15:12 The Ministry for Primary Industries has laid animal welfare charges over an investigation into the mistreatment of bobby calves in Waikato.

15:11 More human remains have been found washed up on a South Canterbury beach after the discovery yesterday of a leg in a boot.

14:40 Police are currently attending a second incident near the rear of Parliament. The area has been cordoned off.

14:40 Twelve new double-decker buses are set to hit Auckland roads, which will increase capacity by 15% and will be equipped with USB chargers.

14:36 As Auckland scrambles to build thousands of new houses, there are concerns some are being rushed through using shoddy building materials.

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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