12:00 PM.Tiwai Point's owners announce they'll close the aluminium smelter. A formal police escort for slain Constable Matthew Hunt.
Nicola Wright has the news. Read more Audio
12:10 PM.Rio Tinto is closing its Tiwai Point smelter, with the loss of about one thousand jobs.
The smelter at Bluff will be wound down and closed next year as a result of a strategic review by its majority… Read more Audio
12:15 PM.The funeral of Constable Matthew Hunt, who died while on duty last month, has been held at Auckland's Eden Park.
The 28-year-old Waitematā police officer was shot dead during a routine traffic stop… Read more Audio
12:20 PM.The Tiwai Point aluminium smelter plans to close next year.
Andrew McRae has business. Read more Audio
12:28 PM.New Zealand's top netballers are fitter than they've ever been.
Stephen Hewson has sport. Read more Audio
12:35 PM.The price of logs has fallen again, with the typical price now about $115 a cubic metre.
Eric Frykberg has the rural news. Read more Audio
12:44 PM.New figures from Trade Me shows the job market has bounced back earlier and stronger than anticipated.
Analysis of more than 33,000 vacancies on the site has found the number of listings was higher… Read more Audio
12:47 PM.A Hawaiian cloak and hat gifted to Captain Cook will stay in their homeland, after Te Papa gifted them to Hawaii.
The ʻahu ʻula and mahiole were given to Cook in 1779 and have been in the collection… Read more Audio