5:09 PM.Jacinda Ardern was one of just two Commonwealth leaders who gave a toast at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting. The prime minister and her partner also met with the Queen earlier in the day.
5:14 PM.A Banking Royal Commission has claimed its first high-profile scalp as AMP CEO Craig Meller stepped down over revelations of misappropriated funds. Madeleine Mattera of Grant Thornton talks to John… Read moreVideo, Audio
5:20 PM.Gambian-born butcher, Sainey Marong, was sentenced to life in prison, with a minimum non-parole period of 18 years, for the murder of sex worker Renee Duckmanton in Christchurch in 2016. Video, Audio
5:24 PM.Associate Immigration Minister Kris Faafoi has intervened and stopped the deportation of Mark Middleton, who was facing deportation after living in New Zealand for 56 years. Mark Middleton spoke to… Read moreVideo, Audio
5:29 PM.The brother of Indian woman Tanvi Bhavsar, who was refused residency after her husband drowned, says she faces a life of persecution if she has to return to India as she has been blamed for his death.
5:38 PM.Heavily addicted criminals are waiting up to five months for treatment in a court programme purposefully designed to treat addiction as a health issue and keep people out of prison. Zac Fleming… Read moreVideo, Audio
5:50 PM.Justice Minister Andrew Little has signalled bail laws may be in for a shake-up with the prison population ballooning. Tracey Marceau says backtracking on previous changes will put people at risk. Audio
5:53 PM.The Warriors will play the St George Illawarra Dragons in Auckland tonight. While the team hasn't provided many victories in recent seasons, their luck seems to be changing this year. Shannon Haunui… Read moreAudio
6:11 PM.Government officials failed to do any background checks on the directors of a company they were going to give $350,000 to. The head of the Provincial Development Unit Nigel Bickle tells RNZ political… Read moreAudio
6:21 PM.A pilot programme at a South Auckland prison is being credited with helping Maori men reconnect with their culture, and is stamp out gang rivalries and jail tensions in the process. Read moreVideo, Audio