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No NZers injured after reports of attack in Iraq – Ardern

Published: Tue 18 Jun 2019 05:28 PM
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said no New Zealanders based in Taji Camp in Iraq have been injured, after reports of a mortar attack nearby. Read more...

Dolphin toxoplasmosis vs trawling risk starts scat spat

Published: Tue 18 Jun 2019 04:57 PM
Environmentalists and fishers disagree over the impact a disease caused by cat faeces is having on Māui and Hector's dolphins. Read more...

Afghan villagers pull out of Operation Burnham inquiry

Published: Tue 18 Jun 2019 04:42 PM
The Afghan villagers involved with the inquiry into Operation Burnham say they have lost faith in the process and will no longer take part. Read more...

School climate action organisers plan general strike

Published: Tue 18 Jun 2019 04:07 PM
Students who organised the school climate strikes are planning even larger collective action that they hope to involve the wider population in. Read more...

Review board upholds mosque attack video's classification

Published: Tue 18 Jun 2019 03:58 PM
The Film and Literature Board has rejected claims the livestream video of the Christchurch mosque attacks is fake. Read more...

New milestone for improved treatment for children with TB

Published: Tue 18 Jun 2019 02:56 PM
(CNS): More and more children around the world are now benefitting from fixed dose combination (FDC) of child-friendly medicines to treat drug-sensitive TB, thanks to the untiring efforts of TB Alliance (Global Alliance for TB Drug Development) ... Read more...

Hong Kong, China and the Extradition Bill

Published: Tue 18 Jun 2019 02:52 PM
It has been a history of turns and the occasional betrayal, but Hong Kong’s experiment with democracy, incubated within the Special Administrative Region, was always going to be contingent on some level. Its colonial past is a poke, a reminder of British ... Read more...

Gordon Campbell on asking the banks to be nicer to farmers

Published: Tue 18 Jun 2019 12:17 PM
At the urging of New Zealand First, the government announced yesterday that it will be creating a compulsory mediation service between debt-laden farmers and their banks , with a view to either throwing those indebted farmers a lifeline, or arranging ... Read more...

Warning after Wellington harbour fat, sewage contamination

Published: Tue 18 Jun 2019 10:56 AM
Wellington Waste Water is warning people not to put cooking fat down their kitchen sinks, after a blockage contaminated the harbour. Read more...

Motorists, MTI support ban on less safe car imports

Published: Tue 18 Jun 2019 10:41 AM
A proposal to ban some used car models from being imported into New Zealand is being welcomed by the Motor Industry Association, which says Japan's scraps are being sent here for waste disposal. Read more...
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