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.
14:44 The Government is providing extra support for South Island farmers grappling with the country's longest-ever drought.
14:40 Ashburton's mayor Angus McKay is not swayed by a 40,000 signature petition, demanding a halt to the council's controversial water sale.
Thu, 02 Feb 2012
Susan Boyle news 2012 part 2