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ABC managing director David Anderson has defended his decision to halt a Four Corners episode exploring Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s alleged ties to a QAnon supporter.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison says it is deeply offensive to suggest he has any association with the QAnon movement, after ABC managing director David Anderson knocked back a Four Corners episode about his alleged links to a supporter of the…

Shaken down mercilessly by the NHL Draft Lottery over the last five years, the Vancouver Canucks were finally allowed Wednesday to keep their lunch money.

VANCOUVER — Shaken down mercilessly by the NHL Draft Lottery over the last five years, the Vancouver Canucks were finally allowed Wednesday to keep their lunch money. Seeded ninth in this years lottery, the Canucks will pick ninth in the…

Thousands of people who got a first dose of AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine may be fully vaccinated sooner than expected following new advice from the National Immunisation Advisory Committee (Niac).

Thousands of people who got a first dose of AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine may be fully vaccinated sooner than expected following new advice from the National Immunisation Advisory Committee (Niac). The recommendation allows for flexibility of between eight and 12 weeks between the…

A border worker who tested positive for Covid-19 "falsely stated" he had been undergoing testing, report finds.

The spread of Covid-19 through the Grand Millennium and Grand Mercure managed isolation facilities in Auckland earlier this year were likely due to aerosol transmission. Three workers at the Grand Millennium tested positive for Covid-19 in March and April, and…

Federal government also called on Catholics to demand a papal apology for the Church’s role in residential schools

Children’s red dresses are staked along a highway near the former Kamloops Indian Residential School where flowers and cards have been left as part of a growing makeshift memorial to honour the children whose remains have been discovered buried near…

Discovery paid millions of dollars for the television arm of MediaWorks.

MediaWorks CEO Cam Wallace on the future of MediaWorks.Financials released this week show that global entertainment giant Discovery paid millions of dollars for the MediaWorks TV arm. MediaWorks results for the year ended December 2021 show Discovery paid $20 million…

HELSINKI: Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin (pix) is pledging to pay back thousands of euros in meal expenses in a bid to contain the fallout from re…

HELSINKI: Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin (pix) is pledging to pay back thousands of euros in meal expenses in a bid to contain the fallout from revelations about her family’s taxpayer-subsidised breakfasts. The 35-year-old leader made clear on Tuesday she…

Ravi Gupta of University of Cambridge, who is a member of the government’s New and Emerging Respiratory Virus Threats Advisory Group (Nervtag) said the UK was seeing a third wave of infections and at least three-quarters of the cases were the new variant firs…

A top Indian-origin scientist advising the British government has warned that there are signs that the UK is in the early stages of a third wave of coronavirus infections and urged PM Boris Johnson to delay the planned June 21…

YANGON: Schools in Myanmar will open on Tuesday (Jun 1) for the first time since the military seized power, but teachers and students are set to defy the junta’s calls for full classrooms in a show of resistance.

YANGON: Schools in Myanmar will open on Tuesday (Jun 1) for the first time since the military seized power, but teachers and students are set to defy the junta’s calls for full classrooms in a show of resistance. Four months…

It will be the first of yearly rates hikes for the next 10 years.

Watercare chief executive Jon Lamonte said the rates increases would go towards plugging a funding hole left by Covid-19. Photo / 123RFBy RNZ Aucklanders’ water bills will increase by 7 per cent from July 1, in the first of yearly…