5:07 PM.In just under seven hours New Zealand will finally move to alert level 1, about 101 days since our first confirmed case of Covid-19.
From midnight Tuesday morning, social distancing is no more. You… Read more Video, Audio
5:18 PM.How do people feel about moving to level 1 from midnight? Alex Perrottet and cameraman Nick Monro went to the Auckland suburb of Henderson to find out. Read more Video, Audio
5:20 PM.Meanwhile, stadium bosses, team Ceos and food vendors are welcoming the news that sports fans are now allowed back through the turnstiles.
New Zealand's professional sports teams in rugby, netball… Read more Audio
5:25 PM.A keen gardener and volunteer, a legomaster and a young boy with a cheeky smile. Tributes have been flowing for three Raetihi residents who died in a farm vehicle accident on Sunday.
Mike and Bev… Read more Video, Audio
5:32 PM.News from the business sector, including a market report. Audio
5:37 PM.Former Prime Minister Helen Clark has not confirmed or denied having signed off on embassy break-ins while she was in power between 1999 and 2008.
In an interview for The Service, a new RNZ podcast… Read more Video, Audio
5:42 PM.The minister in charge of New Zealand's spy agencies, Andrew Little, is refusing to deny he has signed off on embassy break-ins.
On Sunday he declined an interview on this issue but on Monday… Read more Audio
5:51 PM.Former Māori Party leader Dame Tariana Turia is renewing her call for Oranga Tamariki's chief executive Grainne Moss and the Minister for Children Tracey Martin to resign.
It comes as pressure mounts… Read more Audio
5:56 PM.Welfare advocates say the new unemployment benefit for people out of work because of Covid-19 highlights the need for sweeping changes to the current system.
From Monday, people can apply for the new… Read more Audio
6:06 PM.New Zealand will move to levle 1 at midnight Tuesday morning and in a happy coincidence, on the first day since the outbreak there are no cases of Covid-19.
Usually there's 48 hours notice for a move… Read more Audio
6:19 PM.The Warehouse is shedding around 1,000 jobs in a restructure it says has been accelerated by Covid-19.
The group that also owns Noel Leeming is looking to shut down an additional six stores including… Read more Video, Audio
6:19 PM.Staff from Noel Leeming - owned by The Warehouse Group - were looking very glum at the Henderson Clearance Centre today following the announcement of store closures and job losses.
It is one of the… Read more Audio
6:23 PM.Dunedin City Council today decided to dump unpopular level 2 rules - but only after the government's level 1 announcement rendered them out of date.
The speed limit of the city's main street was… Read more Audio
6:26 PM.A group of students at an elite Christchurch private school say a teacher tore down posters and verbally abused them for promoting the Black Lives Matter movement.
The students at St Andrew's… Read more Audio