5:09 PM.The jury is still out in the trial of the man accused of murdering Grace Millane.
The 27-year-man - who has name suppression - has been on trial in the High Court at Auckland for the past three… Read more Video, Audio
5:16 PM.A union for prison officers believes taking a softer approach to dealing with inmates including using their first names is upsetting the prison hierarchy and leading to more guards being assaulted.
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5:23 PM.Questions about his brother dogged Prince Charles on his visit to Christchurch on Friday.
The Prince's royal tour this week has coincided with an unravelling scandal back home about his brother… Read more Video, Audio
5:28 PM.Sweltering dry temperatures and possible heatwave conditions are being forecast for much of the country in coming weeks.
The heatwave fuelling the devastating bushfires in Australia is drifting over… Read more Audio
5:33 PM.News from the business sector, including a market report. Video, Audio
5:39 PM.The Greens co-leader Marama Davidson says her party will have failed if it does not get baseline benefits increased this term.
The government is this week pointing to new figures on its $5.5 billion… Read more Video, Audio
5:50 PM.The jury in the trial of the man accused of killing Grace Millane has found the accused guilty of her murder.
At 4.10pm the jury asked a question - wanting to clarify what the wording meant in part… Read more Video, Audio
5:52 PM.The prosecution has finished its evidence in the murder trial of former Dunedin doctor, Venod Skantha.
The 32-year-old denies killing 16-year-old Amber-Rose Rush in February last year.
During the… Read more Audio
5:57 PM.Stewart Island will be moving from diesel to wind power, thanks to a three-million dollar grant from the Provincial Growth Fund.
The islanders currently rely on diesel-powered generators for their… Read more Audio
6:03 PM.The jury in the Grace Millane trial has found the man she met on a Tinder date guilty of murder.
On Friday afternoon, after five hours of deliberation, the jury of seven women and five men have found… Read more Video, Audio
6:08 PM.The jury in the trial of the man accused of killing Grace Millane has found the accused guilty of her murder.
Grace's parents David and Gillian Millane have been in court every day of the three week… Read more Video, Audio
6:15 PM.The Grace Millane trial, which lasted three weeks, came after a year of heartache for the British backpacker's family. Nita Blake-Persen looks back on the case. Video, Audio
6:22 PM.Authorities in Samoa say 20 people have now died in the country's measles epidemic, as it tells all unvaccinated pregnant women to stay home and not go to work.
The Samoa Red Cross says it's… Read more Audio