TURKISH QUAKE: The death toll in Turkey has passed 12,000 with perhaps 30,000 bodies still in the rubble. Families are becoming increasing upset with the lack of assistance. Mass graves are being dug - mayors being sacked.
WAIMAKARIRI: Labour's new candidate for Waimakariri Clayton Cosgrove says he is not taking support in the seat for granted. Cosgrove is a former member of the so-called Beagle Boys.
WINEBOX: NZ First Leader will give his first formal speech in the wake of the Winebox High Court in Auckland today. Mr Peters is expected to outline what he wants to happen next.
ELECTRICITY COMPETITION: There has been keen interest in a new consumer's institute web site - Power Switch - which focuses on power company competition.
CRICKET: Cricket - NZ and England evenly poised going into the fourth day. England, two wickets down, needs 151 to win.
RUGBY: Rugby - warm up matches for World Cup in England produce high scores.
LEAGUE: League - Auckland Warriors beat Newcastle Knights 32 nil.