20:44 An oil spill in Whangarei Harbour appears to have stemmed from a system failure aboard a cargo ship. It will be monitored overnight.

20:07 Labour says TV3 presenter Heather Duplessis-Allan should be praised, not raided by police for exposing a loophole in our gun laws.

20:06 A 23 year old woman has admitted stealing almost 100 unmarked exam papers from Otago University. She'll be sentenced in February.

20:06 Police officers in Palmerston North will use iPhones to record video statements from victims at the scene of some family violence incidents.

16:13 Two people have been sacked after graphic footage was released showing cruel and violent abuse of newborn calves in Waikato.