16:07 A scorching start to summer for the lower South Island - Christchurch hitting today's high of 33. Many areas basked in the high 20s.

15:51 A man robbed an Auckland Kiwibank/Post Shop at the Point Chevalier Mall last Friday by claiming he was carrying a bomb.

15:08 Dunedin woman Deb Wade, who helped the victim of a serious three-dog attack, is calling for the third Irish Wolfhound to be put down.

15:07 Emergency Services are at the scene of a serious crash in Ashhurst, just outside Palmerston North. Two cars collided around 12.45 today.

15:06 An inmate at Rimutaka prison is in a serious condition in hospital after being attacked by another prisoner yesterday.

Fri, 23 Dec 2011

AUDIO: 5.8 earthquake hits Christchurch

Paul Henry speaks to Sgt. Gary Manch for the latest on the Christchurch earthquake of 23rd December 2011. The Sgt. tells Paul that there have been no reports of serious injury or damage at that point. Advice is to stay at home and check on your neighbours.

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