5:11 PM.The country's newest case of corona virus is the first to be caught and transmitted in New Zealand that health officials know of.
A man in his 40s is the first known to have contracted the disease… Read more Audio
5:12 PM.An Auckland school caught up in the fallout from the Covid-19 outbreak is continuing business as usual, despite one if its students being in isolation.
Auckland Grammar was notified at midday… Read more Video, Audio
5:19 PM.The Director of Public Health has refused to name the clinics visited by a North Shore woman who later tested positive for coronavirus.
But one of those clinics, revealed after the Ministry's press… Read more Video, Audio
5:24 PM.The Opposition has savaged the Health Minister over his coronavirus response, questioning his competency and calling him out-of-his-depth.
It comes after a communications muddle this morning - where… Read more Video, Audio
5:27 PM.Meanwhile National MP David Bennett is facing heavy criticism for saying people should be panic buying in the face of the Covid-19 outbreak.
The Hamilton East MP told a local radio station people… Read more Audio
5:31 PM.Doctors are pleading with people who suspect they may have coronavirus to stay home and seek help over the phone rather than visiting medical centres.
An Auckland woman who has COVID-19 tested… Read more Audio
5:37 PM.News from the business sector, including a market report. Audio
5:44 PM.WARNING: Story includes graphic details of a sexual nature.
A female police officer has described waking up in pain as her colleague raped her in a Northland motel.
A video of the woman's police… Read more Audio
5:47 PM.Families fighting to have overseas grandparents visit their newborn grandchildren say unfair health restrictions are keeping them apart.
It has led one couple to take their baby to India to be looked… Read more Audio
5:54 PM.Netball fans can watch the world champions playing in 14 different centres around the country when the ANZ Premiership returns this month.
Five out of the six teams in New Zealand's domestic netball… Read more Audio
6:09 PM.An inmate at the country's highest security prison has died this afternoon in what Corrections describe as a prisoner on prisoner assault.
Police are investigating the attack in Auckland Prison at… Read more Video, Audio
6:10 PM.Could this be the return of doctors' house calls and carpark visits in the wake of the Covid-19 outbreak?
A primary health organisation is warning people with symptoms that could be conronavirus not… Read more Video, Audio
6:18 PM.The coronavirus outbreak could deal a double blow to the fragile economies of Pacific countries.
Travel restrictions have been imposed by most of the region's governments, with flight numbers slashed… Read more Audio
6:26 PM.The Football Ferns striker Sarah Gregorius says her second retirement is a decision set in stone.
Gregorius played her 100th match for New Zealand in their penalty shootout win over Belgium at the… Read more Audio