5:07 PM.Kiwis wanting to return home from India are being locked out until the end of the month.
From Sunday, no one who has been in India in the last 14 days will be allowed into the country as the… Read more Audio
5:11 PM.Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins explains what he thinks the pause in flight arrivals from India to New Zealand will achieve. Read more Video, Audio
5:20 PM.Doctors at Auckland Hospital have been told they can't fly to Australia for business or continuing education when the quarantine-free travel bubble opens later this month.
Auckland District Health… Read more Audio
5:25 PM.Senior Māori and union leaders say the Ports of Auckland boss needs to quit, and should leave the role without a payout.
Independent Māori Statutory Board deputy chair Tau Henare, former Labour Party… Read more Video, Audio
5:25 PM.A single mum who has waited five years to get into public housing is now paying hundreds of dollars in double rent - with Kainga Ora charging her while she wraps up her private tenancy.
The… 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=6247403813001 Video, Audio
5:45 PM.Pike River families have accused the minister in charge of breaking his promise, and have urged him to reconsider going further into the mine.
A public statement last week, issued by the Pike River… Read more Audio
5:50 PM.The government will not budge on further funding for the Pike River recovery, saying it has met all its commitments.
It comes despite renewed calls from some families to honour promises made and go… Read more Video, Audio
5:55 PM.Rest homes around the country are still waiting for a start date for Covid-19 vaccinations, despite being in a priority group that should be getting the jab about now.
The Aged Care Association… Read more Video, Audio
6:07 PM.The chair of the National Māori Authority, Matthew Tukaki, is calling for the chair of Auckland DHB to resign after admitting he got preferential treatment when he was given a Covid-19 vaccination… Read more Video, Audio
6:12 PM.The government today has brought in a deadline for industry to stop using coal-fired boilers, without applying one to the boilers it owns.
Everything from wool scourers to dairy processors have until… Read more Audio
6:18 PM.Australians are cautiously keen for a trip over the ditch, according to a travel agents industry group.
It is less than a fortnight until the quarantine-free bubble begins, on a state by state basis.
6:25 PM.Bus drivers in Wellington are one stop closer to getting paid the Living Wage, but there are still some bumps in the road.
The Regional Council this morning agreed they fund the operators who… Read more Audio