21:08 A woman, 30, has died en route to hospital after a car accident near the sky field carpark on Mount Taranaki this evening.

19:50 A Dog and Lemon spokesperson says VW will be in damage control mode, & the scandal will affect all its NZ cars manufactured in past 6 years.

19:49 Nine Network has dumped Andrew Johns from tonight's NRL Grand Final broadcast after he propositioned a married woman at an airport last week.

17:38 Former Bronco, Cowboy and Warrior Brent Tate backing Johnathan Thurston to lead North Queensland to a their first ever NRL premiership tonight.

17:36 Hayden Paddon doesn't think a top five finish is out of the equation heading into the final day of a rain affected Rally of Corsica tonight.

Fri, 21 Jan 2011

Helicopter plunges into the ocean 5km from Whangarei

Marcus Lush speaks to Grant Harper, a Whangarei man who alerted rescuers to the coordinates of a crashed helicopter pilot, and to John Funnell, CEO of Helicopter Services BOP Ltd, about the helicopter rescue in Whangarei yesterday.

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