16:10 Current and former world leaders have gathered in Jerusalem to pay their final respects to Shimon Peres, two-time prime minister of Israel.

16:10 H & M is opening the doors to its flagship New Zealand store today... The Swedish brand is the second biggest clothing retailer in the world.

16:07 The Commissioner for Children says 17 year olds are not getting off lightly with crime, despite public perception.

16:05 The latest crime data has been released by Police Minister Judith Colins showing sexual assaults had dropped 2.1 percent across the country.

15:51 A change to maritime radio channels comes into effect today with NZ requiring to change some maritime VHF repeater channels.