German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been welcomed at Government House in Auckland, kicking off her day-long visit. Dr Merkel, the world's most powerful woman, is visiting New Zealand on her way to Australia for the G20 meeting.
Image 1 of 11: Prime Minister John Key, Department of Conservation ranger Hazel Speed and Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel hold a Kiwi named Whau on Motutapu Island before it is released into the sanctuary.
Amidst this year’s new releases, 2021 is shaping up to be the year of the daily watch,
watches that seamlessly combine Swiss artistry with day-to-day functionality. These
go-to watches are chameleons on the wrist and are easy to wear from day to night.
For all the high-tech gear available to big-city fire departments, investigators still see value in old-school tools. These drawings were made by a French firefighter and professional sketch artist, Laurent Clerjeau, as the cathedral burned, and in the days afterward. They show how the flames spread, and record what firefighters did to try to contain them.