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#CycloneDebbie:-Slow movement onite-Winds up to 250kmh near eye-Landfall expected 1200 near Bowen-Very destructive cat 4@abcnews pic.twitter.com/ZE6CfTISFD— Kerrin Binnie (@kerrinbinnie) March 27, 2017 Cyclone Debbie has slowed further as it approaches the north Queensland coast, reducing the risk of a devastating storm surge.
New Zealanders are being urged to be cautious about online invoices after Netsafe reported an increase in the number of fake invoice scams.
South African police said they discovered weapons and explosives including a suicide bomb vest stashed in the basement of a Johannesburg building on Monday (local time).
New York (above) is one of several self-declared sanctuary cities along with San Francisco, Chicago, Boston, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Seattle and Washington. Photo: Wikimedia Commons US Attorney General Jeff Sessions said on Monday (local time) that cities and states that protect immigrant felons from federal immigration laws may lose grants from the Justice Department.
Lancaster Park will be demolished. Photo NZ Herald Repairing the iconic Lancaster Park in Christchurch could cost up to $275 million so it will be demolished.
An opening round double-header has proven doubly fruitful for the Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic, who have sprung out to an early lead in the ANZ Premiership with back-to-back wins.
chris_wood_leeds.jpg Chris Wood celebrates a goal for Leeds. Photo: Getty Images All Whites striker Chris Wood has been nominated for the English football Championship's player of the year award.
shaun_johnson_4_170317.jpg Warriors halfback Shaun Johnson gets past his Canterbury Bulldogs counterpart, Moses Mbye, during last night’s NRL match at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin. Photo: Peter McIntosh. NSW coach Laurie Daley believes his Warriors counterpart Stephen Kearney may need to drop or bench Shaun Johnson to get the best out of the enigmatic playmaker.
New Zealand's Kane Williamson runs between the wickets during his innings yesterday against South Africa. Photo: Getty Images The best sight of Kane Williamson on the third day of the third test was not necessarily the immaculate stroke-making on his way to an unbeaten 148, but the manner in which he strode from the ground.
A person is dead after a helicopter crash on the West Coast.
A person is in a critical condition after a crash between a car and a truck in Southland last night.
I remember years ago watching with my parents a television show called The 1900 House. Created in 1999, The 1900 House was a fairly early example of reality television, which documented the experiences of an ordinary British family as they lived in the style of the late Victorians for three months.
A dispute over a vehicle was really a civil matter, Chief District Court Judge Jan-Marie Doogue decided yesterday.
Photo: ODT files The doors of Queenstown's new Warehouse store will open on Thursday.
A large frame gallery at the Les Arcs ski resort in the French Alps. PHOTO: SUPPLIED A Queenstown skifield's double conveyor gallery is thought to be a New Zealand first.
Stone mosaic artist Jeffrey Bale with an example of his work at Camp Glenorchy. PHOTO: SUPPLIED An American stone mosaic artist has been commissioned to create pathways and stepping stones at a Glenorchy camping ground.
A Queenstown accountant who stole more than $12,000 from two bowling organisations has been suspended by his professional body.
Theresa May Overseas events will dominate markets this week as British Prime Minister Theresa May triggers Brexit and United States markets react to President Donald Trump's defeat on repealing Obamacare.
Alliance Group chief executive David Surveyor. PHOTO: SUPPLIED Development of the necessary infrastructure to support New Zealand exports will be critical to the success of the chilled lamb market to China, Alliance Group chief executive David Surveyor says.
Paula Bennett New Zealand's tourism infrastructure will remain stretched it seems after the Government yesterday announced 2019 will be the China-New Zealand year of tourism.