16:34 Welcome news for online shoppers as the Government holds off on taxing low-value imports such as books and makeup bought from overseas.

15:43 Auckland Council has formally signed off its next budget, setting an average rates increase of 2.4%.

15:05 Anxious parents are gathering near Palmerston North's Cloverlea school that is in lockdown, as police hunt for an armed man.

14:44 The Government is providing extra support for South Island farmers grappling with the country's longest-ever drought.

14:40 Ashburton's mayor Angus McKay is not swayed by a 40,000 signature petition, demanding a halt to the council's controversial water sale.

Wed, 10 Aug 2011

LIVE from London in the mist of the riots

Former RadioLIVE journo Angus Bennett talks to Ewing about the situation in London.

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