16:25 Nearly $3000 has been raised for the families of the 16 sherpas killed in an avalanche on Mt Everest. 13 guides have been confirmed dead.
15:15 Delays for Easter drivers on the roads. Traffic is backed up 2km on SH1 north of Otaki, heading into Wlg, and heavy from the North into Akl.
14:21 Hurricanes forward John Schwalger has been ruled out for the rest of their Super Rugby campaign after developing blood clots in his lungs.