Kiwi designer's Star Wars Land goes viral after being mistaken for the real thing

"I'm a big Star Wars fan, I like drawing and pulling together big ideas. I like theme parks so it's a good combination of the two."

Pradeep Edirisinghe, a 44-year-old Sri Lankan who worked on a dairy farm, died at the scene - Southland Police

Fatal crash at Southland intersection


Glenmark Rugby Club was seriously damaged by a fire overnight.

'History destroyed' - All Blacks great Grizz Wyllie lament loss of rugby club


'Suggesting I told a kid to 'F*** off’ is absolutely absurd': Paul Gallen hits back

NSW captain denies swearing at a 10-year-old fan and throwing a magazine in his face.

Kiwi dad's tattoo for deaf daughter inspires British dad to follow suit

Gareth Hickenbottom-Marriot had an implant tattooed behind his ear in a show of solidarity with his daughter Briar.


Death of 4-year-old girl 'not an accident' - detective

Maggie Watson's body was found at a home in Onehunga by police about 4am on August 7, after they were called by a woman at the house.

Armed police are patrolling downtown Auckland after reports that firearms were presented during a dispute. Police are still searching for those allegedly involved in the Lorne St incident.

Armed police patrol downtown Auckland after assault


Jack Tame finds New Orleans 10 years on looks like the most earthquake-affected areas of Christchurch.

After Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans 'could be Christchurch's eastern suburbs'


Spectacular video of basking orcas filmed by drone that got too close

The orcas were filmed swimming on a clear day off Vancouver Island.


Armed police patrol downtown Auckland after assault

No shots were fired but two people involved in the dispute suffered minor injuries after they were assaulted on Lorne St, police said.

Mystery pool of blood found behind Hamilton church

Police were alerted to the human blood, found behind the Activate Church yesterday afternoon.


Taking a leaf from Wile E Coyote – thief blows up ATM with dynamite

CCTV footage shows a man load an ATM with dynamite before blowing the cash machine up.


This guy really, really, really doesn’t want his car towed

The incident took place in Orlando, Florida, where a man was trying to drive his car which was connected to a tow truck.


Prince says sorry for deporting Jews to Nazi death camps

Monaco’s Prince Albert has apologised on behalf of his country 73 years later.


Tupac feat Jarryd Hayne: Hilarious rap song pays tribute to wannabe NFL star

Fans of Jarryd Hayne have penned a song for the latest NFL superstar.


Back in the Day: Whanganui cells get blackboards to prevent vandalism

1989: Prisoners in Whanganui police cells are given blackboards and chalk to prevent graffiti vandalism.

Journalist granted an interview with Scott Watson

Corrections has granted a request for convicted killer Scott Watson to be interviewed by a magazine journalist.


'History destroyed' - All Blacks great Grizz Wyllie lament loss of rugby club

Glenmark Rugby Club in Omihi has been seriously damaged by a blaze overnight.

Avalanche carrying 30,000 tonnes of ice tumbles into Mt Ruapehu's crater lake

It caused ground vibration and the temperature of the lake dropped rapidly.

Pamela Anderson: 'I could be Hep C free within a month'

The former Baywatch babe has battled the illness for 16 years, which she saw as a "death sentence".


Corrections are hiding things and I want to know why

OPINION: Call me crazy, but it seems to me like Corrections are hiding something - and it's a bad look for them after weeks of good work.


Sonny Bill Williams doesn’t deserve All Blacks World Cup spot

The ONE News sport team say that SBW should focus on getting ready for next year’s Rio Olympics.

Red and blue gangs brawl with bats, golf clubs and an axe

One person was taken to hospital with head injuries after rival gangs clashed in an Ashburton park.


Former All Black flanker and coach Grizz Wyllie checked out fire damage to his old club.

'History destroyed' - All Blacks great Grizz Wyllie lament loss of rugby club

Fatal crash at Southland intersection

The crash occurred the the intersection of Riversdale Waikaia Rd and Two Chain Rd in Riversdale at about 9.30am.


Danny Lee continues sensational form, Spieth stumbles

New Zealand golfer Danny Lee has continued his great form at the $12.75 million Barclays Championship.


Taylor Swift sings Smelly Cat with Lisa Kudrow on stage

The former Friends star joined Swift on stage at the LA Staples Center.


Washing your car in driveway banned in Porirua, angering residents

Porirua City Council passed a bylaw requiring residents to wash their cars on grass surfaces or at commercial car washes .

Jobs slashed as Far North iwi hits financial difficulty

Te Aupouri trustee Erina Ihaka says at least ten people have lost their jobs so far.

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