5:10 PM.The date is set for the 2020 general election - Saturday, September 19.
As well as electing a new government, voters will also decide whether they want voluntary euthanasia and recreational cannabis… Read more Video, Audio
5:13 PM.New Zealanders stranded at the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak face a long and uncertain wait - with dwindling hopes that they might be evacuated.
Dozens of New Zealand citizens are stuck in… Read more Audio
5:16 PM.In the Pacific, where several countries are already dealing with epidemics, some countries have taken extreme measures to try and halt the spread of the new coronavirus.
While authorities say the… Read more Video, Audio
5:20 PM.[Warning: Story contains descriptions that may upset some listeners].
The son of a National MP has suddenly pleaded guilty to animal cruelty offences on Tuesday afternoon.
Barbara Kuriger's son… Read more Audio
5:35 PM.News from the business sector, including a market report. Video, Audio
5:38 PM.The Green Party co-leader Marama Davidson has spoken out against roaming armed police, an initiative backed by the Police Minister, in the Greens annual State of the Planet speech.
She spoke on… Read more Video, Audio
5:54 PM.On average New Zealanders eat about 5kg of chocolate each year.
Now local chocolate maker Whittakers is expanding it's Porirua factory - so it can keep up with demand and better control the quality… Read more Video, Audio
6:09 PM.Hundreds of people are arriving in New Zealand every day on flights from China to New Zealand - but so far only one person has come forward to get a health check at the border.
Health staff are… Read more Audio
6:13 PM.An Auckland woman whose daughter is stuck in Wuhan says the New Zealand government needs to act fast if it decides to evacuate its citizens and residents.
There are 53 New Zealanders registered as… Read more Audio
6:15 PM.Hutt Valley District Health Board's maternity ward has been slammed for what is being called a "pattern of poor care" for babies and their mothers.
Commissioner Rose Wall says the DHB failed to… Read more Audio
6:19 PM.New Zealand Rugby has launched a series of videos aimed at encouraging men to open up about issues like relationships, violence and mental health.
The videos feature personal stories from current and… Read more Video, Audio