newsHere are some websites that have up to date current events.
http://www.stuff.co.nz/thepress/?source=thepress
http://www.stuff.co.nz/
http://www.nzherald.co.nz/
http://www.odt.co.nz/
http://news.bbc.co.uk/

A really good website that has news specifically for NZ kids and contains comprehension questions:
http://www.kiwikidsnews.co.nz