13:51 The Council of Trade Unions is using May Day to highlight the growing gap between the rich and poor.
13:50 Police in Germany have arrested at least 500 protesters after violent clashes broke out at a rally held by far-right extremists.
13:17 New Zealanders are being urged to have a good chuckle and enjoy life today - for World Laughter Day.
13:12 Two people have now been arrested and charged over the death of a man whose burnt body was found in Canterbury this week.
13:11 Housing charity Habitat for Humanity is gifting seven new homes to needy Christchurch families today.
Fri, 11 May 2012
Debate over Hagley Park rages