18:51 Two lovers who plotted to kill one of their spouses have been sentenced to life, and will serve a minimum of 17 years in prison.

17:51 Police boss Mike Bush faced a barrage of questions from MPs today over how best to deal with car chases.

16:24 Education Minister Hekia Parata has gone on the defensive over the $20-million overhaul of her ministry's head office in Wellington.

16:08 The Independent Police Complaints Authority has told Parliament its cash reserves have run out and it is up against a wall.

15:44 Customs officers have been left scratching their heads after a Malaysian man tried to bring a cowpat into the country.

Sat, 13 Nov 2010

Environews. Kakapo, Alison Balance & Don Merton

Environews with Alison Balance, Author of "Kakapo from the brink of extinction" and Don Merton the man more responsible than anybody for bringing this beautiful and utterly uniquely New Zealand creature back from the brink. Don begins at 12:30 elapsed.

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