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New Zealand White Island volcano rescue pilot says bodies could be recovered in 90 minutes
But authorities are cautious about accessing New Zealand's White Island, which was covered with hot ash and steam when a volcano erupted on Monday, with the country's geological science agency putting the risk of an imminent eruption at 50 per cent. full story
Bougainville votes overwhelmingly for independence from Papua New Guinea in landmark referendum
Bougainville votes with more than 97 per cent in favour of independence from Papua New Guinea in an important post-conflict referendum. full story
Geminid meteor shower will light up our skies this coming weekend
Nature is putting on a spectacular light show this weekend, and the good news if you live in Australia's eastern states is you won't have to get up too ridiculously early to see it. full story
Quote of the Day
"Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there." Will Rogers
1907 - Parliamentary library escapes fire
The country narrowly avoided a great library bonfire in 1907, when fire swept through Parliament Buildings in Wellington. more...
1931 - Statute of Westminster passed
The British Parliament passed the Statute of Westminster, confirming the complete autonomy of its six Dominions. Australia and New Zealand held back from adopting this status, but in 1947 New Zealand became the last of the Dominions to do so. more...
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