16:50 Fashion giant H&M is set to open its first New Zealand store in Auckland's Sylvia Park next year.

16:43 29 year old Auckland man Christopher Limu has reportedly been killed while saving a group of children in Samoa.

16:41 Award-winning teen novel Into the River by Ted Dawe will reappear on library and bookshop shelves after a ban on it was lifted.

16:34 Microsoft and Facebook have helped jail a Christchurch man on child pornography charges. 47-year-old Scott Johnston's offending was revealed in 2012.

16:27 The NZTA expects a section of SH 5 by Waipa State Mill Road in Rotorua will be closed for several hours, after a serious crash.