Visitor influx stretches Far North water capacity to breaking point

By RNZ People in the Far North are being told to reduce water consumption immediately because of unprecedented demand. The district council says a water treatment plant in Paihia is now running 24 hours a day and storage reservoirs are not refilling to capacity. Even so, storage reservoirs that normally refill overnight are now failing […]

Fire restrictions across NZ: Northland ‘near extreme’ danger

A total fire ban has been called for Central Otago, and Northlanders are being warned of near-extreme fire danger levels. Fire and Emergency NZ is urging Northlanders to hold off lighting fires this weekend and early next week, as strong winds are expected to fan any flames. The region is already in a restricted fire […]

Asics North America Names President

Robert Sullivan has been promoted to president and chief operating officer of Asics North America. He takes over the top role in the region from North American chief executive officer Koichiro Kodama, who has been elevated to a new global role of managing executive officer for Asics at its headquarters in Kobe, Japan. In addition, […]

Kim Jong-un: Revolting way North Korean leaders are ‘kept alive’ exposed

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. In recent months Kim Jong-un was rumoured to have died three times after numerous disappearances from the public eye and suspicious behaviour within North Korea. It was first claimed that the hermit state leader […]