Violeta Hansen - a carer for the terminally ill and disabled - faces 22 charges relating to theft, making false statements and obtaining financial advantage.
Matthew and Lauren were celebrating the happiest time of their lives. Then relatives received a harrowing voicemail, as the pair desperately tried to escape.
New Zealand has been shaken by a magnitude 5.3 earthquake, as it reels from the deadly eruption of a volcano on White Island.
A man who gave first aid to those critically injured in the White Island eruption has spoken of the scene he saw as one of the first to arrive.
More than 20 Australians, including a newlywed couple from Brisbane, have been listed as missing after the White Island volcanic eruption.
Former PM Malcolm Turnbull has made a fiery return to politics saying his government was “blown up” by climate change deniers clinging to religion over science.
Passengers have described the “strange” and “solemn” mood inside a cruise ship after staff and guests failed to return from White Island.