8:52 AM.New Zealand violinist Natalie Lin has made it through to the top six semi-finalists in the 2013 Michael Hill International Violin Competition after a gruelling overture in Queenstown. You can follow… Read moreAudio
8:45 AM.Tuhoe will sign its Treaty settlement today - a package a hapu is describing as 'cheap and nasty'; An Auckland based kuia - described as a guardian of taonga Maori - has become a Dame Companion of the… Read moreAudio
8:23 AM.Professor Albert Wendt, the recipient of New Zealand's highest honour says his family, former students and the Samoan community are over the moon he has been made a member of the Order of New Zealand.
7:23 AM.An American soldier accused of providing hundreds of thousands of secret documents to the WikiLeaks website has gone on trial charged with the biggest leak of classified information in US history. Audio
6:35 AM.The owner of the Rotorua building where a blaze claimed the life of a 14-year-old girl says she was part of a group of teenagers who had been evicted and should never have been in the building. Audio
6:27 AM.Tuhoe will sign its Treaty settlement today - a package a hapu is describing as 'cheap and nasty'; An Auckland based kuia - described as a guardian of taonga Maori - has become a Dame Companion of the… Read moreAudio
6:14 AM.A couple who have fostered 82 babies, a prominent poet and novelist, and the country's most successful rugby sevens coach are among the New Zealanders named in the Queens Birthday honours. Audio
6:00 AM.Calls for greater protection for prison officers after riot; Police investigate warehouse fire that claimed girl's life; Zero road toll this Queen's Birthday weekend; Bradley Manning - Wikileaks trial… Read moreAudio