An ''ignorant'' and ''dim'' vandal has driven a car through
the Dunedin Botanic Garden, causing at least $1000 damage and
destroying a 12-year-old rhododendron.
Queenstown's council has been paid more than $16,000 by the
National Rural Fire Authority, relating to the cost of
fighting a fire at Cecil Peak a year ago.
The Great South Basin remains the ''holy grail'' of frontier
oil and gas exploration in New Zealand, and is included in
the 2015 block offer announced by Energy and Resources
Minister Simon Bridges yesterday.
An 11-year-old boy was lucky to escape injury after crashing
his parents' car into a truck while trying to flee police.
The Government continues to ignore the concern of New
Zealanders about deep sea drilling, the Green Party says.
West Coast dairy farmer Katie Milne was recently named Dairy
Woman of the Year. She talks to agribusiness reporter Sally
Two people tried to ram their vehicle into the National
Security Agency's entrance gates near Washington before
guards shot one of them dead, officials say.
Australian airlines must have two crew members in the cockpit
at all times, under a deal struck with the industry after the
Germanwings plane crash.
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