12:00 PM.New Zealand's population officially reaches 5 million. It's back to school for 800,000 school children.
Nicola Wright has the news. Read more Audio
12:12 PM.Hundreds of thousands of children have returned to school today for the first time in eight weeks. There have been concerns that some children and parents would have a lot of anxiety about the return… Read more Audio
12:15 PM.The Commerce Commission has received an official complaint against Air New Zealand over its refusal to provide refunds to some passengers affected by cancelled US flights.
The airline acknowledged… Read more Audio
12:17 PM.The College of Midwives says their sector is feeling frustrated and perplexed by the lack of any funding - or any real mention of their sector - in last week's Budget.
The chief Executive of the… Read more Audio
12:21 PM.The Smith City retail chain falls victim to Covid-19.
Andrew McRae has the business news. Read more Audio
12:28 PM.New Zealand's super rugby players are welcomed back to the training field.
Barry Guy has sport. Read more Audio
12:35 PM.The weekend rain falls short for drought-hit Hawke's Bay farmers.
Eric Frykberg has the rural news. Read more Audio
12:43 PM.New Zealanders are being asked whether military veterans and current service personnel should get better health care and support.
The Minister for Veterans, Ron Mark, has launched a survey which will… Read more Audio
12:45 PM.Vanuatu has only received about one-seventh of the aid for Tropical Cyclone Harold as it did when Cyclone Pam hit the country in 2015.
Cyclone Harold devastated the north of the island nation when it… Read more Audio