Tuesday, 23 May 2017

Drone Gets Chicken Wings For Auckland

There was A lady and a man that set up a table then they put up a drone just to send it to KFC but first they put the money on the drone flied it off to KFC before that they put a note that said take me. Mr Mason-Clarke told it wasn't a publicity promotion for the fast-food restaurant, but just a fun project I wanted to do. It was just for fun.

Thursday, 18 May 2017

Flooding Hits Northern South Island

The Top of the South Island has been struck with heavy rain witched caused big flooding after the night on Thursday. Several people have been saved from vehicles with water so deep one rescue had to be undertaken on a surf lifesaving boat.  In the early hours of Thursday morning, a small house bus became stuck in river water which flooded near the Barlett Rd quarry in Hope, Tasman. One man was inside the bus, and spent more than an hour trapped in the vehicle before Coastguard crew on a surf lifesaving boat could save him.

Friday, 12 May 2017

Council contractors damage babies' graves

Auckland Council has apologized for damaging the burial sites of around 170 babies in south Auckland. Maintenance workers mowing the lawns left flowers and ornaments strewn across the ground at the Manukau Memorial Gardens. Chief executive Steve Killen has since apologized on behalf of the company, saying he was personally troubled by the disrespect this shows. He said they'll provide fresh flowers in the area and donate $10,000 to Star-ship Children's Hospital as an apology. 

Thursday, 11 May 2017

Family overwhelmed by support after HNZ home gutted by fire

A family of ten is overwhelmed with with some of the community helps after their house has been burnt down. The Lemeki family escaped with their lives, but they're now staying in a house that has 22 people in it. She said that when her husband came back he thought his family was in the house she told them. The Beach Haven home was a Housing New Zealand house and the family had no contents insurance.

Monday, 8 May 2017

Electric Car Fans Gather To Break NZ Record

On Sunday May the 7th, volunteers are trying to break the record for the largest number of the cars gathered in one place. Better New Zealand Trust spokesperson James Cozens says they need more than 100 cars to turn up at the Airport. The record attempt kicks off at 11 am, and also involves a race between a Tesla and McLaren and a speech from Minister of Energy and Resources Judith Collins. We're trying to encourage people to keep their minds open, says Mr Cozens. Come along today and basically look at these electric cars, get in them, drive them ride in them and you will realize they are right here, right now, and we are now driving the future.

Friday, 5 May 2017

Mind-Blowing Kiwi Locales In Lonely Planet's Latest Book

New Zealand has once again featured in a Lonely Planet guide to the world's top travel destinations, this time as part of a list of 50 of the most mind-boggling wild and wonderful places. As well as naming the US Grand Canyon for its rugged beauty and a footbridge in India made from a tree's living roots, Lonely Planet's list included New Zealand's Milford Sound, Moeraki Boulders and the Waitomo Glowworm Caves.

Tuesday, 2 May 2017

Kiwis Eat More Bananas Than Most But Are We Paying A Fair Price?

Did you know out of all the fruit people love banana more than anything in the world but the supermarkets said they sell the banana for a fair price. For every dollar spent on the average banana, just 18 cent goes to farmers and workers in plantations overseas.In the UK, major supermarket chains like Waitrose and Salisbury's only sell fair-trade bananas, but such commitments are hard to find here.