15:05 Anxious parents are gathering near Palmerston North's Cloverlea school that is in lockdown, as police hunt for an armed man.

14:44 The Government is providing extra support for South Island farmers grappling with the country's longest-ever drought.

14:40 Ashburton's mayor Angus McKay is not swayed by a 40,000 signature petition, demanding a halt to the council's controversial water sale.

13:56 In the U.S the Food and Drug Administration is investigating the active ingredients used in hand sanitisers

13:55 Police believe Daniel Bindner the man found dead inside a cardboard bale at a Hamilton factory, was transported to the site in a recycling truck.

Sat, 28 Jul 2012

Environews. Takahe

Takahe were thought to be extinct for 50 years until rediscovered by Geoff “Doc” Orbell in 1948. DoC Takahe man Martin Genet describes the ongoing conservation effort and a daring radical new approach being adopted this year.

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