20:51 Fire fighters will move to "mop up operations" in Otago tonight after a series of large vegetation fires across the region.

19:06 A welfare centre has been set up for residents evacuated from their homes Dunedin's Saddle Hill due to a massive out of control fire.

17:50 Police have confirmed a person has appeared in the Levin District Court in relation to the disappearance of Alex Fisher in a Horowhenua Forest.

17:34 New Zealander Fergus Chetwin-Kelly is fighting for his life in Cluj, Romania after suffering an electric shock while taking photos with friends.

17:29 Several hundred residents of seven streets near the scene of the Mosgiel fire are preparing to be without power overnight.

Thu, 08 Mar 2012

"Nek Minnit" inventor admits the phrase has changed his life and he'd like something back

Levi Hawken - the man who coined the phrase "Nek Minnit" is trying to copyright the phrase and tells RadioLIVE's Marcus Lush it's been a battle to protect his rights to the phrase. 8 March 2012

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