5:07 PM.On Wednesday morning Nia Cherrington was a lone voice, stepping down as Marist College's cultural leader following claims her teachers tore down Black Lives Matter posters she'd put up around the… Read more Video, Audio
5:13 PM.A $1.5 million government grant for Whale Watch Kaikōura could bring more than $20 million into the beleaguered town.
About 90 percent of the tour company's revenue comes from international visitors… Read more Audio
5:22 PM.The Human Rights Commission has slammed the Parliamentary process for rushing through controversial powers for alert level 2.
There was backlash last month when the coalition government passed the… Read more Audio
5:25 PM.WARNING: Includes graphic details distressing to some listeners.
The man who admitted murdering Christchurch woman Angela Blackmoore 25 years ago has been sentenced to a minimum of 10 years in… Read more Audio
5:33 PM.News from the business sector, including a market report. Video, Audio
5:44 PM.There are calls for Trade Minister David Parker to muscle up to the European Union following a "disappointing" offer on free trade.
It's the first formal offer on the table but a far cry from what… Read more Audio
5:47 PM.The Electricity Authority says planned changes to the way the national power grid is paid for should have only modest impact on consumer and business power bills.
It's unveiled a new user-pays based… Read more Audio
5:48 PM.The knitting community is split over whether National MP Paul Goldsmith's comments on Tuesday telling the Prime Minister to 'stick to her knitting' were offensive.
It came after Jacinda Ardern… Read more Audio
5:51 PM.An Auckland University linguist says the expression "stick to your knitting" can be traced back at least 150 years, but he probably will not be using it again.
Dr Keith Montgomery from Auckland… Read more Video, Audio
6:06 PM.The mayor of Kaikōura is welcoming new money for his town today, but says more will be needed if it is going to bounce back from the fallout from Covid-19.
The Prime Minister and Tourism Minister… Read more Video, Audio
6:11 PM.Controversy is growing among some school communities after reports of staff tearing down Black Lives Matter posters.
Students from Auckland's Marist College and Christchurch's St Andrew's College… Read more Audio
6:18 PM.Senior hospital doctors says hospitals are in a dire state and the government has a chance to spend up big to solve the problem once and for all.
The government's first nationwide stock-take came out… Read more Audio