5:10 PM.The government has proposed a raft of changes to building laws to make it easier for prefab homes to be produced on mass, in a bid to address the housing crisis.
The building and construction… Read more Video, Audio
5:14 PM.Tensions are rising in Tokyo as the effect of Typhoon Hagibis hits home for Rugby World Cup players and officials.
With their slim quarterfinal hopes squashed by the cancellation of tomorrow's match… Read more Audio
5:22 PM.An Oncologist says New Zealand owes Southland man Blair Vining a debt of gratitude for the precious time he spent campaigning for a better health system.
Blair died on Friday morning. The father of… Read more Video, Audio
5:33 PM.News from the business sector, including a market report. Audio
5:35 PM.The premature anointing of Christopher Luxon as a National Party candidate could yet prove problematic for the party's leader Simon Bridges.
The former Air New Zealand boss has yet to get the formal… Read more Video, Audio
5:40 PM.A man who acted as a lookout during a violent dairy robbery in Auckland has been sentenced to 14 years in jail.
Ngatama Kaienua never entered the dairy, but kept watch, as a teenager stabbed two shop… Read more Video, Audio
5:45 PM.Dunedin students say the flat party culture, has grown in response to Otago University acting as the fun police and clamping down on student pubs and bars.
But a leading preventive medicine… Read more Video, Audio
5:55 PM.Top Tongan rugby league players have snubbed their own domestic rugby league organisation in order to play upcoming international games.
The Tonga National Rugby League sacked coach Kristian Woolf… Read more Audio
6:10 PM.Nearly two years after several Destiny Church branches were supposedly stripped of their charitable status, they are still operating without paying tax. Read more Video, Audio
6:15 PM.A campaigner against wrongful convictions and former Canadian justice official says jailhouse informants are among the most dangerous of witnesses and NZ should consider tightening its rules around… Read more Video, Audio
6:23 PM.A gun control advocate says the proposed new laws aren't up to scratch in dealing with improvised firearms.
Two people were killed in an anti-Semitic terror attack in Germany on Wednesday, after the… Read more Audio
6:27 PM.Hundreds of young people have swamped pop-up ballot boxes in Auckland to cast last minute votes in local government elections.
Organisers of a pop-up voting station at Auckland University had to… Read more Audio