Prisoners allowed phones, computers in cells

Inmates around the country could have phones and computers installed in their cells if the innovation proves a success at the Wiri correctional facility, opening in Auckland on Friday.

'The wall kind of hit her'

3:43pm Passersby rushed to the aid of a woman bowled over by a wall blown from a building site in Wellington.

'Gee, people are kind'

3:19pm Mervyn "Jim" Cross, 69, has been in his car for two months, but now has housing offers.

Torrential rain hits

3:19pm Severe weather warning as heavy rain pelts the West Coast causing surface flooding and slips.

Crash on Harbour Bridge

12 min ago Six people have been injured in a crash on the Auckland Harbour Bridge.

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