19:45 A motorcyclist has died in a crash involving a truck at Springvale in Central Otago.

19:44 A team of cave rescue specialists has reached a woman who fell at Harwoods Hole cave in Abel Tasman National Park.

17:25 Silver Fern Tania Dalton's life support has been switched off. The family has issued a statement saying it was switched off just before 1.30.

16:08 A 52-year-old man has been charged with killing popular female sea lion, Rua in Dunedin Harbour in November.

15:55 The National Council of Women is pushing for cultural change on gender pay gap issues in New Zealand.