12:00 PM.Reports Behrouz Boochani has been granted refugee status. The government unveils the first phase of its rent-to-own scheme.
Nicola Wright has the news. Read more Audio
12:11 PM.The Government has announced the providers for the first 100 houses it will offer under its $400-million Progressive Home Ownership scheme.
The Housing Foundation in Auckland and the Queenstown Lakes… Read more Audio
12:14 PM.The Progressive Home Ownership fund is part of the Green Party and Labour's Confidence and Supply Agreement.
The Greens co-leader, Marama Davidson, told Māni Dunlop how she was feeling about finally… Read more Audio
12:15 PM.Female-dominated workforces have been legally empowered to negotiate the same pay as comparable male-dominated workforces.
Parliament passed the Equal Pay Amendment Bill under urgency just before… Read more Audio
12:17 PM.The Early Childhood Council says a paid stop work meeting held by teachers this morning was irresponsible.
Early Childhood Teachers from 130 centres across the country met to discuss their campaign… Read more Audio
12:20 PM.The Financial Markets Authority is warning of high-risk financial products. Read more Audio
12:26 PM.The winless Chiefs have had a brutally honest review of their most recent loss ahead of their match against the Blues this weekend.
Barry Guy has sport. Read more Audio
12:35 PM.Legislation has just been passed in parliament amending the 20-year-old Dairy Industry Restructuring Act.
Maja Burry has the rural news. Read more Audio
12:44 PM.Landlords rejecting Māori from homes is such a prolific problem that people with good incomes are going to housing agencies for help.
Yesterday, RNZ spoke to Te Iwi Kemp, who had applied for 10… Read more Audio
12:47 PM.One of the largest showcases of te Moana nui a kiwa - the Pasifika Fesitval - is undergoing a refresh for next year. It has been met with some criticism from smaller island villages, which feel… Read more Audio