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PM Jacinda Ardern's climate change challenge for other leaders - New Zealand Herald

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has challenged other leaders to ensure they had clear goals and actions ready for the upcoming Katowice Climate Change Conference in Poland in December. Ardern set out New Zealand's climate change credentials at a ...and more »

More heavy snow on its way for South Island - Radio New Zealand

Motorists are being warned about several roads that are forecast to be hit with heavy snow tonight and tomorrow. Snow is expected about parts of southern & central NZ in the next few days. Road snowfall forecasts and a Severe Weather Watch have been ...

Hot compost cause of mystery vapour, police say -

The sulpur smell at a Carterton school where 10 pupils fell ill on Friday was from compost at a neighbouring property, police say. South End School. Photo: RNZ / Catherine Hutton. Photo: RNZ / Catherine Hutton. The vapour at the South End School ...

Everything to Know About the Allegations of Sexual Misconduct Against SCOTUS Nominee Brett Kavanaugh - InStyle

Brett Kavanaugh was well on his way to having a career-defining moment — on July 9, he became President Donald Trump's nominee for the open seat on the Supreme Court. Then, things fell apart: On Sept. 16, a woman named Dr. Christine Blasey Ford ...

Serial killer Hayden Poulter found dead in prison 27 days after recall for parole breach - New Zealand Herald

Serial killer Hayden Tyrone Poulter has died in prison less than a month after he was recalled for breaching his parole conditions. Poulter, 56, was found dead in his cell at Whanganui Prison on Saturday, a source told the Herald. He had been released ...

Woman forced to give birth to stillborn child alone - Otago Daily Times

She was left holding the dead baby for 25 minutes afterwards. Jamie Bowman, from Taupo, had a scan eight days earlier showing her baby's heart had stopped beating. She was referred to Rotorua Hospital where she was given a pill to induce a late ...and more »

Otago proctor under fire for entering student flat and seizing private property - The Spinoff

Dave Scott has defended going into a privately owned flat without permission and taking bongs worth hundreds of dollars, writes Critic editor Joel McManus. A Leith Street flat says University Proctor Dave Scott trespassed and stole their property when ...and more »

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern knocked down - but proves no pushover - New Zealand Herald

At an informal gathering of New Zealand businesspeople in New York, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern told them she had been a pushover at the past two summits she attended - literally. Ardern told them she had two goals at the UN General Assembly: the ...

'Vile, despicable comments' from National Party leader Simon Bridges - Voxy (blog)

Simon Bridges' claim the government is compensating "meth crooks" is vile and despicable. His comments continue the cruel, abusive derision directed against so many State tenants and beneficiaries under the National government. Bridges knows the meth ...

A fire which destroyed a large home in Howick is being treated as suspicious - NZCity

The blaze swept through the Somerville Rd home in East Auckland just after 4pm - leaving the residents fleeing with their pets. The fire is out and will be monitored overnight to ensure it was extinguished. A fire safety investigator will return to the ...and more »