11:45 The Black Caps will have to do without Mitchell Santner in today's ODI decider in Hamilton. He failed a a pre-match fitness test on a sore foot.

11:44 The search for a missing swimmer in the Waikato River near Taupo has been called off by Police.

11:44 CAA staff are now deciding on how to continue their investigation into a glider crash that killed one man near Twizel.

11:42 The body found in a a burnt out car near Blenheim will be transported to Christchurch for a post-mortem examination.

10:22 The United States and China are looking at expanding sanctions after North Korea's latest rocket launch.

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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