12:33 Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife are to give to charity 99 percent of their shares in the company - worth nearly 70 billion dollars.

12:33 It's taken 12 years but the government's finally ratified a United Nations Convention against Corruption.

12:32 Dunedin's being hailed as a leader against climate change, as it joins Christchurch and Kaikoura in opposing oil drilling.

12:32 Pressure is mounting on the government to act as Japanese ships head to the Antarctic to hunt whales.

11:38 Chris Brown's December 2015 tour in both New Zealand and Australia will not take place.

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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