At least six killed in New Zealand volcano eruption

MELBOURNE (Dec 11): The death toll from the eruption of New Zealand’s White Island (Whakaari) volcano (pictured) has risen to six after one of the 31 people who were hospitalised for wounds and burns died from their injuries, Anadolu Agency reported, quoting the police on Wednesday.

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Australia fire smoke to hit New Zealand soon

WELLINGTON (Nov 13):  A New Zealand fire scientist said yesterday that more smoke from the catastrophic Australian bushfires is expected to hit New Zealand today and could damage health, Xinhua news agency reported, quoting local media.

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Burger King grilled over chopsticks ad in NZ

KUALA LUMPUR (April 10): Burger King has removed a promotional video in New Zealand showing customers trying to eat burgers with chopsticks after “an outcry” in China and from Asian communities the world over.

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