5:07 PM.On Friday afternoon Pharmac has announced that from Monday patients will face limits on the amount of paracetemol tablets they can access via prescription in the wake of the coronavirus.
Although… Read more Audio
5:09 PM.Former Dunedin doctor Venod Skantha will spend almost two decades behind bars before he is even eligible for parole for the murder of teenager Amber-Rose Rush.
The 32-year-old was sentenced to life… Read more Audio
5:12 PM.Tributes have been flowing for the former Greens co-leader Jeanette Fitzsimons, who died suddenly last night aged 75.
Ms Fitzsimons was hospitalised on Thursday after falling while out working on the… Read more Video, Audio
5:17 PM.New Zealand's Covid-19 count is officially four, with the husband of an already infected Auckland woman returning a positive test for coronavirus.
The couple returned home from Northern Italy on… Read more Audio
5:24 PM.Drinking games, stripping and nudity from a police senior sergeant.
This is what was captured on CCTV cameras the night a male police officer allegedly raped his female colleague in Northland.
The… Read more Audio
5:27 PM.New Zealand's six major banks have announced they will not be participating in tomorrow's Wellington International Pride Parade.
The last-minute decision was a collective one, made by the banks'… Read more Audio
5:33 PM.News from the business sector, including a market report. Audio
5:40 PM.A Samoan chief on trial for human trafficking and slavery says a nine-foot fence around his property was to keep his family safe from the Mongrel Mob, not to lock people in.
Sixty-five-year-old… Read more Audio
5:51 PM.The government remains divided over the second tranche of gun reforms and New Zealand First leader Winston Peters can't say when agreement might be reached.
That means any hope Labour had of passing… Read more Audio
6:11 PM.Meanwhile a Shia Islamic centre is closing for at least two weeks in an effort to stop coronavirus spreading in its community.
Other gatherings and public events are largely going ahead, but with an… Read more Audio
6:11 PM.Patients face rationing of subsidised paracetamol from Monday due to international shortages related to Covid-19. Pharmac says it's inevitable there will more disruptions to other drug supplies with… Read more Audio
6:18 PM.A spill at a sludge treatment plant in Wellington has left residents downwind gagging on the smell.
Wellington Water says two mechanical failures at the treatment plant at the Southern Landfill led… Read more Audio
6:25 PM.A Southland farmer and imam is part of a road trip from Auckland to Christchurch to talk about Islam and honour those who died in the mosque killings.
Reza-Abdul Jabbar owns a dairy farm near Mokotua… Read more Audio