Nuku‘alofa curfew remains

Wednesday March 14, 2018

TONGA – A month after Cyclone Gita hit Tonga, police there are continuing to enforce a curfew around the capital of Nuku‘alofa.

Tonga’s PM seeks way forward

Wednesday March 14, 2018

TONGA – Tonga’s Prime Minister and two members of his cabinet have met the Attorney General in an effort to ease apparent tensions between the government and the legal advisor’s office.

Norfolk launches UN challenge

Wednesday March 14, 2018

NORFOLK ISLANDS – Aninternational human rights lawyer has launched a legal challenge with the United Nations on behalf of Norfolk Islanders, alleging the Australian government has placed islander’s culture and language at risk by revoking their right to self-govern.

Boy killed on day of party

Tuesday March 13, 2018

The mother of a young boy killed on a farm was preparing for his birthday party at the time of the accident.

Toxic foam found at airports

Tuesday March 13, 2018

Banned toxic firefighting foam has been found at three more New Zealand airports.

Unreported crime surveyed

Tuesday March 13, 2018

A survey to measure how much crime goes unreported has been launched by the New Zealand Ministry of Justice.

NEW ZEALAND – A South Otago man has been jailed for almost eight years for his part in a drug ring transporting methamphetamine from the North Island to the lower South Island.

NEW ZEALAND – Despite having been the law for almost a quarter of a century, thousands of New Zealand cyclists are still refusing to wearing a helmet.

NEW ZEALAND – The East Coast region of New Zealand appears to have escaped unharmed from the remnants of Cyclone Hola overnight.

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