8:47 AM.The mayor of New Plymouth says he's received hate mail and lost some close friends over the decision to establish iwi representation on the New Plymouth District Council; The Ngati Kahungunu chairman… Read moreAudio
7:49 AM.Overnight in the Middle East, the United States and its allies have targeted economic assests held by the Islamic State in Syria, hitting 12 small scale oil refineries in the east of the country. Audio
6:50 AM.Mr Wheeler's comments are nothing new -- as he acknowledged yesterday. The senior foreign exchange strategist at ANZ Bank, Sam Tuck, explains why the market has been turning a deaf ear to such… Read moreAudio
6:26 AM.The Crown is being told to expect more criticism over the way it dealt with mana whenua affected by the grounding of the Rena; The mayor of New Plymouth says he's received hate mail and lost some… Read moreAudio
6:12 AM.The United Nations refugee agency says the first of eight planned aid flights has landed in the southern Turkish city of Adana -- carrying pre-fabricated warehouses, sleeping mats, plastic sheeting… Read moreAudio
6:00 AM.A five-day-old baby is safe after a kidnap drama overnight at Auckland's Middlemore Hospital. London police lay charges against Chris Cairns and a breakthrough in the hunt for an Islamic State killer.