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Tue, 05 Dec 2023 04:49:22 GMT
Christchurch terror attack inquest: 'Significant blind spot' relating to St John's specialist paramedics - coroner
The coroner overlooking the Christchurch terror attack inquest says there is a "significant blind spot" between St John and its Special Emergency Response Team.

Mon, 04 Dec 2023 23:29:53 GMT
How political parties reacted to National Māori Action Day protests
Prime Minister Christopher Luxon said the new Government was determined Māori would do better than they had under Labour.

Tue, 05 Dec 2023 01:43:52 GMT
Blenheim brothers appear in court after Killer Beez drugs bust
Joel Lawrence Kite has been remanded in custody, while younger brother Tony James Kite has been released on bail with strict conditions.

Mon, 04 Dec 2023 16:00:00 GMT
'Condemning them to death': NZ family plead to Winston Peters for help getting relatives out of Gaza
Her family includes a six-month-old and three other children under 8. Fearing for their lives, Alya Hammad wants to know why the government won't help get them out.

Mon, 04 Dec 2023 20:19:26 GMT
Shane Jones calls protest 'theatre,' Debbie Ngarewa-Packer hits back with 'old dinosaur' comment in fiery TV interview
Things got heated between the pair when Jones said Te Pāti Māori traded on “victimhood” and that the protest was “theatre”.

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New Zealand Pacific

Tue, 05 Dec 2023 15:07:29 +1300
Fiji Airways warns passengers of ‘reduced seating capacity’ over holiday season
Fiji Airways is limiting the weight of its ATR flights due to what it calls "the prevailing seasonal weather conditions in the South Pacific region".

Tue, 05 Dec 2023 13:50:45 +1300
COP28: Pacific leaders launch 'Blue Prosperity' initiative in Dubai
Pacific leaders have turned to philanthropic organisations to pay for ocean conservation as climate finance fails.

Tue, 05 Dec 2023 17:01:20 +1300
Pacific news in brief for 5 December
A round-up of news in brief from around the region.

Tue, 05 Dec 2023 10:10:59 +1300
Australia and Papua New Guinea poised to sign major bilateral security agreement
Australia and Papua New Guinea are poised to sign a major bilateral security agreement this week as PNG Prime Minister James Marape visits Canberra for talks with Anthony Albanese.

Tue, 05 Dec 2023 11:18:34 +1300
Key stakes as French defence minister hosts Pacific defence ministers’ meeting
Analysis - Sébastien Lecornu has arrived in New Caledonia for a week-long visit and a focus on hosting the 10th South Pacific Defence Ministers' Meeting on 5-6 December.

New Zealand RadioNZ

Tue, 05 Dec 2023 20:29:56 +1300
Lawyers CTV building engineer Dr Alan Reay claim allegation unwarranted
Lawyers representing the engineer whose firm designed the CTV building that collapsed in the Christchurch earthquake say the complaint against Dr Alan Reay has no basis and should be dismissed.

Tue, 05 Dec 2023 19:00:56 +1300
Christchurch terror attack inquest: 'Significant blind spot' relating to St John's specialist paramedics - coroner
Saira Patel told the Christchurch terror attack inquest that not being with her husband in his final moments still distresses her to this day.

Tue, 05 Dec 2023 19:00:56 +1300
Councillor suggests Dunedin could be world leader in flood risk response
Councillor Steve Walker wants the council's adaptation measures for hazards to attract interest from around the country and the world.

Tue, 05 Dec 2023 21:00:10 +1300
Hundreds gather in Christchurch for National Māori Action Day
Hundreds of people gathered at Christchurch's Bridge of Remembrance on Tuesday evening as part of a national protest against the new government's policies on co-governance and the Treaty.

Tue, 05 Dec 2023 18:30:50 +1300
Migrants on work visas probed after Auckland drug bust
More than a dozen Vietnamese nationals on work visas are being investigated for links to a busted Auckland crime syndicate.

New Zealand Top Stories

Tue, 05 Dec 2023 08:45:20 GMT
NZ Television Awards' best dressed reflect on fashion and favourite TV moments
Tuesday night’s event honours the best of NZ’s film media, where smart suits and sparkling dresses ruled the red carpet (which was actually black).

Tue, 05 Dec 2023 07:36:36 GMT
Grand Designs NZ: How do you share a cliffhanger build with six families?
Review: Getting consensus between two people is hard enough. How do you manage it with 12 people building on a near-vertical site in Queenstown?

Tue, 05 Dec 2023 07:08:37 GMT
Wellington named one of the world's top rainbow destinations for 2024
It joins the likes of Costa Rica, Madrid, Vienna, Paris and Stockholm as one of the best places for LGBTQI+ tourists to visit in 2024.

Tue, 05 Dec 2023 06:05:33 GMT
High-profile property developer and concert pianist Kevin Carlin dies
He fled an abusive family as a teenager, became a private chef to the stars and then sold portable kitchens to the United States Army before moving to Queenstown.

Tue, 05 Dec 2023 06:00:00 GMT
Two-year jail term after cemetery drug deal went bad
Hori Hemmell had more than 40 convictions when he appeared for sentencing.

New Zealand World