Successful testing at the airport has encouraged Air New Zealand to start evening flights in just over a fortnight.
The new owners of Christchurch's Stonewood Homes have handed over the keys to the first house finished since the company came out of receivership.
MediaWorks Radio is still the number one network in every major market in the first radio survey of 2016.
The European Central Bank has announced it will stop printing €500 notes in 2018. It says the move is to stop the notes being used by money launderers and criminals.