6:00 AM.A Canterbury family wants to know why there was no health and safety investigation into the truck crash that killed their daughter, we speak to Sir John Key about the home truths he told the National… Read more Audio
6:18 AM.The number of teenagers leaving school with no qualification rose for the second consecutive year in 2019, with boys and Māori worst off.
Education Ministry figures show 12 percent of last year's… 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
6:37 AM.Newly-minted National Party board member and former MP David Carter says he wouldn't have made the comments President Peter Goodfellow did to 550 delegates over the weekend.
Goodfellow partly blamed… Read more Audio
6:41 AM.Donald Trump has continued an unrelenting barrage of challenges to his loss in the Presidential Election.
Among these is the campaign's request for a recount of ballots in the battleground state of… Read more Audio
6:49 AM.There are fresh calls for elected Māori representatives on Auckland Council, 10 years after the supercity was formed.
The Royal Commission - which recommended the amalgamation a decade ago also… Read more Audio
6:53 AM.News from the business sector, including a market report. Read more Audio
7:09 AM.National Party members copped a handful home truths at its AGM over the weekend.
Former leader Sir John Key didn't sugar-coat any aspect of the party's performance which suffered a clobbering in last… Read more Audio
7:20 AM.New Zealand's relationship with China has come back into sharp focus following last week's criticism of the superpower by the intelligence agency Five Eyes.
The Chinese hit back aggressively at a… Read more Audio
7:28 AM.A Canterbury family is demanding to know why there was no health and safety investigation into the truck crash that killed their daughter.
The police did ask questions about driver fatigue and… Read more Audio
7:37 AM.Cabinet is to work out long-term funding for managed isolation and quarantine before the end of this year.
Figures provided to RNZ suggest the 32 hotels in use are costing taxpayers more than $2… Read more Audio
7:40 AM.President Donald Trump's election team has lost or withdrawn at least 30 lawsuits in its attempt to flip, or disrupt, his loss to Joe Biden in the US Presidential Election.
In the latest blow to that… Read more Audio
7:49 AM.The number of teenagers leaving school without a qualification is creeping up and last year reached levels not seen since 2014.
New figures show nearly 7500 or 12 percent of last year's school… Read more Audio
7:51 AM.Police officers in south Auckland are carrying guns as a precaution, as they investigate a series of firearms incidents on Friday and Saturday.
Three incidents took place in Otara in the space of 24… Read more Audio
8:06 AM.Batsman Fakhar Zaman will miss Pakistan's tour of New Zealand after being dropped as from the squad after developing potential Covid-19 symptoms. Read more Audio
8:12 AM.The challenges facing the National Party were laid bare at its AGM in Wellington over the weekend.
Peter Goodfellow was re-elected National Party president - hours after after partly blaming the… Read more Audio
8:17 AM.An election law expert says momentum could be building to increase the parliamentary term to four years.
A Research New Zealand survey of 1000 people shows just over 60 percent support the idea… Read more Audio
8:21 AM.Mana whenua who oppose a controversial development at Shelly Bay in Wellington have set up tents on the site and are vowing to stay on the land until their case comes before the court.
The Wellington… Read more Audio
8:27 AM.New Zealanders received twice as many unwanted online advances during the first Covid-19 lockdown than at any other time this year.
The research by Netsafe shows the number of people experiencing… Read more Audio
8:29 AM.A brief update of movements in the financial sector. Read more Audio
8:39 AM.Parliament officially opens on Wednesday when MPs will be sworn in and a new Speaker will be elected.
In 2017 Trevor Mallard's role was threatened when National convinced the Government it had the… Read more Audio
8:41 AM.The Islamic Womens Council of New Zealand is demanding a major overhaul of New Zealand's public service in the wake of the Royal Comission Enquiry into the Christchurch Mosque Attacks.
The group… Read more Audio
8:46 AM.The highly anticipated air travel bubble between Hong Kong and Singapore has been postponed less than 24 hours before it was due to begin.
A surge in Covid-19 cases in Hong Kong forced the a two week… Read more Audio
8:52 AM.A chandelier, skis, a container of only left footed shoes - some of the unsolicited aid sent to Pacific countries in the middle of major humanitarian disaster.
Much of the aid is food or clothing… Read more Audio
8:58 AM.'Ka waiata ki a Maria' is part of the repotoire performed by homesick and under-employed New Zealand opera singers based in London as part of 'Whānau: Voices of Aotearoa. Far from home.'
The… Read more Audio