12:00 PM.The Government weighs up closing the trans-Tasman bubble. A new national Covid vaccine hotline is off to a rocky start.
Nicola Wright has the news. Read more Audio
12:11 PM.The Government will announce this afternoon whether or not it will be popping the trans-Tasman travel bubble.
Multiple Australian states are bracing for an increase of Covid-19 cases, as officials… Read more Audio
12:15 PM.Many in Wellington were left with more questions than answers this morning when they called a new national 0800 number to book their long-awaited vaccinations - only to be told they had to go to their… Read more Audio
12:17 PM.CoreLogic's property market and economic update has found the housing market is reaching a turning point, with sales and price growth expected to peak in coming months.
The figures for the three… Read more Audio
12:20 PM.First home buyers scoop up a bigger share of the housing market.
Gyles Beckford has the Business News. Read more Audio
12:28 PM.New Zealand Rugby League defends its decision to pull out of the World Cup.
Stephen Hewson has sport. Read more Audio
12:35 PM.Wools of New Zealand and Primary Wool Co-Operative are proposing to merge together.
Sally Murphy has the rural news. Read more Audio
12:44 PM.The much-anticipated opening ceremony for the Tokyo Olympic Games gets underway later tonight - despite it being mired in controversy before it has even started.
As with previous games, some events… Read more Audio
12:46 PM.In 2017 Moana was translated into te reo Māori and was well-received by many children – and of course their parents.
Today it's been confirmed two more Disney greats will be turned into reo Māori… Read more Audio
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