15:10 The Black Caps get a real test of playing with a pink ball under lights at Seddon Park in Hamilton tonight - the first of three training sessions.

15:07 The police, including the AOS, are hunting 43 year old Upper Hutt man Richard Bromley, who has breached parole and gone on the run.

15:07 Dunedin has broken its October temperature record with a high of 28.5 degrees today.

15:04 A threatening message has been received at Massey University, leading to the Registry building being evacuated as a precaution.

14:50 The Dunedin suburb of Saddle Hill, near Mosgiel, is being evacuated as a large scrub fire threatens homes.

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