5:07 PM.A police dog is being treated for at least one bullet wound this evening after being shot by a wanted man as he tried to get away from Northland police.
The man who allegedly pulled the trigger is in… Read more Audio
5:11 PM.New Zealand has sided with Australia over an escalating row with China, after a Chinese foreign affairs official sent a tweet featuring a doctored picture of an Australian soldier.
The rhetoric's… Read more Audio
5:15 PM.A prolific Hawke's Bay dog breeder, at the centre of a Checkpoint investigation into the commercial trade of puppies, has been ordered to cover an unhappy client's vet bills.
Auckland woman Justine… Read more Audio
5:19 PM.The country's spy agency watchdog says the SIS behaved in a "questionable" way when it decided not to tell police it knew a serious crime was being committed.
The report by the Inspector-General of… Read more Video, Audio
5:27 PM.The tourism industry is warning that tightening rules around managing risks could hit the sector hard in the wake of the Whakaari White Island eruption.
At least two tourism operators - White Island… Read more Audio
5:39 PM.Global consumer giant Unilever is using its New Zealand workers as a test run for a four-day working week.
From Monday, its New Zealand-based employees will start a trial working a shorter week, and… Read more Audio
5:42 PM.News from the business sector, including a market report. Video, Audio
5:44 PM.Porirua City Council is expecting to have to find more accommodation for people whose houses have been ruined in recent flooding.
Seventeen houses in total have been made uninhabitable.
Harry Lock… Read more Audio
5:47 PM.Christmas is just around the corner but things are looking a bit different for Covid-19-style festivities.
Visits to Santa aren't quite the same and some traditions have been scrapped altogether, to… Read more Video, Audio
5:54 PM.It's not a typical Christmas story but arguably it involves grinches, what some may describe as a miracle, and even a touch of redemption.
On Sunday thieves stripped a church near Nelson of all its… Read more Video, Audio
6:07 PM.The government's come under more scrutiny today for skyrocketing house prices.
The Prime Minister and her deputy say they are seeking advice on ways to slow down the rampant price increases.
Today… Read more Audio
6:13 PM.The Prime Minister has poured cold water on a Royal Commission into Whakaari, which could leave unanswered questions about the rescue and recovery mission.
WorkSafe has completed its investigation… Read more Audio
6:16 PM.The summer festivals have been given the all-clear to have drug-checking stations on site to test whether people's pills have been laced with pesticides or paint compounds.
The government has… Read more Audio
6:19 PM.The average Auckland household will pay more than $100 more in rates next year if Auckland Council's proposed budget gets the tick.
Mayor Phil Goff has announced a proposed one-off five percent rates… Read more Audio
6:20 PM.A man abused while at a Catholic boarding school in the early 1950s says he's not convinced the church's approach to dealing with abuse has changed.
RNZ reporter, Andrew McRae has been at the hearing… Read more Audio
6:25 PM.Hundreds of people in the Cook Islands will walk around the whole of Rarotonga tomorrow morning to promote a more active and healthy lifestyle.
The 32 kilometre Leaders Walk for Life was inspired by… Read more Video, Audio