22:50 Parker's recorded his 15th professional win ... knocking out Aussie Bowie Tupou early in the first round of their bout in Invercargill.

22:08 The Brown Butterbean is knocked within 30" by a local challenger ahead of Joseph Parker fight.

20:12 A fortnight ago Blue Mountains residents in New South Wales were building snowmen, now homes are under threat from out of control bushfire.

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

Fri, 09 Mar 2012

Ryder to take a break from cricket - and Cairns may have been better to leave fixing claims alone - Boock

Sports commentator Richard Boock talks to RadioLIVE's Marcus Lush about the sport of the moment - Jesse Ryder, Jock Hobbs, Chris Cairns and the cricket test. 9 March 2012

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