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.

World Cup first-five curse strikes All Blacks - Colin Slade hurts knee at training

The first-five was injured at the All Blacks first official Rugby World Cup training, with the All Blacks to comment after 1pm.


'Enough is enough' - grieving mum calls for farmers to take responsibility over wandering livestock

Thousands of crashes over the last five years have been due to livestock wandering the roads.

'Lol...even laser beam kiwi would be better' - social media reacts to flag semi-finalists

Kiwis have been taking to social media to air their opinion of the flag finalists.

Flooding threatens to close Karangahake Gorge

The Waikato Regional Council is warning the Karangahake Gorge could be closed this afternoon.


Is this the NRL's hit of the year? Jamie Soward smashed unconscious by (legal) human missile

The Penrith playmaker made a full speed break against Canberra, but what came next was sickening.


Kid plays hilarious game of peek-a-boo with baby gorilla

Isaiah, 2, caught Kamoli’s attention at the Columbus Zoo by beating his chest.


Street battles in Ukraine leave cop dead, many injured

The battles were sparked after the government voted to give more autonomy to separatist regions in the east.

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