5:00 PM.A Ministerial inquiry calls for observers on foreign fishing boats, a Christchurch businessman pleads guilty to a 100-million dollar fraud and the Auckland port strike is extended by another week. Audio
5:14 PM.A Christchurch businessman has pleaded guilty to fraud by running a Ponzi-style scheme worth more than 100-million dollars to fund his taste for international travel, designer clothes and women. Audio
5:24 PM.New Zealand's third biggest electricity company is making good on a three year threat, saying it's no longer willing to provide emergency backup during an electricity crisis because its too expensive.
5:52 PM.Today's release of the ministerial inquiry report into the use of foreign fishing vessels confirms there are questions over why Maori aren't working in the industry; A survey of 570 Maori teenage… Read moreAudio
6:14 PM.The State-owned Enterprises Minister has conceded that under the Companies Act up to 50 percent of partially privatised energy companies could be sold without the approval of shareholders. Audio
6:47 PM.A survey of 570 Maori teenage girls who smoked everyday, shows about 250 of them quit the habit last year; Today's release of the ministerial inquiry report into the use of foreign fishing vessels… Read moreAudio