4:03 PM.The government has launched a major review of the health system, inlcuding DHBs, primary and community-based care as well as mental health and addiction. It will be chaired by Heather Simpson… Read moreAudio
4:05 PM.Advertising is butchering the English language. The mangling of correct grammar in baffling slogans is known as 'language DJing' in the industry. The panelists debate why companies choose to market… Read moreAudio
4:08 PM.Triple-murderer and rapist Hayden Poulter has been granted parole. He is serving three life sentences for murders in 1996, plus an attempted murder and rape. He will be GPS monitored for five years… Read moreAudio
4:10 PM.Europe is planning on banning single-use plastics like cutlery, straw and cotton buds to stop ocean contamination. The proposal needs approval of all EU states and European Parliament. Read moreAudio
4:28 PM.Auckland mayor Phil Goff has delayed talk of a waterfront stadium for the city for the next decade at least. He's delivered the council 10-year budget, with none of the money allocated to a stadium.
4:42 PM.The National party is looking at new possible alliances after ACT's latest low poll result. The poll had ACT contributing just one seat to the coalition, making the combined number less than the… Read moreAudio
4:42 PM.The Prime Minister will be hit with an e-mob campaign by those protesting the closure of the Stand Children's Sevices Rox burgh children's village. A petition has also been created to save the one in… Read moreAudio
4:55 PM.A video game that allows people to play as a school shooter has caused outrage among parents of the Parkland shooting victims. Anti-gun violence groups say "Active shooter" crosses a line. Read moreAudio