12:00 PM.The Prime Minister has postponed the general election by four weeks. The National Party leader, Judith Collins, says she would have preferred a longer delay.
Nicola Wright has the news. Read more Audio
12:11 PM.The Prime Minister has delayed this year's election by four weeks, with polling day now set for Saturday, October the 17th.
Jacinda Ardern said she made the decision after consulting with all party… Read more Audio
12:14 PM.The National Party says it will work with the new election date of October 17.
The party had been pushing for Jacinda Ardern to delay the election until November the 21st, but National's leader… Read more Audio
12:17 PM.The Green Party says its is disappointed by the four-week delay in the election.
But the co-leader, James Shaw, told Māni Dunlop they understand the decision. Read more Audio
12:20 PM.A large write down in predicted sales values for its properties has seen the retirement village operator Summerset's half-year profit slump dramatically.
Emma Hatton has business. Read more Audio
12:26 PM.New Zealand motor racing driver Scott Dixon is pipped for pole position at the Indy 500.
Clay Wilson has sport. Read more Audio
12:35 PM.Covid checkpoints around Auckland are causing major disruptions for vegetable growers.
Maja Burry has the Rural News. Read more Audio
12:42 PM.The election has been delayed by four weeks due to the re-emergence of Covid-19 in the community.
The Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, announced the new election date - October the 17th - at a news… Read more Audio
12:45 PM.The decision to delay the election for four weeks was made after consultation with the Electoral Commission.
The Chief Electoral Officer, Alicia Wright, spoke to Māni Dunlop. Read more Audio