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Leaders more at risk of burnout than ever before
New research has found leaders at organisations across the motu are more at risk of burnout than ever before.
With the impacts of the pandemic, there's overwhelming pressure for bosses to care for their staff.
But their own health is suffering.
Reporter Tom Kitchin has this story for mental health awareness week.
Polls close in German election
Polls have closed in Germany, in a surprising election with the Social Democrats in the lead.
Now the wait is on for the final results, and a new chancellor, as Angela Merkel steps down after 16 years.
It's been a neck-and-neck race. Polling has the Social Democratic Party at 25.5 per cent of the vote - just ahead of the Christian Democrat Party at 24.5 percent.
Berlin correspondent Thomas Sparrow spoke to Corin Dann.
Efforts to reduce number of deaths of children and young people stagnate
Efforts to reduce the number of children and young people dying appear to have stagnated.
Its the finding of the government's Child and Mortality Review Committee, which analysed more than 2,600 deaths between 2015 and 2019.
The authors say the mortality rates also reflect a significant inequity, with Māori and Pacific rangatahi far more likely to die.
Jamie Tahana reports.
Associate Minister of Health Peeni Henare responding in a statement focused on deaths among the very young.
He said that it's unacceptable that pēpi Māori are six times more likely to die from sudden unexpected death in infancy.
He added that an evaluation of the National SUDI Prevention Programme is underway.
Commentator on 100th Springboks vs Auckland test
A rugby commentator says the Springboks represent Aotearoa's greatest sporting rivalry - both because of our history on the field - and off it.
As we mark the 40th anniversary of the 1981 Springbok tour, the All Blacks beat the South African team in a historic100th test match at the weekend.
Nigel Yelden says it's a rich and fraught history between the two countries.
He spoke to Corin Dann.
Markets Update for 27 September 2021
A brief update of movements in the financial sector.
Health practicioners lose High Court abortion case
A group of health practitioners who conscientiously objected to abortion have lost a case in the High Court.
A requirement in the Abortion Legislation Act 2020 states a practitioner who objects to abortion needs to refer the patient to a doctor who can help them.
The Health Professionals' Alliance members were opposed to abortion on moral or religious grounds, and sought a declaration that this law interferes with the Bill of Rights Act.
ALRANZ Abortion Rights Aotearoa president Terry Bellamak was at the hearing.
She spoke to Susie Ferguson.
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