17:38 The jury deciding on the lawsuit against former Conservative Party leader Colin Craig has not reached a decision in its first day of deliberations.
17:06 Liam Squire has been preferred to Elliot Dixon as Jerome Kaino's blindside replacement, for Sunday's All Blacks Test against the Pumas.
16:12 New Zealand's use of renewable energy reached a record 40.1% of total primary supply last year. That makes us the third best in the world.
16:10 The US is preparing to suspend talks with Russia on Syria unless Moscow takes immediate steps to end the assault on Aleppo.
16:09 Two paragliders who crashed into the side of Coronet Peak have been airlifted from the site and transported to hospital.