21:14 A 4.3-magnitude earthquake has rattled Hawke's Bay, but there have been no initial reports of damage.
21:14 Two men armed with knives, who took several hostages at a French church, have been neutralised. There are reports a priest was killed.
20:28 Suicide bombers have struck Somalia's Capital Mogadishu in a double car bombing - at least 8 are dead.
16:19 National MP Maurice Williamson will bow out of politics at next year's election. The MP for Pakuranga has spent three decades in Parliament.
16:19 Farmers growing peas in Wairarapa are facing a two year ban,following the discovery of a "pea weavel" pest insect in the region.
Mon, 09 Jul 2012
PM confident Waitangi Tribunal outcome won't interrupt asset sales plans