5:24 PM.A forestry company with close links to New Zealand First planned to apply for up to $95 million under the One Billion Trees programme, which is overseen by New Zealand First minister Shane Jones.
5:37 PM.Immigration New Zealand say there was no political involvement in granting a visa to former Manus Island detainee Behrouz Boochani - and he won't be getting any special treatment if he applies for… Read moreVideo, Audio
5:46 PM.It's not the drinking, it's how we're drinking, the old adage goes. One in five adult New Zealanders are now drinking alcohol in a way that is dangerous to themselves or other people, according to new… Read moreAudio
6:09 PM.Pharmac has been left red-faced as a cost-saving initiative appears to have backfired, and it retreated on its plan to shift thousands of patients from their prescribed drugs to a cheaper alternative.