12:48pm A rescue helicopter and the Coastguard are searching for the diver near Akaroa.
11:41am Government denies claims in international media that NZ special forces involved in front-line combat in Iraq.
1:15pm Ten years ago, there was a public outcry over pest control. Now, it's "kill the buggers".
12:54pm Witness describes high-speed driving through Wellington, followed by an ugly assault.