15:48 American pop superstar Taylor Swift has topped Billboard's list of last year's highest paid musicians. She earned NZ$105 million.

15:48 The bid to raise the ill-fated fishing vessel Jubilee from the ocean floor off Canterbury has been abandoned because of worsening weather.

15:45 Mark Longley, father of teenager Emily Longley who was killed by her boyfriend, is calling for more to be done about domestic violence.

15:16 Sky TV shares have slumped 13% after warnings of a subscriber number drop. it expects to lose 45,000 residential customers by June 30th.

15:10 Government-owned Southern Response is promising to thoroughly investigate asbestos found in Christchurch soil on a family's building site.

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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