12:56 A combination of norwest gales and high temperatures are turning the lower South Island into a tinderbox.
12:47 People are being asked to avoid Kelburn Parade, which has been cordoned off.
12:33 A building at Wellington's Victoria University has been evacuated after a bomb threat.
12:16 Nerves are heightened at Otago University, as students avoid the main campus following an online shooting threat.
12:15 Two women have been left violently shaken after they were attacked by a pack of dogs on a Hawke's Bay beach.
Fri, 13 Apr 2012
April 13 is celebrate Hitchday, Christopher Hitchens' birthday.
Christopher Hitchens last appearance was to accept the Richard Dawkins award. He's pretty crook but gives it heaps and a lovely and loving intro from Dawkins.