12:00 PM.Otago residents demand answers after shock levels of lead in the water. Concerns over Air New Zealand Covid refunds. And the Prime Minister fronts up to iwi.
Nicola Wright has the news. Read more Audio
12:11 PM.There's doubt over whether Dunedin councillors will front up to a public meeting in Waikouaiti tonight, which is being held to disuss high levels of lead in the local water supply.
One test showed… Read more Audio
12:15 PM.The Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, says Kaumatua and Māori won't necessarily be at the front of the queue in the vaccine roll-out, but they will not be left behind.
Ms Ardern made the comments while… Read more Audio
12:19 PM.Tourism Industry Aotearoa is welcoming an inquiry by the Auditor-General into a controversial tourism fund.
The Strategic Tourism Assets Protection Programme was part of the government's $400-million… Read more Audio
12:20 PM.Many businesses that rushed out to buy new software ahead of the first lockdown are finding themselves with expensive technology they no longer have use for.
Gyles Beckford has business. Read more Audio
12:27 PM.The Australian Open is set to go ahead next week.
Stephen Hewson has sport. Read more Audio
12:35 PM.Winegrowers are gearing up for the harvest, it's already underway in Northland and will kick into full gear in other regions next month.
Maja Burry has the rural news. Read more Audio
12:42 PM.Relaxing quarantine requirements for visitors from low-risk countries could allow up to five times more people into New Zealand, but it would increase the risk of the virus returning to the community.
12:46 PM.A 17 year-old Toyota Landcruiser that's spent most of its life in Antarctica is up for sale.
The age and condition of the 2004 truck means it is no longer fit for purpose in the Antarctic and is… Read more Audio