12:00 PM.The search for ancient life on Mars begins, and the start of the vaccine rollout in New Zealand.
Nicola Wright has mo ngā pitopito korero.
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12:11 PM.NASA's rover Perseverance has this morning successfully landed on Mars.
Perseverance has spent seven months travelling from Earth, and is NASA's most ambitious attempt at searching for signs of life… Read more Audio
12:14 PM.New Zealand's Covid-19 vaccine roll-out begins this afternoon - with those who will be administering the Pfizer immunisations the first in line.
It comes almost a year after the country's first… Read more Audio
12:17 PM.A protest is underway outside insurance company Vero's Christchurch's office, with building owners dismayed to be still fighting for earthquake repairs 10 years on.
The protest was organised by the… Read more Audio
12:20 PM.The hospitality and brewing company Moa Group is selling the business from which it was born and gave it its name.
Business Editor Gyles Beckford has te pūrongo pakihi. Read more Audio
12:28 PM.The Black Caps all-rounder Kyle Jamieson went to bed early last night but woke up in time to find out he'd become one of cricket's newest multi-millionaires.
Sports reporter, Bridget Tunnicliffe, has… Read more Audio
12:35 PM.The number of deer being farmed in New Zealand appears to be stabilising.
Rural reporter, Susan Murray, has mo nga korero e pa ana ki te taiwhenua. Read more Audio
12:42 PM.To Australia, where the extent of collateral damage of Facebook's mass un-friending is still becoming clear.
Charities, welfare groups, health and emergency services were caught up when Facebook… Read more Audio
12:45 PM.The Black Caps cricketer, Kyle Jamieson, says it's both special and surreal to become one of the most expensive buys, in Indian Premier League history.
The all-rounder became an instant… Read more Audio