5:09 PM.A road map for reopening, but it's a long road, with plenty of potential pot holes along the way.
The government has unveiled a plan it says will see see the border reopen to some countries and under… Read more Audio
5:12 PM.Government Covid-19 business adviser Rob Fyfe reckons more relaxed border restrictions now all ride on New Zealand achieving high vaccination rates.
And he says while the government scores about an… Read more Video, Audio
5:18 PM.For more on the government's road map to reopening, Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins joins Lisa Owen.
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5:28 PM.Charges have been filed against Ports of Auckland over the death of one of its workers.
Maritime New Zealand has charged the port in relation to Pala'amo Kalati's death in August last year.
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5:34 PM.News from the business sector, including a market report. [embed] https://players.brightcove.net/6093072280001/default_default/index.html?videoId=6267577875001 Video, Audio
5:40 PM.A group of leaky homeowners have been left with more bills to pay - after their long-running class action against the cladding giant James Hardie failed.
A court judgement has found the 144… Read more Audio
5:43 PM.Australia's Covid-19 crisis goes on - this afternoon Canberra was plunged into a week-long lockdown after the discovery of a new local infection.
New South Wales also continues to see high numbers… Read more Audio
5:46 PM.Bark and Ride is coming to the Wellington Cable Car. People's canine fur babies will be able to get on board the funicular as part of a month-long trial.
But to avoid a potential howler, there are a… Read more Video, Audio
5:51 PM.In Fiji, some people are too scared to go to hospital, as the country's Covid-19 situation continues to spiral.
The Delta variant is also causing major problems for the healthcare system with more… Read more Video, Audio
5:55 PM.Burnt-out and underpaid midwives say mothers and babies could be hurt if conditions in the sector don't improve.
About 150 midwives and supporters marched to Parliament today, with midwives walking… Read more Video, Audio
6:08 PM.The tourism industry is welcoming a new roadmap to reopen Aotearoa's borders next year while preparing for more tough times ahead.
Today, the Prime Minister announced the immediate focus is to ramp… Read more Video, Audio
6:12 PM.Businesses are queueing up to be part of a pilot scheme allowing vaccinated travelling workers to self-isolate at home. It's part of the government's road map to relaxing border restrictions by the… Read more Audio
6:18 PM.The housing crisis is hitting Kaikohe so badly, residents say overcrowding is now the norm.
It's one of the few places in New Zealand with a median house price below $300,000, increasing… Read more Audio