10:13 Police looking into a Head Hunters gang threat to Vincent Skeen who was found not guilty of 17yr old Luke Tipene's murder last week.

10:09 Winds up to 140km/h are expected to batter Wellington, Wairarapa and the Marlborough Sounds until this afternoon. Many warnings are in place.

08:53 Cake and crocodiles will be part of the celebrations at Australia Zoo today as Bindi Irwin celebrates her 18th birthday.

08:41 A new tertiary union survey reveals NZ university staff are feeling pressured to exaggerate student achievement, to meet government targets.

08:39 Ali Sonboly, the German-Iranian 18-yr old who killed nine in Munich, was a deranged lone gunman allegedly obsessed with mass killings.

Thu, 09 Aug 2012

Employment figures are out

Statistics New Zealand said today that unemployment in New Zealand has risen in the March quarter - Chief Economist at the ANZ Cameron Bagrie explained what it means. Bagrie said that this is a bit of statistical noise however the labour market has flatlined.9 August 2012

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