5:07 PM.Human remains found entombed under an old Auckland villa have finally been identified - but the mystery of what happened and how they got there still lingers.
Police were called to a suburban street… Read more Video, Audio
5:11 PM.Japanese rescue crews have recovered a body, and a number of cattle floating at sea, as they try to find the live stock ship, believed to have sunk, south of Japan.
The ship disappeared in the East… Read more Video, Audio
5:15 PM.A man in his 50s who had Covid-19 has died in Middlemore Hopsital.
The Ministry of Health has confirmed he was linked to the Auckland cluster - it takes New Zealand's Covid-19 death toll to 23.
The… Read more Audio
5:21 PM.Auckland's mayor is keen for the government to pitch in for a campaign encouraging out-of-towners to holiday in the super city - despite it being home to our biggest Covid-19 cluster and most of the… Read more Video, Audio
5:28 PM.In today's media conference the Australian PM has hinted at trans-Tasman flights between Covid-free areas of Australia and New Zealand.
Speaking at a media briefing today, Scott Morrison said almost… Read more Video, Audio
5:30 PM.The government has agreed to extend visas for visitors stuck in New Zealand because of the closed borders.
The Immigration Minister's announced a five month extension for people who are here, with a… Read more Audio
5:36 PM.News from the business sector, including a market report. Video, Audio
5:48 PM.The Advertising Standards Authority has issued guidelines for so-called "influencers" - individuals who have large followings on social media.
This comes off the back of complaints upheld against… Read more Audio
5:52 PM.Now to Invercargill where city councillors have spent much of the day behind closed doors, talking about on how they plan to restore the public's trust and confidence.
The crisis talks follow a… Read more Audio
5:52 PM.Rocket Lab quietly launched New Zealand's first operational satellite into space from Mahia Peninsula, but only revealed its success today.
The Photon satellite that is now in orbit is nicknamed… Read more Video, Audio
6:15 PM.New Zealanders will sit tight at the current Alert Level settings for at least another 12 days.
It means still no gatherings of more than 10 people in Auckland, at level 2.5, and no more than 100 for… Read more Video, Audio
6:19 PM.After a long delay the government has announced it will finally roll out onboard cameras to more inshore fishing vessels, but there are a few hooks.
The plan would see cameras fitted to 345 vessels… Read more Video, Audio
6:20 PM.MMA world champ Israel Adesanya isn't afraid to pick a fight with the All Blacks.
The New Zealand sportsman of the year has suggested he's a bigger world phenomenon than the All Blacks - and if he… Read more Video, Audio