11:09 Police have resumed the search for the missing 18-year-old whose boat flipped off the coast of Paritutu near New Plymouth on Monday.

10:22 Space rockets launched from New Zealand can now legally drop debris into our waters.

10:22 Pressure is mounting on drug-buying agency Pharmac to fund Epipens, which can prove life-saving for people with severe allergies.

10:21 The Minister for Housing is denying he's on the side of land-bankers and speculators in the Auckland housing market.

08:06 Power is expected to be restored to thousands of homes in regional Auckland within the next hour after wild weather overnight.

Mon, 30 Apr 2012

AUDIO: John Banks denies Dotcom "relationship", cites marriage as impediment

Friday 27th April, around 8pm and RadioLIVE reporter Frances Cook puts in a call to ACT Leader John Banks. Campbell Live had just broken the news that Kim Dotcom had donated to Banks' mayoral campaign, so RadioLIVE news were keen to speak to him. When our reporter asked Mr. Banks if "had a relationship with Kim Dotcom", his response is truly bizarre. Misconstruing our reporter entirely, ACT's only elected MP then hangs up his phone. Our reporter calls him back to clarify. Listen to what happened next here.

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