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.

Mon, 03 Sep 2012

New Zealand soldiers out of Afghanistan in 2013

Today it was announced that New Zealand Soldiers are going to pull out of Afghanistan in early 2013 a year and a half earlier than planned - Robert Ayson from the Centre for Strategic Studies at Victoria University spoke to RadioLIVE Drive. Mr Ayson said that the overall deployment to Afghanistan has worked to what New Zealand wanted to achieve while they were there. 3 September 2012

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