Super Typhoon slams into Saipan causing widespread damage

The super storm is now headed toward northern Taiwan.

All Blacks ditching fluro in favour of new 'Blackout' boots

The All Blacks will be sporting 'all black' boots at the Rugby World Cup.

1000 meat workers plan strike action next week

Meat Works company Affco is threatening legal action if union plans for a strike go ahead.


'Playing the Australians there is plenty of niggle' - Conrad Smith

Conrad Smith has grown to love Bledisloe Cup matches against arch-rivals Australia and knows the All Blacks will be in for a tough match in Sydney.


'A great New Zealander' - last of the Dambusters, Les Munro, dies at 96

The last surviving pilot from the famous WWII raid has died after a spell in hospital.


Fresh snow blankets Central Otago ski fields ahead of freestyle competition

Cardrona Alpine Resort has received 14cm of fresh snow in the past 24 hours.

Police, kaumatua and kuia bless scene of Myers Park fatal shooting

David Cerven was wanted for the armed robbery of three liquor stores on Auckland's North Shore.

'This is nuts' - Labour seizes on 19% rise in Auckland house prices

Quotable Value says Auckland house prices have risen 18.8 percent in the past year.


Circus tent holding 250 people collapses in severe storm, killing two

A severe thunderstorm watch had been during the time of the collapse.

Water flows for Canterbury farms with stage one of irrigation scheme

Fifteen months after work started, water has filled the 17km-long canal of stage one of the Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme.

Will Smith sends fresh message to his marriage haters

"Under normal circumstances, I don't usually respond to foolishness. (Because it's contagious)."


Back in the Day: Videophones hit New Zealand

In 1993 the next step in communication technology - videophones, hit the country.


Magical family moment captured between Jerry Collins and Alana Madill

A touching video of baby Ayla with her parents, Jerry Collins and Alana Madill, has emerged.

Crash shuts down Auckland motorway on ramp

One person is critically injured from the crash .

Autistic boy's mum denies charge

Leon died of serious head injuries at Christchurch Hospital in May.

John Eales: Can the All Blacks be beaten? Of course they can

The former Wallabies skipper knows a thing or two about beating New Zealand.

Trophy huntress keen on our stags told to 'stay the hell away' from NZ

Sabrina Corgatelli urges people to "come have fun hunting with me in NZ."

Gwen Stefani splits from rockstar husband

Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale filed for divorce citing irreconcilable differences.


Saudi King leaves France early after nudist beach closure outrage

Locals became upset when a beach was closed to the public over privacy and security concerns.


Jerry Collins' partner's family pays tribute to Alana Madill with moving slideshow

The montage features new images Jerry Collins, Alana Madill and their daughter Ayla.


'They came back with a few boys' - witness describes build up to fight that claimed Connor Morris' life

Trevor Morunga said he was "pretty amped" before two groups clashed in West Auckland.


Bobbi Kristina buried next to mother Whitney Houston

Bobbi Kristina died in hospice care, six months after she was found face-down in a bathtub.

'I'm back' - how playboy accused of Tinder date death celebrates prison release

Gable Tostee was released at the weekend - and was soon on Facebook

Jury take one step closer to sentencing Batman gunman James Holmes to death

Holmes was capable of telling right from wrong before he murdered 12 people, the jury decided.


Sonny Bill Williams delivers poignant video apology to Bulldogs fans, accepts award

Williams and his nine-month daughter, Alana Ruffle, feature in the video.

Abandoned baby rescued from inside Chinese toilet

Police rescue baby after people nearby hear little girl's cries.

Turn it off! Study shows women shiver in office air conditioning

Should men in women work in separate offices?


Hope for Kiwi still stuck in Myanmar jail after thousands pardoned

Philip Blackwood, jailed for insulting religion, missed out on a presidential amnesty.


'Do I believe in what I did? Of course' - dad doesn't regret letting baby play with python

Most dads put toys in front of their toddlers. Jamie Guarion had other ideas.

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