5:10 PM.The public are being promised lower power prices as part of a suite of a changes to the electricity market - but how much and when remain up in the air.
The Energy Minister Megan Woods has committed… Read more Video, Audio
5:15 PM.Pike River families have stood for the first time at the wall that separates them from the men they lost in the mine nine years ago.
About 30 family members took it in turns to travel the dark, wet… Read more Video, Audio
5:20 PM.An Auckland father is facing a long, slow recovery after contracting measles and then encephalitis from a person he came into contact with for less than two minutes. Read more Video, Audio
5:25 PM.The All Blacks have made it two from two at the Rugby World Cup in Japan, trouncing Canada 63-0 in Oita after what seemed like an eternity between games. It was only the second time the team has kept… Read more Audio
5:30 PM.News from the business sector, including a market report. Video, Audio
5:35 PM.The government is being urged to act swiftly after reports that the orphaned child of a New Zealand woman is in a Syrian refugee camp.
Save the Children says it's in contact with the three-year-old's… Read more Audio
5:40 PM.The High Court in Christchurch was packed on Thursday morning where lengthy legal arguments were expected to be heard around why the Brenton Tarrant trial should be moved away from the city.
About 80… Read more Video, Audio
5:45 PM.Should parents of teenagers who leave school early and don't go into education or training be fined?
It's one of the policies the National Party is reportedly looking into as part of its social… Read more Audio
5:50 PM.World class opposition won't be the only thing standing between New Zealand's top athletes and success at next year's Tokyo Olympics.
Next year's Games in Japan are expected to be the hottest in… Read more Video, Audio
6:10 PM.The Energy Minister is confident a raft of changes unveiled on Thursday will help cut the number of households in energy hardship.
But Megan Woods says it's too early to set targets or commit to… Read more Video, Audio
6:18 PM.An independent investigator has found that complaints of inappropriate behaviour against a Christchurch councillor will require a full investigation.
Deon Swiggs has been on leave from council duties… Read more Video, Audio
6:22 PM.The Associate Minister of Transport Shane Jones says Auckland's port's days are numbered and the 'epic' $10 billion move to Northland should happen.
A government-commissioned working group has… Read more Video, Audio
6:25 PM.Hollywood actor Geena Davis has told an audience in Auckland that changes to gender inequality should begin on screen.
The star is one of the headline speakers at the two-day Power of Inclusion film… Read more Video, Audio