12:00 PM.National's Paula Bennett is bowing out of politics; And further isolation measures are on the cards.
Nicola Wright has the news. Read more Audio
12:10 PM.The National MP, and former deputy prime minister, Paula Bennett, has announced her immediate retirement from politics.
She has been in Parliament since 2005, and held a range of Ministerial… Read more Audio
12:13 PM.Cabinet is discussing whether to make people pay for at least part of the cost of their two week stay in managed isolation and quarantine.
The Government has spent about $80 million on border… Read more Audio
12:17 PM.Officials are considering imposing further measures on returning New Zealanders in managed isolation, following a review into the system at the border.
The review found the system to be under extreme… Read more Audio
12:20 PM.Fisher & Paykel Healthcare notches a record profit.
Andrew McRae has business. Read more Audio
12:28 PM.Former football Fern, Abby Erceg, leads soccer's support for Black Lives Matter movement in the US.
Stephen Hewson has sport. Read more Audio
12:35 PM.A new report says a bill imposing tough rules on log traders will increase costs and reduce value for the New Zealand economy.
Eric Frykberg has the rural news. Read more Audio
12:44 PM.The Waikato River Authority is calling on the local government Minister to launch an inquiry into Auckland's water crisis.
Auckland is experiencing its worst ever drought and the council has asked… Read more Audio
12:48 PM.The parents of a child who would act out violently, are describing having to battle both the Health and Education systems to keep their young son in school while waiting for an ADHD diagnosis and… Read more Audio