5:08 PM.Simon Bridges has been toppled as the leader of the National Party - with the caucus installing a relative unknown Todd Muller to take over heading into the election.
The coup played out behind… Read more Video, Audio
5:11 PM.The National Party's new leader Todd Muller and deputy Nikki Kaye faced media on Friday afternoon for their first media conference in their new roles.
RNZ political editor Jane Patterson joins Lisa… Read more Video, Audio
5:16 PM.What do New Zealanders make of National's new leader Todd Muller, and departing leader Simon Bridges?
We asked people in Wellington and Christchurch. Read more Video, Audio
5:20 PM.New National Party leader Todd Muller talks to Lisa Owen about his new job. Read more Video, Audio
5:36 PM.News from the business sector, including a market report. Audio
5:40 PM.National has ushered in its new leadership but have they picked the people who can win the election in 120 days?
For more on this Lisa Owen is joined by Dentons Kensington Swan partner and former… Read more Video, Audio
5:46 PM.After just two years as National's leader, Simon Bridges has been forced to step aside after losing the support of his colleagues.
It's been a tumultuous ride for the Tauranga MP who never quite… Read more Audio
5:51 PM.The financial fallout due to Covid-19 is hitting the country's councils hard, but Auckland is facing by far the biggest cash shortfall at over half a billion dollars.
Auckland Council collects almost… Read more Audio
5:56 PM.A wily stoat is on the loose on one of Auckland's pest free islands - Motukorea/Browns Island.
It was first detected back in March and despite dozens of traps and cameras being set up, it's so far… Read more Video, Audio
6:08 PM.National has a new leader and deputy but can they win the election with just 120 sleeps to go?
Bay of Plenty MP Todd Muller and Auckland Central MP Nikki Kaye became the party's new leader and deputy… Read more Video, Audio
6:17 PM.The country's beleaguered aviation watchdog - still reeling from a scathing report on its dysfunctional internal culture made public on Thursday - is also under financial pressure.
Some in the… Read more Audio
6:21 PM.A Canterbury DHB member says it will be on the heads of government ministers if they accept a "train wreck" of a building at Christchurch hospital.
The DHB's voted to accept a five storey $150… Read more Audio
6:28 PM.Finally tonight, after seven weeks off, students returned to school this week.
But what was life like under lockdown for young New Zealanders?
RNZ Youth Affairs Reporter Katie Doyle went to… Read more Audio