The magnitude 5.1 aftershock that caused more damage in Christchurch last night, Ken Ring's prediction of an earthquake on Sunday and the Moon being the closest to Earth for 18 years and an MP's call to prosecute those who demolish buildings in the Christchurch CBD without permission are the most read stories online in New Zealand media on Monday morning at 9am. The top stories are dominated by the Western military intervention in Libya and discussion about the accuracy of reports of radiation following the Japan earthquake. 
The Google News New Zealand lead headline is from Reuters and says "US says Gaddafi's attack halted, stalemate possible."  It says vehicles belonging to forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi explode after an air strike by coalition forces, along a road between Benghazi and Ajdabiyah March 20, 2011.  Another top story from Reuters says Western forces pounded Libya's air defenses and patrolled its skies on Sunday, but their day-old intervention hit a diplomatic setback as the Arab League chief condemned the "bombardment of civilians."  And it features a story with the latest earthquake updates from Christchurch. The most popular story is from TVNZ and says a Christchurch area MP is calling for people who demolish buildings in the city's CBD without authorisation to be prosecuted. 
The lead headline online says "Libya: Gaddafi defiant amid attacks."  The web site says America and Britain have rained missiles on Libya, causing substantial damage - but dictator Muammar Gaddafi last night continued to defy the world and vowed to attack civilians. It says an 80-year-old woman and a 16-year-old boy have been rescued from a badly damaged house in Ishinomaki, Miyagi Prefecture, nine days after the magnitude 9 earthquake and subsequent tsunami ravaged the area, the Japan Times reports. And it says dozens of people at a popular Auckland beach watched in horror as a small plane nosedived into the water 300m offshore, killing the pilot. The most read story says Christchurch has been rocked by one of the biggest aftershocks since February 22.
The top headline says "West killing citizens in Libya - Arab League."  The web site says Western forces pounded Libya's air defences and patrolled its skies on Sunday, but their day-old intervention hit a serious diplomatic setback as the Arab League chief condemned the "bombardment of civilians".  It says Air New Zealand's CEO Rob Fyfe has accused New Zealand and international media of being guilty of leading the world toward a "humanitarian travesty" in its coverage of the Japanese earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster. The most read story says a small dairy is damaged in Christchurch following a magnitude 5.1 aftershock that rattled quake-weary residents last night. 
The Radio New Zealand lead headline online says "Libyan troops 'ordered to observe ceasefire'."  The web site says the Libyan armed forces have issued a command to all units to observe a ceasefire, after Western air strikes on the country. It says an aftershock struck Christchurch on Sunday night, with reports it was strong enough to knock items from shelves. And it says Police in Japan say 15,000 thousand people may have been killed in a single prefecture alone by the huge quake and tsunami which struck more than a week ago.
The 3 News top story online has the headline  "Gadhafi calls immediate ceasefire in Libya."  The web site says there are reports Colonel Gadhafi has recommended the armed forces call an immediate ceasefire. It says two units at Japan's stricken nuclear plant safely cooled down Sunday, though pressure unexpectedly rose in a third unit's reactor and traces of radiation were found in more foods, further shaking an already uneasy public. And it says there have been no reports of injury following the magnitude 5.1 aftershock which rattled Christchurch last night. The most read story, from Sunday, says Ken Ring predicts a quake will strike today.
The One News lead headline says "Reports of damage after large aftershock jolts Christchurch."  The web site says in the most read story buildings in central Christchurch will be inspected for damage today after a 5.1 magnitude aftershock rattled the city last night. It says the top US military officer acknowledged that a no-fly zone over Libya could create a stalemate with Muammar Gaddafi's forces even as Western warplanes halted an anti-rebel offensive at Benghazi.  And it says MetService is warning of very heavy rain for northern parts of the North Island today and tomorrow which could cause surface flooding and slips.
The Newstalk ZB lead headline says "West pounds Libya, Gaddafi vows long war."  The web site says US, British and French forces have hammered Libya from the air and sea, prompting leader Muammar Gaddafi to warn of a long war in the Mediterranean "battlefield" as Tripoli reported dozens of deaths. It says New Zealand is supporting military steps being taken against Libya. ANd it says after months of delays and disagreements, filming of one of the biggest movie franchises ever begins today in New Zealand. And the most read story from yesterday says the moon visible from New Zealand tonight is the closest it has been to Earth in 18 years.