17:35 Police are praising the honesty of a person who has handed in many thousands of dollars, found on an Auckland street on the weekend.

16:35 Homeless man Daniel Bindner, whose dismembered body was found in a recycling plant, may have sheltered in a bin of cardboard for warmth.

16:34 Welcome news for online shoppers as the Government holds off on taxing low-value imports such as books and makeup bought from overseas.

15:43 Auckland Council has formally signed off its next budget, setting an average rates increase of 2.4%.

15:05 Anxious parents are gathering near Palmerston North's Cloverlea school that is in lockdown, as police hunt for an armed man.

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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