17:35 Police are following "all proper processes" in their investigation into allegations of a sexual nature involving students at Opotiki College

17:27 Around 300 people who invested in Hubbard Management Funds have been repaid the $35.6million capital they initially invested.

17:26 Barack Obama is calling climate change the defining threat of the century. He has told a summit in Alaska that the problem can not be ignored.

17:07 The Black Caps will have a two day warm-up match with a pink ball in November before the first-ever day night test against Australia.

16:50 A police investigation has been launched following information regarding allegations of a sexual nature involving students at Opotiki College.

Mon, 20 Sep 2010

Michael Regina, a web site that got 500,000 hits a day

Bruce Hopkins chats to Michael Regina who along with Kiwi Erica Challis was one of the co-founders of the web site TheOneRing.Net. They were a couple of Tolkien fans who wanted to keep an eye on how the filming of Lord Of The Rings was progressing. Their subsequent website began getting 500,000 hits each day! TORN made history as a marketing tool for the film. Peter Jackson ended up supplying Michael with weekly video diaries of the making of King Kong

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