17:38 Former Bronco, Cowboy and Warrior Brent Tate backing Johnathan Thurston to lead North Queensland to a their first ever NRL premiership tonight.

17:36 Hayden Paddon doesn't think a top five finish is out of the equation heading into the final day of a rain affected Rally of Corsica tonight.

17:32 NZ Mental Health Awareness Week starts tomorrow 5-11 Oct with the theme "Your time, your words, your presence". More at http://mhaw.nz/

17:28 England coach Stuart Lancaster rubbishing the notion that RWC 2015 won't be successful now that the host nation is not in the quarter finals

17:24 Due to school holiday traffic congestion, expect big delays currently in and out of Auckland. SH2 Pokeno to Paeroa; SH1 at Warkworth; SH1 Bombay to Ta

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