12:00 PM.A weather bomb puts Spring on pause. Labour promises to extend the life of Tiwai Point by several years. And an outpouring of grief for police officer Matiu Ratana.
Anna Thomas has the news. Read more Audio
12:11 PM.Heavy snowfall is causing widespread disruptions on the first day of the school holidays.
All flights in and out of Queenstown airport have been cancelled or diverted, while roads are closed across… Read more Audio
12:14 PM.Labour has promised it will keep the Tiwai Point aluminium smelter open for another three to five years if re-elected to Government.
Leader Jacinda Ardern and their Energy spokesperson Megan Woods… Read more Audio
12:17 PM.Whānau and friends of Matiu Ratana, who was fatally shot in London on Friday, are devastated by his death.
The New Zealand-born UK police officer was shot by a handcuffed man in Croydon Custody… Read more Audio
12:21 PM.Synlait Milk has reported a nine percent fall in its full year profit as a rise in revenue has been offset by the costs of buying new companies and expanding operations.
Maja Burry has te pūrongo… Read more Audio
12:29 PM.The Wallabies coach Dave Rennie supports New Zealand Rugby's desire to have the All Blacks home by Christmas and says a NSW and New Zealand 'bubble' could be created to help ensure that happens.
… Read more Audio
12:36 PM.Strong wind warnings have been issued for the entire South Island, and the south of the North Island this morning and Lewis Pass and the Milford Road are both closed due to the snow.
Susan Murray has… Read more Audio
12:43 PM.A National-led government would feature New Zealand's first Minister for Mental Health - and that minister would be charged with implementing a zero suicides strategy.
That's from National's policy… Read more Audio
12:47 PM.Police have arrested ten protesters at the Coalgate mine in Darfield, Canterbury.
About 30 protesters were blocking the entrance to the mine and a further 10 were at the pit of the mine.
Protestors… Read more Audio