Taxpayers fork out $750K for Nicky Hager, Edward Snowden inspired artwork

Te Papa has purchased the four piece art work created by Kiwi artist Simon Denny.


Star Wars toys from the new movie unveiled

Industry analysts expect $NZ4.77 billion worth of Star Wars toys will be sold this year.


Kiwi gridiron player Paul Lasike reportedly cut from NFL Cardinals

New Zealand NFL hopeful Paul Lasike has reportedly been cut from the 53-man roster for the Arizona Cardinals.


Pure pleasure – refugee children enjoy bubbles in Hungary

The bubbles caused squeals of delight from refugee children waiting at a camp in Budapest.


'A low point in NZ history': ONE News readers slam 'selfish' Kiwis over refugee stance

Breakfast presenter Rawdon Christie weighed into the debate yesterday morning.


Video of woman who becomes abusive over wrong takeaway order goes viral

The woman became enraged when she found green not red peppers in her children's meal.


Caitlyn Jenner: I wasn't for gay marriage

Caitlyn admits she's a Republican supporter and wasn't fully on board with same-sex marriage.

Bangkok bomber still at large

Two men arrested in relation to Thailand bombing aren't the bomber police say.

New Zealand lightweight rowers secure double gold

Adam Ling and Zoe McBride have both won gold overnight at the world rowing championships in France in the lightweight men’s and women’s finals single scull.


Paris Hilton reunited with huge diamond ring thanks to honest fireman

The socialite lost the enormous diamond-studded ring on an airport shuttle bus in Poland.


Boyd Cordner's quick thinking leads to a scintillating Roosters try

Roosters second row forward Cordner pounced on a loose ball to score off a Rabbitohs mistake.


Mass amphetamine poisoning at German alternative practioners' conference

Fifteen ambulances and a helicopter were sent to the scene overnight in the small town of Handeloh.


Giant Russian mine sinkhole quadruples in size

A sinkhole that appeared nine months ago has significantly grown in size since its appearance.

Govt to sign $70 million deed of settlement with Taranaki iwi

Hundreds turned out to see the initialling of the deed of settment for Taranaki iwi and now the final signing is occurring.


Red-hot Roosters smash Rabbitohs

The Sydney Roosters have put an exclamation mark on their NRL season with a 30-0 demolition of bitter rivals South Sydney.

Fishing's future charted in $5 million research project

The government is funding research into the impact of acidification of oceans caused by climate change on New Zealand's marine life.


'The first referendum doesn’t respect my ability to vote' - RSA president

Last night BJ Clark responded to comments about the flag debate by the Seven Sharp's Mike Hosking.

Opinion: Some words for a three-year-old boy

20/20's Sonya Wilson says the image of Aylan Kurdi's lifeless body in the Turkish surf made her sob again, and again, and again.


Weekend weather report: Winter's back for an encore

Dan Corbett is here with all you need to know about this weekend's weather.


Toni's View: 'I sit next to a proud dad'

Toni ponders what makes a good dad and looks to her co-host Mike for the answer.

Tall Black Corey Webster earns shot at NBA spot

The training camp workout appears to have come after scouts watched Webster's strong showing against Australia.

Bitten 'to the bone'- another shark attack in NSW

A 65-year-old man was on his surf ski when a great white attacked him.

Refugees in Hungary start moving west on foot

Frustrated refugees have left Hungarian train stations on foot at the start of a long journey to Austria.


Kentucky gay couples licensed to wed after clerk jailed for refusing to marry them

The clerk cites her Christian beliefs as the reason for not complying.

UK to accept 'thousands' more refugees

The British government will announce next week how many more people it will receive and under what terms.


Hayne's big admission: 'For the first time I feel comfortable'

The 49ers' recruit gives his most frank interview yet, as mum turns up to watch his big night out against the Chargers.


Tasman thrash Otago to cement top spot

Makos stay unbeaten after four games in the 2015 ITM Cup season.


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.


Mike's View: 'If you love being a dad, every day is dad's day'

With Father's Day on Sunday, Mike explains that he's "two sorts of dad".

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