20:41 A two-car crash has left two people dead in the Far North tonight. Detours are in place after the collision on SH10 at Oramahoe.

20:38 Police say the man who died in the helicopter crash in the Lindis Pass today was 32. The other man on board was 51. He suffered head and chest injurie

20:36 A woman is dead after a serious crash on State Highway Two at Upper Hutt tonight. Police say she was a passenger.

20:35 A pedestrian was killed when she was hit by a bus in Rotorua tonight on the corner of Te Ngae and Coulter roads.

16:27 A 19-year-old girl has died after falling off her horse during the Sydney International Horse Trials.

Fri, 11 Jan 2013

Heroin in Afghanistan

During his time in Afghanistan last year, Australian author Antony Loewenstein spent time with opium addicts on the outskirts of Kabul and he spoke of his experiences to Wallace Chapman on RadioLIVE. Loewenstein said that because the drug is so readily available and the situation in Afghanistan is so grim a lot of the locals and indeed soldiers from other countries are using drugs. 11 January 2012

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