5:09 PM.Politicians gathered at Rātana have been using the opportunity to say what they'll be doing this year to deliver to Māori.
In the lead up to Friday's event, issues like Ihumātao and the handling of… Read more Video, Audio
5:10 PM.With the death toll from the coronavirus now at 25 and more than 800 people infected in China, many Chinese New Zealanders say clearer advice is needed from authorities here.
Originating in the… Read more Audio
5:14 PM.The driver involved in a fatal police pursuit near Taupō last night is alleged to have travelled through a cordon at 140km/h before officers began their chase.
Police were already at the scene of a… Read more Audio
5:19 PM.Another broken wastewater pipe in Wellington means trucks are hauling a million litres of sludge a day to landfill - a move that could cost ratepayers more than $1 million.
The latest failure, which… Read more Video, Audio
5:22 PM.The father a young boy with a rare mutation of cystic fibrosis is relieved and excited that Pharmac looks set to finally fund a drug that could mean his son lives decades longer than predicted.
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5:29 PM.Some leaders in the agricultural sector are warning a ban on livestock exports would cut off an income stream to thousands of New Zealand farmers.
The government launched a review into the practice… Read more Audio
5:33 PM.News from the business sector, including a market report. Audio
5:37 PM.An Auckland iwi displaced from its land for 180 years has called a compromise on the future of Pt England reserve a "win-win".
Ngāti Paoa is forgoing an almost 12 hectare property development at Pt… Read more Audio
5:40 PM.Sopranos actress Annabella Sciorra has described having her arms pinned and being violently raped by the former Hollywood film producer Harry Weinstein more than 25 years ago.
During her evidence at… Read more Video, Audio
5:47 PM.A wide ranging review of rugby to ensure it remains relevant and sustainable over the next decade expects to deliver its initial findings by the end of May.
New Zealand Rugby announced the review… Read more Audio
5:51 PM.It's time to get the togs out and hit the beaches, as much of the country is set to bake in sweltering temperatures this weekend.
MetService says temperatures are expected reach 30 degrees in the… Read more Audio
6:08 PM.Rātana has long been a Labour Party stronghold, but the Prime Minister was challenged on Friday to prove what her year of delivery has achieved for Māori.
Thousands have descended on the historic pā… Read more Audio
6:16 PM.The Black Caps cricketers can begin putting a tough trip to Australia behind them in Auckland on Friday night.
After a much-needed break in the wake of their thumping 3-0 test series loss across the… Read more Video, Audio