15:30 The NZ Olympic Committee is confident the Zika virus will be under control by the time the games kick off in August.

15:28 South Island ski fields are rubbing their hands. An overnight snowstorm delivered 35 cms to Canterbury's Mt Hutt ski area.

15:27 Wellington police are urging motorists to drive to the conditions as the region battles surface flooding on a number of roads.

11:48 Torrential rain and high winds causing havoc across NZ today. Rockfalls, slips, fires, flooding plus snow warnings

11:44 The wrecking ball's at the ready as Queen Street's Downtown Shopping Centre gets set to be bowled tonight to make way for a $500M development.

Wed, 12 Sep 2012

Children will suffer under new clampdown on benficiaries

Plunkets Helen Connors tells RadioLIVE's Marcus Lush why cutting benefits of parents who don't send their children to early childcare - will hurt children. 12 September, 2012

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