6:00 AM.Another person tries to break into a isolation hotel, this time in Auckland, no chance of an electoral deal in Auckland Central, but Green candidate Chloe Swarbrick says she is still in with a shot… Read moreAudio
6:10 AM.A Māori social housing provider says families renting in the Far North are living in third world conditions and a Green Party policy to build thousands more affordable homes a year is desperately… Read moreAudio
6:38 AM.Jacinda Ardern says it's impossible not to define the upcoming election as the "Covid election" with all parties focused on the best way to get New Zealand through - jobs, the economy and welfare… Read moreAudio
6:42 AM.World leaders have pledged "major" resources to help Lebanon's recovery at a virtual summit hosted by French President Emmanuel Macron, following the devastating explosion in Beirut that left 300,000… Read moreAudio
7:27 AM.The Provincial Growth Fund is bankrolling a horse-racing track in Christchurch to the tune of $10.5 million despite officials saying the project is ineligible because it is in a city not a province.
8:06 AM.The New Zealand golfer Lydia Ko is holding onto a four shot lead midway through the final round of the Marathon Classic in Ohio. Ko, who is 2 under par thru the first 9 holes today, is chasing her… Read moreAudio
8:18 AM.The Green Party's policy to ramp up construction of social housing is being hailed by one community leader as a game changer but the National Party has dismissed it as just "wishful thinking" that it… Read moreAudio