5:07 PM.Encouraging signs, as the number of new Covid-19 cases continues to level off - but a warning that we're a long way off the end goal of stamping the virus out.
On Monday there were 67 new cases… Read more Video, Audio
5:12 PM.A group of 20 elderly residents being moved from their Christchurch rest home are currently considered New Zealand's most vulnerable.
The group from Rosewood Rest Home's dementia unit are being… Read more Video, Audio
5:21 PM.The Covid-19-stricken Ruby Princess cruise ship has finally docked in New South Wales - where sick crew are being treated onboard and the more serious cases transferred to hospital.
About 200 of the… Read more Video, Audio
5:28 PM.Hundreds of people from the small Northland community of Kaikohe are anxiously lining up in their cars for Covid-19 tests, after a supermarket worker tested positive.
More than 150 people showed up… Read more Audio
5:33 PM.News from the business sector, including a market report. Video, Audio
5:36 PM.The New Zealand government has made arrangements to charter a flight for New Zealanders stranded in Peru. Around 87 New Zealanders are there and Foreign Minister Winston Peters says the flight will… Read more Video, Audio
5:43 PM.A category five cyclone - the largest possible - is set for a direct hit on Vantuatu's largest island, Santo, within the next hour, with hundreds already seeking shelter in evacuation centres.
… Read more Video, Audio
5:48 PM.Pressure is on the government to start relaxing lockdown rules and let struggling business open again before it is too late.
But with predictions of jobless numbers hitting more than 200,000 and full… Read more Audio
5:53 PM.Children who would usually get guaranteed meals through their school are going hungry as families struggle to afford groceries during the lockdown.
The charity KidsCan is rushing to get thousands of… Read more Video, Audio
5:57 PM.Residents of popular holiday home destinations are urging owners to stay away with concerns some may break the lockdown for Easter.
The mayor of Central Otago, Tim Cadogan, lives in Clyde, and says… Read more Audio
6:06 PM.A dementia care facility in Christchurch has been identified as one of 12 key clusters of Covid-19 cases, and it has prompted a scramble for experienced aged care staff.
Sixteen residents and staff… Read more Audio
6:10 PM.A class action is being prepared against Carnival Cruises after hundreds of passengers on the Ruby Princess became infected with Covid-19 and 10 people died.
The ship visited a number of New Zealand… Read more Audio
6:14 PM.In the UK more than 4000 people, including doctors and nurses, have died during the coronavirus outbreak.
In the last 24 hours the Queen has made a rare public address and Prime Minister Boris… Read more Video, Audio
6:23 PM.If you have not heard about them already, the Buchanan family from Wellington have proven there is much fun to be had inside your bubble.
Jack Buchanan enlisted the help of his friend and… Read more Video, Audio
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