17 May 2024

Midday Report Essentials for Friday 17 May 2024

From Midday Report, 1:45 pm on 17 May 2024

On today's episode, joint talks between Paris and New Caledonia have stalled, with pro- and anti- independence groups in New Caledonia refusing to meet with each other at this stage, New Caledonia President office spokesperson Charles Wea gives us the latest, Green MP Julie Anne Genter has apologised for confronting National MP Matt Doocey, the government has promised to put 63 million dollars into Surf Life Saving New Zealand and the Coastguard over four years, and the national hip hop dance championships are set to take place in lower Hutt this weekend.