16:14 A full military welcome has been rolled out for the state farewell of Sir Jerry Mateparae from the role of Governor-General.
16:13 New Zealand First will continue to pressure the Government to make a planned child sex offender register public.
16:07 First reports of casualties are coming through after a big earthquake in central Italy. An elderly couple was killed when their home collapsed.
15:43 The Australian government is surprised that Kiwis who set up new lives in Australia do not feel at home there.
15:41 People are trapped under rubble in central Italy after a powerful earthquake. There are reports of damage and blackouts near the epicentre, Rieti.
Thu, 26 Jul 2012
New School of Mining to cope with demand for new mine workers