19:10 Al Gillespie from Waikato University says even if our troops weren't involved in training Iraqi troops against ISIS, we'd still be a target.

19:09 A 25-year-old Australian detainee deported to New Zealand has been arrested for burglary, the man picked up in Hamilton at lunch time today.

19:08 Doors open at the Vodafone Events Centre in Manukau at 11am tomorrow for Jonah Lomu's special memorial service and celebration of his life.

18:01 Crews plan to attack a fast-moving forestry fire in Wairarapa with all they've got come morning. 7 helicopters attacking it from the air now.

17:11 Volcanic ash cloud over Indonesia again impacting on flights in and out of Bali. Two planes forced to turn back due to unsafe flying conditions.

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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