5:08 PM.Markets around the world have been shaken by a perfect storm of the Covid-19 spread and an oil shock.
The New Zealand share market has clawed back much of its losses and closed down 194 points, about… Read more Video, Audio
5:14 PM.Italy is officially in lockdown, after the government extended its coronavirus quarantine measures to the entire country.
Italy is the worst affected country in Europe, with nearly 500 dead from the… Read more Video, Audio
5:19 PM.CNN's Ben Wederman is in Bologna. He says life in the northern Italian city has come to a standstill. Read more Video, Audio
5:25 PM.Markets around the world have been shaken by a perfect storm of the coronavirus and an oil shock.
The NZX Top 50 was down around five percent in early trading on Tuesday morning, before bouncing back… Read more Video, Audio
5:30 PM.A Samoan chief on trial for slavery says he brought five of the complainants to New Zealand to perform at his mother's birthday party, but they ran away and became overstayers.
Joseph Auga Matamata… Read more Video, Audio
5:35 PM.News from the business sector, including a market report. Video, Audio
5:40 PM.Spend the money on smokefree services or give the money back and shut down - that's the blunt message from the Prime Minister to the board members of the Quit Group Trust, who have been paying… Read more Audio
5:45 PM.The mother of a two-year old girl who the Crown says was killed by her father, has told a jury she had been worried about his mental health prior to her daughter's death.
Thirty-four-year old… Read more Audio
5:50 PM.A Southland man who stole two police-issued pistols and a patrol car, triggering a manhunt has been sentenced to more than three years in prison.
Hori Gemmell was arrested in Te Tipua, near Gore in… Read more Audio
5:55 PM.The good news keeps coming for the Blues Super Rugby team.
Riding high after a drought-breaking victory over the Hurricanes in Wellington, the Auckland-based side have officially welcomed their… Read more Video, Audio
6:10 PM.'Please don't hate us' - that's the message from one of the survivors of the Christchurch mosque shootings.
Temel Atacocugu was in the Al Noor mosque at the time of attacks, and made eye-contact with… Read more Video, Audio