5:00 PM.Parliament's speaker apologises for releasing a journalist's phone records. Jon Stephenson calls on the defence force to investigate a death threat and hackers target National Party websites. Audio
5:15 PM.The journalist, Jon Stephenson, is calling on the Defence Force to investigate his complaint that an officer made death threats against him in 2011, over Mr Stephenson's reporting in Afghanistan. Audio
5:48 PM.Maori Land Court records have been made available at Auckland libraries as a tool for Maori to research their whakapapa; The recently-elected Ikaroa-Rawhiti MP, Meka Whaitiri, has been officially… Read moreAudio
5:55 PM.Christchurch's Hagley Oval has been chosen to host the opening ceremony of the 2015 Cricket World Cup and and the first game, despite its contentious upgrade to international standards still not being… Read moreAudio
6:24 PM.Westpac Bank has launched a home loan option called Family Springboard which allows would-be house buyers to boost the size of their deposits by accessing other family members' home equity or savings.
6:46 PM.Maori Land Court records have been made available at Auckland libraries as a tool for Maori to research their whakapapa; A Maori financial literacy advisor says iwi governance entities are becoming… Read moreAudio
6:52 PM.New Zealand will host a semi final in the 2015 Cricket World Cup, with Auckland's Eden Park getting the nod just as it did when the tournament was jointly hosted by New Zealand and Australia in 1992. Audio