The New Zealand Defence Force says it regrets concern caused
to the public by one of its members training with a gun at
the Oval, in Dunedin.
Queenstown is humming as an influx of Chinese visitors puts
the icing on the resort's busiest month.
Oceana Gold shares have gained 50% in value during the past
three weeks, reflecting increased investment in global spot
More than 200 children and pets have been rescued from
locked, hot vehicles over the past two months, prompting a
warning lives are being put at risk.
Several UN Security Council members, including New Zealand's
Gerard van Bohemen, have pressed Russia to stop bombing
around Syria's Aleppo in support of a Syrian military
offensive and allow humanitarian access ahead of a crucial
meeting of major powers in Germany on the conflict.
North Korea has executed its army chief of staff, Ri Yong
Gil, South Korea's Yonhap news agency is reporting, which, if
true, would be the latest in a series of executions, purges
and disappearances under its young leader.
Baby drop-off boxes, in which desperate people can leave
children instead of abandoning them, should be installed at
hospitals to allow mothers to anonymously leave unwanted
infants, the NSW coroner has recommended.
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