12:00 PM.New Zealand's towns and cities are busier than they've been in a month as the country moves out of lockdown. Police praise the public response to alert level 4.
Nicola Wright has the news. Read more Audio
12:11 PM.New Zealanders holding out for a takeaway have descended upon fast food joints across the country.
At the McDonald's Basin Reserve restaurant customers queued from midnight, the restaurant at… Read more Audio
12:17 PM.New Zealanders are out and about right across the country, and our reporter, Jonathan Mitchell, has been out among them in Lower Hutt.
He spoke with Māni Dunlop. Read more Audio
12:19 PM.We head to Gisborne, where the local community was prepared for an influx of people on the roads today, implementing a road traffic management plan around their McDonald's. Audio
12:20 PM.The building products company Steel and Tube is making up to 200 of its staff redundant, in response to the Covid-19 crisis and ongoing downturn in the economy.
Andrew McRae has business. Read more Audio
12:29 PM.Sophie Devine, Devon Conway and Ian Smith are the recipients of the first New Zealand Cricket awards to be announced.
The awards are being presented electronically this week due to Covid-19… Read more Audio
12:35 PM.Two big farming groups are urging the Climate Change Commission to align domestic policy with its international promises.
Maja Burry has the rural news. Read more Audio
12:42 PM.Refugees waiting to be resettled in New Zealand will have to wait until border restrictions are eased, putting their lives at risk.
The Red Cross says refugees waiting to move to the safety of… Read more Audio
12:45 PM.Ocean swimmers were relieved to dust off their wet suits and togs and get back in the water first thing this morning.
Under Alert Level 3, people are able to swim, surf and fish from the shore - but… Read more Audio