5:07 PM.The government has announced a deal to buy the historically significant land at Ihumātao, after making a deal with Fletchers and Kiingitanga.
Finance Minister Grant Robertson said it was becoming his… Read more Audio
5:13 PM.A North Shore inpatient mental health unit where two people died by suicide within a week of each other was not up to standard and Waitemata DHB knew it. Read more Video, Audio
5:25 PM.The Fiji government has declared a state of disaster ahead of the arrival of Cyclone Yasa.
The cyclone is due to make landfall on Fiji's two main islands this evening, with winds gusting as high as… Read more Audio
5:29 PM.After spats between syndicates and all the usual scandals, America's Cup races are finally underway.
From Thursday until Saturday Team New Zealand, American Magic, Team UK and Luna Rossa are… Read more Audio
5:34 PM.News from the business sector, including a market report. Video, Audio
5:39 PM.The chief executive of the underperforming Ports of Auckland is insisting the delays to offloading freight and problems with its new automation system are the fault of Covid-19.
Importers are… Read more Video, Audio
6:04 PM.Retailers across the country are still struggling to get enough stock for their Christmas shoppers, as the delays at the Ports of Auckland continue.
There's a backlog of stock still at sea or stuck… Read more Audio
6:07 PM.More parents and teachers have come forward about their experiences at a Feilding child care centre, which is under investigation.
This morning RNZ revealed more than 17 people had told the Ministry… Read more Audio
6:12 PM.Two new Covid-19 vaccines have been added to the list New Zealanders could get - if they pass all their trials and tests.
The government's made deals with the British company Astra Zeneca and the US… Read more Video, Audio
6:19 PM.Just a week out from Christmas, New South Wales is scrambling to find the source of five new Covid-19 cases.
As the country watches and waits, authorities are trying to trace the contacts of the… Read more Audio
6:24 PM.The Pfizer BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine is being rolled out in the Northern Marianas this weekend, but other Pacific countries still lack the ultra cold facilities to store it.
The vaccine which has… Read more Audio
6:25 PM.As holiday house prices skyrocket there are fears locals will be priced out the market.
That's the view of an economist, as data from the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand shows the median price… Read more Audio