5 Apr 2024

Top Stories for Friday 5 April 2024

From Morning Report, 6:00 am on 5 April 2024

Top stories for Friday April 5 2024: The Defence Minister met with major American military contractor Honeywell to talk about the controversial security pact Aukus Pillar Two.

Public sector job cuts are creating an even tighter labour market in Wellington, where former contractors were already hunting for work.

Members of Local Government NZ are angry the central government is stepping on its toes, forcing councils to hold binding referenda on Māori wards.

We talk to the high flying Wellington Phoenix ahead of this weekend's top of the table A League clash.