5:07 PM.Napier is being pummeled by more heavy rain this evening, hampering clean up efforts after a one-in-200-year event.
A number of homes have been evacuated and some people say they're lucky to have… Read more Audio
5:12 PM.RNZ Hawke's Bay reporter Tom Kitchin joins us with the latest from a flooded street in Napier. Video, Audio
5:16 PM.Air New Zealand is being criticised by its own staff for not making masks mandatory for passengers.
The country's latest community Covid-19 case was a Defence Force worker who took a domestic flight… Read more Video, Audio
5:22 PM.New Zealand could have enough Covid-19 vaccine for three quarters of a million people by early next year; so who will get it first and what about everybody else.
American drug company Pfizer has… Read more Video, Audio
5:28 PM.Despite the pain suffered by plenty of businesses through the Covid-19 pandemic, there's been plenty of spending too. GST paid by businesses to Inland Revenue increased by $1.1 billion for the first… Read more Audio
5:40 PM.The National Party has elected a new deputy leader to stand behind Judith Collins - and his name is Dr Shane Reti.
The caucus health spokesperson is taking on the new job - unopposed - as the party… Read more Audio
5:44 PM.Donald Trump's former acting chief of staff says the US President does not like losing, and is unlikely to specifically concede defeat to Joe Biden.
Mick Mulvaney told Checkpoint Trump is also… Read more Video, Audio
5:55 PM.A fleet of electric buses have been rolled out on Waiheke Island, making it the first suburb in Auckland to go electric.
The new buses will reduce carbon emissions by over 500 tonnes a year. That's… Read more Video, Audio
6:08 PM.Napier residents are being warned to take care in potentially contaminated flood waters, as the city moves to mop up after a one-in-250-year flood that swamped the city's wastewater system.
It's… Read more Video, Audio
6:14 PM.National's new deputy leader Dr Shane Reti says he answers to his dream leader Judith Collins, but will be consulted on key strategy and the soon-to-be-announced portfolio reshuffle.
Gerry Brownlee… Read more Video, Audio
6:25 PM.Christchurch's big day at the races has gone smoothly this year, with a smaller crowd gathering for its annual Cup Day.
The New Zealand Trotting Cup is the biggest event on the harness racing… Read more Video, Audio