NZ weightlifter's cannibal comments slammed in PNG

New Zealand has been slammed at the Pacific Games in Papua New Guinea after a weight lifter made cannibal comments.

Madonna fans flock to website to snap up tickets for New Zealand concerts

Tickets to Madonna's first ever New Zealand concerts go on sale this morning.

Danny Lee wins maiden PGA Tour title in thrilling playoff

New Zealand golfer Danny Lee has won his maiden PGA title - and nearly $2m.

George Moala reveals the emotion of telling his mum about making All Blacks

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has awarded George Moala a starting debut in Wednesday's Test against Samoa in Apia

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School to survey parents over puffer jacket controversy

Motueka High School, which banned puffer jackets, will ask parents whether they should be part of its regulation uniform.

Baby Ayla to continue 'long road' to recovery in Canada

The orphaned daughter of All Black Jerry Collins and his partner, who both died in a car crash in France, is well enough to fly to Canada with her relatives.

Greeks reject demands for more austerity in key referendum

Greece's finance minister says Greek people have said 'no more' to continued austerity.

John Key well aware 'no party can defy gravity forever'

The Prime Minister is aware voters may get fatigued with a government in its third term.

McKinnon has lashed out at Cameron Smith after being shown for the first time the immediate aftermath of the tackle on him

Alex McKinnon upset over Cameron Smith's tackle aftermath comments, says he 'hasn't heard from him'

Rare white whale spotted in Cook Strait

Migaloo, an all-white male humpback, was once thought to be the only whale of its kind.

Andrew Saville: It's amazing for Samoa fans to see Richie McCaw and Dan Carter starting

George Moala reveals the emotion of telling his mum about making All Blacks

'Trouble is brewing' with a cold outbreak on the way. We've got the latest weather details for you

Get your extra blankets out - cold, wintry weather on its way

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Captured New York prison escapee to spend 23 hours a day in maximum-security cell

David Sweat will be among the be among the up to 150 men held in the prison's Special Housing Unit.

An energetic Prince George stole the show at his sister's christening earlier today

Look familiar? Prince George wears replica of dad's outfit from back in the day

We will have to play with high intensity and accuracy - All Blacks coach Steve Hansen on the Samoa challenge

George Moala reveals the emotion of telling his mum about making All Blacks

Moving scenes as thousands turn out at Adelaide Oval to remember AFL coach Phil Walsh

About 20,000 people converged on a sombre Adelaide Oval in a public display of grief at the death of AFL coach Phil Walsh.

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'Show them how proud we are' - Dunedin mayor calls for big parade turn-out for heroic Highlanders

Highlanders supporters are invited to attend a parade in Dunedin today to celebrate the team's success.

Look familiar? Prince George wears replica of dad's outfit from back in the day

Prince George and Prince William look extra cute in their matching outfits.

Get your extra blankets out - cold, wintry weather on its way

Another round of cold, wintry weather looks to be on its way.

Alex McKinnon upset over Cameron Smith's tackle aftermath comments, says he 'hasn't heard from him'

Alex McKinnon remains upset over on-field comments Cameron Smith made following the tackle that ended his NRL career.

Pictures: Princess Charlotte christened on Queen's estate

Princess Charlotte has been christened at Queen Elizabeth II's country estate.

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Princess Charlotte to make rare public appearance at christening

The popular young royal family will have their first official photo as a family of four taken at Charlotte's christening.

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Duped drug smuggler to begin campaign to educate on online dangers

Sharon Armstrong wants to educate others on the dangers of online scams.

Johnsonville stabbing victim's family show support for others affected

Hudson Garratt's family sends love and sympathy" to those affected.

Kiwi chef hosts 'hangi workshops'

It's Kiwi as, but there are fears the hangi is becoming a dying art.

Rail line re-opens after storm damage

The service is back up and running after being washed out three weeks ago.

Highlanders fans turn out in force at Dunedin airport to greet their Super Rugby heroes

'It's great to get the job done' - Highlanders deliver Super Rugby trophy to cheering fans

I would ask Pebbles to apologise to the grieving family and the people of Ashburton - Mayor Angus McKay

Herald gossip columnist's 'natural selection' tweet 'horrifying' and 'cruel'

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