Live news updates: April 15

Nakuru, Auckland Zoo's 15-month-old giraffe, is being driven from Auckland Zoo through Mt Eden to the city's port this afternoon. Photo / Auckland Zoo
Nakuru, Auckland Zoo's 15-month-old giraffe, is being driven from Auckland Zoo through Mt Eden to the city's port this afternoon. Photo / Auckland Zoo

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