5:07 PM.The government is cracking down on property investors to try and even the playing field for first home buyers and turn down the heat on the property market.
It has released a new raft of measures… Read more Video, Audio
5:11 PM.Housing Minister Megan Woods discusses the government's new rules to help first home buyers and curb property speculation in an effort to cool the property market.
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5:21 PM.The former assistant principal of Dilworth - a boarding school for underprivileged boys - has been jailed for indecently assaulting pupils.
Sixty-nine-year-old Ian Robert Wilson admitted to… Read more Audio
5:26 PM.It has been confirmed the latest managed isolation and quarantine worker to test positive for Covid-19 had recently received the required second dose of the Pfizer vaccine.
The vaccine is proving to… Read more Video, Audio
5:32 PM.Ports of Auckland bosses are fronting for a private meeting with Auckland Councilors as tensions builds over mounting safety and performance concerns.
Mayor Phil Goff last week wrote to the Ports… Read more Video, Audio
5:37 PM.News from the business sector, including a market report. [embed] https://players.brightcove.net/6093072280001/default_default/index.html?videoId=6242892867001 Video, Audio
5:40 PM.Those struggling to afford their first home say the government's housing package does not go far enough to help them get a foot in the door and address the imbalance favouring speculators.
Landlords… Read more Audio
5:44 PM.Tourism operators on both sides of the Tasman are cautiously optimistic about the return of travellers with hopes a bubble will open sooner rather than later.
The Prime Minister has promised to… Read more Audio
5:49 PM.Trans-Tasman quarantine-free travel is essential, even if it might be complicated, the Australian Tourism Industry council says.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced yesterday that… Read more Video, Audio
5:55 PM.Disability campaigners gathered on the steps of Parliament today asking to have a seat at the table.
A quarter of the population have disabilities - but campaigners say they are not represented in… Read more Video, Audio
6:07 PM.The government's new housing fix-it package will do nothing to help first home buyers according to a market expert who says it time to go back to the drawing board.
The suite of changes includes… Read more Video, Audio
6:12 PM.Ports of Auckland bosses have been meeting Auckland councillors behind closed doors this afternoon.
Tensions have been rising over mounting safety and performance concerns.
The meeting has just… Read more Video, Audio
6:19 PM.The Grand Millennium Managed Isolation Hotel is once again under scrutiny as authorities probe how a cleaner become infected with Covid-19.
This afternoon officials revealed what they've learnt about… Read more Audio
6:23 PM.Fighting back tears, the Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has promised he is listening to women.
In an extraordinary media conference today, he called for urgent change following recent… Read more Audio