5:09 PM.Ebert Construction has gone into receivership, owing $40 million and leaving subcontractors out of pocket. Workers and contractors arrived at sites around the country this morning to find themselves… Read moreAudio
5:14 PM.Pauline Kingi, who was leading an investigation into the appointment of Deputy Police Commissioner Wally Haumaha, has quit after questions were repeatedly raised about a personal conflict of interest.
5:17 PM.A nearly full domestic flight crashed soon after take-off in Mexico early this morning, bursting into flames on impact. More than 100 people were on board, and while most were injured they all… Read moreVideo, Audio
5:19 PM.Ruapehu District Council says it will urgently investigate safety issues raised by Checkpoint about buses operating on the mountain, following a bus crash which claimed the life of an 11-year-old… Read moreAudio
5:34 PM.Thousands of primary teachers and principals will walk off the job in a fortnight for the first time in 24 years unless mediation between the union and the Ministry of Education is successful. Video, Audio
5:47 PM.The Government has come under fire after footage emerged of a Mongrel Mob member getting tattooed in Rimutaka Prison. Corrections is now carrying out a review, but questions remain about how it was… Read moreVideo, Audio
5:50 PM.Back country hikers say the government has missed the perfect opportunity to correct a century-old mistake and ensure one of the South Island's most beautiful spots went back into the public hands. Audio