5:08 PM.Counties Manukau DHB was reluctant to ask the previous government for funding to fix mouldy, rotting and unstable buildings because of pressure from ministers to stay in surplus, its acting CEO says.
5:21 PM.Canada, the US and Australia have joined Britain and a number of EU countries in expelling dozens of Russian diplomats and undeclared intelligence staff. New Zealand doesn't have undeclared… Read moreVideo, Audio
5:42 PM.Kerry Dwyer, who ran a calf rearing business near Oamaru, sent all 400 of his calves to slaughter in September last year - but says he can't start rebuilding until MPI pays him for his loss. Audio
5:51 PM.Peter FitzSimons, who played as a lock for the Wallabies, was one of six former sports stars to pledge their brains to help scientists study concussions at Sydney University today. Read moreVideo, Audio
6:08 PM.New Zealand is the only member of the "Five Eyes" intelligence alliance to have not taken retaliatory action against Russia over the nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy and his daughter. Audio
6:15 PM.Former CNN Moscow Bureau Chief and foreign correspondent Jill Dougherty talks to John Campbell about how countries are jointly expelling Russian diplomats, and how it is playing out in Russia. Audio
6:15 PM.National's Mark Mitchell says Jenny Marcroft told him - on behalf of a minister - to stop supporting a project in his electorate if he wanted it to get public funding. But New Zealand First says… Read moreAudio
6:21 PM.RNZ reporter Nita Blake-Persen joins Checkpoint live from Northland, where she joined a north-bound convoy on a forest road, one of the alternative routes to head north after a 20m chunk of SH1 was… Read moreAudio