New irrigation scheme set to save Canterbury farmers from drought

17km of canals and 130km of pipework will connect Canterbury farmers to much needed water.

New Zealand's new bank notes - the currency will be introduced in late 2015.

'Dad looks as handsome as ever' - Sir Ed's son delighted with new banknotes


Ashburton WINZ building being transformed one year on from fatal shooting

Something quite special is happening inside these four walls in Ashburton.


First day of spring a mixed bag of weather across the country

Rain swept across most of the North Island, while Daffodils and Cherry Blossoms were out in the South.


The final four were whittled down from more than 10,000 and the winner will go up against the current NZ flag.

Top four: Semi-final flag designs revealed


Live stream: ONE News at Six

The ONE News at Six bulletin, live streamed 7 days a week.

One killed in logging truck crash near Christchurch

Emergency services were called to the accident on Marshlands Road just after 5pm this evening.

Thai police cash reward themselves for Bangkok bomber arrest

"This money should be given to officials who did their job."

Sexual allegations prompt police investigation at Bay of Plenty school

Police say they are in the initial stages of an investigation at Opotiki College.


'Stink smell' alerted neighbour to body inside Wellington house

The body may have remained in place because of cultural beliefs.


'Which bad flag design will the rest of the world ignore from now on' - Aussies

Some Australians are praising New Zealand's decision to consider a new flag, but only so it differs from theirs.


Scott Dixon picks up $1.5million bonus for IndyCar win

The Kiwi driver raced his way to the title against the odds at Sonoma Raceway yesterday.


Flying port-a-loos disrupt charity event as mother nature calls

Strong winds caused the toilets to charge across a car park during the first day of the Ride to Conquer Cancer event.

Lewis Road Creamery launches new flavours

The small dairy company created a consumer craze last year with its launch of chocolate milk.


Coleslaw anyone? A truckload of cabbage overturns on busy motorway

The truck driver sustained minor injuries in the Rochester crash in New York.


Ian Foster says the All Blacks won't be toning down any part of their World Cup preparations despite having their first real injury scare on day one of training camp.

Colin Slade injury 'nothing to worry about' - All Blacks coach


'Wasn't my intention at all': Zac Guildford apologises for spear tackle refs missed

This Counties Manukau player was dropped onto his head in a spear tackle as referees looked on - yet somehow the refs missed it.

Police searching for good Samaritan after fatal Otago crash

The crash occurred on Main Road in Farfield on August 17, and police are asking for anyone who saw the crash to contact them.

'Calm your farm and slow down' - Civil Defence making the most of a miserable day

Waikato Civil Defence are tweeting hilarious weather updates

We don’t believe this was a random attack - Detective Senior Sergeant Graham Pitkethley

Man left with head injuries after home invasion


Irate commuter sprays water over fellow passengers in heated train spat

An argument between Melbourne train passengers ended in a good drenching from an inconsiderate traveller.

Cory Jane's wife's loving message for discarded All Black

"I am proud beyond words of all that you do. You've shown such strength and honour, pride and passion!"


Reserve Bank out to stymie criminals with new banknotes.

'Dad looks as handsome as ever' - Sir Ed's son delighted with new banknotes


Meet the pavement bookworm who refuses to beg

Selling and reviewing books has lifted Philani out of poverty and drug addiction.


Colin Slade injury 'nothing to worry about' - All Blacks coach

Ian Foster has ended speculation first-five will miss Rugby World Cup.

The Kiwi way is that we reach out to those in need in other parts of the world - Labour leader Andrew Little

'We can do more' - Little says NZ refugee quota should be 1250


Awkward (but funny) silence: Shark segment leaves Today Show hosts gobsmacked

Karl Stefanovic and Lisa Wilkinson are not sold on whether the shark is real.

They’re very clear and very bright and I think most New Zealanders will embrace change - Prime Minister John Key

'Dad looks as handsome as ever' - Sir Ed's son delighted with new banknotes


‘That’s the kind of summer he has had!’ – Shane Watson kicks ball on to own stumps

In what could be his last international innings, Shane Watson’s misery was complete with this ugly dismissal.

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