Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen has prescribed an unusual remedy for America's ageing, low-growth economy: Harness the under-tapped pool of female talent.
Yellen, the first woman to run the country's central bank, said the lack of family-friendly work policies stifles women's participation in the labour… Continue reading
A Hong Kong national has been sentenced to 15 years and five months' jail for his role in the attempted smuggling of 176kg of methamphetamine into New Zealand.
Kai Yip Cheung, 20, was also told by Justice Simon Moore in the High Court in Auckland that he must serve at least nine years behind… Continue reading
A man with a history of violence is wanted by Otago Central Lakes police.
Tony Ashley Gorrie, 47, has a history of violence, including police assaults and escaping custody, police said this morning.
Gorrie is believed to have been driving a stolen rental car involved in a police pursuit in Arrowtown at… Continue reading