Prime Minister John Key says there is a reasonably high
chance a drought will be declared soon as the country's
farmers become increasingly concerned.
The Government was worried about Solid Energy's ambitious
investment plans and rosy view of coal prices as far back as
2009 but was unable to order the company to steer a safer
course, Prime Minister John Key says.
The navy may not be able to monitor illegal fishing in the
Southern Ocean because its ships are not up to the task.
The Ironman cyclist who suffered serious injuries in an
alleged assault yesterday (Mon) is in a stable condition in
A wheelchair-bound woman who was hit by a freight train in
Auckland yesterday (Mon) remains in a critical condition.
Sports broadcaster Phillip Leishman has died. The
61-year-old, who had surgery on a brain tumour last year,
became sick again last week and slipped into a coma on Sunday
After her dream came true in the form of a breakthrough
victory, it's back to the reality of the WTA tour for Marina
A man who fell several metres into the rough sea while
fishing from rocks in Wairarapa today was rescued by a local
It was inevitable a decision on the future of the Milford
Dart Tunnel and Fiordland Link Experience would be a
political one, Prime Minister John Key says.
After squandering a host of chances in Sunday's draw with
Adelaide, Jeremy Brockie and his Phoenix teammates
desperately need to bang in a few against his former club on
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