Otago Daily Times: National News

Refugee crisis: 'We're not ruling out doing more' - PM

Refugee crisis: 'We're not ruling out doing more' - PM

The Government was considering fast-tracking a review of how many refugees it takes, Prime Minister John Key said today, as the humanitarian crisis escalates with millions fleeing war-torn Syria.

Waikato school evacuated after downpour

Firefighters evacuated 60 children from a North Island school and early childhood centre this morning, after localised downpours hit the region.

A cool, dry spring ahead

A cool, dry spring ahead

Climate experts are predicting a cooler, drier season throughout Otago and the rest of the country for the next three months.

Hands off our silver fern: NZ Rugby

Hands off our silver fern: NZ Rugby

All Black captain Richie McCaw may be keen on using the silver fern in a new national flag - but New Zealand Rugby warned the design committee not to use its trademarked silver fern logo.

Body pulled from Waikato River

Body pulled from Waikato River

Police are working to identify a body pulled out of the Waikato River this morning. Identifying reports of missing persons is also under way.

Family devastated by fatal fire

Family devastated by fatal fire

Residents were among those who tried to save their screaming neighbours from a fatal house fire in Palmerston North, believed to have claimed the lives of an adult and child. 

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