5:09 PM.Aucklanders can breathe a sigh of relief, for now at least, after genome testing overnight revealed a direct link between an Auckland student with Covid-19 and a defence worker at the Jet Park… Read more Audio
5:15 PM.Professor Shaun Hendy is a physics academic at the University of Auckland and a Covid-19 modeller.
He talks to Lisa Owen about the latest information following the new Covid-19 community case. Read more Video, Audio
5:20 PM.The ripple effect of Auckland's latest community case created more pain for CBD businesses today.
A number of business owners are still recovering from consecutive lockdowns earlier this year, and… Read more Video, Audio
5:27 PM.Nurses working in managed isolation and quarantine are considering walking off the job if they cant get better specialised masks to wear when dealing with potentially infectious returnees.
Their… Read more Video, Audio
5:39 PM.Retailers are grappling with huge demand ahead of Christmas, but Covid-19 has put the brakes on goods arriving on these shores.
Nearly 50 percent of retailers are expecting stock shortages ahead of… Read more Audio
5:43 PM.Don Braid is the managing director of Mainfreight. He explains the difficulties of getting goods from ship to shore to shop floor. Read more Video, Audio
5:55 PM.Contrary to popular opinion Mount Taranaki is neither extinct nor dormant - but an active volcano with a 50 percent chance of erupting within the next 50 years.
New modelling's revealed a significant… Read more Audio
6:07 PM.Auckland's city centre economy suffered an estimated $10 million hit today, as workers heeded the government's call to stay home.
Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development says that's the cost… Read more Audio
6:11 PM.A state of emergency has been lifted in the flood ravaged city of Napier.
Monday's downpour has caused huge damage throughout the city, with just over 100 homes now deemed uninhabitable.
This… Read more Audio
6:15 PM.Tomorrow will mark four years since a huge 7.8 magnitude earthquake rocked North Canterbury.
As well as severely damaging homes and roads, it left some hill country farms in the area with up to 40… Read more Video, Audio
6:20 PM.Warning: Parts of his report may be distressing for some people.
A jury has found a prisoner guilty of sexually assaulting and threatening to kill a younger cellmate.
Benjamin Nilesh Goundar has… Read more Audio
6:25 PM.A Lake Ōhau resident says conservation in the area has suffered a significant setback after thousands of dollars worth of native plants and predator traps went up in smoke.
The fire tore through the… Read more Audio