The court case to determine who was responsible for a deadly
mall fire in Qatar in which New Zealand triplets were killed
has been postponed because two of three parties charged did
not turn up to court.
Hundreds of New Zealand children chomping their way through
more than 300 boxes of Weet-Bix in 400 litres of milk have
claimed the world record for the largest cereal breakfast,
doubling the previous record, which was set in New York.
A man who has spent more than 10 years in jail for sexual
violation of young girls has been removed from a Hawkes Bay
address organised by probation services because the landlord
was apparently told nothing of his background.
A children's charity supports Labour leader David Shearer's
policy to give free daily meals to all children in low decile
schools, but believes a targeted approach to supporting the
most needy children should be the key focus.