6:00 AM.Votes for Bill English are stacking up; Bill English clear frontrunner - RNZ Political Editor; should Bennett or Bridges be National's new deputy leader?; David Shearer to quit Parliament for UN post… Read moreAudio
7:45 AM.The latest economic update and budget policy statement is out today. Our business editor Gyles Beckford says the surplus are likely to be big "and that's going to give them some money to play with." Audio
7:55 AM.David Shearer confirms he's being considered by the United Nations Secretary General to be his Special Representative in South Sudan. He says the Security Council's considering him and he can't… Read moreAudio
7:56 AM.Auckland's mayor Phil Goff is on the verge of announcing a new move on housing, just a day after an attempt to set-up a multi-sector group was scrapped due to a lack of council and government support.
8:18 AM.Tourism operators are frustrated by the lack of action on, and information about, the main road south from Kaikoura. They say nothing appears to be happening and the lack of concrete information is… Read moreAudio
8:21 AM.Different ways of reporting NCEA results at state and charter schools means an imperfect impression of charter schools' performance is being created. While officials are moving to fix the problem… Read moreAudio
8:25 AM.There's a lot of pride in South Auckland as Joseph Parker prepares to fight for a world heavyweight boxing title. Indira Stewart talks to his parents and other excited members of the community. Audio