17:04 Police are warning North Island motorists to drive to the wet conditions after a spate of fatal crashes kicking off the long weekend. 4 dead so far.
16:51 Reggae fans marking a special anniversary. Bob Marley would've been 71 today, born February 6, 1945. He died from cancer in Florida 1981.
16:41 Around 50 passengers who became stuck on Christchurch's gondola this afternoon claim they were fobbed off when they called the company for help.
16:17 Australian politicians say Julian Assange is "no hero", despite the UN finding he's being unlawfully detained in Britain.
16:12 The number of salmonella cases in Australia is rising, as a long list of pre-packed salad mix products are recalled.