A move to introduce a one-way door policy in Hamilton would be "hammer blow" to the city's downtown.
Hamilton's Palmers Planet franchise is the second to go under.
Waikato-made water pumps could soon save Kenyan women from back-breaking labour.
Peter Iles, general manager of First Credit Union, will retire after 37 years with the organisation.
Non-unionised workers face cuts as company seeks to save money.