5:07 PM.The chair of Auckland District Health Board and other board members managed to get early Covid-19 vaccinations, even though about 50 percent of its frontline staff are yet to get the jab.
At a… Read more Video, Audio
5:15 PM.New Zealand is not only well behind most other countries when it comes to its Covid-19 vaccine rollout, it has also failed to meet its own targets so far.
Opposition parties say the government needs… Read more Audio
5:18 PM.The National Party's Covid-19 Response spokesperson is Chris Bishop. He talks to Lisa Owen about delays in the vaccine rollout. Read more Video, Audio
5:24 PM.Health Minister Andrew Little says he wants to see vaccination numbers increase to about 10,000 a day by the end of the month.
To make that happen, more centres are opening up, where people will go… Read more Video, Audio
5:26 PM.A woman who lost her job after her epilepsy drugs were changed without her knowledge has forced a top level health review.
Twenty-eight-year-old Laura Hume says it was only after her health began… Read more Audio
5:35 PM.News from the business sector, including a market report. [embed] https://players.brightcove.net/6093072280001/default_default/index.html?videoId=6247088460001 Video, Audio
5:39 PM.The Health Minister has lent his support to self swabbing smear tests - as has Director General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield, but the programme's still not getting off the ground.
Minister Kiri… Read more Audio
5:42 PM.Funding for a self-screening programme for cervical cancer probably would not be up for debate if it was about men's bodies - that's the view of Te Pāti Māori co-leader Debbie Ngarewa-Packer.
The… Read more Video, Audio
5:46 PM.On Wednesday women took to Parliament's steps to call out sexism in health, demanding a women's health strategy.
The Gender Justice Collective handed over a petition on to MPs from across the… Read more Audio
5:50 PM.Judith Collins wants an investigation into what she calls the 'strange and unusual behaviour' displayed by health officials compiling a report on the mental health system.
The National Party leader… Read more Audio
5:55 PM.When moa bones were found three metres deep in the earth during a road construction project, it was heralded as a discovery of great significance.
At a pre-dawn ceremony, those bones were uplifted… Read more Video, Audio
6:07 PM.James Cameron's plans to convert his Wairarapa properties into organic veggie farms appear to have fallen short - with hundreds of cows now understood to be grazing in his paddocks.
The Avatar film… Read more Audio
6:14 PM.Fruit, meat works and food processing industries are calling on the government to open pacific borders to tackle what they're calling their worst ever labour crisis.
At a media conference in Napier… Read more Video, Audio
6:18 PM.A member's bill that would remove alcohol sale restrictions over Easter, on Christmas Day and Anzac Day is gaining momentum, with a push to use a new rule to get it before Parliament.
Labour's Kieran… Read more Audio