10:21am Paul Weeks left NZ after the Christchurch quakes in search of a better life. Instead he was on the jet which vanished off Vietnam.
10:02am One person has been taken to hospital after a serious domestic assault in Christchurch overnight.
A man and a woman were arrested near Wellington after a police chase which followed an incident during which people were allegedly threatened with a gun.
Retailers are declaring war on large-scale supermarket shoplifting rings with high-tech surveillance.