NASA closer to understanding stunning Aurora lights

Southern lights could be seen on the Otago Peninsula this week, lighting up the night sky.

Thirteen-year-old Missouri boy 'deliberately' shot girl dead

Officers tried to revive the girl, Teresa J. Potts, but she died near the town of Jasper in front of a foster home.


'They're going too fast for stuff like that': Bathurst rocked by another horror crash

Flack was driving down Conrod Straight, the fastest stretch of road in Australian motorsport, when his car was clipped by another driven by his brother Andrew.


'We've been pushed harder than the public would think': All Blacks primed for quarters

All Black first-five Dan Carter says the perception that their pool was easy is far from the truth.


Player ratings: All Blacks v Tonga

We run the rule over the All Blacks following their win over Tonga today.

Update: Canterbury power outage

The cut happened just after 10am today, initially leaving 15,000 customers off the grid.

Blog: Life inside Iraq's Camp Taji and mid-air sandstorm drama

ONE News Political Editor Corin Dann on aborted airforce landings, playing guitar with an Iraqi shopkeeper, helicopter-mounted machineguns and food rations at Camp Taji.


'I love you forever, my brothers': Ma'a Nonu thanks All Blacks for last 12 years

The latest member of the All Blacks' 100 club expresses his gratitude for his illustrious career in the black jersey.

'The tell-tale purplish rash may not present until very late don't wait" - warning after Northland baby dies

A baby died from suspected meningococcal disease within 48 hours of becoming unwell.


All Blacks' prop Tony Woodcock out of quarter final with hamstring tear

The All Blacks pulled out their best performance of the Rugby World Cup, but it's come at a cost.


'He's loyal and would give anything for the brothers': McCaw honours Nonu with 100th Test cap

The All Blacks captain presents the sixth New Zealand centurion with his milestone cap at St James' Park.


Man arrested after dozens of immigrants rescued from sweltering truck in Texas

Cops say they discovered the Central American immigrants last month locked in a semitrailer.

'He'd giving anything to the brothers beside him': Richie McCaw honours Ma'a Nonu in 100th All Blacks Test

All Blacks captain Richie McCaw presents Ma'a Nonu with 100th Test cap at St James' Park.


Delightful Aaron Smith no-look pass puts smiling Sonny Bill and his slick haircut over for sweet try

The All Blacks halfback pulled one out of his box of tricks to set Sonny Bill Williams free.


Fans erupt as All Blacks start haka during Tonga's Sipi Tau

Captain Kieran Read wasted no time leading the All Blacks in 'Ka Mate' as Tonga were wrapping up their pre-game challenge.

As it happened: All Blacks v Tonga

All Blacks second-five Ma'a Nonu becomes sixth player to reach 100 Tests in the black jersey, against Tonga at St James' Park.

'Hallucinations, confusion and agitation': Police sound warning over LSD-type synthetic drug

Six have been treated in Christchurch after taking the synthetic drug in the past week.


Go Tonga! Fans cheer the Ikale Tahi as they take on the All Blacks

Tongan fans were in full voice in Auckland to cheer on their side against the All Blacks.

Referendum flags to be raised over Wellington

Communities are being encouraged to fly them close to each other so people can see them in real life.


'It's a wrap!' Happy, laid-back Lorde shows off her best karate kick at Magnets wrap party

Lorde kicks up her heels at the Magnets party in a fun video she posted on Instagram.


'I hope he's my mate': Piri Weepu congratulates Ma'a Nonu on his 100th Test

Former All Black and 2011 World Cup star has a few kind words for his former Hurricanes team-mate ahead of his clash against Tonga.

Woman killed after falling from horse in Levin

The 39-year-old died despite the efforts of emergency services staff.

Texas university on lockdown after fatal shooting

The shooting was reported at Texas Southern University apartments, on the edge of the Houston campus.

Dressing room ban for England coaches following referee incident

Coaches after admitting to approaching a match official during the loss to Australia.


"This is not going to be a normal day at NAU," said school President Rita Cheng. "Our hearts are heavy."

One dead, three wounded in shooting at Northern Arizona University


'It'll go nicely with the tour photo': Dave Gallaher's 'Originals' All Blacks jersey sells for $411k

Jersey from legendary 1905 Test against Wales smashes world record by over NZD$300,000.


Do you see/hear anything? Police set up special number as Alex Fisher homicide probe continues

"It is the last weekend of the school holidays and there may be property owners returning home to Waitarere" - police.


Reporter's view: Watching Chris Cairns sit in a large glass box

Chris Cairns played 62 tests and 215 ODIs, but they don’t mean a thing when you’re in that glass box.

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