8:09 AM.Plans to house nearly 18-thousand cows in cubicle stables on farms in the Upper Waitaki have been dropped for now with the companies saying the planning aplication costs are just too high. Audio
7:56 AM.It's almost over - after three weeks of music and mannequins, drama and dance, disappointments and revelations, the New Zealand International Festival of the Arts is into its last three days. Audio
7:25 AM.He's being compared to New York's Bernie Madoff, and it was through one of his elderly victims watching a documentary on the American fraudster that Stephen Gerard Versalko's crimes came to light. Audio
6:13 AM.The anti-whaling group Sea Shepherd has laid a complaint with Australian Federal Police calling for the prosecution of the captain of the Shonan Maru 2 for allegedly ramming their vessel, the Ady Gil.
6:00 AM.Federated Farmers is not surprised by the apparent end of Intensive Dairying in the McKenzie Basin. What did parents learn from the first School standards reports? The Serious Fraud Office says its… Read moreAudio