21:14 A 4.3-magnitude earthquake has rattled Hawke's Bay, but there have been no initial reports of damage.

21:14 Two men armed with knives, who took several hostages at a French church, have been neutralised. There are reports a priest was killed.

20:28 Suicide bombers have struck Somalia's Capital Mogadishu in a double car bombing - at least 8 are dead.

16:19 National MP Maurice Williamson will bow out of politics at next year's election. The MP for Pakuranga has spent three decades in Parliament.

16:19 Farmers growing peas in Wairarapa are facing a two year ban,following the discovery of a "pea weavel" pest insect in the region.

Sat, 16 Jul 2011

Auckland Zoo's lesser known but vital role in Conservation - Environews

Environews. Auckland Zoo‘s lesser known but vital role in conservation. We visit Richard Jakob-Hoff from the New Zealand Centre for Conservation Medicine which has been behind ensuring the health and preservation of many of our rare and endangered species including Kakapo, frogs, bats and of course Kiwi.

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