

RNZ: Morning Report
Senate locked down for Democrats, House still up for grabs

RNZ: Morning Report

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 13, 2022 6:08


The battle for control of the House of Representatives is now the biggest unanswered question from this year's US midterm elections.  The Democrats have kept their narrow Senate majority, with victories in Arizona and Nevada meaning the party will enter 2023 with at least 50 senate seats.  But with votes still being counted the race for the House is still too close to call.  BBC US correspondent Anthony Zurcher spoke to Corin Dann from Washington. 

RNZ: Morning Report
First Lunar Mission from NZ about to enter Moon orbit

RNZ: Morning Report

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 13, 2022 3:34


Space ... the final Kiwi frontier. The first lunar mission to have ever taken off from New Zealand is about to enter the Moon's orbit. Rocket Lab, a New Zealand/US venture, launched Nasa's Capstone micro-satellite on an Electron rockets from Mahia back in June. All going to plan,  Nasa is now looking to put a small space station into the same orbit as a precursor to returning astronauts to the Moon -- women, this time, or else people of colour. Rocket Lab communications manager Morgan Bailey spoke to Corin Dann.  

RNZ: Morning Report
Race for control of the senate down resting on three states

RNZ: Morning Report

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2022 7:08


After the predicted red wave failed to deliver, the race to win control of the US Senate remains tightly contested. The decision of whether Democrats or Republicans gain control will be decided by whichever party wins two of the three outstanding contests in Arizona, Georgia and Nevada. But the race in Georgia will not be decided until a run-off election in December, with this week's vote being too close to call. Republican commentator Lenny McAllister spoke to Corin Dann.

RNZ: Morning Report
Political editors panel: Polls, Reserve Bank, tax

RNZ: Morning Report

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2022 11:06


It's time now for our Friday political panel in which we dissect, discuss and analyse the political stories of the week. Political editor Jane Patterson, and Newhub political editor Jenna Lynch spoke to Corin Dann.

RNZ: Morning Report
Analysis: Black Ferns take on England for World Cup

RNZ: Morning Report

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2022 5:28


In just over 36 hours, the Black Ferns will run out the Eden Park pitch, cheered on by a sellout crowd at New Zealand's home of rugby. That's right - It's time for the Rugby World Cup final between the Black Ferns and England. RNZ rugby reporter Joe Porter and  British rugby writer for The Telegraph Fiona Tomas spoke to Corin Dann.  

RNZ: Morning Report
Heavy rain forecast for parts of North Island

RNZ: Morning Report

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2022 4:08


Some wild weather has begun to sweep across Te Ika-a-maui, with rain warnings in place across Northland and the East Coast. Rain is set to continue for the rest of the day, and could cause surface flooding in places. Up to 200 millimetres is expected to fall Gisborne, and heavy downpours are forecast for the Bay of Plenty and the Coromandel Peninsula. NIWA meterologist Chris Brandolino spoke to Corin Dann.

RNZ: Morning Report
Business journalist critical of Reserve Bank

RNZ: Morning Report

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2022 6:58


The Reserve Bank has given itself a glowing review in it's annual assessment, but some commentators say some deeper issues are missing from the report. In a briefing yesterday, Te Pūtea Matua - the Reserve Bank - said its actions have protected the country from economic catastrophe. Others say it's failed to acknowledge other harm done, and say the reappointment of Governor Adrian Orr is confirmation that the bank has burned through it's right to remain apolitical. Business journalist Bernard Hickey spoke to Corin Dann.  

RNZ: Morning Report
National Party climate spokesperson defends drilling stance

RNZ: Morning Report

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2022 3:35


Climate change Minister James Shaw leaves today for the COP27 conference in Egypt. Also flying out today is opposition climate change spokesperson Scott Simpson - this coming in the same week his National Party reaffirmed it will repeal the Government's offshore oil and gas exploration ban if it wins next year's election. That stance earned a rebuke from Shaw, who described it as "bonkers". Simpson spoke to Corin Dann.  

RNZ: Morning Report
Black Ferns aiming to break England's winning streak

RNZ: Morning Report

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2022 4:33


The Black Ferns are going to have to snap a mammoth winning streak if they're to win the women's Rugby World Cup tomorrow night at Eden Park. England, the Red Roses, have won 30-straight matches, dating back to a 2019 loss to the Black Ferns. But, the Black Ferns have never lost in a World Cup final, and they've only ever been beaten twice at a Rugby World Cup. So who will take home the title tomorrow night? Former Black Fern and rugby commentator Kristina Sue spoke to Corin Dann.  

RNZ: Morning Report
Black Ferns aiming for good send off for Kendra Cocksedge

RNZ: Morning Report

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2022 2:53


The Black Ferns now will be trying to give their inspirational half-back Kendra Cocksedge the perfect sendoff, as a World Cup winner, as she heads to retirement. Coach Wayne Smith will also be bringing to a close his short tenure with the team, which has seen a transformation in the style of attacking rugby they play. Smith's assistant coach Wes Clarke spoke to Corin Dann.

RNZ: Morning Report
Children missing more school in NZ than other countries

RNZ: Morning Report

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2022 3:04


New research indicates children are missing school more in New Zealand than other English-speaking countries.  The Education Review Office found that many parents and students do not priortise going to school.  Four in 10 parents were comfortable with their child missing a week or more of school per term and a third of students did not see going to school every day as important. ERO Education Evaluation Centre head Ruth Shinoda spoke to Corin Dann.  

RNZ: Morning Report
NZ lose to Pakistan in Cricket World Cup semifinal

RNZ: Morning Report

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2022 3:31


It's 1992 all over again. As happened 30 years ago, New Zealand have been toppled by Pakistan in a Cricket World Cup semifinal, this time losing by seven wickets in the T20 match at the Sydney Cricket Ground last night. It means Pakistan will move onto the final in Melbourne on Sunday evening, where they'll play either England or India. Former Black Cap Richard Petrie spoke to Corin Dann.

RNZ: Morning Report
Patient punched another in busy emergency department

RNZ: Morning Report

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2022 4:12


A woman who was brought to North Shore Hospital by ambulance was punched in the face by another patient, as they waited to get into the overcrowded emergency department. The assault is understood to have happened on Tuesday night, after the man was brought to the hospital by police officers who then left. The man also threw things around and abused a nurse, before punching the patient, knocking her to the ground. College of Emergency Nurses and the Nurses Organisation spokesperson Sue Stebbings spoke to Corin Dann.  

RNZ: Morning Report
Fuel company leader on new Commerce Commission powers

RNZ: Morning Report

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2022 5:43


Fuel companies will soon have a closer eye kept on them with the Commerce Commission taking on new powers to regulate unruly pricing. The government has also announced that fuel companies will be required to stock a month's worth of petrol to protect prices from spiking during global emergencies. A third announcement extended the deadline for suppliers to introduce biofuels to customers by, which will be April 2024. Gull New Zealand general manager Dave Bodger spoke to Corin Dann about how these changes will affect the sector.

RNZ: Morning Report
Control of US Senate on knife-edge

RNZ: Morning Report

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2022 8:46


The fight for control of the US Congress is on a knife-edge, as Democrats dash Republican expectations of a resounding victory. Results are still rolling in for the elections. While the Republicans are favoured to win the House of Representatives, the Senate is still anybody's game. Brent Budowsky, political columnist for The Hill, spoke to Corin Dann.  

Simon Marks Reporting
November 8, 2022 - Last rallies underway in America's knife-edge mid-term elections

Simon Marks Reporting

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2022 5:18


Simon's live report for Radio New Zealand's "Morning Report" with Corin Dann.

RNZ: Morning Report
Economy top concern for US voters in midterm elections

RNZ: Morning Report

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2022 4:29


Polls suggest economy is the number one concern for voters going to the polls today in the US midterm election. The economic situation is similar to that in New Zealand - unemployment is very low but inflation is very high. Dan Ives, Equity Research Analyst at Wedbush Securities, spoke to Corin Dann.

RNZ: Morning Report
Return of Canterbury's Agricultural Show

RNZ: Morning Report

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2022 3:14


Following the roaring success of Canterbury's Trotting Cup yesterday, farmers are raring to go this morning for the return of the Agricultural Show. Hundreds of animals will be on display between today and Friday, and massive crowds are expected with free entry for under-18s for the first time. Head organiser of the city farmyard section at the show, Richard Perkins, spoke to Corin Dann.

RNZ: Morning Report
Open banking announcement expected soon

RNZ: Morning Report

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2022 4:37


Open banking has increased choice and lowered banking costs for millions around the world. But it has been slow to arrive here. The government has been working on it and an announcement is expected soon. So what are the benefits and when might we see them? Consumer NZ chief executive, Jon Duffy, spoke to Corin Dann.

RNZ: Morning Report
National shocked by RBNZ governor reappointment

RNZ: Morning Report

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2022 8:47


The National Party says it's shocked by the reappointment of Reserve Bank governor Adrian Orr for a second five year term. National had wanted an independent review of the Bank's performance before any decisions were made, and are unhappy with the process which has seen Mr Orr reappointed. The Bank's board has reviewed the performance of Mr Orr and the Bank in general, but National's finance spokesperson, Nicola Willis, says that review was akin to someone marking their own homework. National Party leader, Christopher Luxon, spoke to Corin Dann.

RNZ: Morning Report
Wellington house prices largest slide in country

RNZ: Morning Report

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2022 4:31


New figures show house prices are continuing to slide with home values in the capital falling more than 17% percent this year.  The latest QV house price index shows house prices have fallen by an average of 6.8% across the wider Wellington region this quarter  But this is still a significantly larger decline than the national average of 3.9%. Nicki Cruickshank, a Wellington real-estate agent, spoke to Corin Dann.

RNZ: Morning Report
Ex-RBNZ official on Adrian Orr's reappointment

RNZ: Morning Report

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2022 6:27


The Finance Minister, Grant Robertson, has reappointed Adrian Orr as the Reserve Bank's governor for another five year term - drawing the ire of the National Party. National's finance spokesperson, Nicola Willis, wrote to Mr Robertson two months ago saying the party wouldn't support his reappointment without an independent review of the Bank's performance. Some financial experts are displeased with the move, with one, Dr Arthur Grimes of Victoria University, declining an interview but saying of Adrian Orr's re-appointment "If at first you don't succeed, try, try, try again." International financial consultant Geof Mortlock, who was once a senior official at the Reserve Bank, has also been a critic of Mr Orr.  He spoke to Corin Dann.

RNZ: Morning Report
Black Claps take on Pakistan in T20 World Cup tonight

RNZ: Morning Report

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2022 3:19


The Black Caps play in the semifinals of the T20 World Cup in Australia tonight, taking on Pakistan at the Sydney Cricket Ground. New Zealand topped their group, while Pakistan scraped into the semis, but that doesn't mean it's a foregone conclusion. Indeed, Pakistan won a tri-series in Christchurch before the tournament began, beating both Bangladesh and New Zealand at Lincoln. Former Black Caps wicketkeeper, Peter McGlashan, spoke to Corin Dann.

RNZ: Morning Report
Women's RWC final at Eden Park a sellout

RNZ: Morning Report

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2022 3:06


Extra tickets have been put up for sale for the women's Rugby World Cup final at Eden Park on Saturday night. It's expected to be a sellout for the tournament finale, with the Black Ferns taking on England from 7.30pm. Eden Park Trust Board chief executive Nick Sautner spoke to Corin Dann.

RNZ: Morning Report
Stargazers treated to last lunar eclipse for several years

RNZ: Morning Report

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2022 3:37


A total lunar eclipse took place very late last night, exciting those stargazers keen enough to take in the celestial light show. There were crystal clear skies in the South Island but many further north weren't so lucky. Otago museum director and astronomer Dr Ian Griffin spoke to Corin Dann.

RNZ: Morning Report
Full crowds return to NZ Trotting Cup

RNZ: Morning Report

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 7, 2022 3:41


Huge crowds are expected at Addington Raceway today for the New Zealand Trotting Cup. It's the first time they'll have full crowds since 2019, with the pandemic limiting numbers over the past two years. Getting staff has been an problem for the racing club, which has had to fly in chefs from around the country to help cater proceedings. The main race itself will get underway just after 5.30pm. Addington Raceway's racing manager, Darrin Williams, spoke to Corin Dann.

RNZ: Morning Report
Taupo Council urges changes to main highway

RNZ: Morning Report

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 7, 2022 3:31


Taupō District Council is demanding changes to the main road on the eastern side of the lake following a truck rolling off the road on Sunday. It says warnings to Waka Kotahi about the safety of State Highway One have fallen on deaf ears. The truck was carrying krill oil and milk powder, forcing the road to close for more than twenty four hours as the spillage was cleaned up. Chief executive Gareth Green says the council has warned the transport agency this could happen for years. He spoke to Corin Dann.   

RNZ: Morning Report
Lou Reed 'Transformer' album turns 50

RNZ: Morning Report

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 7, 2022 2:44


Oh, it's such a perfect day for Lou Reed fans. The singer's classic album Transformer turns fifty today. The recording was produced by David Bowie and is best known for its edgy radio hit, 'Walk on the Wild Side'. The song caused a stir when it first came out in November 1972, and probably wouldn't be to all tastes in 2022 either. RNZ music reviewer Marty Duda spoke to Corin Dann.

RNZ: Morning Report
Growing calls for inquiry into bank profiteering

RNZ: Morning Report

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 7, 2022 7:27


Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is calling banks' profits across the entire sector wrong,  but she's being told to turn her words into action and launch an inquiry. National wants the decisions of the Reserve Bank investigated to find whether its monetary policy contributed to financial institutions recording bumper bottom lines. Westpac this week reported its annual earnings had climbed to just over $1b. We approached Westpac, the ANZ, Kiwibank and the New Zealand Bankers Association to speak to us this morning, all declined. Sam Stubbs, the managing director of Kiwisaver provider Simplicity, has long argued for an inquiry into bank profiteering.  He spoke to Corin Dann.

RNZ: Morning Report
Growing calls for inquiry into bank profiteering

RNZ: Morning Report

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 7, 2022 7:27


Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is calling banks' profits across the entire sector wrong, but she's being told to turn her words into action and launch an inquiry. National wants the decisions of the Reserve Bank investigated to find whether its monetary policy contributed to financial institutions recording bumper bottom lines. Westpac this week reported its annual earnings had climbed to just over $1b. We approached Westpac, the ANZ, Kiwibank and the New Zealand Bankers Association to speak to us this morning, all declined. Sam Stubbs, the managing director of Kiwisaver provider Simplicity, has long argued for an inquiry into bank profiteering. He spoke to Corin Dann.

RNZ: Morning Report
Last lunar eclipse of 2022

RNZ: Morning Report

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 7, 2022 4:21


The Dark Sky Project in Tekapo is throwing a party tonight to celebrate the last lunar eclipse of 2022. The eclipse will be well visible across New Zealand with the lunar totality, or the "blood moon phase", taking place at midnight. Adrien Vilquin is a guide at the Dark Sky Project. He spoke to Corin Dann.

RNZ: Morning Report
Auckland deputy mayor on council's $270m budget hole

RNZ: Morning Report

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 7, 2022 7:41


Auckland Council says there is a $270m hole in its books for the next financial year, caused by the pressures of rising inflation and interest rates. The Council is said to have the "financial flexibility" to respond to the budget situation, but it will require tough choices and trade-offs. We wanted to ask the mayor, Wayne Brown, how he planned to negotiate the $270m shortfall, but his office delegated that job to his deputy mayor, Desley Simpson. She spoke to Corin Dann.