6:05 AM.The Black Caps have received a boost ahead of the Boxing Day cricket test against Australia with strike bowler Trent Boult back to full fitness. Read more Audio
6:14 AM.After the mosque attacks in Christchurch this year, many were asking which agencies should have been keeping New Zealanders safe from extremism.
Were there plans and strategies in place to identify… Read more Audio
6:39 AM.More detail has been released about the government's $5 million business support package for Whakatāne and Westland.
The package is aimed at helping businesses affected by the Whakaari/White Island… Read more Audio
6:42 AM.The Conservation Department won't reopen its part of the track to Cape Kidnappers after two tourists were seriously injured in a rockslide while walking underneath the cliffs in January.
The Hastings… Read more Audio
6:47 AM.The kaitiaki of a sacred Rotorua lake say it's being desecrated by a mountain bike trail they had no say in approving.
Lake Rotokakahi is part of a network of lakes in the area - and the public… Read more Audio
6:49 AM.A Christmas tradition for Morning Report is to bring you season's greetings from some of the politicians we talk to during the year.
Here's leader of the Act Party, David Seymour. Read more Audio
6:50 AM.News from the business sector, including a market report. Read more Audio
7:06 AM.The Black Caps best bowler says he's ticked all the boxes ahead of his return to the side for the must win Boxing Day cricket test against Australia. Read more Audio
7:12 AM.Four people have already been killed on the roads before the official Christmas holiday road toll period even begins this afternoon at 4pm.
One person died near Levin on Sunday and three people were… Read more Audio
7:13 AM.More detail has been released about the government $5 million business support package for Whakatāne and Westland.
7:16 AM.Scorching heat baking Australia eased yesterday granting a brief respite from the bushfires raging across New South Wales and South Australia.
It comes after a horror few days for the country where… Read more Audio
7:26 AM.A Christmas tradition for Morning Report is to bring you season's greetings from some of the politicians we talk to during the year.
Here's the Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern. Read more Audio
Here is best wishes from the leader of the the National Party… Read more Audio
7:27 AM.More people are signing up to make Christmas kinder on the environment.
The waste-free and sustainability movement is growing at a rapid rate.
Eleisha Foon looks at how this group is making ethical… Read more Audio
7:34 AM.An Auckland company is breathing new life into plastic waste that would otherwise be destined for landfill - turning it into a base for sports fields.
Ecocept mixes plastics and old car tyres… Read more Audio
7:38 AM.At least half of people who have attempted suicide or self harm in police custody this year are Māori.
Experts who work in the justice sector and within Māoridom are not surprised by the numbers, and… Read more Audio
7:41 AM.A Christmas tradition for Morning Report is to bring you season's greetings from some of the politicians we talk to during the year.
Here's the Deputy Prime Minister and New Zealand First leader… Read more Audio
7:42 AM.A Christmas tradition for Morning Report is to bring you season's greetings from some of the politicians we talk to during the year.
Here is the co-leader of the Green Party and the Minister for… Read more Audio
7:43 AM.With New Zealand's population about to hit 5 million, RNZ's In Depth team took time to reflect on who we are as a nation.
One of the questions we wanted an answer to was 'who is the average Kiwi'?
… Read more Audio
7:44 AM.It's the end of the year and we're looking back on some of the best bits.
We loved this teenager's response when speaking to John Gerritsen about her and her classmates having their access to their… Read more Audio
7:45 AM.Christmas Day won't be the quintessential sunny BBQ or day at the beach for everyone unfortunately.
While the weather is looking ok for most of the country there will be some questionable gifts in… Read more Audio
7:50 AM.As it's Christmas we decided it would be good to catch up with some of our correspondents we have spoken to during the year.
Our correspondent in Washington is Brent Budowsky from The Hill. Read more Audio
7:54 AM.A 32-year wait comes to an end on Thursday when the Boxing Day Test Match between the Black Caps and Australia begins in Melbourne.
Played at the famous Melbourne Cricket Ground, or MCG, the match is… Read more Audio
7:57 AM.Summer Report is back in 2020 with Leigh-Marama McLachlan and Logan Church for three weeks to keep you informed and up to date as we celebrate the great New Zealand summer.
The programme will run… Read more Audio
8:06 AM.Making Australia's bowlers get through a heavy workload is the focus for the Black Caps batsmen in the Boxing Day cricket Test. Read more Audio
8:19 AM.Thirty-five workers at two Bunnings Warehouse stores have received some shocking Christmas news; they may not have jobs after Friday.
Staff were alerted on December 18 that there could be… Read more Audio
8:23 AM.Next year will be a year of intense political drama in the United States.
Donald Trump hopes to make history by becoming the first impeached President ever to win re-election.
Americans go to the… Read more Audio
8:31 AM.One of the lighter moments this year was in the month leading up to the impeachment hearings when President Trump rejected Ambassador Sondland's testimony there was a quid pro quo for Ukraine to… Read more Audio
8:32 AM.A brief update on the movements in the financial sector. Read more Audio
8:40 AM.Speed limits for all e-scooters on footpaths is in the wings.
Lobby groups for the disabled say officials are looking at a 10km/h limit - but they want that at least halved, or no scooters on paths… Read more Audio
8:43 AM.We've crossed to a variety of correspondents across the globe throughout the year, and it's time to check in with them for Christmas.
Our correspondent in London is Rob Watson. Read more Audio
8:51 AM.We often sound very serious during our three hours of live, hard-hitting news radio what would this programme be without the occasional musical interlude?
Earlier in the year this euro dance track… Read more Audio
8:53 AM.We've crossed to a variety of correspondents across the globe throughout the year, and it's time to check in with them for Christmas.
Let's head to Toronto to speak to our correspondent Laura… Read more Audio
8:56 AM.It's the end of the week so we cross the ditch to Canberra to talk to our correspondent Kerry-Anne Walsh. Read more Audio