22 May 2024

Midday Report Essentials for Wednesday 22 May 2024

From Midday Report, 1:45 pm on 22 May 2024

On today's episode, former Justice Minister Kiri Allan has pleaded guilty to charges that ended her political career just moments before her trial was set to begin on Wednesday, an aviation expert says it's likely flight passengers will continue to experience turbulence with increasing intensity while travelling, French President Emmanuel Macron is making a surprise trip to New Caledonia to resume talks with local leaders and find a "political solution" to the ongoing crisis, and the annual ACC Rongoa Maori or traditional Maori healing conference has kicked off today with practitioners coming together from around the motu to share ideas.