A fire which ripped through a recycling depot in Alexandra on
Thursday night was started deliberately.
It seems the government has not agreed to take an extra 100
Syrian refugees, despite the United Nations refugee agency
earlier appearing to suggest it was.
Southern areas are copping another hit from the weather this
weekend as a wintry blast sweeps up the country.
Dunedin's waterfront is the city's biggest missed
opportunity, but the planets could be aligning for
development, advocates say. Chris Morris reports.
The Dunedin engineering industry has been rocked by bad
news this week, with one firm set to close and another
reducing its working week to four days. In all of the gloom,
business writer Sally Rae found some success stories.
A Gisborne woman who caused life-changing injuries to her
infant daughter while berating her partner during an
overnight drinking session has been jailed for four years.
Pressure is mounting on New Zealand to increase its
30-year-old refugee quota and make an emergency intake as the
migrant crisis grows out of control in Europe and the Middle
A Syrian father buried his wife and two little boys, drowned
as they tried to flee to Europe, while hundreds of migrants
fled from a detention camp and escaped a train stranded under
police siege in Hungary.
New Zealand milk production powered ahead in the month of
July - the second month of the new season - despite very low
product prices, according to Dairy Companies Association of
Eight police officers, including the head of the detectives
and the Kuta police station chief, have admitted being
involved in a scheme to extort money from a group of
Australian men attending a bucks week on Bali.
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