6:00 AM.The coronavirus death toll passes 8-hundred, more than the 2003 Sars outbreak. Safety advocates say working conditions are making driving the number one workplace risk to life. Thailand is in mourning… Read more Audio
6:05 AM.The Hurricanes aren't about to ease up after grabbing their first Super Rugby win of the season with a late 26-23 win over the Jaguares in Buenos Aires yesterday. Read more Audio
6:13 AM.New research is beginning into why so many work-related fatalities involve vehicles.
The government agency WorkSafe has put out a tender for a study into the business models and supply chain… Read more Audio
6:21 AM.A brief update from the business sector. Read more Audio
6:25 AM.News from the rural and farming sector. Read more Audio
6:42 AM.The sodden clean up in Southland gets underway in earnest this week, as the remnants of floodwater slowly disappears and the full extent of the damage is revealed.
Jordan Bond reports. Read more Audio
6:46 AM.An Opotiki midwife says families should be able to focus on their baby's arrival into the world, rather than worrying about things like whether they have enough petrol to get to hospital.
Opotiki's… Read more Audio
6:49 AM.Cashless parking meters will start springing up around the capital from today in an effort to combat theft and vandalism.
The Wellington City Council is installing a handful of the meters as part of… Read more Audio
6:53 AM.News from the business sector, including a market report. Read more Audio
7:06 AM.The 11-time world champion Kelly Slater will bring a touch of surfing magic to the Piha Pro next month - event director Chris Simpson says. Read more Audio
7:13 AM.A public health expert says the Wuhan outbreak now has all of the characteristics of a pandemic.
The virus has now killed more than 800 people, surpassing the death toll from the SARS epidemic in… Read more Audio
7:18 AM.New research is beginning into why so many work-related fatalities involve vehicles.
Safety advocates say it's about time road crash investigations stopped ignoring the part that bad working… Read more Audio
7:21 AM.Thousands of people have gathered for a vigil in the Thai city of Nakhon Ratchasima to remember the 29 people shot dead by a soldier.
Officials say the gunman killed his commanding officer, then… Read more Audio
7:28 AM.Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says she is "frustrated" by the progression of a plan to remove RNZ Concert from the FM frequency in favour of a new youth-focussed station.
Ardern told Morning Report … Read more Audio
7:42 AM.Southland is still in a state of emergency today.
All drinking water in Gore, Mataura and Otama still needs to be boiled.
Mayors across the region are meeting this morning at 10 to discuss the state… Read more Audio
7:45 AM.Two people thought to be trampers have been found dead in the Makarora River in Otago's Mt Aspiring National Park.
There are few details yet about the two but police believe they may have been… Read more Audio
7:51 AM.More than 1000 people receiving money from the government to help with their housing costs have been underpaid to the tune of $1.4 million.
The mistake happened because the Ministry of Social… Read more Audio
7:54 AM.JoJo Rabbit, the film written and directed by Taika Waititi is up for six Oscars later today, including Best Picture and Best Adapted Screenplay.
The movie is based on a book by Belgian New Zealander… Read more Audio
8:06 AM.Ish Sodhi's controversial shift to the New Zealand A cricket side has been ended early. Read more Audio
8:10 AM.Southland Federated Farmers are looking for volunteers to help dozens of desperate farmers clean up from last week's flooding.
A big clean-up has been underway since Saturday as people return to… Read more Audio
8:14 AM.The Transport Agency is warning motorists to plan for extra journey time in Southland and Otago.
Flooding, damage to roads, major events and a lowering of speed limits will cause traffic to be slower… Read more Audio
8:19 AM.Women in Opotiki can give birth in their home town again - but could face a dark wait in the carpark if their babies arrive at night.
People marched in the streets in December when the Bay of Plenty… Read more Audio
8:23 AM.Schools are figuring out what to do with the nearly $64 million they have received from the government's donation scheme.
A little over 1500 schools in deciles one to seven have signed up to the… Read more Audio
8:26 AM.The Black Caps have bounced back from their drubbing at the hands of India in the T20s, to take a two-nil lead in the three-match one day series.
In the second one dayer on Saturday night a depleted… Read more Audio
8:30 AM.A brief update on the movements in the financial sector. Read more Audio
8:36 AM.The continued illegality of homosexuality around Oceania was the focus for the Pacific community at a 7000 strong Rainbow pride march in Auckland on the weekend.
The Pasifika contingent took pride of… Read more Video, Audio
8:41 AM.Australia continues to be battered with cylcones, heatwaves, bushfires and floods this week.
A dozen fires continue to burn in Western Australia, with temperatures forecast to reach 42C today, while… Read more Audio
8:47 AM.Ballots are being counted in the Irish general election with exit polls showing all three main parties neck and neck.
Fine Gael, the centre-right party led by prime minister Leo Varadkar is facing a… Read more Audio
8:54 AM.An electrical fire in a signal cabinet is causing major headaches for Auckland's metro train commuters this morning.
As of 8:54am on Monday morning no trains were running between Penrose and… Read more Audio