09:43 Firefighters have rescued four people from the roof of an apartment in south Auckland.

09:42 In a fire in Waimate two adults and a child have died. Three childen escaped.

09:12 Three people have been killed in fire at an Indian restaurant in the South Canterbury town of Waimate

05:36 Police in 3 British regions are investigating allegations of historical child sexual abuse against late former prime minister Edward Heath

04:58 More than 20 fire fighters have battled a blaze at Auckland's Sandringham Road Laundromat that broke out just before three this morning