16:25 The Far North should be back on the grid now after a huge power cut this morning. More than 30,000 properties north of Kaikohe were disconnected.

16:24 An online donation page for Alex Fisher's family has already raised more than $5,000 in the wake of the 10 year old's death.

16:21 Australia's new PM Malcolm Turnbull will make New Zealand his first official visit. He is crossing the Tasman next week for bilateral meetings.

16:19 Thousands of British newspaper readers have helped vote Air New Zealand the Longhaul Airline of Year at the Independent Travel Awards.

16:18 Silver Fern Farms is not giving much weight to an 11th hour homegrown bid for control of the meat co-operative.

Tue, 25 Sep 2012

Huntly will be hard hit by mining job loses

Business leader in the Waikato Sandra Perry tells RadioLIVE's Marcus Lush that the 60 jobs being cut from the Huntly East Mine will have a big impact on the local economy. 25 September, 2012

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