Investigation

Cause of crash involving 3 Vanuatu men under investigation

Police believe the trio and two others had earlier visited the El Arish Tavern and may have travelled south to Tully before heading back north when their mini-van collided with the B-double just after 2am on Saturday.

It occurred just near the Diggers Creek caravan park where they had been staying.

Cairns Post reports consular officials are understood to be still trying to reach the Vanuatu-based family of the men, who are aged between late 20s and early 40s, although police confirmed they had spoken with a cousin of one of them who lives in Australia.

Air New Zealand investigating after inappropriate images of staff leaked

An employment lawyer says the images could bring the airline into "disrepute", and may amount to serious misconduct.

The photos show a pilot posing with a blow-up doll inside an aircraft. It is understood the images were shared to Facebook and Instagram.

Another video, which appears to have been posted to Snapchat, shows a flight attendant moving through the cabin, spitting water.

The video is captioned: "Wish I could spit on passengers like this".

An Air New Zealand spokeswoman said the airline was "shocked and appalled" by the images.

Fiji police investigate death of New Zealand businesswoman

 After which it will be forwarded to the resident magistrate for inquest. Alexander, a Fiji Born also holding a New Zealand passport, was taken to the hospital on Saturday and passed away the next day.

Police spokesperson, Ana Naisoro said “If there is any allegations of foul play, it will be investigated by the officers. But at the moment, it is the circumstances around the way she was found and everything, that’s why it is currently being classified as an attempted suicide case”