15:06 Hauraki District Mayor John Tregidga says a Waihi gold mine where a worker died last night has an excellent safety record.
14:45 Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has confirmed his Government will not support Kevin Rudd's bid for the UN's top job.
14:28 Police say the investigation into the catastrophic collapse of the Christchurch CTV building is nearing its final stages.
14:27 The miner who died at a Waihi gold mine last night has been named as twenty nine year old Tipiwai Stainton
14:26 Australia has refused to nominnation former prime minister Kevin Rudd for the top job in the United Nations.