04:14 A rescue mission has been launched to find 20 children lost in a mountainous area in Wales.

15:18 At least 80 Auckland homes have been affected by flooding and motorists have been rescued from their vehicles after torrential downpours.

15:18 A crew member on the Air Force Hercule,s forced to make an emergency landing at Whenuapai this morning, says there were no safety concerns.

14:48 After months of delays, Christchurch's convention centre will go ahead but with a new developer. It is now expected to open in late 2019.

14:48 The drum kit used on The Beatles' first single Love Me Do is expected to sell for over $400,000 at auction this week.

Mon, 16 Jul 2012

Three South Island highways still closed by floods

New Zealand Transport Agency Operations Manager Mark Owen tells RadioLIVE's Marcus Lush that flooding has closed several roads including three main highways that make getting to and around the South Islands West Coast a struggle. 16 July, 2012

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