5:08 PM.Every time Manawatu Gorge is about to reopen, something else happens that means it has to stay closed. Now it's becoming a real possibility it may never open again. John Campbell reports. Audio
5:14 PM.School principal Gordon Pepere is on the verge of tears while describing children arriving at school barefoot and with little food in their bags, which they use as raincoats to shelter from the rain.
5:28 PM.The world's largest airborne observatory has returned to New Zealand to gather data from stars, planets and galaxies that can only be observed in the Southern Hemisphere. Maja Burry took flight on the… Read moreVideo, Audio
6:14 PM.A Christchurch family have found themselves stuck with a house that is too unsafe to live in after a fire revealed earthquake damage, which EQC admits it failed to identify. Read moreVideo, Audio
6:24 PM.Dubbed the country's premier rural contest, the New Zealand Young Farmers Competition brings together seven winners from regional competitions to compete in a gruelling three day event in Palmerston… Read moreVideo, Audio