10 May 2024

Midday Report Essentials for 10 May 2024

From Midday Report, 1:45 pm on 10 May 2024

On today's episode, Defence Minister Judith Collins has announced an increase to defence spending, political editor Jo Moir crunches the numbers, head of research at Enerlytica John Kidd warns it could be a tough winter after the country narrowly avoided a power cut on Friday morning, two new Lord Of The Rings films have been announced, former head of South Pacific pictures John Barnett shares the details, and Melbourne based Phoenix fans are gearing up for the A-League semi-final against the Victory.