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Spring storm brings snow to 200m in south, cold arriving in North Island later - Stuff.co.nz

A spring storm is expected to bring snow to 200 metres in parts of the South Island during Monday, with chilly temperatures expected to arrive in the North Island later in the day. Early Monday, the NZ Transport Agency was advising snow had closed ...

Heather du Plessis-Allan: Jacinda Ardern outshines Helen Clark and John Key - New Zealand Herald

COMMENT: The Prime Minister jetted off to New York last night. US TV interviews, meeting world leaders, a speech at the UN General Assembly. It's a packed schedule ahead of her. But, busy as it will be, baby and all, it's probably a welcome relief to ...

Surge in the spread of superbug, doctors warn urgency to address life threatening problem - New Zealand Herald

Doctors are warning a powerful superbug could become deadly if it continues to spread in New Zealand at its present rate. So far this year, 48 New Zealanders have tested positive to carrying the bacteria known as carbapenemase-producing ...and more »

Kavanaugh: How The Republican Leadership Broke The Four Rules Of Crisis Management - Forbes

In July 9, 2018, Brett Kavanaugh was nominated to fill the place on the U.S. Supreme Court vacated by Justice Kennedy, with the prospect of ensuring a Republican majority for another generation. Brett Kavanaugh, U.S. Supreme Court associate justice ...

Man charged with murder over fatal Tauranga stabbing - TVNZ

A man has been charged with murder following the death of a 48-year-old man in Papamoa, Tauranga yesterday. Police say the 22-year-old man charged was known to the victim and will be appearing in Tauranga District Court tomorrow. The police ...

Cut up strawberries, Countdown warns amid needle crisis - TVNZ

The hunt for those sabotaging strawberries with needles has gone trans-Tasman, following the first report of a contaminated punnet in New Zealand. Woolworth's-owned supermarket chain Countdown yesterday announced it was removing Choice brand ...

Kate Hawkesby: Putting principle before profit - and losing your business - New Zealand Herald

COMMENT: At a time when values drive many of us in regards how we live, I was interested in the friction recently between living by your values - and the cost of doing so. This quandary was exemplified recently by a barista north of Auckland. Living by ...and more »

'It's lazy policy' - conservationists angry after sharks killed following attacks on swimmers - TVNZ

Conservationists are once again calling on the Queensland government to rethink how it prevents shark attacks following two life-threatening bites in the Whitsundays last week. Four tiger sharks were killed over the weekend by baited hooks dropped into ...

Ian Marshall, missing man from South Otago, found in the Clutha River - New Zealand Herald

Searchers looking for missing South Otago man Ian Marshall recovered his body from the Clutha River late this afternoon. Members of the Police Dive Squad located him in the river and his death will be referred to the Coroner. Searches for the Balclutha ...

Iran blames Gulf Arab states for military parade attack - New Zealand Herald

Iran has accused United States-backed Gulf states of being behind an attack on Saturday that killed at least 25 people and wounded more than 60 in the deadliest terror attack to strike the country in nearly a decade. Militants disguised as soldiers ...