13:34 Quinton Winders (45), the man accused of murdering construction stop/go worker George Taiaroa has been denied bail in the Rotorua High Court.
13:32 Marlborough Boys' and Girls' Colleges will co-locate to new $63M facility in 2021, as both schools face large repair bills for old buildings
13:31 Emmy-nominated actor John Stamos (52) has been sentenced to three years probation for DUI in Beverly Hills. Also ordered to attend AA.
13:29 High winds are battering other parts of the South Island downing power lines, re-igniting fires and causing problems for motorists.
13:28 High winds have grounded helicopters trying to fight a 400 hectare forest fire burning out of control in Marlborough.