5:07 PM.Community-run Covid-19 checkpoints will be operating in Northland from Thursday, without police support.
Te Tai Tokerau is expecting an influx of Aucklanders ahead of the long weekend, and some… Read more Video, Audio
5:14 PM.It could be another year and a half before our borders open and New Zealanders are vaccinated and able to travel freely.
Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins has revealed any mass Covid-19… Read more Audio
5:23 PM.With a vaccine timeline of about a year, regional tourist operators are grappling with another year of uncertainty with some questioning whether their business will survive.
Tourism reporter Tess… Read more Audio
5:28 PM.A wave of bike thefts in Auckland has police warning riders to be extra vigilant when it comes to securing their cycles.
But a leading Auckland cycle advocate believes there is something more… Read more Video, Audio
5:37 PM.News from the business sector, including a market report. Video, Audio
5:41 PM.Social media influencers and community leaders will be among those used to spread information about Covid-19 vaccines.
The Ministry of Health has confirmed a public information campaign will begin… Read more Audio
5:49 PM.It's the end of the golden weather for the South Island at least with temperatures set to drop by as much as 20C over the next 48 hours.
Parts of the South Island continued to bake and break records… Read more Audio
5:53 PM.The Cook Islands government has cancelled a flight bound for Rarotonga in response to the recent community case of Covid-19 in Northland.
Thirty Cook Islanders were expected on the flight, which is… Read more Audio
6:07 PM.Police say there is no need for roadside Covid-19 checkpoints in Northland but mana whenua are pushing ahead with them.
Te Tai Tokerau is expecting an influx of Aucklanders ahead of the long weekend… Read more Audio
6:13 PM.The Ministry of Heath has confirmed it is investigating two more possible cases of Covid-19 related to Auckland's Pullman Hotel.
The returnees completed their managed isolation in the same facility… Read more Video, Audio
6:19 PM.Waitangi Day is set to go ahead as planned this year, despite other large-scale events in the north being moved online or postponed.
It comes as iwi leaders decided to move the National Iwi Chairs… Read more Audio
6:22 PM.A Hawke's Bay council review has found the region has a mess of business support groups trying to do the same thing.
One of the groups fears its days are numbered and its removal could hobble Hawke's… Read more Audio