17:43 Trade representatives believe a deal on the Trans Pacific Partnership is still within reach despite failing to secure an agreement during talks today

17:40 An official NZ First youth wing is a step closer to becoming reality after the idea passed a vote at the party's annual conference in Rotorua

17:38 A British Open breakthrough is still on the cards for Lydia Ko - who holds a share of 2nd place after a blustery day on the Scottish coast.

17:38 Packing on the pounds for today's fight with Bowie Tupou won't slow down Joseph Parker in Invercargill tonight. He's up to nearly 108kg.

17:37 A motorised wheelchair has been stolen in Melbourne while its elderly owner was at church.

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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