17:44 Former Wallabies lock Dan Vickerman has reportedly passed away at the age of 37.
16:45 Firefighters and two helicopters are battling a blaze in North Otago, which is sending smoke across State Highway 83.
15:49 Christchurch fire crews believe they have broken the back of the Port Hills blaze. Around 150 firefighters remain at the scene.
15:42 Josh Massoud: Abusive messages the cause for Foran's two week ban
14:37 Lumby: Foran needs to be held to account