5:07 PM.A new gap in covid border testing has emerged - with foreign workers transitting through New Zealand not being tested for the virus despite spending shorter stays in managed isolation.
It comes after… Read more Audio
5:11 PM.MPs new and old, from across the political divide, have arrived in the capital today to a transformed Parliament, one of the most diverse the country has ever seen.
Among them was a tidal wave of new… Read more Video, Audio
5:15 PM.She calls herself the "yo-yo MP". National's Maureen Pugh is trapped yet again in the revolving door of politics, not knowing for sure whether she is in Parliament, or out.
This is the third time the… Read more Video, Audio
5:22 PM.A Samoan man in his late 30s has died in a crash between a van and a truck on State Highway 5 between Napier and Taupō.
The crash happened in Tarawera, about 70 kilometres north of Napier, just… Read more Video, Audio
5:26 PM.Bubble bursting Kiwis in Australia are causing confusion and upset, as Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews continues taking swipes at the Australian federal government over its safe travel zone with New… Read more Audio
5:31 PM.A warning for watermelon lovers - a shortage is imminent, with all import channels for the fruit currently closed due to biosecurity concerns.
Imports from Tonga were halted last week after live… Read more Audio
5:33 PM.News from the business sector, including a market report. Video, Audio
5:41 PM.WARNING: This report contains graphic details that may disturb some listeners.
A woman has detailed a graphic account of physical and sexual abuse she says she suffered at the hands of her… Read more Audio
5:49 PM.The All Blacks have dispersed around the country for a few days off after dominating yesterday's second Bledisloe Cup test against Australia.
The four tries to one win at Eden Park was a significant… Read more Video, Audio
5:53 PM.Billionaire Xero founder Rod Drury is behind an idea for driverless public transport being considered from Queenstown's airport to the city.
The project is very much in its early stages, with the… Read more Audio
6:17 PM.New Zealanders are trickling across the ditch now that the one way bubble is in place.
But they are also appearing in states not signed up to the travel bubble, including Victoria, South Australia… Read more Video, Audio
6:19 PM.Overseas adventures remain a distant dream for New Zealand travellers - who are instead opting to embrace trips in their own backyard.
DOC is expecting a bumper summer on the Great Walks, with… Read more Audio
6:23 PM.A baby has been delivered safe and well on board an emergency helicopter in Auckland.
A Westpac Rescue chopper was tasked with picking up the mother, who was with a midwife but needed to go to… Read more Audio