5:43 AM.Earlier in the day, outgoing president Donald Trump spoke to his supporters at Joint Base Andrews. He thanked them, his staff, and his family for being there and then spoke of the development of… Read moreAudio
6:17 AM.Thousands of troops are on the streets in Washington DC and much of the central city is closed off as the Inauguration takes place. RNZ correspondent Kate Fisher is outside the Capitol in Washington… Read moreAudio
6:55 AM.It's a day of celebration for Democrats across the US... but also for Democrats in New Zealand. Christine Valverde and Genice Paullay Beazley are from the group Democrats Abroad in New Zealand and… Read moreAudio
7:10 AM.America has a new President. This morning, Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States of America and Kamala Harris was sworn in as Vice President. Māni Dunlop and Nita… Read moreAudio
7:44 AM.It's not just the US that's divided, the Republican party has been left reeling in the aftermath of Trump's leadership. John Phillips is a Republican Political Commentator from California. He spoke to… Read moreAudio
8:06 AM.American golfer Justin Thomas says he will undertake a training program to improve as a person and understands why Ralph Lauren discontinued their sponsorship of him after he used a homophobic slur… Read moreAudio
8:26 AM.New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has congratulated the new President Joe Biden, wishing him well, saying his message of unity as he takes office is one that resonates with New Zealanders.
8:47 AM.Nita Blake-Persen speaks with Dan Zirker, a professor at Waikato University's political science department about democracy, the Trump years, and looking forward to the next four years. Read moreAudio