12:00 PM.Oranga Tamariki gets grilled at parliament and anticipation builds ahead of today's America's Cup race. Audio
12:11 PM.The Minister for Children, Kelvin Davis, has given a clear direction to Oranga Tamariki to change its ways - following the exit of its former chief executive - Grainne Moss.
Mrs Moss announced her… Read more Audio
12:15 PM.A Hawke's Bay school is facing criticism for banning Māori teachers from using the te reo terms - Whaea and Matua.
According to TVNZ, those teachers claim the principal said those names were… Read more Audio
12:17 PM.Racing in the America's Cup begins later this afternoon.
Māni Dunlop speaks to RNZ sports reporter Felicity Reid who's on Auckland's waterfront. Read more Audio
12:19 PM.The Reserve Bank is ending some of the emergency liquidity measures it put in place as the Covid-19 pandemic hit the economy. Audio
12:28 PM.The preamble is finally over, Team New Zealand begin their America's Cup title defence this afternoon. Audio
12:35 PM.The fruit and vegetable firm T & G Global is asking its town based staff to help out in apple packhouses. Audio
12:42 PM.Data from the largest-ever study of violence against women shows hundreds of millions of women are subjected to physical or sexual violence during their lifetime.
The World Health Organisation says… Read more Audio
12:46 PM.A legal expert wants cultural reports to be more accessible for people being sentenced -- but they must be of high quality. According to Ministry of Justice figures, there has been a significant… Read more Audio