6:00 AM.A police review of the security of stolen firearms shows most were taken when the gun wasn't properly locked up. The building warrant of fitness for a Thames maternity unit that had firestopping… Read more Audio
6:06 AM.The New Zealand rally driver Hayden Paddon has been ruled out of his return to the WRC after a high speed crash in practice. Audio
6:12 AM.A New Zealand tattoo artist who took explicit photos of his clients' thigh tattoo and then shared them in a group chat using demeaning language has sparked a global movement.
A collective called… Read more Audio
6:20 AM.A brief update of movements in the financial sector. Audio
6:22 AM.News from the rural and farming sector. Audio
6:39 AM.The police say it is "incredibly concerning" that the storage of guns was inadequate in many cases where firearms were stolen.
They say a random study of 133 reported gun thefts showed in nearly two… Read more Audio
6:42 AM.Tamaki Makaurau MP Peeni Henare says the government wants to talk fairly with all sides in the Ihumātao land dispute.
Hundreds of people continue to occupy the site to prevent a new Fletcher… Read more Audio
6:45 AM.One of President Vladimir Putin's most prominent critics has been discharged from hospital after falling ill while in a Moscow prison.
Initial reports suggested Alexei Navalny had suffered an acute… Read more Audio
6:49 AM.News from the business sector, including a market report. Audio
7:06 AM.The NRL is adamant confidence levels in the refereeing ranks hasn't been dented despite a torrent of criticism and four officials being dropped. Audio
7:10 AM.A random sample looking at the security of stolen firearms showed nearly a third were taken from unattended vehicles, most of which were left unlocked.
The police study looked at 20 percent of all… Read more Audio
7:15 AM.A 63-year-old man will appear in the Waitakere District Court charged with the murder of a woman in west Auckland.
The police were called to an assault on Westgate Drive in Massey on Monday morning… Read more Audio
7:17 AM.The Waikato DHB issued a warrant of fitness for the Thames Hospital maternity unit despite knowing it had firestopping defects.
It has hurriedly revoked the warrant after RNZ made inquiries.
Phil… Read more Audio
7:21 AM.A tattoo artist who took explicit photos of his clients thigh tattoo and then shared them in a group chat using demeaning language has sparked a global movement.
Since the allegations artists from… Read more Audio
7:25 AM.The Acting Prime Minister Winston Peters has given a strong indication the Crown will back Te Kawerau Iwi Authority in the ongoing dispute at Ihumātao.
In 2014, 32 hectares of land at Ihumātao was… Read more Audio
7:35 AM.The Acting Prime Minister, Winston Peters, says the government ministry, Oranga Tamariki, is not stealing Māori children.
New Zealanders concerned about the way the state removes Māori children from… Read more Video, Audio
7:49 AM.At least 52 prisoners have been killed by other inmates during a riot at Altamira prison in northern Brazil.
Para state prison officials say 16 of the victims were decapitated while others were… Read more Audio
7:51 AM.It's hoped plans to hand major Christchurch projects back to the City Council will boost rebuild progress at no extra burden to ratepayers.
After months of nutting out the details, the council and… Read more Audio
7:55 AM.It is hoped that plans to hand major Christchurch projects back to the City Council will boost rebuild progress at no extra burden to ratepayers.
Nicky Wagner, National's Greater Christchurch… Read more Audio
8:06 AM.The National Rugby League has spoken to the Warriors about the ongoing referee blunders that have hurt the Auckland side this season. Audio
8:10 AM.A police study has found nearly two-thirds of firearms stolen from legitimate owners were being stored improperly.
Half were taken from cars, many of which were unlocked.
Susie Ferguson speaks with… Read more Audio
8:15 AM.Building warrants of fitness at Thames Hospital have been revoked just days after they were issued.
RNZ reported in May the Waikato District Health Board had found firestopping defects in buildings… Read more Audio
8:20 AM.Peter Ellis' former lawyer says he's making the right call in attempting to clear his name before he dies.
Ellis was convicted and served seven years for abusing seven children at a creche in… Read more Audio
8:25 AM.An eight-year-old boy has died after he was pushed in front of an oncoming train at Frankfurt's main station and run over.
The boy's mother was also pushed but was able to save herself - she is… Read more Audio
8:30 AM.A brief update of movements in the financial sector. Audio
8:35 AM.Less than three weeks since the agony of the Cricket World Cup final, the Black Caps head for Sri Lanka on Friday for two test matches and three T20 internationals.
The tests will be New Zealand's… Read more Audio
8:40 AM.The chairman of the Northland Regional Council Bill Shepherd is defending his role in the decision not to regulate against genetic engineering.
Mr Shepherd used his casting vote last week to defeat… Read more Audio
8:44 AM.British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is to launch the biggest advertising campaign since the Second World War to get the UK ready for a no-deal Brexit.
The government will spend the equivalent of… Read more Audio
8:54 AM.The feminist lobby group Speak Up For Women wants the government to step in over the "disadvantaging of women and girls" in sport.
They're seeking public support for the move to restrict who can… Read more Audio