STORY: The protest action was called for by political party Te Pati Maori and coincides with the opening of New Zealand's 54th parliament later in the day.A new centre-right government of the National Party, New Zealand First and ACT New Zealand was elected following a vote in October, and the three parties' coalition agreement outlines plans to wind back the use of Maori language, review affirmative action policies and assess how the country's founding treaty document is interpreted in legislation.Te Pati Maori co-leader Rawiri Waititi led hundreds of protesters in a march through Wellington city to the country's distinctive Beehive parliament building, calling for demonstrators to make their voices heard.
THE King appears to have been branded a “scab” by Maori MPs ahead of his first visit to the country as monarch.
The latest bodies were found only a few metres from the eruption site, police said in a statement. The bodies of five climbers have been recovered, and 18 are presumed dead due to their proximity to the eruption of hot gases and ash.
Prince Harry "has, unjustifiably, been treated less favourably than others" over his security arrangements when he is in the UK, a court has been told. The Duke of Sussex is taking legal action against the Home Office over a decision in February 2020 that meant he would no longer be given the "same degree" of personal protective security when visiting. The decision was made by the Executive Committee for the Protection of Royalty and Public Figures (Ravec).
Whether it is getting lost in the magic of someone else’s imagination on the page, or preferring to watch TV, there stars certainly have strong thoughts on reading as a pastime... Some stars can’t put a book down, and others just can’t bring themselves to pick one up! Whether it is getting lost in the magic of someone else’s imagination on the page, or preferring to watch TV, there stars certainly have strong thoughts on reading as a pastime... Being a movie daredevil, it will come as no surprise to learn that reading is a bit of a slow-paced pastime for the ‘Mission: Impossible’ star. Of course, as a seasoned writer, working on shows like ’30 Rock’, Donald Glover loves to read.
The Government is facing calls to create a family visa scheme for Palestinian people affected by war.
Juanita Castro, who has died aged 90, was the younger sister of Fidel and Raúl Castro; but while they established Cuba’s communist regime, she defected in the early 1960s and became a CIA informant, smuggling documents out of the country and transmitting messages via a clandestine radio.
Chris Wilder admits he faces a "huge challenge" to keep Sheffield United in the Premier League after returning as Blades manager following Paul Heckingbottom's dismissal on Tuesday.Wilder has since had unsuccessful spells at Middlesbrough and Watford, but his return to Sheffield has reignited his passion for management.
If you're prepared to make your favorite whiskey-forward recipe and discover you've run out, fear not: Bourbon makes a great substitute when cooking or baking.
Economy grows more slowly than expected, with consumer spending flat under the pressure of high interest rates
Rarely keeping it casual, her best looks showcase a love of strong suiting, bold colours and eye-catching embellishment, making her sartorial choices a breath of fresh air on red carpets and press circuits alike. A pro at power dressing in sleek co-ords as well as ultra-glam dresses, her best looks provide inspiration for a variety of occasions, and if you've ever wondered what colour suits me or feared a rainbow of hues, let Viola show you the way. At the 2023 Met Gala, in honour of the late, great Karl Lagerfeld, Viola pulled out a real showstopper.
Even if you're a creamed corn naysayer, hear us out: This ingredient is exactly what you need for a decadent, rich pasta dish any night of the week.
Animal shelter workers in Lexington, Kentucky, rescued a husky trapped in a sewer drain in late November, footage shows.Video posted by Lexington-Fayette Animal Care and Control (LAFCC) shows the the young canine named Sebastian stuck in the drain as workers tried to coax him out on November 26. “The spunky Sebastian is now safe and sound,” LAFCC said following the rescue.Sebastian was reunited with his owner “the following day,” according to local media. Credit: LFACC via Storyful
More people who voted Conservative in 2019 plan to back Reform UK at the next general election than Labour, a poll has found.
Matthew Perry — who died in October at the age of 54 — recounted his brief romance with Julia Roberts in his 2022 memoir
Good evening. More people who voted Conservative in 2019 plan to back Reform UK at the next general election than Labour, a poll has found. Elsewhere, the Duke of Sussex has argued that he was treated “less favourably” than others when he was denied the right to automatic police protection in the UK.
A serious incident on Bearsden Road has sparked a 999 response and traffic chaos.
Collating your favorite kitchen ideas is a priority – and always the fun bit – when rethinking your new-look kitchen. These kitchen ideas are our very favorites – you can save the images you love, then start the hard work: looking at everything, from where to put your recycling to how close your oven is to your food store (after all, you don’t want to end up walking the length of the kitchen every time you need an extra ingredient). If you’re using a kitchen designer, they will be able to advise on a design that looks good and works perfectly, too. But, it always helps to go to them with your own kitchen ideas.
There are so many possibilities when it comes to grey kitchen ideas. You might think kitchen ideas would be limited with one color, but if you hold together a fan of grey paint charts, you’ll see how widely the tones vary. The cool end of the spectrum has blue undertones, passing through tints of green and yellow, ending up at warm shades with red bases that give them brown, pink or purple tints. Our selection of the best grey kitchen ideas will help you on your way to picking your favorite kitchen color ideas and painted kitchen ideas, and planning and designing the grey kitchen of your dreams.
The King and the royals will host the Diplomatic reception at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday evening