5:07 PM.On the election campaign trail on Tuesday, Labour promised to slash the cost of paywave and extend the Small Business Cashflow loan scheme and if it's re-elected.
Leader Jacinda Ardern announced a… Read more Video, Audio
5:11 PM.The National Party is promising a major rebuild of Hawke's Bay Hospital if elected, with diggers on site by 2025.
Judith Collins made the announcement in Hastings this morning.
RNZ deputy political… Read more Video, Audio
5:14 PM.A stoush has broken out over new research that challenges whether green-certified homes are actually warmer, drier and healthier than typical new builds, as has been claimed.
The study by two… Read more Video, Audio
5:24 PM.The government is being urged to make a quick decision on what it's going to do about live export ships, as thousands of cows on quarantine farms face slaughter.
The Ministry for Primary Industries… Read more Audio
5:28 PM.Auckland secondary students are getting a further boost to their NCEA credits, to make up for being out of the classroom during the Supercity's second lockdown.
Bonus credits were announced for all… Read more Audio
5:31 PM.The government has introduced a $47 million incentive scheme to encourage travel agents to try and recoup clients' money lost due to disruptions caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Travel agents will… Read more Audio
5:33 PM.News from the business sector, including a market report. Video, Audio
5:43 PM.Māori bowel cancer patients are disappointed the Ministry of Health will not drop the age for Māori and Pasifika to get onto the national cancer screening programme.
The Ministry's own expert… Read more Audio
5:47 PM.Aucklanders could be fined up to $400 for chucking their single use face masks on the streets after an increase in face coverings littering the super city's streets.
At Covid-19 level 2 the masks are… Read more Video, Audio
5:55 PM.Two tiny endangered golden lion tamarins were actually born in July but until today Auckland Zoo had kept their birth a secret.
Mum Frida was unable to produce milk so when they were just two days… Read more Video, Audio
6:07 PM.The Green Building Council denies it's trying to undermine research that questions whether its Homestar rating tool is promising more than its delivering.
The programme run by the Green Building… Read more Video, Audio
6:16 PM.Green Party co-leader James Shaw has made his first public appearance since the Green School saga derailed his party's elections plans.
James Shaw attended a Wellington Central debate at the Victoria… Read more Audio
6:19 PM.A court has heard a Comanchero-associate drove through Auckland with a million dollars in cash to buy a methamphetamine precursor, before the deal fell over.
Five people are on trial at the High… Read more Audio
6:22 PM.A Wellington school has criticised the actions of students who used homophobic language and images in videos posted on social media.
The posts were uploaded by one student, and shared on Instagram… Read more Audio