Radio New Zealand


Greymouth bearing brunt of severe storm

Tamaki Drive in Auckland was closed because of flooding.

Greymouth's town centre has been closed and residents told to stay indoors away from flying debris caused by a wild storm. Power is out for thousands around the country and roads have been affected.

Updated 40 minutes ago

3 killed, children badly hurt in crashes

The Easter holiday road toll stands at one on Thursday night after a three-car collision near Kumeu, north-west of Auckland.

Updated 26 minutes ago

Mini-sub completes first search

The deep sea mini-sub is being deployed from Australian defence ship the Ocean Shield.

Australian officials say a robotic mini-submarine searching for the missing Malaysian airliner deep in the southern Indian Ocean has completed its mission in the third attempt.

Updated 6 minutes ago

Husband charged with Miramar murder

Mei Fan.

The estranged husband of slain Wellington woman Mei Fan has entered no plea on being charged with her murder.