17:49 Cigarettes will be switching to plain packaging - stripped of all branding, and logos.

16:12 Civil Aviation has temporarily suspended the air operating certificate of James Scott for ten days over safety concerns.

16:11 An AOS call out is underway south of Hikuai on the Coromandel Peninsula with armed police and a helicopter searching a small area of bush.

16:08 Queensland police are scouring the Daintree area where a 46 year old woman, believed to be a Kiwi, has been taken by a crocodile.

15:25 Searchers are scouring a Queensland beach for a 46 year old woman they believe to be a New Zealander who has been taken by a crocodile.

Wed, 14 Sep 2011

'Super Earth' discovered

Paul Henry talks to Research Astronomer Dr Simon O'Toole about the 50 or so new planets that have been spotted orbiting stars beyond the sun including a "super Earth" with the potential to support life. 14 September 2011.

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