29 May 2024

Midday Report Essentials for Wednesday 29 May 2024

From Midday Report, 1:45 pm on 29 May 2024

On today's episode, thunderstorms have rolled quickly through Tamaki Makaurau this morning bringing rain and severe gales to the city, population growth has slowed as a result of fewer births and increased migration during the pandemic according to the Census, household power bills are expected to rise by around $15 a month, to allow Transpower to fund investment in the electricity network, and as Israel presses ahead with its assault on Rafah in southern Gaza, in defiance of international anger over civilian casualties a growing campaign with the slogan "All Eyes on Rafah" has picked up steam.