17:09 The death toll in Italy's devastating earthquake has risen dramatically. It is now 247 and officials say many people are still buried.
16:55 Individual councils can decide on whether shops in their area should open on Easter Sunday. The Shop Trading Hours Bill passed 62-59.
16:53 The High Court has directed Corrections to reconsider its decision to not allow a journalist to be present when Scott Watson meets Gerald Hope.
16:10 Hawke's Bay Regional Council is going to war against the Hastings District Council over the contaminated water supply, which made thousands ill.
16:09 A homicide investigation is underway into the disappearance of 48 year old Northland man Kimble Moore, who was reported missing early this year.
Fri, 03 Feb 2012
Jesse Ryder should wait for Black Caps call up