22:59 Beijing will host the 2022 Winter Olympics beating Kazakhstani city of Almaty. Beijing will be first city to host both summer & winter Olys.
17:26 West Auckland police are combing CCTV footage after a man tried to abduct a 13 year old schoolgirl yesterday afternoon on Glendale Road.
16:45 The end of a Wellington retailing era with Kirkcaldie & Stains' shareholders voting to close the landmark Lambton Quay store after 152 years.
16:23 Phoenix Cola, Lemonade, Light Cola, Orange Fizz and Raspberry Fizz with best before dates of April-July next year have been recalled.
16:19 The Ministry of Education is investigating after two pre-schoolers opened a gate at The Cubby House in Palmerston North and fled onto a busy road.