17:35 Police are praising the honesty of a person who has handed in many thousands of dollars, found on an Auckland street on the weekend.

16:35 Homeless man Daniel Bindner, whose dismembered body was found in a recycling plant, may have sheltered in a bin of cardboard for warmth.

16:34 Welcome news for online shoppers as the Government holds off on taxing low-value imports such as books and makeup bought from overseas.

15:43 Auckland Council has formally signed off its next budget, setting an average rates increase of 2.4%.

15:05 Anxious parents are gathering near Palmerston North's Cloverlea school that is in lockdown, as police hunt for an armed man.

Mon, 20 Aug 2012

Coalition has been losing the upper hand in Afghanistan for sometime

Michael Laws speaks to Dr. Jim Veitch, Senior Lecturer, Centre for Defence Studies, Massey University, about New Zealand's presence in Afghanistan. Dr. Jim Veitch explains why we are involved in operations in the country. Dr. Veitch believes we have been losing the upper hand in the country for some time. 20th August 2012.

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