5:09 PM.A massive rescue operation is underway following an eruption on White Island at around 2.11pm Monday, that sent a plume of ash and steam 12,000 feet into the air.
Around 50 are understood to be on or… Read more Video, Audio
5:22 PM.St John Ambulance has confirmed that some patients on White Island are in a critical condition. St John's Director of Operations Norma Laine told RNZ reporter Katie Doyle several have burns and will… Read more Video, Audio
5:26 PM.Things may be looking up for Franz Josef with the Transport Agency hoping to have the badly damaged road to the north open before Christmas.
The news will be a welcome relief to tourism businesses in… Read more Video, Audio
5:33 PM.News from the business sector, including a market report. Video, Audio
5:36 PM.Travellers are welcoming the reopening of a road connecting the lower South Island to the north.
On Saturday, the Rangitata River breached its banks, flooding the only two bridges allowing road… Read more Audio
5:41 PM.The death toll from Samoa's measles epidemic has reached 70, with two deaths recorded in the past 24 hours.
It's the 13th day in a row the toll has risen and the total number of cases since October… Read more Audio
5:44 PM.The police officer who arrested Jules Mikus for the murder of Napier schoolgirl Teresa Cormack in 2002, says he "despised" the "cold and calculating" killer and won't be mourning his passing.
… Read more Video, Audio
5:48 PM.In the Bay of Plenty a massive rescue operation is underway following an eruption on White Island at around 2:11pm when about 50 people were on or around the island.
At least 20 have been injured, a… Read more Video, Audio
6:08 PM.A massive rescue operation is underway following an eruption on White Island in the Bay of Plenty at 2:11pm on Wednesday.
Initially it was believed 100 people were on or around the island at the… Read more Video, Audio
6:14 PM.Thousands of commuters in Auckland will have their ride home from work disrupted this evening as a third of the city's buses remain out of action due to a heated industrial dispute.
Drivers working… Read more Video, Audio
6:18 PM.The Former Auditor-General Martin Matthews is petitioning Parliament to reopen his case, claiming MPs "held a gun to his head" to force his resignation.
Mr Matthews resigned in 2017, just hours… Read more Audio
6:26 PM.A rescue operation is underway in the Bay of Plenty following an eruption on White Island at 2:11pm Monday, that sent a plume of ash and steam 12,000 feet into the air.
Around 50 people were on or… Read more Video, Audio