A homeless man brutally assaulted in central Auckland on
Wednesday has died in hospital.
Russia has made one of the most extreme responses to
Fonterra's contamination scare so far, banning all goods made
by the New Zealand dairy giant, according to media reports.
Fonterra's unit price is likely to take a hit, as will the
New Zealand dollar, this morning as markets come to terms
with the latest food contamination scare to come from the
cooperative dairy giant, market sources said.
The Boomtown Rats once sang, I Don't Like Mondays but the
Warriors might like to change it to Saturdays.
Ministry for Primary Industries says five batches of an
infant formula product sold in New Zealand were manufactured
using a potentially contaminated Fonterra whey protein.
The Tall Blacks' winning run in China ended last night with a
77-64 loss to Cameroon at Zhongshan.
The potential contamination of Fonterra products with
botulism occurred as a result of a dirty pipe at the
company's Hautapu plant, it says.
West Coast regional councillor Allan Birchfield was yesterday
cleared of eight Department of Conservation charges of
breaching the Conservation Act, each of which carried a
maximum fine of $80,000.
Police and fire inspectors are investigating a suspicious
primary school fire in Auckland today.
For Dave Rennie, the nerves will start as soon as he arrives
at Waikato Stadium tonight.
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