Presenter Geoff Bryan presents the 17:00 hrs news bulletin, which is then followed by a sport bulletin [regularly presented by either Chris Forster or Jeff McTainsh], and a traffic report presented by Braydon Priest and then a weather report. Advertisements follow and then another brief summary of the hours top news headlines.
Host for the programme is Samantha Hayes (former TV3 Nightline news presenter). Today’s guests include:
Christchurch's Cardboard Cathedral:
Ian Athfield (Architect) talks about the proposed design of the Cathedral.
At a quarter past the hour, [regularly presented by Geoff Bryan?] presents the news and sport headlines for the hour, which is followed by advertisements and then a traffic report.
Left Right Fight:
Sue Bradford (Political Commentator) and Deborah Coddington (Political Commentator) debate the latest political developments:
- China's fourth most important leader Jia Qinglin visits New Zealand
- Parental leave bill veto
At the bottom of the hour (half past the hour) Geoff Bryan presents the news headlines, followed by a sport bulletin, radio advertising, and then a traffic report (Braydon Priest). Geoff Bryan then follows with a weather report for Auckland.
The RadioLive Daily Business Wrap with Helen O'Sullivan (CEO Real Estate Institute) looking at the surge in house prices.
Advertisement break follows.
A 13 year old boy who shot and killed his former babysitter
in a remote Ōkōki settlement in North Taranaki, has been formally charged with murder in New Plymouth District Court today. Dan Parker (TV3 Journalist) reports on the latest developments.
More advertisements and then another traffic report is presented.
John McKay (Winner Mapua Mega-Pumpkin Competition) who grew a mega 616 kg pumpkin. How did he do it? John explains a diet of horse manure and fish solution.
Samantha then signs off for the evening.