09:14 Valerie Adams is happy with her shot put victory at the Diamond League meet in Switzerland, 2 weeks after being pipped for Gold in Rio

09:09 The wild weather hammering Auckland is cutting power to various parts of the region.

05:21 Police are still responding to an incident where shots were fired and several cars hijacked in the Northland Region

05:09 An Auckland family suing a landlord for $50,000 after spending more than 3 years in a p-contaminated house have been awarded just $500.

04:38 Search crews will again attempt to recover the body of a Czech tourist from the Routeburn Track today

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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