11:55 Security's tight at Parliament due to a protest outside while the budget's being delivered.
11:37 A human bone found washed up on Timaru beach will undergo DNA testing to establish who it belonged to.
11:35 The man accused of murdering Joanne Pert has also been charged with a series of crimes in the hours before and after her death.
11:30 A Havelock North PostShop was closed but has now re-opened after a white powder scare this morning.
10:09 Sixteen top-tier jobs at the Nelson marlborough DHB have been axed as a result of a major leadership restructure.
Wed, 21 Mar 2012
Defending New Zealand's teaching standards