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Luke Appleby
A still image from a video of a pig being brutally killed using the blunt side of an axe which was live streamed on Facebook.
MPI and SPCA investigating horrific video showing man attempting to kill pig using blunt side of axe
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Bell Block resident John Bamford said it was over and done in less than five seconds – but left lasting results.
'The wife got chucked against the house' - Taranaki man says tornado sounded 'like a bloody train'
A composite image of Railway St W in Papakura, a set of road spikes, and wheels punctures by spikes accidentally deployed in Papakura.
Motorists get punctures after tyre spikes left on police car roof fall onto road
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Corrections find the phone inmates used to live stream sparring session inside Auckland's Paremoremo prison
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Corrections to charge Auckland Prison inmates who broadcast live sparring video
An image posted on Instagram by Iyia Liu, left, and a screenshot of Celebration Box products, pictured right.
Celebration Box may have breached Fair Trading Act, Commerce Commission finds
Valentus SlimROAST coffee products.
Customs warns about health products sold online after test of diet coffee
Rock, who came home with his mouth taped closed and a broken slip-knot around his neck on Tuesday, July 9.
Family left fearful after dog comes home with mouth taped shut and noose around neck
A poster in the Auckland suburb of Remuera which makes unsubstantiated allegations about a plastic surgeon. The posters have been spotted in the area for the past eight years or so.
Auckland plastic surgeons hired private investigator to find source of 'warning' posters
A Google Streetview image of the Universal Homeopathic practice in Auckland, with an image of Raghubir Singh rehan - also known as Dr Preet - inset.
Ministry of Health investigating South Auckland homeopath advertising himself as a 'doctor'
Talula Hodder and her son Theodore, who received a letter from the IRD about his earnings despite only being seven months old.
IRD error where babies were sent income tax letters cost taxpayers more than $80k, wasted half a tonne of paper
A traveller takes a photo in Bali, Indonesia.
The Kiwi accent is apparently the world's sexiest ... but is it really? Stats NZ talks dirty on the validity of that poll
The Privacy Commission has warned landlords that they shouldn't be collecting information which could be used to discriminate against potential tenants - but most do.
Many rental agencies may be breaching Privacy Act according to new guidelines on tenant applications
Talula Hodder and her son Theodore, who received a letter from the IRD about his earnings despite only being seven months old.
IRD error leads to babies being sent income tax letters
Streaming services like Netflix have slowly led to a decrease in peer-to-peer file sharing.
InternetNZ says copyright law is ‘irrelevant and unused,’ as file sharing crackdown whimpers out
Rail and Maritime Transport Union (RMTU) strike outside Britomart Station in central Auckland on Wednesday, May 15.
Rail union says safety checks and maintenance on Auckland trains will be piling up as strike action continues
A file image of a melanistic Indian jaguar - also known as a black panther.
New Zealanders share stories of encountering claimed South Island panther-like creature
A file image of property management company Oxygen in a composite image of someone holding cash.
Renters given refunds after big property manager caught charging 'key money' by plucky Wellington tenant
A melanistic jaguar - or 'black panther' at the Henry Doorly Zoo in the US.
'This was no feral cat' - Marlborough couple say they nearly hit a black panther on SH1 north of Kaikoura
A composite file image of property firm Barfoot & Thompson.
Rental property company Barfoot & Thompson hikes tenant change fee 140 per cent to $400
One of the 'Rental Insider' marketing emails sent out by Barfoot & Thompson.
Barfoot & Thompson defends marketing tactics after adding 15,000 tenants to email list without their knowledge
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Former mayoral candidate says police took his guns because he 'supports Trump'
Wigan Warriors prop Ben flower leans over Kiwi Lance Hohaia to punch him a second time the head after dropping him with a first punch in 2014. He received a six-month ban.
Opinion: If you want to punch someone, take up MMA - not rugby
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The military says the exercises provide valuable training for armourers and flight crews.
Critics say NZ military has wasted millions training for highly unlikely bombing operations
Smoke rises from a landfill fire in Hampton Downs.
Hampton Downs residents upset after landfill fire robs them of drought-busting rain
Lita Lee Christiansen
Exclusive: Filipino shipping agent escaped jail time after 225k un-taxed cigarettes found in container she arranged
Some of the images of discoloured water coming out of the taps in Napier during 2018, sent to 1 NEWS by frustrated residents.
Napier City Council rules out compensation for brown tap water as survey suggests most residents are still unhappy with chlorination
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Former Prime Ministers and Governors' General were paid million in annuities last year.
$3.7m in travel and annuities paid out to former Prime Ministers, Governors-General and spouses over past five years
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Four arrests after machete held to throat during brawl between Auckland school students
Liam Thompson broke his jaw after being thrown off a Lime scooter which randomly locked up the brakes.
Auckland Council continues to put the squeeze on Lime over serious brake fault