A New Zealand woman’s 10-litre a day Coca Cola habit was a major factor in her death, a coroner found. And now the coroner is urging the soft drink giant to put health warnings on its caffeinated products.
Wed, 13 Feb, 2013
Fresh aftershocks sent masonry tumbling among rescuers in New Zealand’s quake zone and a cat sparked false alarms today of a possible survivor, as the disaster’s death toll rose to 145 with more than 200 missing.
Sat, 26 Feb, 2011
Fri, 28 Jan, 2011
A STRONG earthquake hit the southern New Zealand city of Christchurch, cutting power and phone services and sending some residents running into the streets just weeks after a more powerful quake caused extensive damage.
Wed, 20 Oct, 2010
A strong earthquake hit the southern New Zealand city of Christchurch, cutting power and phone services and sending some residents running into the streets just weeks after a more powerful quake caused extensive damage.
Tue, 19 Oct, 2010
Hundreds of Antarctic icebergs were drifting north toward New Zealand today, prompting a warning to all ships in the area.
Tue, 24 Nov, 2009
A knife-wielding woman stormed the cockpit of a New Zealand domestic flight, stabbing both pilots and threatening to blow up the plane before she was subdued.
Fri, 08 Feb, 2008
THE world’s top cultural body met yesterday to consider adding the Tower of London to its “in danger” list because of development pressures around its location.
Tue, 26 Jun, 2007
Tourists battled for more than an hour to keep a seriously injured Englishman from drowning, holding his head above water after he fell down a ravine into a creek in southern New Zealand.
Tue, 07 Mar, 2006
Searchers recovered the body today of an Irish hiker who died in New Zealand after falling 800 feet into a rocky ravine a week earlier, officials said.
Wed, 19 Jan, 2005
A huge earthquake rocked southern New Zealand early today, authorities said. It rattled houses and hotels but caused no injuries or major damage in the mountainous and sparsely populated region.
Fri, 22 Aug, 2003
RESCUERS pushing and dragging whales managed to refloat 39 members of a beached pod during high tide yesterday as dozens of other whales lay dead on a remote island off southern New Zealand, officials said.
Thu, 09 Jan, 2003
Rescuers refloated 39 pilot whales at high tide, but dozens more died today after a pod beached on a remote island off southern New Zealand.
Wed, 08 Jan, 2003
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