How far has earthquake-ravaged Kaiapoi come in five years?

The Canterbury town was one of the worst hit areas in the first Canterbury quake.


UK’s ‘Naked Rambler’ released after decade in prison

Steven Gough’s determination to go clothing free could land him more jail time.

Burglar's hi-vis jacket ploy 'cunning'

A day-time burglar took a different approach when stealing a safe from a Hamilton home yesterday.

Judge allows majority verdict in rising league star's murder trial

Luke Tipene died following a brawl outside a party in Auckland.

Hello Sailor frontman Graham Brazier dies

Brazier suffered a heart attack in July, forcing the band to cancel a reunion tour.

Adult colouring books see sharp spike in popularity in NZ

More and more Kiwi adults are buying colouring books - not for their children, but for themselves.


Atlas V rocket’s unique trail mistaken for meteor, UFO

The rocket carrying the MUOS-4 mission caused a stir in Florida.

Do All Blacks fans get everywhere?

ONE News US correspondent Jack Tame didn't expect to see this in downtown Manhattan.

Bail declined for teen accused of Auckland motel killing

Beauen Wallace-Loretz removed his ankle bracelet and absconded from his bail address.


Kids these days! Brothers flummoxed by cassette-player

A couple of tech-savvy brothers struggled to work out how to use a walkman.

Cancer research to receive $10m - NZ's biggest ever donation

A Chinese entrepreneur is making the "extraordinarily generous" donation.

Violent offender slips monitoring bracelet month before removal

Casey Cowan's sentence was due to end today.


Random man directs traffic at Auckland intersection

When the traffic lights failed, one man took it on himself to direct traffic.

Eco-friendly laundry balls no better than water - Consumer NZ

"If those claims don't ring alarm bells, its price should."


Coles: Naholo's uncle must be a rich man now

Dane Coles says he's had a lot of questions about Waisake Naholo's traditional herbal treatment in Fiji.

Heartbroken wife on mercy run to hospital after husband set upon in street

Police were told a man was being chased by three or four others.


Caught on dashcam - mechanic takes car on reckless joyride

The garage employee had his son with him in the high performance car.


Now that’s cute! Baby squeals as his sportsman dad appears on TV

Wales soccer boss and former Premier League player Chris Coleman’s son was watching telly when dad appeared. He got quite excited.

Grassroots rugby? Springboks' bizarre bid for World Cup home advantage

The South Africans have an interesting idea to boost their chances.


Bid to keep fraudster Rod Petricevic behind bars

When placed in receivership in 2007 the finance company owed $459 million to 14,500 investors.

Weekend to feel a lot more like winter than spring

Expect cold temperatures, severe frost and heavy rain.


'My kids were the most beautiful children in the world' - distraught father speaks

Abdullah Kurdi's wife and sons drowned off the Turkish coast.


Rawdon on refugees: I didn’t realise this was how people felt

Breakfast’s Rawdon Christie was left shocked by one viewer’s reaction to refugees in NZ.

Black Sabbath to play two NZ shows on 'final' world tour

Veteran British rockers to play Auckland and Dunedin.


Kim Davis claims she should not have to marry gay people because of her religious beliefs.

Kentucky clerk jailed for refusing to marry gay couples


Tongan student sent home for wearing cultural attire: 'Excessive' or 'fair enough'?

The public has weighed in on the topic, spurring a range of differing opinions.

Tom Brady has 'Deflategate' ban lifted

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has promised to appeal.

French investigators confirm wing part is from MH370

Investigators used maintenance records to match a serial number found on the wing part.


Will we finally learn the future of this Christchurch icon?

The government's appointing an independent consultant to negotiate plans for its recovery.

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