11:20 An Australian woman kidnapped by a militant group in West Africa, is understood to have been freed.

11:18 Police have yet to reveal what's behind a burned-out car in Marlborough, other than to say it's an active crime scene.

11:18 Two Queenslanders are recovering after testing positive to the Zika virus.

11:17 There's been another weekend fatality on our roads, as a motorbike rider dies in a smash at Hawke's Bay.

10:15 There's new criticism of Britain's move to impose a health and dental surcharge on New Zealanders who spend more than six months in the UK.