5:08 PM.The government is spending more than $1 million a week on private security guards at managed isolation facilities.
That is despite announcing 11 months go it would hire its own security force.
But… Read more Audio
5:13 PM.Reducing hours, taking items of the menu, even closing up shop for a bit. That's what cafes and restaurants say they are resorting too as they grapple with a staffing crisis, brought on by a skills… Read more Video, Audio
5:18 PM.The Defence Force could be called upon to help cull feral dogs which are out of control in the Far North.
Wild dogs have killed more than 100 livestock on a farm near Cape Rēinga this week, with… Read more Video, Audio
5:22 PM.DHB nurses have voted to strike again, potentially three more times.
The strikes will be on July 29 for 24 hours, an eight-hour strike on August 19 and another 24-hour strike on September 9.
In… Read more Video, Audio
5:28 PM.The Prime Minister is standing firm on the political hot potato of superannuation, despite Treasury warning the cost of the ageing population is on an "unsustainable" track.
Politicians have been… Read more Audio
5:38 PM.News from the business sector, including a market report. [embed] https://players.brightcove.net/6093072280001/default_default/index.html?videoId=6262506800001 Video, Audio
5:45 PM.Park-like grounds, close to the Airport, a swimming pool and plenty of parking.
It reads like a prime piece of Auckland real estate, but for the fact the Jet Park hotel is ground zero for Covid-19… Read more Video, Audio
5:55 PM.Queenstown is bringing together some of the brightest business minds to work out ways to make the town more than just a tourist destination.
Covid-19 dealt a devastating below to the district as one… Read more Audio
5:55 PM.A Picton aquarium says it will be forced to kill more than 100 animals if it cannot reach an agreement over its lease.
EcoWorld Aquarium and Wildlife Rehabilitation centre at Picton wharf is at… Read more Video, Audio
6:08 PM.The government appears to be committed to an elimination strategy when it comes to dealing with Covid-19 in Aotearoa, even after most people have had the vaccine.
How feasible is it? Dr Nikki Turner… Read more Video, Audio
6:15 PM.Nurses are set to walk off the job three more times in as many months over pay and working conditions.
Last month, 30,000 healthcare workers, mostly nurses, took to the streets in a nationwide… Read more Audio
6:20 PM.People who might otherwise be left out in the cold now have a warm, safe and dry place to stay with the opening of Wellington's largest transitional housing facility.
The central city building has… Read more Video, Audio
6:27 PM.The healthcare system has been labeled 'unacceptably racist', with Pasifika suffering the worst health inequities.
That's according to a new report by the Health Quality & Safety Commission.
As RNZ… Read more Audio