Thursday, 8 December 2016

Warnings over unwanted calls from Canada

(ISTOCK)Spark and Vodafone are warning all their customers to be wary after reports of unwanted phone calls from Canada. Customers across all three major New Zealand telephone companies - Spark, Vodafone and 2Degrees have reported unexpected calls being made to them from various Toronto-based numbers. Sparks and Vodafone both told Newshub they had received a spike in reports about calls from Canada from concerned customers. Both companies advised worried customers to follow the advice for dealing with unwanted calls which is provided.

Tuesday, 6 December 2016

Oakland warehouse fire: Death toll rises further, criminal investigation launched

Firefighters struggle to search through the gutted building (Reuters)The death toll from a huge fire that tore through a converted warehouse in Oakland, California during a dance party has risen to 36, with 11 of the victims discovered so far, police say. A criminal study has started into the cause of the blaze, which is the deadliest in the United States since 100 people died in 2003 fire at a Rhode Island nightclub.

Monday, 5 December 2016

One Dead After Car Crashes Into Tauranga House


One person has died after their car crashed into a Tauranga home early on a Monday morning. Ambulance arrived on the scene on Otumoetai Road just after 1am. The passenger was taken to hospital with moderate injuries. No one in the house was hurt.