5:06 PM.The National Party is dangling an election year carrot - tax cuts - but is still holding back all of the details.
In his 'State of the Nation' speech, leader Simon Bridges said New Zealanders were… Read more Audio
5:17 PM.Sir Elton John has been advised by doctors to move Tuesday night's Auckland concert to Wednesday.
It comes after the pop legend was diagnosed with walking pneumonia, forcing him to pull the plug 16… Read more Video, Audio
5:19 PM.The government has announced an $11 million package to help the tourism industry as it faces the impact of the coronavirus outbreak.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern made the announcement at her… Read more Audio
5:21 PM.The Crown has opened its case against a West Auckland man who attacked his mother with a hammer before fleeing the scene and calling the police.
Martin Marinovich is on trial in the High Court at… Read more Audio
5:25 PM.Some car enthusiasts will be Holden back the tears after general motors today confirmed production of the classic brand will be coasting to a halt by the end of next year.
About 600 Australian staff… Read more Video, Audio
5:33 PM.News from the business sector, including a market report. Video, Audio
5:40 PM.The Prime Minister has not raised any red flags with Winston Peters over his role in alleged covert filming of journalists, saying it is not a matter for her to be involved in.
Photos of journalists… Read more Audio
5:44 PM.A man giving evidence in the country's first slavery and human trafficking trial, has described being paid twenty dollars a week for working 16-hour days, six days a week.
He is one of 13… Read more Audio
5:46 PM.Christchurch boy-racers are in the sights of the newly deployed police Eagle helicopter that begins patrolling the city's skies from Monday.
The Bell 429 is on loan from Auckland and will be trialed… Read more Video, Audio
5:51 PM.In Wellington a small group of volunteers are trying to save injured birds, many of whom are caught in lost, broken or abandoned fishing equipment.
Hayden James started Lower Hutt Kereru Rescue two… Read more Video, Audio
5:57 PM.Black Caps newcomer Kyle Jamieson has opened up about his mental health struggles - admitting it hasn't all been rosey in his rise to the New Zealand team.
The 25-year-old seam bowler shone during… Read more Audio
6:06 PM.New Zealanders quarantined on the Diamond Princess still don't know if they'll be evacuated home, just two days before they're due to disembark.
Eleven New Zealanders are on board the ship in Japan… Read more Audio
6:13 PM.The cruise that turned into a nightmare for 400 Americans might be over but for 3000 passengers remaining on the Diamond Princess cruise ship, their fate is still up in the air.
The US government… Read more Video, Audio
6:19 PM.Elton John has been advised by doctors to move tomorrow's night scheduled gig to Wednesday.
On Sunday night, Sir Elton managed to pull through half of the concert in Auckland's Mt Smart with walking… Read more Audio
6:26 PM.Hundreds of cyclists have left Parliament as part of a tribute ride for Brent Norriss, who was killed whilst cycling on State Highway Two near Wellington.
The 65-year-old died after he was hit by a… Read more Video, Audio