23:41 Hundreds of locals residents face mandatory evacuation in drought stricken southern California as fast-moving brush fire threatens homes.
23:39 A homocide investigation is underway after a woman was found dead at house in Auckland's Papatoetoe Cambridge Terrace around 7 tonight.
21:20 Police & emergency services are at scene of serious crash on SH1 just north of the Tahuna turnoff at Ohinewai. One person remains trapped.
19:43 NZ parents warned to immunise themselves/kids/family/friends ahead of potential whooping cough outbreak predicted to start in next 2 years.
17:40 Former Beatles drummer Ringo Starr has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a solo artist.