Pacific

Bar workman plotted robberies of possess pub

Joanne Francis Smith, 47, organised for knifemen to raid Christchurch’s The Fitz Sports Bar and terrorise bar staff, while she played along, pretending to...

Holiday plans? Beware a storm

PO is just one of many tourism operators in the South Pacific caught off guard by the rapid intensification of a cyclone in the...

Big problem with new MH370 search

And as the latest search for MH370 struggles to locate the missing aircraft, fears are again growing the missing aircraft will never be found.Ocean...

Found: The boat that saved Australia

Japan had crushed the US battleship fleet at Pearl Harbor. It had swept Britain, the United States, the Netherlands and Australia aside in South...

Secret Queen kill try revealed

Thirty six years later, the truth has come out.It was a gunshot.It was aimed at Queen Elizabeth II.It was fired from a toilet by...

‘I was removing altered when we saw it’

Morgaine Halligan and her mother Melissa Rays were soaking up the sun in the evening in their Mt Wellington backyard when a drone started...

Ex-Cyclone Gita wreaks massacre in NZ

The powerful storm has caused widespread flooding and forced many Kiwis to evacuate their homes.The storm system is the remnants of Cyclone Gita, which...

Cyclone could turn superstorm

Severe Tropical Cyclone Gita has already created havoc in neighbouring Samoa and is gathering pace as it approaches Tonga.Acting Prime Minister Semisi Sika issued...

Wallabies star loses residence in cyclone

The Category 4 cyclone unleashed winds of more than 200km per hour across the Pacific island where the government declared a State of Emergency...

Brutal genocide on island paradise

Sarah Moses, 46, and her son Jack were killed in a pre-dawn attack in their home at Betio, Kiribati, a small country of 110,000...

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