8:09 AM.Will a mea culpa from Rodney Hide be enough for his constituency, party and coalition partners? What will the Maori Party do with the Harawira issue and will it be enough for their coalition partners?
7:57 AM.In Tonga, the man responsible for buying the ill-fated inter-island ferry has been sacked by the government-owned Shipping Corporation of Polynesia. His dismissal comes partway through giving evidence… Read moreAudio
7:53 AM.The New Zealand Rugby Union has floated the idea of selling off Super 14 rugby franchises to private interests in a move reminiscent of the ownership structures of English premier league football… Read moreAudio
7:36 AM.The four unions representing Auckland bus drivers will meet today in a last ditch effort to heal a rift, which has seen two of the unions break away and try to reach a separate agreement with the… Read moreAudio
6:00 AM.Politicians in peril: Hide apologises for Hawaiian holiday; Harawira's electorate says Hone's gone too far while Race Relations Commissioner says not far enough to act. Auckland's: leaky homes and… Read moreAudio