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Tue 10 Dec 2019

Volcano tours ‘safe’ and should continue: NZ mayor

premium_icon Volcano tours ‘safe’ and should continue: NZ mayor

The mayor of Whakatāne has defended White Island tour operators, saying they had an excellent reputation for safety.

Tesla boss takes off in new ute

Tesla boss takes off in new ute

Tesla founder Elon Musk has been filmed fleeing the scene after recklessly knocking over a sign in his company’s weird new Cybertruck.

‘Class act’: Jacinda’s response praised

‘Class act’: Jacinda’s response praised

People are praising New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern for her classy response to the White Island volcano disaster.

‘Excuse me, I can’t breathe’: Furious Aussies blast PM

‘Excuse me, I can’t breathe’: Furious Aussies blast PM

Scott Morrison has been blasted by furious Australians for holding a press conference on religious freedom as Sydney chokes on bushfire smoke.

Mum’s shady solution to preventing plastic pollution

premium_icon Mum’s shady solution to preventing plastic pollution

Relaxing under the shade of 50 plastic bottles might not sound practical, but a Sunshine Coast mum’s latest invention will leave beach lovers feeling cool.

’Hulk Hogan of Australian politics’ checks out the regions

premium_icon ’Hulk Hogan of Australian politics’ checks out the regions

Two of the country’s most senior politicians have used some surprising insults to attack other as they try to claim the upper hand in regional Queensland.

How this couple created an ‘amazing’ $460 kitchen renovation

How this couple created an ‘amazing’ $460 kitchen renovation

Armed with two items, The Block’s Jess Eva managed to transform her kitchen – and the results speak for themselves.

How friends inspired a heartfelt song by an upcoming singer

premium_icon How friends inspired a heartfelt song by an upcoming singer

Ipswich songwriter Carla Thursday is about to launch her second single, a piece so emotive it made her best friend cry

Evil doc says infecting women with Hep C ‘not serious’

premium_icon Evil doc says infecting women with Hep C ‘not serious’

This depraved doctor ruined the lives of more than 50 women - but it's his excuse, in a bid for leniency, that will astound you.

NZ Police launch investigation into volcano deaths

NZ Police launch investigation into volcano deaths

The New Zealand Police have launched an investigation into the the deaths and injuries following the eruption.

What SEQ drought declaration means for you

premium_icon What SEQ drought declaration means for you

The drought declaration gives entitlements to farmers but city slickers could also be facing water restrictions.

Girl’s heartbreaking letter to Santa

premium_icon Girl’s heartbreaking letter to Santa

In her letter to Santa, she wished for one thing that people all across the country are wishing for.

The toilet habit dividing families - how does yours hang?

The toilet habit dividing families - how does yours hang?

The way you hang your toilet roll can really “annoy” people, so much so a fierce debate has erupted online. But what’s the right way?

An Aussie motoring icon bites the dust as Holden sales drop

premium_icon An Aussie motoring icon bites the dust as Holden sales drop

It was Australia’s favourite car for 15 years straight, but the closure of the local plant began a downward spiral for the once-beloved nameplate.

Newlywed’s harrowing volcano voicemail

Newlywed’s harrowing volcano voicemail

Matthew and Lauren were celebrating the happiest time of their lives. Then relatives received a harrowing voicemail, as the pair desperately tried to escape.

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