5:09 PM.Tolaga Bay locals say they were lucky no one was injured when a river of forestry logs blasted through their properties during flash flooding. They say the recent intensification of forestry is to… Read moreVideo, Audio
5:17 PM.The former prime minister will head a working group aimed at setting up Fair Pay Agreements between unions and employers, and establishing minimum terms and conditions of employment for all workers in… Read moreVideo, Audio
5:39 PM.A dozen local and international companies have pledged to make all of their packaging recyclable or compostable by 2025 - which they say will help create a 'circular economy' and reduce waste. Audio
5:43 PM.Cabinet briefing papers reveal the government was warned by officials its plan to curb future oil and gas exploration could have a "chilling effect" on investment if it wasn't handled well. Audio
5:55 PM.A playground with a slide, tunnel, stepping stones and maze will be built on a small lawn in front of the Beehive in a bid to make Parliament more family friendly. Speaker Trevor Mallard tells Deputy… Read moreAudio
6:15 PM.From October, the government plans to make foreign tourists pay twice as much as locals to stay in tramping huts on four of the country's great walks, including the Abel Tasman track. Video, Audio
6:19 PM.One man wrestled a knife off a murderer, another saved a man from a sinking car and a team of three worked for 17 hours straight to save passengers from a plane that crashed in a remote part of Nepal.
6:26 PM.Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has stirred controversy after he asked a woman to kiss him on the lips onstage in exchange for a book during an official visit to South Korea. Harovi Cooper… Read moreVideo, Audio