14:19 US officials say 40 million more airbags made by Japanese company 'Ta-kata' need fixing, leading to the biggest vehicle recall in American history.
14:18 Environment Canterbury says groundwater levels in some parts of the region are the lowest they've ever been.
14:17 A disgraced ex-cop who was jailed for dealing meth and leaking secret police information to gangs has had his appeal dismissed.
14:15 The Education Minister's investing more than seven-million-dollars to kick start new ways of working with iwi to help young Maori.
13:18 People living in retirement villages could soon be entitled to rates rebates after a new bill was pulled from the ballot.
Tue, 20 Mar 2012
Clean up due to start in the rain in the rain battered norrh