12:00 PM.Failed Pacific states are blamed for drugs like P being brought into New Zealand and a man who kidnapped a woman in Auckland is jailed indefinitely. Audio
12:16 PM.A slice of prime Auckland commercial real estate is to be bought by American investment concern Blackstone for $635 million in one of the country's biggest property deals.
12:19 PM.The country's biggest retirement village operator, Ryman Healthcare, has posted a solid rise in profit on the back of higher sales and increased property values. Audio
12:21 PM.The transport software company ERoad has turned around a multi-million dollar loss last year to post a modest profit, off the back of record sales and revenue growth. Audio
12:23 PM.For the latest from the markets we're joined by Don Lewthwaite of FNZC. Audio
12:25 PM.The Heartland Bank says profits are up on growth in all divisions, despite reducing big loans to lessen the risk in rural and business lending. Audio
12:26 PM.The International Cricket Council is looking at dropping the coin toss before Test matches. Audio
12:35 PM.The Government has accepted all 38 recommendations of a special review into New Zealand's system of animal tracking. Audio