16:07 A fire in Christchurch's Port Hills is believed to have been started by fireworks. Almost 20 hectares of vegetation was destroyed.
15:57 Auckland police are hunting a prowler who has been taking photos and videos of people through the windows of their homes in Grey Lynn.
15:25 There is a state of emergency in Canada's Alberta province as a massive bushfire rages. 88,000 Fort McMurray residents have been evacuated.
15:24 Porirua's floodwaters are beginning to recede after this morning's downpour. Around 60-mils of rain fell within the space of a few hours.
15:19 The Government has announced a package to increase electric car numbers. It wants 64,000 on the road by 2021 and more charging outlets.
Mon, 23 Apr 2012
Silver Ferns cleaning company can't find staff