New Zealand

Emergency beacons need registering: Maritime Safety

May 22, 2017 iwishart 0

Search and rescue helicopter crews had only a signal location for each incident when responding to two separate rescue beacon alerts from South Island mountains yesterday afternoon. The Rescue Coordination Centre of New Zealand arranged […]


Mini-skirt invented 7,000 years ago

March 7, 2017 iwishart 0

New discovery rocks human history studies Ancients wore mini-skirts, necklaces, and smelted copper, 8,000 years ago, report scientists   Belgrade (dpa) – A “sensational” discovery of 75-century-old copper tools in Serbia is compelling scientists to […]

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New Zealand

The New Jihad – the radicals next door

November 22, 2016 iwishart 0

THE NEW JIHAD The struggle to keep the lid on radicalisation   As the ripples from the Charlie Hebdo and Lindt Café terror attacks continue to spread, questions are being asked in cafes, workplaces and […]

New Zealand

NZ quake upgraded to M7.8

November 16, 2016 iwishart 0

GNS Science has revised the magnitude of the large earthquake that struck at 12:02am on Monday from a 7.5 to a 7.8, Acting Civil Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee says. “GNS Science informed my office of […]


Looking for the Newstalk ZB book special?

September 19, 2016 iwishart 0

If you’re looking for the book special that Ian Wishart and Leighton Smith were talking about on the radio, we’re making it easy for you. Simply click on this link to request info on today’s […]