5:10 PM.The trial of the man accused of murdering the British backpacker Grace Millane has begun, with the judge warning the jury they will need to put any feelings of sympathy and prejudice aside.
Ms… Read more Video, Audio
5:15 PM.After years of negotiations, New Zealand and China have struck a deal on the long-awaited upgrade to their free trade deal.
It includes new rules to make exporting to China cheaper and easier, the… Read more Video, Audio
5:18 PM.The world's biggest producer of placenta serum has invited the Prime Minister to their Hawke's Bay factory upon her return to New Zealand.
During talks with the Thai Prime Minister in Bangkok… Read more Audio
5:21 PM.Acting Prime Minister Winston Peters has appeared in court in his own legal dispute with the Crown and Opposition MPs, denouncing what he called a malicious leak of his private details.
Mr Peters… Read more Video, Audio
5:25 PM.A jury in Dunedin has heard a former doctor allegedly killed a 16-year-old girl to stop her coming forward with allegations of inappropriate behaviour. Venod Skantha is on trial for murdering… Read more Audio
5:32 PM.News from the business sector, including a market report. Video, Audio
5:35 PM.Tuesday's Melbourne Cup is being overshadowed by an expose that one researcher says is shaking the Australian horse-racing industry to its core.
Footage of trained and celebrated racehorses whipped… Read more Video, Audio
5:49 PM.Nurses at Christchurch Hospital say their safety is under threat because of a lack of staff car parks near the building.
They say they are often forced to turn up hours early, or sleep in the car… Read more Video, Audio
5:54 PM.Three days into the annual Fireworks sale and already Fire and Emergency has racked up dozens of call outs, including to fireworks being shot out of moving cars.
It's prompted renewed calls for a… Read more Video, Audio
6:09 PM.New Zealand and China have finally reached agreement on an upgraded free trade deal.
It includes new rules to make exporting to China cheaper and easier, and the highest level of commitment to… Read more Audio
6:10 PM.Levin residents are staunchly defending the safety of their town despite the horrific attack of a 90-year-old woman in her home.
The woman opened her door to three teenagers who said they wanted to… Read more Audio
6:13 PM.The government has given a reprieve to drivers with learners and restricted licences that are due to expire soon.
Under current rules, those with a provisional drivers or motorcycle licences have a… Read more Audio
6:17 PM.Two lawyers who have represented more than 1,000 abuse survivors have told the Royal Commission no victim has ever received adequate compensation for their suffering.
The inquiry into abuse in state… Read more Audio
6:20 PM.Sheep placenta cream is a multi-million dollar industry - but is it just a gimmick?
Thanks to the mention of the product by Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, it seems that our sheep placenta is… Read more Video, Audio
6:26 PM.A penguin playboy has been ruffling some feathers during a strong breeding season for Wellington's Little Blue Penguins.
The Matiu Somes predator-free island in Wellington Harbour is home to about… Read more Video, Audio