20:52 The big wet is expected to continue throughout Saturday night as a low pressure system moves its way across the country.

20:51 A 10-year old boy missing on the Kapiti coast has turned up at his home safe and well. Police have thanked locals who joined in the search.

19:57 Residents in the Kapiti Coast town of Waikanae are being asked to check their properties for a missing 10-year old boy.

19:57 Invercargill police are warning farmers that bad weather could be a cover for thieves targetting rural properties.

19:46 Melbourne riot police used pepper spray when fights erupted between 300 people at rival anti-Islam and anti-racism marches.

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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