5:08 PM.Struggling to maintain her composure, the Prime Minister has described the overwhelming sense of hurt and shame that the country feels over the killing of British packpacker Grace Millane. Audio
5:10 PM.The man accused of murdering Grace Millane appeared for the first time in court today, and while he lost his bid for interim name suppression, his name will remain a secret while his lawyer appeals… Read moreAudio
5:14 PM.Stephen Barclay only took on the job in May, but he hasn't been at work for weeks. Housing Minister Phil Twyford won't comment on his absence, but RNZ understands it relates to an employment dispute.
5:19 PM.Urgent talks between Air New Zealand and unions are underway in a bid to avert a one-day strike that one travel agency says would be almost unprecedented. The strike by the airline's engineers on… Read moreAudio
5:26 PM.An animal rights group is calling for a man to be charged after he was filmed seemingly forcibly blowing cannabis smoke into a kitten's face and joking about it. Warning, you may find some of the… Read moreVideo, Audio
5:38 PM.The 2018 Child Poverty Monitor report has found between 161,000 and 188,000 children are living in households with moderate to severe food insecurity, while 10 percent of low income households go… Read moreVideo, Audio
5:51 PM.What has been leaving Waitara resident's cars and buildings covered in spots and splatters of a pale yellow and difficult to remove substance? Reporter Robin Martin headed to the North Taranaki… Read moreVideo, Audio
6:13 PM.The system is failing children in state care who are traumatised by their experiences and with mental health issues, a psychiatrist and social worker say. They tell Indira Stewart a lot of children… Read moreVideo, Audio