A detailed and costly study of the Wakatipu Basin's
landscapes is being done after landowners slammed the local
council for not doing its homework before a district plan
The Otago-Southland Employers' Association and the Northern
Employers and Manufacturers' Association are at odds about
what constitutes a fair electricity transmission price.
A woman's body has been found near the motorway north of
Former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has withdrawn his
candidacy to be the next UN Secretary-General after current
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull declared him unfit for the
job and refused to back his candidacy.
At least 16 people were feared dead after a hot air balloon
caught fire and crashed in a pasture near in the US state of
Texas in one of the deadliest balloon accidents on record.
The Australian Olympic Committee has demanded Rio 2016
organisers enforce a strict ban on smoking in the athletes'
village after saying a fire in the basement of their building
was probably caused by a cigarette tossed into rubbish.
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