5:07 PM.Warning: Some of the details of this story may be distressing to some people.
A Southland teenager will spend at least the next 11 years behind bars for murdering nine-year-old Hunter MacIntosh, a… Read more Audio
5:13 PM.All passengers flying into New Zealand on the national carrier will be strongly encouraged to wear masks for their journey, as a further step to protect the border.
The Government will spend $150… Read more Audio
5:18 PM.A recently returned New Zealander is aghast at the Government's managed isolation co-payment plans.
Nathan Tunbridge, who returned to the country be with a dying relative, is waiting on his fiance to… Read more Audio
5:23 PM.National MP Paula Bennett is bowing out of politics, to pursue a career in "the business world".
Mrs Bennett was ousted as deputy leader and the campaign chair in Todd Muller and Nikki Kaye's… Read more Audio
5:27 PM.The pilot in command of a helicopter that crashed near Wānaka has told a coronial inquest he's so safety-conscious his colleagues describe him as 'the fun police'.
Auckland man Jerome Box was killed… Read more Audio
News from the business sector, including a market report. Read more Video, Audio
5:42 PM.A witness to the March 15 mosque attacks says an interview with the shooter should not be made public.
The Royal Commission in to the events leading up to the fatal shooting of 51 muslim worshippers… Read more Audio
5:47 PM.The book Pull No Punches by MP Judith Collins is due to hit bookstore shelves this week and gives some insights into the National Party backroom.
Lisa Owens asked the MP of 18 years, if the release… Read more Video, Audio
6:08 PM.The Director-General of Health says officials will abandon attempts to contact more than 300 people, who were allowed to leave managed isolation without being tested.
Officials had to go back and… Read more Audio
6:12 PM.The Prime Minister has poured cold water on the borders opening any time soon to anyone who's not a New Zealand citizen or permanent residents.
Jacinda Ardern says the spike in cases in Victoria… Read more Audio
6:13 PM.Some Te Anau business owners are describing recent government funding in Queenstown as a "kick in the stomach".
Te Anau is the gateway to popular tourist spots including Milford Sound, and relies… Read more Audio
6:18 PM.After 15 years in Parliament, 14 different porfolios and a stint as Deputy Prime Minister, the MP for Upper Harbour Paula Bennett is exiting stage right at this year's election.
She told the party's… Read more Video, Audio