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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.

Actor's ‘miserable’ stint at  ‘sexist’ Saturday Night Live

Actor's ‘miserable’ stint at ‘sexist’ Saturday Night Live

Julia Louis-Dreyfus has nothing but unpleasant memories of her time at Saturday Night Live, describing the behind-the-scenes environment as “miserable”.

‘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.

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.

Star reveals wild celeb secret perk

Star reveals wild celeb secret perk

Chrissy Teigen has lifted the lid on the secret perks to being a celebrity – including one that’ll make every traveller green with envy.

Tesla driver pays dearly for epic fail

Tesla driver pays dearly for epic fail

Tesla’s controversial “autopilot” software has come in for more criticism after one inattentive driver ran into the back of a police car.

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.

Kim Kardashian’s brutal message to sister Kourtney

Kim Kardashian’s brutal message to sister Kourtney

After earlier reports Kourtney Kardashian was quitting the family’s reality show, it’s been revealed her two sisters actually tried to fire her.

Earthquake rattles New Zealand's coast

Earthquake rattles New Zealand's coast

New Zealand has been shaken by a magnitude 5.3 earthquake, as it reels from the deadly eruption of a volcano on White Island.

Volcano terror: ‘People ran into the sea’

Volcano terror: ‘People ran into the sea’

A man who gave first aid to those critically injured in the White Island eruption has spoken of the scene he saw as one of the first to arrive.

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