15:41 Six months after turning down an application to fund the life-saving melanoma drug Keytruda, Pharmac has now announced it's reconsidering the move.

15:39 A Christchurch consultant has come up with a new solution to Auckland's homelessness problem. Put those in need into old, disused cruise ships.

15:28 MPs are campaigning for NZ's State Highway One to be renamed Captain Cook highway.

15:25 UK's Irish embassy has been inundated with citizenship enquiries as Brit citizens try to remain in the EU. 6M Brits eligible for an Irish passport.

15:20 Newly released figures from Statistics New Zealand show the richest New Zealanders are more wealthy than ever

Sun, 05 Aug 2012

Mars Rover Team Chief, Bill Nelson

Bill Nelson is the Systems Engineer and Mission Manager for the Mars Exploration Rover program. Bill organizes the team of engineers responsible for the day-to-day activities of the Spirit and Opportunity rovers on Mars that have outlived their expected lifetimes outrageously. Hear their incredible story and check out the unbridled joy at NASA when they landed safely. It’s quite moving.

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