12:00 PM.A jury's told a million-dollar drug deal fell through at the last moment. The search for a cattle ship's crew resumes near Japan.
Anna Thomas has the news. Read more Audio
12:11 PM.A jury has heard that one of the men involved in the Comancheros trial was just metres away from finalising a million dollar drug deal before it fell through for unknown reasons.
It's the second day… Read more Audio
12:14 PM.The Japanese Coastguard has resumed the search for the crew of a missing cattle ship in the East China Sea.
Two New Zealanders were on board the ship, which issued a distress signal during a typhoon… Read more Audio
12:17 PM.Some in te ao Māori are calling for policies to improve inequities for Māori in the wake of Labour's promise to make Matariki a public holiday.
Labour leader Jacinda Ardern announced that if elected… Read more Audio
12:20 PM.Leading homeware and sports good retailer Briscoe Group has come through the pandemic induced disruptions with a solid half year profit.
Gyles Beckford. Read more Audio
12:28 PM.US tennis legend Serena Williams says she'll talk to French Open organisers before committing to the grand slam event at the end of the month.
Barry Guy has sport. Read more Audio
12:35 PM.A veteran farmer turned Rural Support Trust worker says says farmers left out of pocket because of a Bovine TB infection they didn't cause deserve more compensation.
Eric Frykberg has the rural news.
12:42 PM.The Minister for Veteran Affairs, Ron Mark, says he supports – with trepidation – unclaimed war medals being returned to whānau -- but he says the process needs to be incredibly robust.
Seventy-five… Read more Audio
12:45 PM.Nearly half of New Zealand's aid charities fear having to shut as the effects of the pandemic limit how much people are able to give.
Forty-six percent of aid charities say Covid-19 is a serious… Read more Audio