|Ashhurst may get traffic lights to handle Manawatu Gorge traffic|
Ashhurst's roads are set to be dramatically changed to help residents deal with the tsunami of vehicles travelling through the once-quiet village due to the ManawatÅ« Gorge road closure.
© 2018 Stuff.co.nz 9:45pm The Equalizer 2: Denzel Washington's social justice warrior makes this a winner
The Equalizer 2 (R16, 129 mins) Directed by Antoine Fuqua â??â??â??Â½ With most of director Antoine Fuqua's films, I've left the theatre sincerely believing the man's attitude to his audience is pretty close to how I imagine his surname is pronounced.
© 2018 Stuff.co.nz 9:45pm Ryan Gosling's Neil Armstrong movie to open Venice Film Festival
First Man, directed by Damien Chazelle, also stars The Crown's Claire Foy.
© 2018 BBCWorld 9:35pm Saudi Aramco evaluating stake in SABIC chemical firm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia's state-owned oil company Saudi Aramco says it is evaluating whether to purchase a stake in the Saudi petrochemical maker SABIC, a move that could increase its value ahead of an initial...
© 2018 NZ Herald 9:35pm Local councils go to court to stop London Heathrow expansion
LONDON (AP) — Five local government councils are going to court to stop the expansion of London's Heathrow Airport.London Mayor Sadiq Khan has joined the action, which began Thursday when five boroughs notified the national government...
© 2018 NZ Herald 9:35pm Yemen rebels claim to target Saudi oil refinery in Riyadh
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's Shiite rebels at war with a Saudi-led coalition say they have attacked a Saudi Aramco refinery in Riyadh but the oil company said a "minor fire" that erupted there was "due to an operational incident."Rebel...
© 2018 NZ Herald 9:35pm Street sex workers: Christchurch's 'disposable population'
The turbulent relationship between the community and street-based sex workers has been analysed in a new study in a bid to find ways to ease tension. Julia Evans looks at the findings Street closures and road works following the...
© 2018 NZ Herald 9:05pm Acting Prime Minister Winston Peters reflects on 25 years since forming New Zealand First
Winston Peters talks to political editor Audrey Young about the 25 eventful years since he formed New Zealand First. Q. Do you remember the moment you wanted to form your own party or did it just evolve? A. We remember thinking...
© 2018 NZ Herald 9:05pm Russians protest retirement age rise, in challenge for Putin
MOSCOW (AP) — Russians are protesting government plans to hike the retirement age, in a rare challenge to President Vladimir Putin's leadership.The State Duma is voting on the bill Thursday, which would raise the age at which retirees...
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