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31 October 2017 4:46 AM Foreign home buyer ban to start early 2018

Ardern campaigned in the recent election to restrict foreign buyers to reduce demand, while the country tackles what her Labour Party says is a housing crisis left unresolved by the previous National government. "We are determined to make it easier for Kiwis to buy their first home so we are stopping foreign speculators buying houses and driving up prices 40

31 October 2017 4:15 AM New Zealand PM says ban on foreign home buyers to start early 2018

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Tuesday a ban on foreigners buying existing homes would begin in early 2018, but the restrictions would not apply to Australians. Ardern campaigned in the recent New Zealand election to restrict foreign buyers to reduce demand, while the country tackles what her Labour party says is a housing 34

29 October 2017 3:54 PM 'This Week' Transcript 10-29-17: Rep. Adam Schiff and Gov. Chris Christie

GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS, ABC ANCHOR: Special counsel Robert Mueller's grand jury approves the first charges in the Russia investigation, arrests as early as tomorrow. Who is the mystery target? How close to the White House? All the fallout from Mueller's first big move. DONALD TRUMP, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES: It was almost a lovefest 20

24 October 2017 8:41 PM Hansen tells Gatland: If you hate coaching, don't do it

That's the message from Steve Hansen to Warren Gatland, after the British and Irish Lions coach claimed he "hated" the tour of New Zealand this year. Gatland was upset with post-tour comments by players, the Kiwi media, and "the negativity in New Zealand". Hansen was in a defiant mood in an interview with Radio Sport's Martin Devlin, saying he was still 25

23 October 2017 3:17 AM Man hits himself with car in bizarre road rage at Malabar

AN embarrassing video has surfaced in which an attempted road rage incident is cut short as a driver bizarrely manages to hit himself with his own car. The video shows the motorist stopping his car abruptly before the driver behind honks his horn. He opens his door and gets out of the car — but he forgot one crucial step — putting his car in park. As he begins 14

21 October 2017 9:31 PM James Shaw says Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary 'still on the table'

New Zealand's groundbreaking ocean sanctuary is not off the table, according to Green Party leader James Shaw. Mr Shaw told RadioLIVE Your Sunday host Ryan Bridge the party is as committed to the Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary as it always has been, alluding to an arrangement with Labour protecting the initiative. "I know that in our agreement with the Labour 12

19 October 2017 2:18 PM Will We Learn to Live With Trump’s Constructive Chaos?

Almost daily, President Trump manages to incense the media, alarm the world abroad, and enrage his Democratic opposition. Not since Ronald Reagan’s first year in office has change and disruption come so fast from the White House. Let’s consider foreign affairs first. In response to North Korea’s nuclear threats to hit the American West coast, Trump promised 19

12 October 2017 2:51 AM Final day of talks under way

Mr Peters said little other than that he expected today's talks to focus again on policy. Asked how his caucus meeting had gone, he said "very good" but would not say what was discussed. "All caucus discussions are confidential." The Green Party team has also started to gather at Parliament as they work through the final details of a proposed agreement 7

11 October 2017 9:02 PM Final day of talks underway

Mr Peters said little other than that he expected today's talks to focus again on policy. Asked how his caucus meeting had gone, he said "very good" but would not say what was discussed. "All caucus discussions are confidential." The Green Party team has also started to gather at Parliament as they work through the final details of a proposed agreement 10

10 October 2017 4:04 PM From Aggressive Overtures to Sexual Assault: Harvey Weinstein’s Accusers Tell Their Stories

Multiple women share harrowing accounts of sexual assault and harassment by the film executive. Since the establishment of the first studios a century ago, there have been few movie executives as dominant, or as domineering, as Harvey Weinstein. As the co-founder of the production-and-distribution companies Miramax and the Weinstein Company, he helped 18