Whangarei Boys' High gets $50 million-plus for major upgrade - New Zealand Herald

Whangarei Boys' High School has received more than $50 million in funding from the Ministry of Education for a school upgrade. Photo/Michael Cunningham. By: Danica MacLean. Danica MacLean is a reporter for the Northern Advocate.

Flats evacuated and 20 slips hit capital as wild weather slams Wellington - New Zealand Herald

More than 20 slips caused chaos and widespread damage across Wellington overnight after hours of heavy rain. A woman living next to a large slip that evacuated a block of flats in Wellington's Aro St overnight is still terrified hours after the ...

New Hazard in Storm Zone: Chemical Blasts and 'Noxious' Smoke - New York Times

The flooded Arkema plant in Crosby, Tex., where explosions early Thursday sent emergency responders to hospitals. Credit Adrees Latif/Reuters. HOUSTON — A series of explosions at a flood-damaged chemical plant outside Houston on Thursday drew ...

Auckland man charged over 'bodies in the box' murders in Australia - New Zealand Herald

The bodies of Cory Breton (pictured, left), 28, and Iuliana Triscaru (pictured, right), 31, were found in a large metal toolbox in a dam in Kingston, Brisbane. Photo / AAP. AAP. Share via email Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Show more Bookmark this ...

Prime Minister Bill English dismisses foreign effect on house prices - New Zealand Herald

The Prime Minister has dismissed the effect of foreign buyers on New Zealand house prices. "Frankly, it's a peripheral issue," said Bill English as he was closely questioned on the issue today by Tristram Clayton on NZ Herald Focus in the wake of the ...

More cameras to enhance safety in high crash risk areas - Voxy

A high crash risk area in Auckland will receive a new permanent fixed speed camera in an effort to drive down mean speeds and related deaths and injuries. East Coast Road in Redvale, in the WaitematÄ Police District, is among 33 locations across the ...

Trio to stand trial in February for murder of man badly bashed in carpark - New Zealand Herald

Three people charged over the murder of a man found badly bashed in a Christchurch carpark earlier this year will stand trial in February. Photo / File. NZ Herald. Share via email Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Show more Bookmark this article.