5:09 PM.Australian horse Vow and Declare has won the Melbourne Cup. NZ racing commentator Des Coppins is in the crowd at Flemington for his 28th Melbourne Cup. He talks through the results with Lisa Owen. Read more Audio
5:13 PM.Meanwhile a recent expose on the mistreatment of retired racehorses has fueled anti-racing sentiment in Australia. Activists have this year been urging the public to say "Nup to the Cup".
Six… Read more Video, Audio
5:17 PM.Winston Peters has returned to the witness box for the second day of his high-stakes legal action, to accuse some of his opponents of "covering their butts".
The Acting Prime Minister is suing… Read more Video, Audio
5:20 PM.The electronic footprints of a Canterbury University student who lay dead for weeks before being found have been outlined at a coronial inquest into his death.
The inquest into Mason Pendrous' death… Read more Video, Audio
5:24 PM.The All Blacks arrived home from their World Cup campaign in Japan, sporting some obvious and no doubt, hidden bruises.
The comprehensive victory over Wales in the Bronze Medal final was a happier… Read more Video, Audio
5:33 PM.News from the business sector, including a market report. Video, Audio
5:38 PM.Amber-Rose Rush's sister sounded warnings about her friendship with the doctor accused of her murder in the months before she died.
The trial of former doctor Venod Skantha, who is accused of… Read more Video, Audio
5:43 PM.National's newest and most high profile recruit Christopher Luxon is already making waves in Parliament.
The former Air New Zealand boss was last night selected as the party's Botany candidate for… Read more Audio
5:48 PM.The Royal Commission investigating abuse in care has heard a disabled man who grew up in a raft of institutions was stripped of his human rights and led to believe his life didn't matter.
The inquiry… Read more Video, Audio
5:55 PM.Dozens of teens in Taranaki are on the road to employment after completing a driving-skills programme with a stunt driver among its trainers.
The Taranaki Futures project aims to remove the barriers… Read more Video, Audio
6:17 PM.The All Blacks arrived home with heads held high on Tuesday despite their failure to win a third straight Rugby World Cup.
Halfback TJ Perenara says while disappointing, the bruised memories of that… Read more Video, Audio