The freakiest of catches: Adam Voges snares England captain without looking

Alastair Cook has reason to believe he was very unlucky during the third Ashes Test.


‘He killed half of Noah’s Ark’ – Jimmy Kimmel rips into Cecil-shooting dentist

The star shares his outrage over what Walter James Palmer did to the beloved lion.

Kiwi author longlisted for Booker Prize

Will Anna Smaill follow in Eleanor Catton's footsteps?


Plane debris found off east Africa coast tested for MH370 link

Plane wreckage was discovered on the coast of the island of Reunion.


Auckland blaze: One person critical after early morning fire

Three people were taken to hospital after the blaze.

Twitter stock plunges despite revenue growth

Tepid user growth and ongoing uncertainty about its leadership are dragging Twitter's stock to its lowest level in over a year.

Oversupply of primary teachers, but high schools struggling to recruit staff

The number of job ads for high school teachers are on the rise, and 47 per cent of them are being re-advertised.


Two in court over slaying of Cecil the lion

During the hunt, the men tied a dead animal to their car to lure the lion out of a national park.


Android users beware: A simple picture message could let hackers in

A security flaw allows hackers to take full control of someone's phone.

Adam Goodes takes time out after booing furore, AFL future unclear

Goodes is struggling to come to grips with the booing controversy that has engulfed the AFL.

French Canadian trampers' grieving families thank police

The family of one of the two young trampers says he went to New Zealand and fulfilled his dream.

UK man inspired by 'Breaking Bad' found guilty of buying chemical weapon

UK man tried to obtain 500mg of ricin over the internet.

Kiwi Jesse Bromwich found not guilty of biting at NRL judiciary

Jesse Bromwich is free to play this Friday after being found not guilty of biting Josh Dugan


Russian veto expected as Security Council votes on MH17 court

New Zealand Foreign Minister Murray McCully is chairing the debate.

Bodies confirmed as French Canadian trampers

The two men's bodies were found at the beginning of the week following an avalanche in the Kepler Track area.


Tragic end for famous baby giraffe whose birth was live-streamed

“This is a huge loss for our giraffe herd, our staff and our guests,” Zoo CEO and president, Gregg Hudson, says.

I've tried several times to write an apology letter but words can't describe how I feel - Tony Robertson's mum

Exclusive: 'Mortified' mum of Blessie's killer speaks for first time since trial


Hanging out in our bogan capital 'The Tron'

How much do we really know about our bogan population? Erin Conroy in Hamilton.


Mike’s view: Keep the person behind bars as long as necessary

It’s too late for Blessie but at least with a new law we are taking a step in the right direction.


Toni’s view: Make sure your Kiwisaver is earning as much as possible for you

Today ANZ announced it’ll still contribute to Kiwisaver when its staff members go on parental leave.


Exclusive: Emotional mum of Blessie’s killer ‘so sorry my son did this’

Exclusive: 'Mortified' mum of Blessie's killer speaks for first time since trial


The Arahura's last hurrah

The 32-year-old setting sail for Picton marks the end of an era for many New Zealanders.

Christchurch teen's killer has appeal rejected

The Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal by Jeremy McLaughlin, who was found guilty of murdering Jade Bayliss.


New Zealand Football faces new complaint over player eligibility

There are further allegations that New Zealand Football fielded ineligible players in their U17 team.


PM hits the phones to push cash for dairy farmers in TPP

The Government has previously signalled it's not keen to sign up unless there are gains for NZ dairy farmers.


'I've got enough to do running one school' - principals wary of proposed changes

The Government proposes giving principals the ability to lead more than one school.

'Colin Craig in for a very rough ride' - blogger Cameron Slater

"The truth is quite the defence, and now he’s forcing me to pull his life apart bit by bit inside a court room."

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