12:00 PM.Cabinet ministers meet to decide whether New Zealand will come out of lockdown. A machete-wielding man is shot dead by police.
Nicola Wright has the news. Read more Audio
12:12 PM.In about four hours, New Zealanders will find out if the country will be moving out of lockdown.
Ministers started Cabinet early at 10.30am to give them time to make the decision that will affect all… Read more Audio
12:15 PM.Forensic investigators are at the scene of a police shooting in south Auckland, where a man with a machete was shot dead in Central Avenue, Papatoetoe.
Police say they received multiple calls after… Read more Audio
12:17 PM.A gunman in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia has killed at least 13 people, including a policewoman, during a 12-hour rampage.
It's Canada's worst act of mass murder in 30 years.
The Royal… Read more Audio
12:20 PM.As you may have heard in the news, the latest inflation numbers have surprised to the upside.
Andrew McRae has the business new. Read more Audio
12:28 PM.Sir Steve Hansen is reiterating his call for leading nations to put their own interests aside for the sake of the sport's future.
Clay Wilson has the sports news. Read more Audio
12:35 PM.The honey producer and exporter Comvita is expecting a better financial result this year following last year's nearly 28-million dollar loss.
Susan Murray has the rural news. Read more Audio
12:42 PM.The Early Childhood Council has written an open letter to the Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, asking that all early childhood centres remain closed until the country moves to Alert Level 2.
There has… Read more Audio
12:45 PM.The Ministry of Health has released its Māori Response Action plan to Covid-19, but Māori health experts have strongly criticised it, saying it needs to be urgently resuscitated.
Most of the $56… Read more Audio