13:45 One of the country's leading philanthropists, Sir John Todd has died.

13:45 The Canterbury Rugby Union has laid a fomal complaint with police over racial taunts which reduced a player to tears.

13:44 Initial assessments suggest part of a jetliner wing found on an island in the Indian Ocean comes from missing flight M-H-3-70.

13:14 Jetstar has announced that it will start flying from the captial to Dunedin come October.

13:14 More than 500,000 people have signed up so far for the next national earthquake drill.

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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