Diego Maradona parties with the Pumas like it’s 1986

Remember Maradona dancing at the FIFA World Cup in his prime? He’s still using the same moves.

Andrew Saville's RWC musings: England disappear, the ABs give a fright and Cheika works miracles

Sav has reached the north of England. The motorway was dull, giving him time to reflect.


Hillary Clinton whips/nae naes her way through the campaign trail

The Democratic Presidential candidate has been hamming it up on Saturday Night Live and Ellen to gain more voters.


Bail for Auckland parking office invasion accused

John Wanoa and John Monga deny charges of forcible entry.

'Man Up' - Destiny Church leader invites Chris Brown to take up an anti-violence program

Auckland's Brian Tamaki emphasises the need for "accepting people at their mistakes".


'You will rise above and conquer' - Kiwis rally behind Toni Street

There's been an outpouring of support for the Seven Sharp presenter, with fans shocked to learn she's battling a deadly disease.


Heroes and Villians: Can Kiwis empathise with downtrodden England?

The knives for England's shock World Cup exit have only nicked the surface. Imagine the impact if this was the All Blacks in 2011.


‘Whey-aye, it’s South Africa’ – baffled Geordies struggle at identifying All Blacks jersey

Some folk in the football mad city of Newcastle were a little off the mark with their answers to our question.


Who's playing who in the RWC quarter finals?

Three places remain for the quarter finals. Who's filling them and is it going to be an all Southern Hemisphere semi finals?


Thurston reaches out to shattered Hunt after grand final howler

Superstar halfback Johnathan Thurston reached out to his crestfallen counterpart after Ben Hunt's extra-time blunder.

We need to be more vigilant when approving content - Tourism New Zealand

Botched Tourism NZ ad tells foreigners to drive on the wrong side of the road

Close to 5000 New Zealand Volkswagens have emissions cheating engines

Eleven million vehicles worldwide have been caught up in the scandal.


‘He’s amazing!’ Loved-up Bindi Irwin gushes over wakeboarder boyfriend

Steve Irwin’s daughter sat on the DWTS couch with Kiwi Dominic Bowden and talked relationships and koalas.

I got into the car and just burst into tears - Seven Sharp presenter Toni Street

'I've worried I'm not going to be around to look after my girls': Toni Street fighting life-threatening illness


The image that has captivated Australia - Johnathan Thurston's daughter and her dark-skinned doll

The scenes between Thurston and his daughter have been hailed as the 'best' from the grand final.

NZ to be 'at the forefront of scientific advances' - Joyce predicts

Universities have welcomed a new strategy which they believe will guide future investment in science.


Jarryd Hayne fumbles after being hit by own team-mate

San Francisco was lucky not to turn the ball over when Hayne called for a fair catch but was hit by L.J. McCray.


England’s coach made a ‘big boo-boo’ by picking Sam Burgess

There was so much anticipation before the RWC for what Burgess could do. Then the RWC started for real and England lost.

'He can’t get those screams out of his head' - Kiwi hero traumatised by French Riviera floods

Teone Capper prevented an elderly couple from being swept away as deadly floods hit.


Sun, sun and more sun on the way for much of New Zealand - for at least a few days

Temperatures could reach 20 degrees Celsius in the Bay of Plenty.


'I've worried I'm not going to be around to look after my girls': Toni Street fighting life-threatening illness

Much loved TVNZ presenter Toni Street is battling an auto-immune disease, which can be fatal.

'Upset and frightened' - Auckland cops hunting man accused of trying to kiss six women

A man has approached strangers in an Auckland suburb and tried to kiss them.


‘Woohoo!’ Man gets a fit of hyena-like laughter as water tank blows down road

It was a very windy day in Canterbury for this to happen – thankfully no-one was hurt.


'It's never easy' - All Blacks sympathise with shattered England

Keven Mealamu and Aaron Smith have avoided putting the boot into the down and out England side.


What do you call an English rugby fan holding a bottle of champagne?

There’s a joke doing the rounds about the English rugby team. Andrew Saville delivers it live on air.


Canterbury fire crews battle inferno next to forestry block

Eighteen fire crews fought a blaze at Loburn which raged overnight.

Bledisloe humbling keeps Hooper grounded

A Bledisloe humbling at Eden Park will drive home the Wallabies' need to stay grounded.


‘Communication was a bit lacking’ - Air NZ chairman on Hong Kong delay nightmare

Air NZ passengers finally made it back home after a very long wait in Hong Kong. The airline’s chairman was among them.


Botched Tourism NZ ad tells foreigners to drive on the wrong side of the road

A short film funded by Tourism New Zealand shows a campervan being driven on the wrong side of the road.


The TPP deal is about New Zealanders’ rights to affordable medicines – critic

How does the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement affect you? Opponent Jane Kelsey has her say.

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