5:11 PM.National is signalling a crackdown on social welfare if it is elected next year with gang members and anti-vaxxers in its sights.
The Opposition party has released its social services discussion… Read more Audio
5:15 PM.Warning: Some content may be upsetting.
The Royal Commission into abuse in state and faith-based care has today heard from a man so affected by abuse that he set fire to his sleeping father, and… Read more Video, Audio
5:19 PM.The company behind the Collective brand of dairy products has been fined $483,000 for covering up positive tests for the potentially fatal bacteria listeria.
Epicurean Dairy makes yoghurt, including… Read more Video, Audio
5:25 PM.Saveloys, marshmallows and whole grapes are among foods the Health Ministry says are too dangerous to serve under-fives in early childhood centres.
Draft guidelines say such foods pose a high risk of… Read more Video, Audio
5:27 PM.The English rugby team has been fined for crossing the centre-line in its "Flying V" response to the All Blacks' semi-final haka at the weekend.
But a kapa haka expert here says World Rugby is being… Read more Audio
5:35 PM.News from the business sector, including a market report. Video, Audio
5:42 PM.An Auckland businessman has been jailed for nearly seven years for ripping off investors' money to fund an extravagant lifestyle.
Steven Robertson was found guilty of 23 theft, deception and… Read more Video, Audio
5:46 PM.Pharmacists say letting them do vaccinations generally - not just in a crisis - would be a good way of preventing future outbreaks of sickness and disease.
Eight-hundred-and-forty pharmacists across… Read more Audio
6:10 PM.National leader Simon Bridges is making no apologies for taking a hard line on welfare - on Wednesday floating a plan to cut-off the benefits of those who do not get their kids immunised
Other… Read more Video, Audio
6:20 PM.Former Prime Minister Sir Bill English has slammed proposed rules around doctors who conscientiously object to abortions saying they're "abhorrent", "disgraceful" and "unfair".
He and his wife Dr… Read more Video, Audio
6:23 PM.As the reality of last Saturday's defeat sinks in for the All Blacks, hooker Dane Coles has broken down when talking about his family.
Many of the All Blacks have left family members back home, and… Read more Video, Audio
6:25 PM.Otago is the latest region to receive a major injection for the Provincial Growth Fund in a bid to revitalise the rail system, the Dunedin waterfront and bring more jobs.
The nearly $60 million… Read more Video, Audio