Giant sinkhole opens up in Taupo

Out of the blue on Saturday evening (6pm) a sinkhole opened up on Arrowsmith Avenue in Taupo. Emergency services were called to the scene when neighbours heard a rumbling...

Eva Harkness wins car in Ucol Whanganui’s hands-on competition

38 and a half hours was how long it took for Eva Harkness to win herself a car. The Whanganui student won Ucol Whanganui's "hand on car competition" early...
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Man who boogie boarded down Huka Falls reappears online on massive wave in Bali

The boogie boarder who was famously caught riding the Huka Falls has now appeared riding the huge waves in Bali, on a boogie board of course! Porirua man Hayley...

Man dies after State Highway 1 crash near Turangi

The driver injured in a crash near Turangi has died. Two cars collided on a bridge north of Turangi on State Highway 1 - on the southern edge of...

Winter road safety tips and tricks!

The roads in the Central North Island can be difficult to handle at the BEST of times, and when it hits the winter season, things get noticeably...

Ruapehu bus crash: Police appeal for witnesses & NZTA issues urgent audit into RAL...

Police have appealed for anyone who saw or who was aboard a fatal bus crash on Mt Ruapehu to come forward. The New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) has also...

Bus had history of failed inspections and odometer irregularities

Content supplied by NZ Herald The bus that crashed and resulted in the death of an 11-year-old girl on Mt Ruapehu last Saturday had failed multiple Certificate of...

Survivor of fatal Ohakune bus crash talks about harrowing ordeal as brakes on bus...

An Upper Hutt woman has described the terrifying moment the bus she was in rolled after crashing in Tongariro National Park yesterday, killing one person. Fenella Murphy was...

Whanganui community invited to support SPCA Cupcake Day fundraiser

The SPCA's Cupcake Day is on Monday, August 6, with this year the 10th anniversary of the annual fundraiser. People can register online and host a party, organise...

100,000 people visit Mt Ruapehu in two weeks

There were record-breaking numbers of visitors to Whakapapa and Tūroa Skifields over the two-week holiday period, with some ski shops running out of gear to hire. The crowds...