Rotorua-based drug bust: Bogus companies, leased premises, stolen power and 19 offenders

The masterminds behind an elaborate $4.2 million Rotorua-based cannabis growing operation set up bogus companies and leased buildings to grow premium crops that supplied drug dealers in bulk. The drug syndicate partnered with a Unison foreman who tampered with wiring at their leased buildings to steal power, saving the offenders thousands of dollars but also helping to avoid suspicion. Details […]

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Paralympian Jesse Reynolds among hundreds stranded under tough new level 3 rules

New Zealand paralympian Jesse Reynolds is among hundreds of Aucklanders on the verge of homelessness or unemployment after being unable to leave the city under level 3 restrictions. Yet there could be a glimmer of light for Reynolds and others hoping to leave Auckland to relocate to other cities or start new jobs after the Government today announced it is […]

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Firefighters retreat as La Palma volcanic explosions intensify

LA PALMA (Reuters) -Intensifying volcanic explosions on the Spanish island of La Palma forced firefighters to retreat and authorities to evacuate three more towns on Friday, while airlines cancelled flights due to a cloud of gas and ash, the biggest since the volcano erupted.Slideshow ( 5 images )Firefighters pulled out of clean-up work in the town of Todoque on Friday […]

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Dad urges public to forgive wife who killed three kids after hotel quarantine

Don’t miss a thing by getting the Daily Star’s biggest headlines straight to your inbox! A dad whose toddler daughters were allegedly murdered by their mum has urged the public to forgive her. New Zealand surgeon Graham Dickason got home from after-work drinks last week to find daughters Liane, six, and two-year-old twins Maya and Karla dead – with his […]

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Nude Extinction Rebellion protester sends Boris Johnson and Jeff Bezos a message

A topless Extinction Rebellion activist has called for Amazon boss Jeff Bezos and other billionaires to put their hands in their pockets to save the planet. Politics student Laura Amherst has made headlines recently after attending protests around London in the buff. Echoing an earlier This Morning appearance, Laura Amherst posed nude on Instagram behind a large cardboard sign that […]

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Boris Johnson will be left red-faced at COP26 in wake of German election

Boris Johnson verge of ‘historic diplomatic victory’ says expert We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Boris Johnson wants COP26 to be a resounding success, bringing Britain […]

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Joe Biden humiliated: US President ‘snubbed’ by Angela Merkel over phone call

Joe Biden: 'Something is up' with President says commentator We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info The 78-year-old entered the White House in January and aides suggest […]

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