6:00 AM.Auckland schools are bursting at the seams with double their usual roll growth and more to come Joe Biden and Donald Trump push their messages six days out from election day. Calls for shortened… Read more Audio
6:18 AM.Tourism New Zealand's chief executive says the sector will play a crucial role in the country's recovery.
Stephen England-Hall is leaving the organisation to take a top role in Wayfare, one of the… Read more Audio
6:20 AM.A brief update from the business sector. Read more Audio
6:22 AM.News from the rural and farming sector. Read more Audio
6:36 AM.Auckland schools have recorded their fastest growth in sixteen years, with mid-year figures showing the city had 4113 more students than at the same time last year.
Principals have told RNZ they are… Read more Audio
6:39 AM.Three weeks after Auckland returned to Covid-19 Alert Level 1 some businesses in the central city are still struggling to survive.
Latest figures show foot traffic is down 30 percent and spending has… Read more Audio
6:46 AM.Heavyweight nations in Europe are set to reinstate tight lockdown measures as Covid-19 continues to infect the continent in record numbers.
France, where surging case numbers is steepest, is expected… Read more Audio
6:53 AM.News from the business sector, including a market report. Read more Audio
7:12 AM.Auckland schools have recorded their fastest growth in 16 years.
Education Ministry figures show at the middle of the year the region's schools had 283,000 children.
That is 4000 more since the same… Read more Audio
7:14 AM.The US presidential election will be over a week from now but there's no guarantee we'll know at that stage who holds the power.
There's a growing belief the Supreme Court will have a key role to… Read more Audio
7:19 AM.A group of top epidemiologists are suggesting that people arriving from places with a low Covid-19 risk spend half of their quarantine at home.
The suggestion is one of several recommendations the… Read more Audio
7:27 AM.The Ports of Auckland has introduced its own rules for placing international shipping crews into managed isolation after frustration at a lack of action from the government.
Currently, crew who… Read more Audio
7:35 AM.Far North mayor John Carter says Northland locals are unnerved as two men who shot at a police officer remain on the loose.
The officer was alone in a patrol car on State Highway 11 when the incident… Read more Audio
7:39 AM.The CEO of Consumer New Zealand says supermarkets have failed New Zealanders by overcharging at the till.
Jon Duffy believes the charging of Mangare Pak n Save for misleading customers about price is… Read more Audio
7:46 AM.Early votes in the US election are now more than half the total votes in 2016.
With less than a week until the polls close, both President Trump and Joe Biden have been hitting the campaign trail… Read more Audio
7:49 AM.The Silver Ferns beat the England Roses 58-45 in the first test in the Taini Jamison Trophy netball series in Hamilton tonight.
England co-captain Laura Malcolm tried to explain what it was like… Read more Audio
7:54 AM.Singer songwriter Benee's song Glitter has won the 2020 APRA Silver Scroll.
After being nominated last year for 'Soaked', Stella Bennett (Benee), Joshua Fountain, and Djeisan Suskov have secured the… Read more Audio
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8:06 AM.Silver Ferns coach Dame Noeline Taurua wasn't satisfied with her side's 13-goal win over England in last night's first netball test in Hamilton. Read more Audio
8:10 AM.Auckland's schools have recorded their fastest growth in more than a decade, with mid-year figures showing four thousand more students than at the same time last year.
That's putting pressure on… Read more Audio
8:18 AM.Kaikohe locals are warily welcoming news that the town is to get a new water reservoir.
Earlier this year all of Northland was placed under mandatory water restrictions as the entire region… Read more Audio
8:21 AM.A new survey has exposed a gender gap in the financial knowledge of Kiwi men and women.
The Commission for Financial Capability surveyed 3000 New Zealanders about their understanding of basic… Read more Audio
8:29 AM.A brief update of movements in the financial sector. Read more Audio
8:31 AM.You've heard of Contiki, but what about Pick Tiki?
It's a new online job service dreamed up by university graduates, Emma Boase and Summer Wynyard, to get students into summer fruit picking work.
… Read more Audio
8:43 AM.The contrast between the campaigning styles of Donald Trump and Joe Biden has been a feature of the US presidential election race.
President Trump's persona is well known but how has his Democratic… Read more Audio
8:47 AM.The country's biggest bulk wine supplier has begun turning gigantic flexitanks into plastic fenceposts.
The fencepost maker who recycles the plastic says much more could be done and other importers… Read more Audio
8:50 AM.An acute shortage of vets looks set to worsen just in time for the crucial summer period.
Last month, Immigration Minister Kris Faafoi announced thirty border exemptions to help fill the skills gap.
8:53 AM.Military analysts think Labour's victory at the general election will put some Defence Force changes and purchases on the backburner.
The former Minister of Defence, Ron Mark, was unsuccessful in… Read more Audio
8:56 AM.The President of the New Zealand Institute of Architects says the decision to strengthen the Wellington Central Library building is the most sustainable choice.
An engineers assessment in March last… Read more Audio