21:55 The death toll in Italy following a 6.2 earthquake has risen to at least 37 according to Reuters.
21:12 Fire-staff are still fighting to extinguish a blaze that has claimed a life in Fielding.
17:24 Daybreak in Italy has revealed the extent of the devastation following a powerful earthquake in the central region of the country.
17:22 A man has been taken to Christchurch Hospital after being crushed by a digger at a worksite in Mt Pleasant shortly after three o'clock.
16:14 A full military welcome has been rolled out for the state farewell of Sir Jerry Mateparae from the role of Governor-General.
Tue, 14 Aug 2012
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