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.
The WBO is poised to announce a world heavyweight title fight in New Zealand involving unbeaten Kiwi Joseph Parker, according to a report.
Fraudulent student visa applications by Indian agents has increased dramatically in recent months, documents released by Immigration New Zealand reveal.
A man was flown to Waikato Hospital after being assaulted in Piopio in the early hours of Friday but how he came to be injured is not clear.
A main road in the Tasman district has been closed while emergency services deal with a fire at a Richmond winery.
The All Whites sink to 116th in the world rankings following their winless two-match tour to the United States.