6:00 AM.Ayson: Prime Minister "did well" during phone call with Trump, Trump's travel ban heads back to court, Peters refuses to walk onto Te Tii Marae, Drug maker probes adverse reaction from hijacker, Five… Read moreAudio
6:09 AM.Emma Gibbs has defended the approach Te Tii Marae took to the media this year, and says volunteers at the marae are concerned that there has been too negative a focus and little respect for protocol.
6:16 AM.A conservative think tank in the United States says Democrats will have a hard time finding 'dirt' on Neil Gorsuch - Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee - and says attempts to stall a vote on the… Read moreAudio
6:40 AM.It's early days, but New Zealand's relationship with the United States is stable after a 'warm and friendly' conversation between Bill English and Donald Trump. Our political editor Jane Patterson has… Read moreAudio
7:13 AM.Our correspondent in Washington Simon Marks says Donald Trump's talk with Bill English isn't making news in the US, where most attention is on his legal problems trying to implement an immigrant ban.
7:16 AM.Winston Peters backs senior Waitangi leaders who say behaviour by the trustees of Te Tii marae has got out of hand, but says given the marae's role in history a way should be found for it to remain on… Read moreAudio
7:25 AM.New Zealand's only convicted plane hijacker's prison sentence ends today. Asha Abdille will now become a special patient held on a compulsory treatment order in a forensic psychiatric unit. Read moreAudio
8:18 AM.Sandra Lee says political parties are using tired tactics of courting noted celebrity Maori leaders such as Willie Jackson, and have a dearth of policies. Scott Campbell says it might be safer for… Read moreAudio
8:37 AM.John Rawcliffe says the Manuka Honey industry has taken a hit to its reputation with some sellers not taking due care, resulting in the product being pulled from the shelves of Fortnum & Mason - the… Read moreAudio