A Tauranga iwi has filed a claim against the new Government to the Waitangi Tribunal
A Tauranga iwi has filed a claim against the new Government to the Waitangi Tribunal full story
Israel-Gaza war updates: 'Every other patient' in Rafah has a respiratory tract infection, says Médecins Sans Frontières coordinator – as it happened
The emergency coordinator says the respiratory tract infections are due to "prolonged exposure to cold and rain" as thousands of displaced Palestinians continue to shelter in Rafah. full story
In the UAE desert, a shining beacon looms large. Experts say it could help Australia go green
This solar thermal plant in the United Arab Emirates could harness enough of the Sun's rays to power a city the size of Brisbane for a year but being able to run one in Australia could prove difficult. full story
Quote of the Day
"If nothing sticks to Teflon, how do they get the Teflon to stick to the pan?"
1907 - Parliamentary Library escapes fire
A great library bonfire was narrowly avoided in 1907, when fire swept through Parliament Buildings in Wellington. more...
1931 - Statute of Westminster enacted
The British Parliament passed the Statute of Westminster, confirming the complete autonomy of its six Dominions. Australia and New Zealand held back from adopting this status, but in 1947 New Zealand became the last of the Dominions to do so. more...
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