17:23 North Korea has deployed aircraft and submarines as parts of drills simulating an attack on "enemy warships" .

16:54 Winston Peters is defending comments made after launching a scathing attack on two journalists of Asian descent about an immigration article.

16:53 The stadium-sized pressure balloon launched by NASA in Wanaka has begun collecting data. It is undertaking a 100-day journey.

16:34 47 year old policeman, Benjamin Peter McLean has been charged with the murder of a woman and attempted murder of a man in Invercargill.

15:53 Valerie Adams is now officially a Dame. The 32-year-old Olympian's investiture ceremony was held at Government House today.

Willie Jackson and Alison Mau

Afternoon Talk (with Mitch Harris)


Holding the fort during Afternoon Talk is Willie Jackson and Ali Mau’s executive producer, Mitch Harris who is a long-time radio personality and former programme director. Mitch brings a wealth of knowledge to afternoons and will continue to deliver issues-driven talk radio, with regular guests and features on movies, food, music and politics.