5:07 PM.In Northland, some people waited more than seven hours to get Covid-19 tests on Monday, describing the process as "chaos".
A woman in Northland has contracted Covid-19 after testing negative twice… Read more Video, Audio
5:13 PM.There was a four-day cross over in managed isolation between a returnee with the more infectious South African strain of Covid-19 and the Northland woman they passed the virus to.
Genome testing… Read more Video, Audio
5:22 PM.As students get ready to head back to the classroom, some teachers-in-training will be part of a pilot programme this year to learn on the job.
Instead of going through the usual route to get their… Read more Audio
5:26 PM.Pressure is piling on the government to urgently fix a law so companies caught dumping contaminated waste water down the drain can be fined.
It comes after RNZ revealed hundreds of companies have… Read more Audio
5:34 PM.News from the business sector, including a market report. Audio
5:39 PM.A returnee in managed isolation at the Pullman Hotel believes the system is robust and well policed, with guest restricted to their rooms unless they're sporting a wristband that shows they've tested… Read more Video, Audio
5:45 PM.Some Central Otago orchards are describing this season's crop as a 'write-off' while others struggle to find enough workers.
It's been a tough season for the growers with Covid-19 border restrictions… Read more Audio
5:50 PM.A huge fire is threatening homes at Pines Beach, near Kaiapoi, north of Christchurch.
Christchurch reporter Conan Young is at Pines Beach and joins Lisa Owen with the latest. Read more Video, Audio
5:57 PM.Late last year, we brought you the curious case of 80-year-old Doug Hodgetts and his missing companion, a seven-year-old Jack Russell named Tabatha.
Hodgetts believed his best friend was stolen on… Read more Audio
6:08 PM.A microbiologist who completed a stint in managed isolation believes there's a number of weak spots in MIQ.
It has been confirmed a Northland woman caught the more infectious South African Strain of… Read more Video, Audio
6:14 PM.This year's celebration of the Rātana faith founder has been subdued with fewer followers making the annual pilgrimage.
Monday marks the 148th birthday of Tahu Pōtiki Wiremu Rātana, but festivites… Read more Video, Audio
6:19 PM.Residents in Bay of Plenty are being warned rumbles they experienced this morning, may continue for weeks.
The Bay was jolted by a series of seven earthquakes in the space of 20 minutes today.
A… Read more Audio