22:21 A search and rescue operation has been launched north of Wellington this evening for two women who've not been seen since Monday.

20:50 After 23 years with New Zealand's media leading network, Mediaworks, Hilary Barry is leaving the news-reading anchor seat at Newshub vacant.

18:10 The man who set himself on fire outside the Nauru detention centre has died.

16:16 A burnt-out car has been discovered in Sydney's south-west as police investigate a fatal shooting at a local shopping centre.

16:15 Charges have been dropped against a Christchurch mother accused of failing to get medical attention for her autistic son, Leon Jayet-Cole.

Fri, 03 Aug 2012

NBC's Twitter fail

Marcus Lush speaks to social media correspondent Vaughan Davis about the week in social media. This week saw a battle between "old media" and "new media" after NBC complained to Twitter about a Tweet and had an account closed down. The most-tweeted moment in the Olympics opening ceremony was Mr. Bean's performance during Chariots Of Fire. Also, an Olympic swimmer is blaming Twitter for not getting a gold medal. 3rd August 2012.

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