20:49 16 people on board an Mi-8 helicopter have died when their aircraft crashed in Siberia. There were 26 people on board, including 4 crew.

20:40 Cherokee Films says it accepts responsibility & apologises, adding that in no way was Taylor Swift or her management team to blame.

16:25 Refugees arriving in NZ may soon be sent to Dunedin, which has been chosen as the country's sixth refugee settlement location.

16:25 The families of the seven people killed in the Fox Glacier helicopter crash have thanked the recovery crews for their tireless efforts.

16:17 Slow ticket sales have led to the cancellation of January's two-day music festival Echo, which was to take place at Auckland's Vector Arena.

Sat, 18 Aug 2012

Environews. Michael Coote, Motorway Fernbird

In the middle of an Auckland suburban sprawl and right beside a busy motorway there lives a rare NZ bird. Hear the heartening story of the Fernbirds of Te Atatu with Fernbird coot, Michael Coote.

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