He quickly grabbed them and threw them out of the way, taking the hit alone - Elisha Lane

Kiwi man dies a hero after saving group of children from 'drunk driver'


Controversial Kiwi novel Into the River gets unrestricted label after review

The Film and Literature Board of Review says the book didn't cross a threshold of "extreme violence or extreme cruelty".

One person dead, three injured after major crash in Rotorua

The accident has closed SH5 between Old Taupo Road and the SH3 intersection.

Online probe sees Kiwi jailed over child sex abuse material

The combined efforts of international online businesses and government agencies led to Scott Johnston being convicted.


Wheelchair-bound cancer survivor surprises daughter by walking her down the aisle

Months of physical therapy paid off for one determined father.

Cheeky TradeMe user sells new $10 notes for $26

One person attempted to buy one of the new notes for $9.99 using the "buy now" option.

Alex Fisher's brother Eric revealed as man connected to death

Eric McIsaac loses name suppression and faces charges relating to his brother's death.

Trip to brothel leaves former NBA star 'fighting for his life'

Lamar Odom hospitalised after being found unconscious in Nevada brothel.


Jerome Kaino shows he's been doing his homework on France

The All Blacks enforcer has been keeping a close eye on Les Bleus ahead of their quarterfinal clash in Cardiff.


He speaks Samoan, French and Tongan but Uini Atonio is a Kiwi at heart

Wesley College prop bolsters the All Blacks' bogey team for epic quarterfinal clash in Cardiff.

Kiwi man dies a hero after saving group of children from 'drunk driver'

Christopher Limu, 29, died in Samoa when he "threw a group of kids" out of the oncoming path of an alleged drunk driver.

'He's an immature twat' - Former Wallaby lays into James O'Connor

The former Reds utility has also been labelled the 'Justin Bieber' of Australian Rugby.

Auckland police seeking man who slipped electronic bracelet

Wen Hao Liang is Chinese, 179cm tall and with short, dark hair.

Government hits surplus says Bill English

Treasury opened the books for the 2014/2015 financial year today and revealed the wish of Mr English has finally come true.


'Screw this airline' - passengers jeer cabin crew after woman booted off flight

A "misunderstanding" led to the women being kicked off the flight.

Sir Graham Henry lauded for Argentina's attacking revolution

The World Cup winning coach told the Pumas to express their personalities.

Police dive squad to search Auckland Harbour for missing man

Mandeep Singh went missing after a night out in Auckland's Viaduct bar district.

Jennifer Lawrence 'blames herself' over Hollywood pay gap

The star wonders if she's wasted her time trying to be likable.


Kia mau! Hi! All Blacks immortals introduce the haka to America on CNN

Former rivals also chimed in with their personal experience of the haka for a CNN special.


Law change could see children detained on terror charges

The changes come after a 15-year-old shot dead a police worker in Australia.


Lou Vincent left tired and emotional after second day of questioning

The former Black Cap is being questioned at Chris Cairns’ perjury trial in London.

Car crash into power pole forces closure of main Waikato road

Contractors are at the scene working to replace the power lines.


Lost at birth - All Blacks' Charlie Faumuina set to meet propping doppelganger head-on in quarter final

145kg Uini Atonio went to school with All Blacks midfielder Malakai Fekitoa.

Young humpback whale freed from net off NSW coast

The calf's fins, mouth and tail were tangled in about 150 metres of rope.

Missing two-year-old boy near Tauranga found

Police were searching for a toddler after he went missing in Bay of Plenty today.

Dita DeBoni: Not good enough for NZ to whisper on the big issues

We need to speak loudly to Australia where we disagree.

'Alcatraz of the Rockies' - US finds potential alternative to Guantanamo Bay

The Pentagon is looking for alternative sites to the infamous Cuban detention centre.

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