5:08 PM.Initial tests show no lead contamination in the Waikouaiti River, but there are still more results to come and the Otago Regional Council has ramped up surveillance.
The river feeds the reservoir… Read more Video, Audio
5:15 PM.An East Otago mother has been left confused and concerned as blood test results start to roll in after a lead contamination testing blitz.
It's been more than a week since residents in Waikouaiti… Read more Audio
5:20 PM.Air New Zealand has issued another apology over the Royal Saudi Navy contract - this time to MPs.
The national carrier has been under fire after it admitted this week its gas turbines unit had been… Read more Video, Audio
5:23 PM.An airline that is yet to get off the ground plans to take bookings for flights to the Cook Islands from March, despite the fact the company still does not yet have a plane, and there are no signs of… Read more Video, Audio
5:35 PM.News from the business sector, including a market report. [embed] https://players.brightcove.net/6093072280001/default_default/index.html?videoId=6231060357001 Video, Audio
5:40 PM.Plans for a new Christchurch cycleway will continue, despite an attempt to halt the process earlier today.
Hundreds of residents and several business owners are frustrated and upset they weren't… Read more Audio
5:44 PM.Evidence from a man who died two years ago has been read out to a jury in a 30-year cold case.
Waikato publican Chris Bush was gunned down during a robbery at the Red Fox Tavern in October 1987.
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5:47 PM.The family of a woman seriously injured in a hit and run says she holds no malice towards the driver, and forgives them.
Anna Chesterfield was struck at a pedestrian crossing in the Lower Hutt Suburb… Read more Audio
5:55 PM.Youth offenders at Christchurch Men's prison have been learning gardening skills and growing award-winning vegetables.
A programme run in the youth unit is inspiring young men to pick up green-thumb… Read more Video, Audio
6:06 PM.The government is poised to expand the flexi-wage scheme to help up to 40,000 unemployed people into work.
Labour kicked off its election campaign by promising to expand the subsidy criteria and the… Read more Video, Audio
6:27 PM.A former CYFs caregiver on trial for allegedly sexually abusing eight boys in his care is accused of silencing his victims by threatening gang involvement.
The High Court trial of Earl William… Read more Audio