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
6:42 AM.The Duchess of Sussex, Megan Markle, has revealed that she suffered a miscarriage in July.
In an op-ed for the New York Times, the Duchess described how painful the experience was, and asked… Read more Audio
6:47 AM.A Māori Party co-leader says she isn't surprised two of Labour's Māori Cabinet ministers are scrapping over the leadership of Oranga Tamariki.
Children's Minister Kelvin Davis has scolded Whanau Ora… Read more Audio
6:51 AM.The Council of Licensed Firearm Owners wants the Royal Commission's report into the Christchurch Mosque attack to prove it's members didn't fail the country.
The high-level investigation into what… Read more Audio
6:53 AM.News from the business sector, including a market report. Read more Audio
7:15 AM.Two senior Cabinet ministers are in a public scrap over the leadership at the beleaguered Oranga Tamariki.
The dispute was triggered by Whanau Ora Minister Peeni Henare weighing in on the future of… Read more Audio
7:19 AM.After nearly 20 months and multiple extensions the high-level investigation into the Christchurch terror attack will today hand over its findings.
The Royal Commission was tasked with examining what… Read more Audio
7:24 AM.The Corrections Association is defending tactics used to handle aggressive and unruly prisoners.
On Tuesday, RNZ revealed that two women from Auckland Women's Prison were kept in a segregation unit… Read more Audio
7:28 AM.Air New Zealand staff have an anxious wait in managed isolation while scientists try to determine where the newest case of Covid-19 in New Zealand has come from.
Results from genomic testing are due… Read more Audio
7:37 AM.The Reserve Bank is warning that the shocks from the Covid-19 pandemic have yet to be felt, because of financial support measures put in place.
In its six monthly financial stability report, the Bank… Read more Audio
7:49 AM.A soldier based at the Linton Military Camp in Manawatu has been charged with espionage and a raft of other charges.
A punishment of up to 14 years' imprisonment could be meted out to the soldier… Read more Audio
7:55 AM.A bird rescue group is worried there could be a mass die-off of Little Blue Penguins this summer.
The Bird Rescue Charitable Trust says it's getting reports of dead penguins on beaches around… Read more Audio
8:06 AM.The Black Caps will seek advice today from the West Indies cricket on how to recognise the Black Lives Matter movement during the series which starts in Auckland on Friday. Read more Audio
8:11 AM.The tributes are flooding in for the Argentinean football legend Diego Maradona who has died at the age of 60 after suffering a heart attack.
Maradona had been recovering from brain surgery in Buenos… Read more Audio
8:20 AM.The head of Oranga Tamariki has failed to head off opposition after appearing at an urgent Waitangi Tribunal inquiry in Wellington.
Grainne Moss conceded for the first time publicly that structural… Read more Audio
8:26 AM.Bombings in Bamiyan province in Afghanistan have killed more than a dozen people and injured many more.
New Zealand had a provincial reconstruction team in Bamiyan for 10 years - from 2003-2013 - and… Read more Audio
8:29 AM.With the border remaining closed to seasonal workers, cherry growers say they will could suffer huge losses during January's peak harvest time.
In the run up to Christmas, orchards hope to entice… Read more Audio
8:29 AM.A brief update of movements in the financial sector. Read more Audio
8:39 AM.A brand new shared ferry terminal for Wellington won't be built in time for the arrival of Kiwirail's two new supersized boats.
Instead the Greater Wellington Regional Council says an interim… Read more Audio
8:44 AM.A New Zealander will go into bat as the new boss of world cricket - after Auckland commercial lawyer Greg Barclay won a close ballot to become chairman of the International Cricket Council.
Barclay… Read more Audio
8:47 AM.In Victoria, today could be the day - the 28th day - two full transmission cycles - with no mystery Covid-19 cases.
It comes after Melbourne residents endured months of strict lockdown, with new… Read more Audio
8:51 AM.There are stark inconsistencies in the types of gender affirming healthcare New Zealanders can access across most of New Zealand's 20 district health boards.
This means the healthcare a person can… Read more Audio
8:57 AM.For many New Zealanders the Covid-19 lockdown was one of the hardest challenges of 2020.
But for two Kiwi, the pandemic has been major inspiration for a new online game that gets you closer to people… Read more Audio