A magnitude 6.5 earthquake has hit Vanuatu.
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre measured the quake initially at 6.5 but that may change.
There is no expected Pacific-wide tsunami.
Aucklander Mike Heard has completed 430 bungy jumps off Auckland Harbour Bridge to shatter the world record for most jumps in a 24-hour period.
Auditor-General Martin Matthews has been stood down because of the way he handled the fraud case involving Joanne Harrison in his former role.
A jury has taken only two hours to acquit a homeless Hamilton man after the death of Tama Retimana in the Waikato River on Christmas eve last year.
All Whites goalkeeper Glen Moss says he can't wait for the side's clashes against world-class opposition like Portugal in next month's Confederations Cup.
Cabinet minister Alfred Ngaro has admitted in parliament that his claim the media were manufacturing the housing crisis were "ill-informed".