15:10 The Black Caps get a real test of playing with a pink ball under lights at Seddon Park in Hamilton tonight - the first of three training sessions.

15:07 The police, including the AOS, are hunting 43 year old Upper Hutt man Richard Bromley, who has breached parole and gone on the run.

15:07 Dunedin has broken its October temperature record with a high of 28.5 degrees today.

15:04 A threatening message has been received at Massey University, leading to the Registry building being evacuated as a precaution.

14:50 The Dunedin suburb of Saddle Hill, near Mosgiel, is being evacuated as a large scrub fire threatens homes.

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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