13:45 One of the country's leading philanthropists, Sir John Todd has died.
13:45 The Canterbury Rugby Union has laid a fomal complaint with police over racial taunts which reduced a player to tears.
13:44 Initial assessments suggest part of a jetliner wing found on an island in the Indian Ocean comes from missing flight M-H-3-70.
13:14 Jetstar has announced that it will start flying from the captial to Dunedin come October.
13:14 More than 500,000 people have signed up so far for the next national earthquake drill.