5:07 PM.Public pressure has forced an abrupt u-turn from the government over how many people can attend a tangi at alert level 2.
From Thursday, funeral directors can apply to the Health Ministry to operate… Read more Video, Audio
5:11 PM.Public pressure has forced a quick u-turn from the government over how many people can attend a tangihanga at alert level 2.
The rules initially restricted funeral guests to just 10 because the… Read more Video, Audio
5:18 PM.The heartbroken whānau of Pukekohe butcher Roy Green say they are relieved the government has loosened restrictions on tangihanga.
The young father and husband died suddenly on Sunday night, leaving… Read more Audio
5:22 PM.Three nurses at Waitākere hospital likely contracted Covid-19 on a stressful day when a patient died and others were sick and confused, Waitematā DHB says.
A report has been released after an urgent… Read more Video, Audio
5:37 PM.News from the business sector, including a market report. Audio
5:42 PM.A Canterbury man who can't find work or access a benefit says he is part of a growing group of New Zealanders whose unemployment is hidden from any official figures.
Because the man's wife still has… Read more Audio
5:47 PM.The Ministry of Education says there is no room on school buses for physical distancing when services resume under lockdown level 2.
It is blaming a shortage of drivers and buses for preventing it… Read more Audio
5:51 PM.Māori communities are deeply concerned that police may be able to search marae and homes without a warrant at Covid-19 alert level 2.
It is another contentious aspect of the Covid-19 Health Response… Read more Audio
6:06 PM.Funeral directors and whānau who have relentlessly opposed the ten person limit on funerals and tangi are delighted with the news up to 50 people can now attend the service.
The Health Minister David… Read more Audio
6:11 PM.Justice Minister Andrew Little says the police failed to get any of the necessary clearance before trialling controversial facial recognition software.
RNZ has learned the police tested US company… Read more Audio
6:14 PM.Doctors waiting rooms will never be the same post-Covid-19, according to one of our biggest primary health organisations.
That is not a bad thing - the pandemic has taught us invaluable lessons about… Read more Video, Audio
6:21 PM.When New Zealand oil company Tamarind Taranaki went into liquidation in November last year, it left the government holding a big fat oily baby.
Laden with 40,000 barrels or 6000 tonnes of crude oil… Read more Audio