23:14 Pope Francis gives priests discretion to formally forgive women who've had abortions & seek absolution during Church's upcoming Holy Year.

21:22 Main suspect - second foreigner - arrested at a border checkpoint with Cambodia over last month's Bangkok bombing.

21:19 Heavy rain and easterly gales have eased in most places but South Westland will get a burst of rain and gale force easterlies in the morning.

20:06 Your Technology - With Tech Expert Paul Spain

19:10 One of Te Iwi Maaori's leading ladies, Lady Emily Latimer, has passed away on the eve of her 87th birthday. The tangi will be at Te Paatu.