15:30 The NZ Olympic Committee is confident the Zika virus will be under control by the time the games kick off in August.

15:28 South Island ski fields are rubbing their hands. An overnight snowstorm delivered 35 cms to Canterbury's Mt Hutt ski area.

15:27 Wellington police are urging motorists to drive to the conditions as the region battles surface flooding on a number of roads.

11:48 Torrential rain and high winds causing havoc across NZ today. Rockfalls, slips, fires, flooding plus snow warnings

11:44 The wrecking ball's at the ready as Queen Street's Downtown Shopping Centre gets set to be bowled tonight to make way for a $500M development.

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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