Greek Prime Minister looks to rebuild talks after 'No' vote

Greece now faces the urgent need to heal its ties with European creditors.

Star treatment to go into overdrive as All Blacks turn out for Apia street parade

Having touched down in Samoa last night the All Blacks will be busy today with a street parade.

American Samoan-born Jerome Kaino sums up Apia arrival: 'This is just a dream come true'

They were late in arriving but the All Blacks were warmly welcomed when they touched down in Apia.


NZ signs on to international shark protection agreement

New Zealand is one of almost 40 countries to sign up to an international agreement to help protect migratory sharks.

Public to have its say on how spy agencies should 'protect New Zealand and how'

The public will be able to make submissions as part of the independent review into the laws governing New Zealand's spy agencies.


Two NZ teams in Super Rugby final spells bad omen for World Cup, history shows

Two Kiwi Super Rugby sides in the final would usually be a good thing, but not in a World Cup year, history says

Volatile Kyrgios curses himself as 'so dumb' as he crashes out of Wimbledon

Nick Kyrgios saved two match points - but how he bowed out will be remembered by his bizarre performance.


'Domination, arrogance': Why Waiheke Islanders wants to split from Auckland

Waiheke Island wants to shift away from big brother Auckland.


Granddad to the rescue as toddler in pushchair tumbles into path of freight train

The little girl's grandfather is seen leaping onto the tracks and lifting the pram back onto the platform.

'We thank Steve Hansen for a strong side' - Samoa's coach Stephen Betham

Samoa's coach Stephen Betham wants to make sure they get the most out of their international matches.

Parramatta winger Semi Radradra breaks 60-year try-scoring record

Not since Newtown's Ray Preston in 1954 has a player scored five doubles in five games.

Magnitude 6.2 earthquake strikes near Tonga

The earthquake struck about 80km east-northeast of Tonga's capital

Judge overturns ban on euthanasia campaigner Nitschke's medical licence

Philip Nitschke says common sense has prevailed after a judge overturned the suspension of his medical licence.

Manawatu Gorge closed after oil spill causes crash

An oil spill from a truck caused a vehicle crash on the Ashurst side of the gorge.

It's always been Samoa for Chiefs star Tim Nanai-Williams - now he faces cousin Sonny Bill

Tim Nanai-Williams will fulfil his dream when the runs out for Samoa against the All Blacks in Apia on Wednesday.


Intimidating new haka revealed by Gisborne Boys' High School

A video of the Poverty Bay school's new haka was posted on social media.

61 Kiwis in overseas jails pleading for NZ Government help

Human rights advocates want Kiwis to be brought home to finish their sentences.

It's amazing just amazing. I've been so close so many times this year and to win one, wow... - Kiwi golfer Danny Lee

Danny Lee wins maiden PGA Tour title in thrilling playoff

Samoa is going crazy about a big game of rugby

The last tickets have been snapped up as Samoa get ready for the All Blacks.

One of world's rarest humpback whales spotted in NZ (+ photo)

The sighting of a white humpback whale called Migaloo in Cook Strait has DOC excited.

Queensland rally around skipper Cameron Smith after Alex McKinnon allegations

Days out from the State of Origin decider Cameron Smith is reeling from Alex McKinnon's scathing criticism of him.

Exclusive: Top West Coast cops claim boss made slanderous remarks to media

Following a restructure the trio claim a Superintendent's comments portrayed them as incompetent.

Irishman's death in Wellington Harbour 'an unfortunate accident'

Finbarr Clabby had been out socialising with friends on Saturday night.

All Blacks begin their journey to Samoa for historic Test

The All Blacks have begun to make their way to Apia ahead of Wednesday's Test against Samoa.

'Atmosphere buzzing' in Samoa ahead of All Blacks Test

Coconuts have been painted black, white and blue and line the roads around the nation.

Thousands turn out in Dunedin to celebrate with the Highlanders

Highlanders supporters have turned out in force at a parade in Dunedin today to celebrate the team's success.

Hanover directors welcome settlement that gives investors $18m

The failed finance company has settled with the Financial Markets Authority.

Man rescued from river in second attempt

A middle aged man has been rescued from the Waimakariri River.

Stunned tourists film leopard mauling British safari guide at popular Kruger Park

A tourist is hailed for his life-saving actions during a random leopard attack at Kruger Park.


Brodie Kane: Where's that tweet taking you?

Sometimes, it's an extremely helpful tool as a journalist. And then sometimes, it just goes feral.

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