A mother and father and one of their four children are dead
after fire broke out in an Indian restaurant in Waimate in
South Canterbury this morning.
A surge in flu-like illnesses has swept southern Dunedin
schools in the past week, leaving hundreds of pupils at home
and health clinics overrun with patients.
The owner of a Lake Hawea trophy-hunting business says he is
''more than comfortable'' about hosting a US hunter who is
being slammed for showcasing photos of herself posing with a
giraffe, wildebeest and other animals she has shot.
Multiple objections were raised to a Dunedin bar's liquor
licence renewal application yesterday amid scepticism over
the bar operator's insistence he was ''on a learning curve''
to bring the premises up to standard.
The Paradise Trust is having second thoughts about how to
spend the insurance payout from the loss of its historic
homestead in a fire last year.
Contact Energy's 53% cornerstone shareholder - Australian
company Origin Energy - is expecting to have completed the
$1.8billion sale of its stake by today.
Up to 1000 members of the New Zealand Meat Workers' Union at
eight Talley's-owned Affco plants in the North Island have
voted to strike, with 94.5% of members voting in favour to
Race Relations Commissioner Dame Susan Devoy has called for
New Zealanders to stop demonising migrants and show
leadership in race relations.
Bruce Eade doesn't go fishing or own a boat.
Police forces in two further British regions say they are
examining allegations of historical child sexual abuse
against the late former prime minister Edward Heath.
Most elective surgery will be cancelled in Adelaide's public
hospitals today as they struggle to cope with winter demands
on their services.
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