Otago Daily Times: National News

Superbugs spark fears of 'antibiotic apocalypse'

Superbugs spark fears of 'antibiotic apocalypse'

Scientists are warning that the world could be in for an "antibiotic apocalypse", with a rise in drug-resistant superbugs killing 10 million people every year by 2050. Science reporter Jamie Morton discusses the issue with one of New Zealand's best known microbiologists, Dr Siouxsie Wiles of the University of Auckland.

Parts of largest instrument arrive in NZ

The first parts of what will be New Zealand's largest musical instrument have arrived at Auckland's Holy Trinity Cathedral.

Man seriously injured in 'prolonged assault'

Man seriously injured in 'prolonged assault'

A man was left unconscious and with serious injuries after a group of people attacked him in Nelson, early on Sunday morning.

Hamilton family safe from eviction

A Hamilton state house tenant who was facing eviction with two disabled adult children will now be able to stay in her house after Work and Income paid her rent arrears this morning.

Burglaries increase by over 10,000

Burglaries increase by over 10,000

Every house in Masterton would have been burgled in the past 10 months if the national increase was confined to one town, the latest crime figures show.

NZ sport takes stand against social issues

NZ sport takes stand against social issues New Zealand's leading sporting organisations have come together in an effort to stamp out homophobia and racism in sport.

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