12:00 PM.The rapid spread of a new strain of Covid-19 in Britain has renewed pleas from overseas New Zealanders for help. Auckland's City Mission says people are being extraordinarily generous despite the… Read more Audio
12:09 PM.A new, more infectious strain of Covid-19 in the UK has New Zealanders there pleading for Government help to return home.
Epidemiologists here are also asking officials to tighten border measures.
… Read more Audio
12:11 PM.Motorists are being urged to take care and be patient as they hit the roads today, with delays expected across the country. In the south, a slip has closed State Highway.
Six between Greymouth and… Read more Audio
12:13 PM.Wellington has been treated to an unusual sight and it's just in time for Christmas Rata across the capital are blooming in unison this year.
The distinctive red flowering trees are the region's… Read more Audio
12:18 PM.A2 Milk steps closer to a Mataura deal.
Emma Hatton has te pūrongo pakihi. Read more Audio
12:24 PM.The Black Caps brace for their Boxing Day cricket test.
Stephen Hewson has te pūrongo hakinakina. Read more Audio