5:10 PM.Former Southern Response customers are questioning whether the state insurer should be investigated under the Crimes Act for deceiving its customers.
It comes after a High Court ruling last week… Read more Video, Audio
5:17 PM.Checkpoint has for several days been asking the state owned quake insurer to front up for an interview.
It refuses point blank.
The company says it wont "engage with us" - its words - while the… Read more Audio
5:23 PM.There is no guarantee the cost of Southern Response & EQC botch-ups won't cost the taxpayer more than a billion dollars.
Finance and EQC Minister Grant Robertson says with the combined cost of the… Read more Audio
5:26 PM.Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern wouldn't come to them, so several hundred people braved torrential rain to take their message to her electorate office.
Ihumātao protestors took part in a 17km hikoi… Read more Video, Audio
5:37 PM.News from the business sector, including a market report. Audio
5:37 PM.The police have admitted they didn't follow "best practice" when three prisoners managed to escape from custody in Levin yesterday.
The trio were able to flee when one of only two officers was… Read more Audio
5:41 PM.Hundreds of thousands of people, and billions of dollars of property in New Zealand are now deemed to be at risk from flooded rivers and rising seas.
The details are contained in two reports released… Read more Audio
5:50 PM.The first people to dive down to the Titanic in 14 years say some of the wreck is deteriorating rapidly - eaten away by salt water and bacteria.
Over the course of five submersible dives, an… Read more Audio
5:55 PM.A rough sleeper in Hawera has unwittingly found himself front and centre of the South Taranaki mayoralty race.
Mayoral aspirant Craig Baylis says if he has his way the man known to most locals simply… Read more Audio
6:08 PM.The Earthquake Commission has settled with a Christchurch homeowner, just days before their test case was due to be heard at the High Court.
Jamie Gibling used his KiwiSaver to buy his first family… Read more Video, Audio
6:18 PM.A court has heard a man accused of murdering a Northland toddler looked "like a rabbit in the headlights" after the girl died.
Aaron Archer is on trial in the High Court in Auckland - accused of… Read more Audio
6:22 PM.Iwi in the Far North have renewed calls for the speed limit outside Mahimaru Marae to be slashed in half, after a car crashed into the marae ātea - taking out two palm trees and a power pole.
Ngāi… Read more Audio
6:25 PM.A group of students, including some Youth MPs, have been banned from Parliament for a year, after singing a waiata in the public gallery in support of the Ihumātao hikoi.
A dozen or so protestors… Read more Video, Audio
6:28 PM.People in northern parts of the country could be in for a wild night, with strong winds, heavy rain and thunderstorms predicted.
MetService has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Northland… Read more Audio