19:10 Al Gillespie from Waikato University says even if our troops weren't involved in training Iraqi troops against ISIS, we'd still be a target.

19:09 A 25-year-old Australian detainee deported to New Zealand has been arrested for burglary, the man picked up in Hamilton at lunch time today.

19:08 Doors open at the Vodafone Events Centre in Manukau at 11am tomorrow for Jonah Lomu's special memorial service and celebration of his life.

18:17 Your Pet - With Dr Jess Beer

18:01 Crews plan to attack a fast-moving forestry fire in Wairarapa with all they've got come morning. 7 helicopters attacking it from the air now.

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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