12:00 PM.Sentencing the first person convicted of trafficking and slavery in New Zealand; National's campaign chair fights back after a disastrous poll. Audio
12:12 PM.The first person ever to be convicted of both human trafficking and slavery in New Zealand has been sentenced in Napier.
For over twenty years, Joseph Auga Matamata promised people a better life if… Read more Audio
12:15 PM.Judith Collins has failed to turn around National's popularity, with the opposition party sinking to new lows in the latest Newshub-Reid Research poll.
Last night's survey is the first since Ms… Read more Audio
12:18 PM.A person who used to write the country's laws is asking the High Court to determine whether putting the country into lockdown level four and shutting businesses was lawful.
The lawyer Andrew… Read more Audio
12:20 PM.Genesis questions the government's renewable energy plan.
The Court of Appeal starts hearing appeals from former Mainzeal directors.
And investors look to pump at least $1 billion into local… Read more Audio
12:28 PM.The bus is back - Julian Savea returns to the Hurricanes. Audio
12:35 PM.Orchardists are being urged to take heed after a man was sentenced to 11 years in prison for human trafficking and slavery. The case relates to Joseph Matamata who brought Samoan nationals to the… Read more Audio
12:44 PM.Shut out, disrespected, and intimidated - that's how many whānau say they've felt when in the Family Court according to a new report.
Te Taniwha I Te Ao Ture-ā-Whānau, Whānau Experience Of Care And… Read more Audio
12:46 PM.Engineers are enthusiastic about a proposal to find out whether pumped hydro storage could help reduce the country's reliance on fossil-fuelled power plants.
Yesterday, the government announced a… Read more Audio