6:00 AM.Opposition parties call for the decision-making process around the proposed Ruataniwha Dam in Hawke's Bay to be started from scratch. Greenpeace activists including two New Zealanders are imprisoned… Read moreAudio
6:10 AM.The Mormon woman who blew the whistle on an elder of her church, she believed was abusing boys, says she felt sick when she found out he'd been approved as a CYFS caregiver - and had boys in his care.
6:14 AM.Fresh back for a trade mission to calm Chinese consumers concerned about New Zealand exports, the Auckland Chamber of Commerce chief executive, Michael Barnett, says there is still work to do. Audio
6:27 AM.The annual secondary schools national Maori speech competition has announced the winners for this year's event which took place in Hamilton; The chairman of the organising committee, Taiporutu Huata… Read moreAudio
6:39 AM.Just hours before the United Nations Security Council debates the crisis in Syria, worries have been raised about the extent of influence Al Qaeda has over opposition groups in that country. Audio
7:21 AM.The disappointment of not winning the America's Cup is still being felt in New Zealand, but attention is already turning to the next Cup series and whether giant catamarans have a future in the… Read moreAudio
7:28 AM.Bill English said in parliament yesterday up to 8-thousand families, couples and individuals will either have to look for a cheaper property or give up buying a first home because of the new Reserve… Read moreAudio
7:38 AM.Just hours before the United Nations Security Council debates the crisis in Syria worries have been raised about the extent of influence Al Qaeda has over opposition groups in that country. Audio
8:40 AM.The new fishing year is about to start for commercial operators in Bay of Plenty, Hauraki Gulf and East Northland and with it comes new rules aimed at tackling the illegal dumping of fish and wastage.
8:47 AM.A Ngai Tahu environment advisor for heritage, Helen Brown, says Maori artefacts are being lost by coastal erosion of archaeological sites; The annual secondary schools national Maori speech… Read moreAudio