Government 'will not support' Labour and Greens' refugee quota bill

The two opposition parties want to bring an extra 750 refugees to New Zealand this year.


Otahuhu stun St Paul's to claim NZRL National Secondary Schools crown

NRL star Roger Tuivasa-Sheck inspired Otahuhu's only previous title in 2011.


The heart warming moment great grandma with dementia reacts to 5-year old singing

Her family were shocked to see their great grandmother with dementia light up at little Sophie.

Jury unable to reach verdict in murder trial

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


Chris the sheep captured in the wild with his 40kg fleece

The Canberra sheep's fleece was over 13kg previous Kiwi world record-setter Shrek.

Decision reserved in Petricevic case

A High Court judge will soon rule on an urgent legal bid by the Sensible Sentencing Trust to stop the release of Rod Petricevic.


Pressure mounts for NZ to accept more refugees

John Key has hinted that NZ could increase its refugee quota but he is not committing to any changes yet.

Tourists escape harm after bridge collapse

Four tourists have escaped serious injury after a bridge along Lake Waikaremoana Track collapsed.

Stay indoors: Heavy showers, strong winds to drench Auckland's weekend

Bad news people! Auckland can expect rain and strong winds for much of the weekend.


The words 'rugby' and 'tough' go together: NFL in awe of Jarryd Hayne

Hayne was again all the talk in the 49ers final pre-season game today.


American Jack Sock collapses as US Open heat claims another victim

American player Jack Sock collapsed on court today, unable to cope in New York's blistering heat.


Graham Brazier 'was it for me': Peter Urlich pays tribute to late friend

Urlich remembers the late Hello Sailor frontman as a friend and a hero.

One dead in US university shooting

One man has been killed and another seriously wounded in a shooting on a university campus in California.

Aussie surfer the victim of another NSW shark attack

A man has been attacked by a shark while surfing north of Forster on the NSW mid-north coast.


Kiwi Paul Lasike upstages Jarryd Hayne with NFL touchdown

New Zealand-born Tongan Paul Lasike, selected by the Cardinals for his power running game, goes to the air to score his first ever NFL touchdown.

Hello Sailor frontman Graham Brazier dies

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


Police advise against amateur traffic direction after video emerges of man in road

Police say the man had good intentions, but it's not the best idea.

They wake me up every morning to play with them. They are all gone now - - Father of drowned refugees on Turkish beach

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

Couple sent to jail for neglecting twins

A 37-year-old woman and a 35-year-old man have been sent to jail after their two baby twins were found with multiple fractures.

Christchurch restaurant owner fined over black market crayfish

Buying crayfish on the black market has cost a Christchurch restaurant owner a hefty fine, his late model 4WD and community work sentence.


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.

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.

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