06:04 Otago are through to the final of rugby's Mitre 10 Cup Championship after beating Bay of Plenty 27-20 in Dunedin last night.
06:03 The rodeo season gets underway today, with calls for this year to be the last.
06:02 Waikato's DHB's new scheme to help people with long-term health issues get back into work is being labelled as a bold step.
06:01 Police are expecting a big contingent of gang members to descend on Whangarei this weekend for the tangi of a patched Tribesmen member..
15:55 Milk silos are being carefully monitored until the cause of cracking that led to a collapse at Fonterra's Edendale plant last month is established.