14:04 High winds have bowled over a truck and trailer unit on the Napier to Taupo Road as weather causes havoc in the North Island.

13:50 More than a hundred people gathered in their cars last night outside Wellington's Anglican Cathedral to show their support for the homeless.

13:49 New research finds as little as 150 minutes of light exercise a week can help cancer patients and survivors overcome depression and anxiety.

13:49 West Virginia's worst flooding in a century has left 23 people dead with many still missing following heavy rain.

13:48 Police are looking for the person who stole a patrol car with firearms locked inside at a routine traffic stop in the Coromandel.

Wed, 22 Aug 2012

Housing New Zealand rent cheats

More than 300 state housing tenants were evicted in the past year for lying about their circumstances, including one couple who turned over nearly $400k from their state house - Housing Minister Phil Heatley explains. Mr Heatley said that the Ministry has beefed up the investigation unit and they are getting more sophisticated and the acid is really starting to be put on. 22 August 2012

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