12:00 PM.Sky City cuts 700 jobs. The Government works to balance the economy and health ahead of Level 2. Media company Stuff is taken by surprise by announcement that NZME plans to buy it,
Nicola Wright has… Read more Audio
12:12 PM.The casino operator SkyCity plans to cut another 700 jobs as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The job losses follow last month's announcement of 200 staff redundancies.
Māni Dunlop speaks with… Read more Audio
12:15 PM.At 4pm, New Zealanders will find out when the country will move to Alert Level 2, and businesses are hoping they'll be told they can reopen from Wednesday afternoon.
One particular service New… Read more Audio
12:18 PM.Police are still searching for 29-year-old prisoner Ricky Wilson, who escaped custody while being transported to Rimutaka Prison last night.
RNZ reporter Eleisha Foon speaks with Māni Dunlop. Read more Audio
12:19 PM.The country's biggest fuel retailer, Z-Energy, has reported a large full year loss after large asset write downs and costs of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Andrew McRae has business. Read more Audio
12:28 PM.Warriors halfback Blake Green says he's missed footy so much over the past 7 weeks and he's enjoyed getting a bit of competition back in his life.
Barry Guy has sport. Read more Audio
12:34 PM.Farmers in Wairarapa are banding together to send feed north, as Hawke's Bay battles the worst drought the region has experienced in decades.
Maja Burry has the rural news. Read more Audio
12:41 PM.There has been surprise and confusion from two of New Zealand's largest media companies, after NZME announced it plans to buy Stuff – for just one dollar – in a market announcement this morning,
NZME… Read more Audio
12:45 PM.Family and sexual violence services are set to get an extra $200-million over the next four years, following a pre-Budget announcement by the Government.
The justice under-secretary, Jan Logie, says… Read more Audio