11:58 There have been no weather-related call outs across the upper North Island so far today, but the threat of surface flooding still lingers.
11:56 The Government admits it can not pinpoint what level of impact new housing restrictions will have on the red hot Auckland market.
11:20 Oxford University students voted overwhelmingly against ending a centuries-old tradition of wearing gowns, suits and mortar-boards to exams.
11:04 A magnitude 6.8 earthquake has hit close to the Solomon Islands. Authorities say it has not triggered a tsunami.
10:49 The Government is not ruling out cracking down on foreign property buyers but says it needs hard evidence to act.