12:00 PM.National is accused of whitewashing its front bench. The controversy surrounding armed police continues.
Nicola Wright has the news. Read more Audio
12:08 PM.National's ousted deputy leader, Paula Bennett, has somewhat unexpectedly thrown her support behind the party's new leadership team.
Leader Todd Muller and his deputy Nikki Kaye blundered their first… Read more Audio
12:10 PM.A prominent South Auckland councillor says his community is yet to be asked for their feedback on the police Armed Response Teams, which were trialled for six months in Counties Manukau, Waikato and… Read more Audio
12:12 PM.A union that represents hotel workers says the job losses at Millennium and Copthorne Hotels is a concern for whole the industry.
Yesterday the hotel chain announced it had cut more than 900 of its… Read more Audio
12:20 PM.The Reserve Bank is confident the financial system is strong enough to withstand the impact of the Covid-19 virus.
Andrew McRae has business. Read more Audio
12:26 PM.A 16-team invitational 'Coronavirus Cup of World Rugby' has been proposed for next year to help ease the financial hardship the game is facing globally.
Barry Guy has sport. Read more Audio
12:35 PM.Three New Zealand beef companies appear to have avoided a ban on exporting to China after falling foul of technical offences.
Eric Frykberg has the rural news. Read more Audio
12:40 PM.A Waitangi Tribunal report has found systemic breaches by the Crown led to the desecration and development of a historically significant burial site in Waikanae north of Wellington.
The report… Read more Audio
12:47 PM.'Prepare yourself a gift for your travels' is the theme for this year's Samoan Language Week, which began on Sunday.
The Ministry for Pacific Peoples' deputy chief executive, Aiolupotea Sina… Read more Audio