17:11 Volcanic ash cloud over Indonesia again impacting on flights in and out of Bali. Two planes forced to turn back due to unsafe flying conditions.

16:58 The Black Caps are a wicket down early on opening day of historic day-night test vs Australia in Adelaide.

16:57 Another fast-moving forestry fire has forced back ground crews, at Whareama, near Masterton. 7 helicopters are now attacking it from the air.

16:51 A cocktail of high temperatures and powerful winds are fuelling forest fires in Marlborough and Wairarapa.

16:46 A legal expert believes the 10 and a half year sentence handed down to a Wellington teacher who sexually abused a 10-year old boy is entirely appropri

Wed, 30 May 2012

The familes of the Pike River miners have given up the fight to retrieve the bodies of their men

The decision was made at a meeting in Greymouth last night - family spokesman Bernie Monk told RadioLIVE about how this difficult decision was made. Bernie says that if they had the information they received last night from Solid Energy, this decision would have been made 14 months ago. 31 May 2012

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