11:58 Samoa bracing itself for the worst of a tropical cyclone that's already battered the Pacific island nation causing widespread damage.
11:57 John Key says the country's seeing real wage increases, despite a new poll which shows New Zealanders are most worried about their pay.
11:41 Optimism as fire-fighters tackle a blaze near Blenheim, for 5th straight day. Crews are confident the fire won't breach containment lines.
11:38 Police questioning man accused of killing 3 and wounding 9 others at a Planned Parenthood family planning centre in the US state of Colorado
11:32 A New Zealand family says they'll keep fighting for answers, after being given the wrong baby in a "medical botch-up" in Thailand.