12:10 PM.The Tourism Minister is promising a shakeup of the industry, with a focus on making it more environmentally and financially sustainable. Prior to Covid-19, tourism had rapidly grown to become the… Read moreAudio
12:14 PM.A man charged over a bomb threat made to two Christchurch mosques has pleaded not guilty to all the charges, and elected trial by jury. The 27-year-old, who has name suppression, is accused of posting… Read moreAudio
12:18 PM.Wellington officials want to increase public transport usage by getting people to pay for the parking at major bus and train stations. However, the region aims to increase public transport usage by… Read moreAudio
12:44 PM.Two people have died in a stabbing in the central Auckland suburb of Epsom. The police were called to the area around 11.30 this morning. RNZ reporter Amy Williams is there and speaks to Māni Dunlop.
12:46 PM.It's been a week of confessionals, apologies, and promises to do better at the Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry this week. Church and faith-based institution leaders have started fronting up… Read moreAudio
12:56 PM.A surge in coronavirus cases in Papua New Guinea is beginning to resemble a major health crisis. Neighbouring Australia has swung into action with urgent medical assistance and vaccine doses. But it's… Read moreAudio