5:09 PM.A former works manager for Fletcher EQR says assessors didn't check behind walls or under floors to examine the true extent of damage caused by the Christchurch earthquakes because there wasn't enough… Read moreVideo, Audio
5:18 PM.The State Services Commission has launched an investigation into insurer Southern Response hiring a security contractor. The company says it did so in response to threatening behaviour from customers… Read moreVideo, Audio
5:42 PM.The South-East Marine Protection Forum met for three years to identify areas to protect the coast between Timaru and Waipapa Point in Southland. It's handing in two competing plans. Video, Audio
5:56 PM.A 73-year-old says she'll now be able to see the dentist for the first time instead of pulling out her own teeth after Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei announced plans to provide free private health insurance for… Read moreVideo, Audio
6:15 PM.It could take another day before the fire, burning on a 1600 tonne pile of scrap metal in Favona is put out. Fire and Emergency says James Fletcher Drive will be closed until at least midday tomorrow.
6:17 PM.It's been 10 days since a 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck a remote province in Papua New Guinea, killing nearly 80 people. Affected communities are frustrated over delays in distributing relief… Read moreVideo, Audio
6:22 PM.In some cases, women are having to raise hundreds of thousands of dollars themselves for treatments like Abrazane and Kacyla - both which have been publically funded in Australia for years. Audio