23 May 2024

Midday Report Essentials for 23 May 2024

From Midday Report, 1:45 pm on 23 May 2024

On today's episode, a New Zealander stuck in New Caledonia says the lack of communication from the government about when she can be evacuated is making her anxious, a study has found a significant proportion of new primary teachers do not have the most basic qualifications in science and maths, a new study has found there are more vape retailers in lower socio-economic areas and in close proximity to schools, an AK-74, shotgun, machete and ammunition stashed deep in the ground was not what an amateur metal detectorist thought he'd find on his first outing, and ongoing flooding across southern Brazil has claimed the lives of more than 150people, injured hundreds and left 104 missing.