5:07 PM.New Zealand First Leader Winston Peters says his party has been exonerated of any electoral law breaches by the Serious Fraud Office.
Two people have been charged with obtaining by deception… Read more Video, Audio
5:16 PM.The Labour Party has unveiled its billion dollar plan for the health sector, with promises to boost mental health support for school aged children and increase access to emergency dental care.
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5:20 PM.Heavy snow has battered the lower South Island causing dismay for farmers and delight for school children.
For the second day of the school holidays, many woke to a winter wonderland, icy roads and a… Read more Video, Audio
5:26 PM.A permanent fix for Auckland's Harbour Bridge is due to come ahead of schedule.
The temporary repair to the bridge will likely be replaced with a permanent strut this weekend.
Brett Gliddon from… Read more Video, Audio
5:36 PM.Air New Zealand says it's drawn about $110 million from the government standby loan aimed at helping it through the pandemic.
The company held its annual meeting today, where it told shareholders it… Read more Audio
5:39 PM.News from the business sector, including a market report. Video, Audio
5:40 PM.The All Blacks stand-off with SANZAAR continues, with coach Ian Foster accusing them of reneging on a Rugby Championship deal that would have had his team home in time for Christmas.
He's hoping a… Read more Audio
5:50 PM.Labour appears to have doubts about the Covid-19-free status of some of the island nations.
As a result, it's unwilling to relax bans on summer harvest workers from those countries - despite being… Read more Audio
5:51 PM.Rival euthanasia groups are trying new tactics to convince New Zealanders on how to vote ahead of the upcoming referendum.
As Kiwis prepare for the October 17 vote on whether competent terminally-ill… Read more Audio
6:10 PM.The Serious Fraud Office has charged two people over its investigation into the New Zealand First Foundation - but Winston Peters says his party is in the clear.
The SFO investigation began back in… Read more Video, Audio
6:15 PM.RNZ deputy political editor Craig McCulloch talks to Lisa Owen about the background of the NZ First Foundation and the Serious Fraud Office investigation. Read more Video, Audio
6:21 PM.The Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry has heard about the 40 year experience of an intellectually disabled patient in care, and the treatment he received.
Paul Beale, who is 69, was first… Read more Audio