Car found after violent Matamata home invasion

A man was beaten in his Sylvan Place house early yesterday morning, in an attack that police do not think was random.


All Blacks coach Steve Hansen empathises with Andrew McFadden's injury-hit Warriors

The All Blacks coach says injuries have had a big impact in the Warriors' failed NRL season.


US police shoot man holding his hands in the air dead in driveway

Gillian Flores died shortly after the shooting in Bexar County with the entire incident caught on camera.

'Only so much road widening we can do' - double-decker fleet coming to Auckland

A fleet of 53 double-deckers will be hitting Auckland roads from October.

Kiwis go mad with conspiracy theories about NZ flag

From "opening the gates of hell" to the referendums being rigged, New Zealanders are coming up with all kinds of flag conspiracies.

Man in custody after armed incident at Kerikeri property

Police are responding to reports of a man holding a gun at the address south of Kerikeri.


Nick Kyrgios in US Open umpire rant, crashes out to Andy Murray

The controversial Aussie had a moan at the umpire before crashing out in the first round in New York.

MPs praised for defying Labour leader on charter schools

The Maori Party would like to recruit the two Labour MPs who defied their leader and attended a charter school fundraiser.


Hungry leopard’s prickly reception from porcupine

A safari tour group captured the footage in south Africa’s Kruger National park.


Simulating World Cup conditions? All Blacks train in horrific rain in Wellington today

Preparing for possible sleet and hail in England and Wales, the All Blacks battled through torrential rain at training today.


'Pregnant' girl seeking lost lover confirmed as a hoax

The entire video was a charade and PR stunt to "put Mooloolaba on the map", Andy Sellar, the man who engineered the story, admitted online.

Young league star's alleged killer thrust 'glass dagger' through victim's neck

Vincent Skeen is on trial in the High Court at Auckland accused of murdering Luke Tipene.


Hulk Hogan shatters tough guy image, begs for forgiveness in emotional interview

The former wrestler opened up about the racist comment that got him wiped from the WWE Hall of Fame.

Teen arrested for allegedly bashing Hamilton cop

The 16-year-old allegedly punched an officer in the head and face as he was being arrested.


Camera-shy elephant charges at safari tourists

A British tourist captured the footage while on safari in South Africa.


Preparing for a thrashing: Warriors caught partying like it's 2002

Before being humiliated by the Tigers, Konrad Hurrell, Dominique Peyroux and Manu Vatuvei were partying with R&B star Ginuwine.

Just Ironic! UK court tries to sell Kiwi eventer's horse during dispute

Court proceedings have seen eventer Craig Nicolai without his top horse Just Ironic.


Inspirational MS sufferer taking on Himalayas

Nick Allen was diagnosed with MS five years ago and thought his climbing days were over.

'You play rugby in a...bridesmaid way' - marketing campaign hoping to draw on provincial rivalry

With the World Cup set to take centre stage, it's well timed by the marketing department.

Everybody seems to be panicking every time somebody doesn't train - Ian Foster, All Blacks assistant coach

Chill out everyone! All Blacks call for calm

Car crashes into Christchurch home

Two people have been taken to hospital after their car collided with a house this morning.


Distraught mum charged with leaving baby in trolley

A US mum says she isn't a bad parent she just made a 'horrible mistake'.


In the moment: Girls' school offers mindfulness programme

Rangi Ruru Girls School is putting the idea of mindfulness into practice.


Power-eating Kiwi model demos five pounds of frozen yoghurt

Nela completed the challenge in 9minutes and 45 seconds.

Sisters fight to reveal identity of their abuser

The women see their Judicial Review as a test case.

Yahoo CEO set to take 2 weeks maternity leave after birth of twins

Marissa Mayer credits her short break to "a unique time in Yahoo’s transformation".


Get the brolly out it's going to be another wet one

Strong winds, thunderstorms and snow are expected to hit the country today.


Back in the Day: When the Cat's Away win major entertainment gong

1988: When the Cat's Away win Entertainer of the Year award.


Chaotic brawl erupts after age-group rugby league final

The melee in west Sydney has led to some calling for ten year bans for participants.

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