8:50 AM.A Maori United Nations delegate says the president of the general assembly's come under fire for delaying its first indigenous conference; The Minister for Maori Affairs, Pita Sharples, says he won't… Read moreAudio
7:46 AM.A small but vocal group of protesters have taken to the streets of Christchurch to express their outrage at a decision to tear down a building dedicated to young men killed in the First World War. Audio
6:51 AM.The Financial Markets Authority has issued the first ever licence for a peer-to-peer lending platform, creating new capital-raising opportunities for small and medium-sized enterprises in New Zealand.
6:48 AM.The Institute of Economic Research is predicting inflation will reach an annual pace of 2.5 percent by year's end but is still saying the Reserve Bank should not be raising interest rates. Audio
6:27 AM.The Minister for Maori Affairs, Pita Sharples, says he won't be referring the proposed legislation for a new Maori language entity to the Waitangi Tribunal as requested by the Maori Council; A Maori… Read moreAudio
6:00 AM.Thousands still without power in wake of winter storm, Northland Civil Defence on high storm alert, Kaitaia Fire Service kept busy as storm rips through, Crew abandon yacht in dramatic rescue in… Read moreAudio