21:11 A 31-year-old man has been charged with the murder of Christchurch woman Renee Duckmanton.

15:12 The Ministry for Primary Industries has laid animal welfare charges over an investigation into the mistreatment of bobby calves in Waikato.

15:11 More human remains have been found washed up on a South Canterbury beach after the discovery yesterday of a leg in a boot.

14:40 Police are currently attending a second incident near the rear of Parliament. The area has been cordoned off.

14:40 Twelve new double-decker buses are set to hit Auckland roads, which will increase capacity by 15% and will be equipped with USB chargers.

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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