New Zealand town funds its own petrol station

Warren Fyfe

Image copyright Radio New Zealand Image caption “Fill her up please, and wipe the flies off the blinkers while you’re at it” A remote New Zealand township has funded its own petrol station because residents were fed up with their four-hour round trip to buy fuel. The nearest petrol station for people living in Pongaroa [...]

Publisher apologises for ‘racist’ text in medical book

Warren Fyfe

Image copyright Onyx Moore The publishers of a textbook for nurses that has been criticised by social media users for containing racist material, have apologised for the offence caused and removed the offending passages. Nursing: A Concept-Based Approach to Learning, contains advice for nurses when administering pain relief to people from different ethnic backgrounds. It [...]