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Fog causes flight disruptions in Wellington

Published: Mon 22 Jul 2019 10:30 AM
Some flights in and out of Wellington are being delayed, diverted or cancelled because of heavy fog this morning. Read more...

New law returns child to whānau in Oranga Tamariki dispute

Published: Mon 22 Jul 2019 10:02 AM
Tears of joy and cheers filled a courtroom in the Hutt Valley when a grandmother was granted custody of her six-month-old mokopuna after a long battle with Oranga Tamariki. Read more...

Several homes uninhabitable after explosion in Christchurch

Published: Mon 22 Jul 2019 09:52 AM
At least five Northwood homes are uninhabitable after being severely damaged in a gas explosion in the Christchurch suburb on Friday. Read more...

Silver Ferns win Netball World Cup

Published: Mon 22 Jul 2019 09:37 AM
The Silver Ferns have won their fifth Netball World Cup title after beating the Australian Diamonds 52-51 in the final in Liverpool . Read more...

Battle for our Birds branding to be faded out

Published: Sun 21 Jul 2019 08:14 PM
Battle for our Birds branding to be faded out First published in Energy and Environment on July 11 2019 Read more...

Three catchments named for special treatment

Published: Sun 21 Jul 2019 08:11 PM
Three catchments named for special treatment under water policy First published in Energy and Environment on July 11 2019 Catchments being considered as part of the Government’s Essential Freshwater programme for special treatment include the Hoteo ... Read more...

Lunar Narratives

Published: Sun 21 Jul 2019 07:06 PM
Anniversaries are occasions to distort records. The intoxicated recounting of the past faces a record in need of correction. Couples long married hide their differences before guests. Creases are covered; the make-up is applied generously. Defects become ... Read more...

Twitter Restores Assange Activism Account

Published: Fri 19 Jul 2019 02:55 PM
After a week of vocal protests from online supporters of Julian Assange, Twitter has reversed its unjust removal of the prominent pro-Assange activism account @Unity4J. Read more...

Manus, Nauru and an Australian Detention Legacy

Published: Fri 19 Jul 2019 02:32 PM
It could be called a gulag mentality, though it finds form in different ways. In the defunct Soviet Union, it was definitive of life: millions incarcerated, garrisons of forced labour, instruments of the proletarian paradise fouled. Gulag literature ... Read more...

Crash closes Mt Victoria tunnel in both directions

Published: Thu 18 Jul 2019 04:50 PM
A crash on Ruahine Street has closed Wellington's Mt Victoria tunnel in both directions this afternoon. Read more...
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