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
6:38 AM.Hundreds of people are being asked to stay home and get a Covid-19 test today after a Northland woman tested positive for the virus.
It's not known how she caught it or what the strain is but health… Read more Audio
6:50 AM.Team UK's rivals are being told to "put up or shut up" ahead of the next phase of the America's Cup Challenger Selection Series on Auckland's Waitemata Harbour.
After an eventful round robin series… Read more Audio
6:53 AM.News from the business sector, including a market report. Read more Audio
7:09 AM.Northlanders are holding their breath has they wait to find out if there is a community outbreak of Covid-19 in their region.
Testing stations are open today from Auckland to Kaitaia after a… Read more Audio
7:13 AM.Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins says two close contacts of a woman who has Covid-19 have tested negative.
The woman who recently left managed isolation tested positive for the disease on… Read more Audio
7:25 AM.Northlanders are on edge after a new case of Covid-19 in the community.
A woman who recently left managed isolation tested positive for the virus on Saturday evening, authorities are now tracking… Read more Audio
7:30 AM.Covid-19 vaccine suppliers, Pfizer and BioNTech, have been granted indemnity by the government from any claims that may arise from the use of the vaccine.
Pharmaceutical companies often seek… Read more Audio
7:38 AM.Hundreds of companies are getting away with dumping contaminated waste into public sewers, potentially damaging the infrastructure and the environment.
Data from 68 councils shows some of the biggest… Read more Audio
7:47 AM.American Magic say they should be ready to compete in the Prada semi-final of the America's Cup later this week.
The big question is whether their boat has been mended sufficiently following its… Read more Audio
7:54 AM.Land in the Selwyn District on the outskirts of Christchurch is selling so quickly there are little to no sections left for new builds.
The main town in the district - Rolleston- has always been an… Read more Audio
8:06 AM.American Magic will be on the startline for the semi-finals of the America's Cup Challenger Selection Series starting on Friday in Auckland. Read more Audio
8:11 AM.Some of New Zealand's leading epidemiologists have long warned a leak at the border was a very real prospect given perceived shortcomings in the country's managed quarantine process.
There are fears… Read more Audio
8:20 AM.A Northland shop owner says he very unhappy no one from the Ministry of Health has contacted him yet to tell him a woman who tested positive for Covid-19 visited his store.
Aaron Watson owns the… Read more Audio
8:23 AM.There are concerns about how any Covid-19 outbreak might impact vulnerable communities in the North.
Māori were very proactive with iwi checkpoints and mass testing when Covid-19 first arrived in the… Read more Audio
8:26 AM.Latest statistics show there are fewer than 39,000 foreign students in the country and only 1000 more are expected to arrive this year because of border restrictions.
Education providers say if the… Read more Audio
8:35 AM.Hundreds of Northland residents have been asked to get tested for Covid-19 after a woman in the community tested positive for the virus.
She had recently left managed isolation and authorities have… Read more Audio
8:38 AM.Followers of Rātana are searching for a new way forward for the faith, amid internal ructions.
Today marks the 148th birthday of their founder, Tahupōtiki Wiremua Rātana, an annual celebration that… Read more Audio
8:42 AM.A group of wahine Māori leaders say Graine Moss' sudden departure from Oranga Tamariki is a vital first step in handing care for Tamariki Māori back to whānau.
They have strongly opposed Moss'… Read more Audio
8:48 AM.Noise that this year's Tokyo Olympics will be cancelled is getting louder, an outcome that wouldn't be welcomed by the sporting world but, it seems, would be a Godsend for the people of Japan.
The… Read more Audio
8:51 AM.Pasifika communities in the Wellington region have started 2021 with a vibrant celebration of their cultural heritage.
Thousands attended the Wellington Pasifika Festival, thought to be the largest… Read more Audio
8:55 AM.There's a certain trend this summer that's taking the world by storm - the humble sea shanty First it was a viral sensation on TikTok sung by a Scottish postman, Nathan Evans - he's now got a record… Read more Audio