12:00 PM.National's new leader dishes out new roles; Ministers meet with Southland leaders on the closure of Tiwai Point.
Nicola Wright has the news. Read more Audio
12:12 PM.National's new leader, Judith Collins, has given top jobs to her two predecessors, Simon Bridges and Todd Muller, in a caucus reshuffle.
She has boosted Shane Reti to number 6, dropped her fellow… Read more Audio
12:17 PM.RNZ's political reporter, Yvette McCullough, says the sudden resignations from Amy Adams and Nikki Kaye will be a blow for National.
She spoke to Māni Dunlop. Read more Audio
12:20 PM.Petrol prices force the first quarterly inflation drop in four years.
Emma Hatton has business. Read more Audio
12:28 PM.New Zealand is set to host this year's Rugby Championship.
Barry Guy has sport. Read more Audio
12:35 PM.Three dairy companies are meeting with the Agriculture Minister next week to discuss reforms to the rules governing their competitor, Fonterra.
Andrew McRae has the rural news. Read more Audio
12:43 PM.An independent report has found the Defence Force is still severely lacking in addressing sexual violence, harrasment and bullying.
Operation Respect was implemented four years ago, and has resulted… Read more Audio
12:45 PM.The government has announced its first project as part of its scheme to push the creation of environmental jobs and initiatives.
Te Arawa Lakes Trust has received $2.5 million in funding to support… Read more Audio
12:59 PM.And we are still in the Tangaroa lunar phase - marking the period of celebrating Matariki and we continue with our whetu explanation.
Ngaruru te waokū, matomato te waokū, māpuapua te… Read more Audio