16:24 Education Minister Hekia Parata has gone on the defensive over the $20-million overhaul of her ministry's head office in Wellington.
16:08 The Independent Police Complaints Authority has told Parliament its cash reserves have run out and it is up against a wall.
15:44 Customs officers have been left scratching their heads after a Malaysian man tried to bring a cowpat into the country.
15:44 Two kayakers have been winched to safety by rescue helicopter after becoming stuck in the mud in Auckland's Waitemata Harbour.
15:07 Black Caps fast bowler Tim Southee's quietly confident he'll be good to go on Friday for the first test v. Australia at the Basin Reserve.
Thu, 06 Sep 2012
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