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Prayers And Silence At Scott Base To Remember Erebus Crash

Prayers And Silence At Scott Base To Remember Erebus Crash

Auckland, Nov 28 NZPA - A prayer will be said and a period of silence observed at Scott Base around 12.50pm today to mark the moment 30 years ago when an Air New Zealand plane crashed in Antarctica.

Trelise Cooper's Stepdaughter Avoids Jail On Drug Charges

Trelise Cooper's Stepdaughter Avoids Jail On Drug Charges

Auckland, Nov 28 NZPA - Fashion designer Trelise Cooper's stepdaughter, who pleaded guilty to drug charges, including supplying methamphetamine, has avoided jail.

Blue Chip Investors Lose Second Court Battle

Auckland, Nov 28 NZPA - Investors in failed property company Blue Chip have suffered a second setback in the High Court.

Banking Consultant Admits Theft

Wellington, Nov 28 NZPA - Banking consultant Emma Joanna O'Dowda admitted 11 counts of theft by a person in a special relationship when she appeared in Dunedin District Court yesterday.

Attempt To Appeal Entertainer's Suppression Blocked

Attempt To Appeal Entertainer's Suppression Blocked

Wellington, Nov 28 NZPA - A Crown lawyer's attempt to appeal the name suppression of an entertainer who committed an indecent act on a 16-year-old girl has been blocked by the Solicitor-General.

Weather Postpones Erebus Crash Site Memorial

Weather Postpones Erebus Crash Site Memorial

Wellington, Nov 27 NZPA - A memorial trip to the crash site of the 1979 Mt Erebus air disaster has been postponed tonight after strong winds prevented helicopters from landing.

Six people whose family members died in the crash landed in Antarctica this afternoon.

Erebus Victims' Family Members Arrive In Antarctica

Erebus Victims' Family Members Arrive In Antarctica

Wellington, Nov 27 NZPA - Six people whose family members died in the 1979 Mt Erebus air disaster landed in Antarctica this afternoon.

Windy Weather Blasts South

Wellington, Nov 27 NZPA - Severe gales are blasting the South Island.

The Automobile Association is warning drivers to take caution on roads across the central South Island and Otago because of the high winds.

Ministry Of Justice Mediation Fails, Ministry Says

Ministry Of Justice Mediation Fails, Ministry Says

Wellington, Nov 27 NZPA - Talks aimed at resolving the dispute over the Ministry of Justice pay offer to staff have ended, the ministry said today.

Supreme Court Reopens Timber Compensation Case

Wellington, Nov 27 NZPA - The Supreme Court today reopened a Commerce Commission compensation case against Carter Holt Harvey relating to mislabelled timber.