5:06 PM.Oranga Tamariki is shutting up its Christchurch secure facility after a video leaked this week showing a child there being tackled, restrained and held in a headlock.
A total of 60 staff have either… Read more Audio
5:10 PM.A senior Māori community leader says Oranga Tamariki is failing children and creating more issues than it is solving.
The agency is under investigation after video emerged of a child being physically… Read more Video, Audio
5:20 PM.For most New Zealanders in their seventies, homelessness is not something that crosses the mind.
But one Papatoetoe woman is facing exactly that, with her uninhabitable tornado-hit rental now up for… Read more Video, Audio
5:25 PM.The programme to vaccinate some of the most isolated New Zealanders kicked into fifth gear today.
A steady stream of Chatham Islanders have been making their way to the small medical centre in the… 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=6261824327001 Video, Audio
5:38 PM.Auckland Airport is predicting its fortunes will take off early next year, but it all depends on the Covid-19 vaccine rollout.
The country's biggest airport is expecting a loss of between $35 million… Read more Video, Audio
5:43 PM.The mayor of Stratford fears rural GPs in Taranaki will be overwhelmed by the Covid 19 vaccination rollout to the general population.
The Medical Association agrees and says the vaccine rollout will… Read more Audio
5:47 PM.The Waikato DHB says it's yet to speak to patients who have had private information published on the dark web.
Information including bank details, drivers' licences, passports, home addresses… Read more Audio
5:50 PM.Tourism operators are holding out hope for the return of cruise ships - after more than a year without the reliable dose of tourist dollars.
Cruise ships have been banned from entering New Zealand's… Read more Audio
6:08 PM.Oranga Tamariki is closing its Christchurch youth facility, pending an investigation into the alleged assault of a child.
A total of 60 staff have either been stood down or will be sent home on full… Read more Video, Audio
6:08 PM.The country's switch to greener energies has a boost today, with the first sod turned on what's expected to be Aotearoa's largest solar farm.
The $30 million farm is being set up near Pukenui in the… Read more Audio
6:15 PM.There is towering opposition to apartment buildings popping up in central Auckland suburbs.
Auckland councillors have been locked in talks today about a proposed approach to housing intensification.
6:18 PM.Christchurch councillors are lining up to replace mayor Lianne Dalziel, who announced she won't run next year, this morning.
The three-term mayor is stepping down after seeing the city through a… Read more Audio
6:24 PM.The All Blacks have named four uncapped players to take on Tonga in their first test of the year at Mt Smart Stadium on Saturday night, with Chiefs midfielder Quinn Tupaea selected to start.
The… Read more Audio