12:00 PM.Aotearoa awaits thousands of community covid test results. Damien O'Connor comes under fire for suggesting Australia speak with "more diplomacy" about China. And the Cook Islands reinstate quarantine… Read more Audio
12:11 PM.The government's one o'clock briefing will be required viewing for event organisers across the north island this afternoon as Covid-19 looms over anniversary weekend festivities.
Thousands of people… Read more Audio
12:14 PM.The Cook Islands government has decided to allow passengers on a flight from New Zealand tomorrow into the country - but they will have to go into quarantine.
A passenger flight on Wednesday left… Read more Audio
12:16 PM.A foreign policy professor has cautioned New Zealand's Trade Minister that Australia will not take kindly to his recent remarks.
In a media interview this week, Damien O'Connor suggested Australia… Read more Audio
12:20 PM.New Zealanders have been caught up in US market turmoil.
Emma Hatton has te pūrongo pakihi. Read more Audio
12:28 PM.Luna Rossa is wary of American Magic in today's America's Cup challenger yacht racing.
Stephen Hewson has te pūrongo hakinakina. Read more Audio
12:35 PM.Overseas demand for New Zealand lamb is remaining surprisingly high despite Covid-19 continuing to knock the world's restaurant trade.
Susan Murray has mo nga korero e pa ana ki te taiwhenua. Read more Audio
12:44 PM.American Magic and their repaired yacht Patriot return to racing this afternoon, when they take on Luna Rossa in the first of the America's Cup challenger series semi-finals in Auckland.
It's 12 days… Read more Audio
12:46 PM.Māori leaders at Auckland's Unitec are resigning amidst accusations of institutional racism.
The Chair of the institute's Runanga, Tui ah Loo, who has worked at the institution for 21 years, has… Read more Audio