F.D.A., Not F.D.R.

The F.D.A.’s full approval of Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine is already making a difference. Within hours of the announcement yesterday, the Pentagon and several large companies and universities announced new vaccine mandates. President Biden, speaking at the White House yesterday afternoon,

Mould discovery at Hutt Valley HS ‘not surprising’, says Principals’ Federation, as school plans return to remote learning

A forced return to remote learning for a Lower Hutt high school after the discovery of mould last month is “not surprising”, says the New Zealand Principals’ Federation president. Eight teaching spaces at Hutt Valley High School were isolated on

Giant Auckland Santa ‘not creepy’, says new southern owner

The new owner of the giant Auckland Santa hopes it will eventually shake off its “creepy” tag. The five-tonne, 18m-tall Christmas decoration, which spent 60 years encouraging Aucklanders to shop, arrived safely yesterday at Wanaka’s National Transport and Toy Museum.