12:00 PM.South Island motorists are warned to take care as snow falls and the Canterbury Earthquake Royal Commission is told the engineering profession is in crisis. Audio
12:17 PM.Higher fuel prices bolster household spending. Hundreds of mining jobs go in Australia and the stockmarket rises. Audio
12:26 PM.The All Whites coach Ricki Herbert is expected to go with the same lineup that beat New Caledonia for tonight's second Oceania World Cup qualifying match against the Solomon Islands in Albany tonight.
12:35 PM.News from the rural and farming sectors. Audio