6:08 AM.A union is worried about a "culture of fear of speaking out" among managed isolation workers, who have found it hard to alert management to problems that put them at risk.
Health and safety… Read more Audio
6:15 AM.Russia's traditional Victory Day parade has taken place in Moscow overnight.
Under president Vladimir Putin, the day has become the central pillar of national image of Russia as a military… 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
6:35 AM.New Zealand's teenagers are among the biggest internet users in the world.
The OECD's Programme for International Assessment says this country's 15-year-olds spend on average 42 hours a week on the… Read more Audio
6:41 AM.A Māori health leader says more investment in cancer screening is needed to improve equity.
The government announced yesterday that it's committing $53 million towards making cervical cancer… Read more Audio
6:53 AM.News from the business sector, including a market report. Read more Audio
7:09 AM.A Ministry of Health document leaked to RNZ shows officials will not even consider extending an amnesty to allow all chronically sick people to use illicit cannabis.
Medicinal cannabis campaigners… Read more Audio
7:13 AM.New Zealand teenagers are spending 42 hours a week on the internet - one of the highest figures in the world and double what it was in 2012.
The finding comes from the OECD's Programme for… Read more Audio
7:17 AM.Health workers at the frontline of fighting terrible rates of cervical cancer among Māori say a new, easier test, will save lives but isn't a one-stop fix.
The government will introduce a type of… Read more Audio
7:19 AM.Regular travel between New South Wales and New Zealand resumes this morning - a move that gets the thumbs up from a New Zealand.
Covid-19 modeller despite the restrictions still in place in Sydney.
… Read more Audio
7:27 AM.Police suspect social media challenges are driving a spate of Mazda thefts in Taranaki.
A group of 30 teens - some as young as 13 - are believed to be responsible for stealing more than 100 of the… Read more Audio
7:36 AM.The government and Reserve Bank's efforts to slow house price growth are yet to have an effect, with prices continuing to soar.
The latest QV House Price Index data shows the market hit a new high in… Read more Audio
7:41 AM.There were sighs of relief at the weekend as Chinese rocket debris plunging back to earth hit water rather than land.
It's only the beginning of a round of uncontrolled re-entries as China moves to… Read more Audio
7:45 AM.The University of Otago wants the ability to fine students who have let the rubbish at their flats get out of control.
It is among a raft of changes proposed to the university's Code of Student… Read more Audio
7:49 AM.Death, taxes and the Crusaders winning Super Rugby titles.
The inevitable unfolded on Saturday night when coach Scott Robertson's Crusaders clinched their fifth straight crown and the 12th in total… Read more Audio
8:06 AM.The Tactix are relieved to be on the board after beating the Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic 63-59 in Christchurch for their first win of the ANZ netball premiership season. Read more Audio
8:07 AM.The director of Te Tātai Hauora o Hine, the Centre for Women's Health Research at Victoria University, wants a less invasive cervical screening test rolled out as soon as possible.
The government has… Read more Audio
8:13 AM.A new breast cancer screening system is seen as a step forward in the early detection of the disease, but the Breast Cancer Foundation says it's not enough.
The new system, announced by the… Read more Audio
8:23 AM.The Canterbury Regional Council is being accused of creating a monster that it can no longer control when it comes to degraded water quality in the region.
That from the Federation of Freshwater… Read more Audio
8:28 AM.Finance Minister Grant Robertson has just delivered another pre-budget speech to business leaders, this time in Auckland.
Reporter Sarah Robson was there. Read more Audio
8:29 AM.A brief update of movements in the financial sector. Read more Audio
8:37 AM.Comments by a leading mental health specialist that some patients with eating disorders "adapt" to their illness over time have outraged sufferers and their families, who are struggling to get help.
8:41 AM.Sydneysiders can fly into New Zealand this morning after a flight ban was lifted at midnight last night.
Flights were temporarily suspended from New South Wales to New Zealand after a Sydney resident… Read more Audio
8:46 AM.A new national campaign is encouraging whānau from around the motu to learn more about the Covid-19 vaccine programme.
Called 'Karawhiua' or 'Be a Doer', it draws on real life experience and medical… Read more Audio
8:53 AM.A collection of rare books is going under the hammer after a once-in-a-lifetime discovery by a New Zealand auctioneer.
The books belonged to Lawrence Baigent and Robert Erwin, two pivotal figures in… Read more Audio
8:57 AM.She's a community-based midwife, a mother of seven and still finds time to be a singer/songwriter in a Rotorua reggae band.
Pam Colbert and her band tyneegiant have released a single which is close… Read more Audio