13:22 At least 130 people are trapped beneath the rubble of an apartment building that's collapsed in a powerful earthquake in southern Taiwan.

13:21 Bay of Plenty meat plant warns workers there'll be serious consequences if they don't turn up for work tomorrow.

13:19 A motorcyclist in Napier dies after collision with car, brings long weekend road toll to five.

13:17 Ngapuhi elder says many Northland Maori sick of the bickering at Te Tii Marae.

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