6:00 AM.The health watchdog condemns substandard care at Hutt Valley DHB that led to a baby's death, Cabinet approves the first step in plans to combine RNZ and TVNZ into a new public broadcaster, Hong Kong… Read moreAudio
7:13 AM.Cabinet ministers have approved the first step towards creating a new public broadcasting "super entity" involving RNZ and TVNZ - but the plan looks quite different to what they considered at the end… Read moreAudio
7:27 AM.Hong Kong has shut off links with mainland China in a bid to slow the spread of coronavirus. Both the high-speed rail link and ferries between Hong Kong and the Chinese mainland are to be closed. In… Read moreAudio
7:56 AM.New Zealanders in Wuhan are asking the government to urgently get them out. Dozens of Kiwis are stuck in the Chinese city, which is locked down to limit the spread of the deadly coronavirus. Mackenzie… Read moreAudio
8:10 AM.A Health and Disability Commissioner report found the Hutt Valley District Health Board its staff provided substandard care and breached the Code of Rights in the case of a baby that died in 2016.
8:13 AM.A special squad in the Education Ministry targeting substandard early childhood services has found multiple breaches of health and safety rules and put more than 14 poor performers out of business in… Read moreAudio