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23 September 2017 10:09 PM Trump insults make rocket attack 'inevitable': N Korea

Pyongyang's FM makes remarks in response to US President Donald Trump calling Pyongyang's leader 'rocket man'. North Korea has warned that US President Donald Trump's bellicose remarks against the Asian country and its leader will make the US mainland an "inevitable" target for rocket strikes. North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Hong remarks on Saturday

22 September 2017 7:14 AM Antony Green's Election Blog

When Prime Minister Bill English announced in February New Zealand would go to the polls on September 23, it was with the expectation his Government should be re-elected. Mr English became Prime Minister in December last year following the retirement of his popular predecessor, John Key, a three-time election winner and prime minister since 2008. Despite 2

20 September 2017 9:51 AM Mexico earthquake: Many children killed at primary school

At least 30 people, mostly children, died at a primary school which collapsed in Mexico City during Tuesday's earthquake, local media say. The shallow, 7.1 magnitude quake killed at least 225 people in total and caused major damage across states in the centre of the country. Dozens of buildings were toppled, much of the electricity supply was cut and broken 4

20 September 2017 3:22 AM More flights cancelled in fuel crisis

Thirty-six flights have been cancelled today and 9000 Air New Zealand customers alone affected as the fuel crisis deepens. An Auckland Airport spokesperson said of the 36 cancelled flights, 23 were domestic and 13 were international. Some were heading to Sydney, Kuala Lumpur, Vietnam, Fiji and Melbourne and operated by Air New Zealand, Qantas and Singapore

20 September 2017 3:20 AM Mexico: Strong earthquake topples buildings, killing scores

A strong earthquake has struck central Mexico, killing more than 140 people. The 7.1 magnitude quake toppled dozens of buildings in the capital, Mexico City, including a school where several children were reported to have died. There has also been widespread damage in Morelos and Puebla states and in Mexico State. The tremor struck while many people 2

20 September 2017 2:32 AM Sea Shepherd Offers $5000 Reward for NZ Sea Lion Killer

On Sunday the 17th September the Department of Conservation found a dead endangered male New Zealand Sea Lion (Rāpoka/ Whakahao). It had been shot on Tautuku Beach in the Catlins(Otago/ Southland) and was otherwise in healthy condition. “This is the second Sea Lion to be shot this year in the Catlins. It appears we could have a serial wildlife killer

19 September 2017 9:40 PM Socialist Equality Group statement on the election

The New Zealand election on September 23 poses the urgent need for an internationalist and socialist movement of the working class. Whatever its outcome, the election will not address the great issues of the day that confront workers and young people: the failure of capitalism as an economic system; growing international tensions and the undeniable danger

19 September 2017 9:15 AM Myanmar's Suu Kyi condemns abuses in Rakhine, but rights groups critical

NAYPYITAW (Reuters) - Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi condemned on Tuesday human rights violations in Rakhine state and said violators would be brought to book, but she did not address U.N. accusations of a campaign of ethnic cleansing by the military. The Nobel Peace laureate’s remarks came in her first address to the nation since attacks by Rohingya 1

19 September 2017 3:00 AM Z Energy stations without fuel rises to 13

Thirteen Z Energy service stations are out of 95 octane petrol as a result of the ruptured Marsden Pt fuel pipeline, the company says. This morning just four Z stations were out of the premium fuel, but this afternoon it said that number had more than tripled. Z Energy said it would be able to replenish the fuel today and told motorists there was no cause 4

18 September 2017 10:19 PM Police find missing Dunedin man's car

Detective Sergeant Nik Leigh said a police search and rescue operation was now underway after Mr Lowe's car was found. Det Sgt Leigh was not keen to reveal where the car was found apart from saying it is in coastal Otago. The search and rescue team was searching the area where the car was found. Earlier, police said Mr Lowe could be as far as 400km away from his Portsmouth 1