Friday 2 October 2015, with Jim Mora
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5:00 PM. A young NZ basketballer caught up up in the latest mass shooting in the US. A forestry company ordered to pay $130,000 after death of a worker and John Key slams the UN Security Council.
5:07 PM. A young New Zealand basketballer, Jaylen Gerrand, fled for his life in a mass shooting at a US college today, but then regathered himself to check his team-mates were safe.
5:14 PM. The Prime Minister has slammed the United Nations' Security Council for not doing its job properly during his address to world leaders in New York today.
5:17 PM. The mother of a 23 year old man deported from Australia has written to John Key pleading for his intervention.
5:22 PM. The pay gap for men and women is the biggest it's been in six years.
5:25 PM. A woman accused of shooting at police during a high speed chase has appeared at the Waitakere District Court this afternoon.
5:27 PM. A Tokoroa logging company has been fined 25-thousand dollars and ordered to pay reparation of 105 thousand dollars over the death of a forestry worker two years ago.
5:34 PM. Commodity prices have risen, because of higher dairy and aluminium prices.
5:36 PM. More now on the mass shooting at an Oregon college where a gunman massacred 10 people earlier today, before being shot dead by police.
5:41 PM. Auckland fire investigators have spent the day trying to find out how a blaze started in a Ponsonby villa, killing an elderly woman, along with several of her dogs.
5:44 PM. The retail giant Harvey Norman is facing a backlash from hundreds of angry customers who thought they had bought furniture at bargain basement prices.
5:48 PM. Many New Zealanders are secretly backing the Wallabies to win the Rugby World Cup.
5:51 PM. Rangatahi have completed their first dive in Wellington as part of a police and social services initiative to keep them out of trouble; Labour's Maori Development spokesperson Nanaia Mahuta is calling the hype around pop-star Chris Brown's visa application a publicity stunt; About 120 rangatahi have descended upon Ratana Pa for the weekend, to develop an indigenous suicide prevention strategy.
5:54 PM. The tradition of children starting school on their fifth birthday is being challenged.
6:06 PM. An update from the team at RNZ Sport.
6:11 PM. A young New Zealand basketballer fled for his life in a mass school shooting in Oregon today, then warned his coach what was happening and to alert his team-mates.
6:16 PM. An Auckland-based rocket firm has signed a deal to send three rockets to the moon.
6:20 PM. A women's health group says a data breach at the Health Ministry is alarming and could undermine public confidence in data sharing.
6:24 PM. It's been revealed that a complaint that female doctors were being asked for sex in return for help with their careers was ignored by their professional body for seven years.
6:36 PM. Since late last year there has been a huge increase in the number of New Zealanders being held in Australian detention centres, and this week it was revealed that one prisoner died while awaiting deportation back to New Zealand. Our political reporter, Chris Bramwell, considers whether the situation could strain relations between New Zealand and Australia.
6:51 PM. Pressure from an online petition and media interest has led to an American football team canning its use of the Ka Mate haka; About 120 rangatahi have descended upon Ratana Pa for the weekend, to develop an indigenous suicide prevention strategy; Rangatahi have completed their first dive in Wellington as part of a police and social services initiative to keep them out of trouble; The Maori king, iwi leaders, politicians, dignatries and an eastern Bay of Plenty tribe will be commemorating the 150th anniversary of when Te Tarata Pa was attacked by colonial troops.