2000 deaths isn’t enough to stop Wittenoom emerging as a problematic tourist hot spot.
Complete with jazz hands.
Plus Queenstown cracks down on Air BnB, the TPP is down to the last wire, and more in your morning news wrap.
Plus: Ngāti Ruanui have proposed seabed mining in their sights, and Fonterra stands down two overweight drivers after safety concerns.
A huge gold deposit has been discovered deep in the Karangahake Gorge but locals say the mountain is not an "industrial estate".
Sir John Key takes Australia's highest honour, and South Korea proposes military talks with the North, and more in this daily bulletin
‘They like raping us, the security guards’
New anti-fracking legislation announced last year has passed through the state's parliament.
Drones, 3D scanning, and autonomous vehicles are moving humans away from the risks of the mining industry.