5:13 PM.Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has flatly rejected accusations from National that she had any influence over the Speaker's decision to halt an inquiry into the leak of Simon Bridges' expenses. Video, Audio
5:22 PM.Manawatu was meant to be the test case for how well officials handled the toxic firefighting foam contamination countrywide, but instead it's been like David in gumboots versus Goliath. Read moreVideo, Audio
5:27 PM.The government is proposing a range of changes aimed at making it easier for tenants to rent properties - and stay in them, but landlords are hoping they'll also be considered before any changes go… Read moreAudio
5:38 PM.It's been six months since Marahau, in the Tasman region, was hit by Cyclone Gita, which brought down an avalanche of forestry debris. Tracy Neal went to the town to find out how the clean-up is… Read moreVideo, Audio
5:44 PM.Grandmas, kids, almost 'everyone' is consuming synthetics in Napier's poorest suburb, Maraenui. Anusha Bradley meets a cop who's trying to stamp it out, and a mum who's struggling to give up the drug.
5:55 PM.High-achieving tertiary science students are now eligible for Nasa's international internships, under a new agreement between the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment and the US space… Read moreVideo, Audio
6:12 PM.One Paremoremo guard is accused of kicking a prisoner repeatedly in the head, another's charged with breaking the prisoner's ankle and a third is accused of moving a camera to try and ruin any… Read moreVideo, Audio