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Whanganui man fires nail gun into skull and survives!

A man who accidentally shot a 90mm nail into his head was "extremely lucky" to survive. The man, aged in his 60s, was using a nail gun on...

Black Ferns win the World Cup!!

The New Zealand women's rugby team have won the world cup beating England 41-32. There was a very emotional pre-game ceremony with a teary eyed national anthem and...

Sponsors needed to fund ice skating in Ohakune

A Ruapehu District Councillor is hoping to bring an ice skating rink to Ohakune next winter. Councillor David Nottage is determined to turn a $100k idea into reality...

Whanganui is getting an explosive event.

Hospice Whanganui is holding a fundraising fireworks festival. The festival will be held on September 16 at the Wanganui Racecourse with almost 5000 general admission, grandstand and corporate...

Gunman still on the loose in Morrinsville.

The gunman who opened fire on police officers on a rural Waikato road remains on the loose. Police officers were forced to take cover in farmland when the...

Ohakune in the lead to host Richie McCaw

Ohakune is in the lead to get Richie McCaw to visit their town and host the ultimate game of touch rugby. New Zealand towns are racing to become...

The best pie is out… and it’s right here in the Central North Island!

Kiwis bloody love their pies. The 21st annual NZ Bakels Supreme Pie Awards went down last night and a Taupo creation came on top. The venison, bacon, mushroom and...

If you weren’t already terrified of the idea of skydiving…

An engine fault caused a skydiving plane to cut out mid-air – at an altitude of just 640 metres – forcing the 13 people onboard to parachute to safety over...

Wellingtonian caught painting his own yellow lines

Russell Taylor has a confession to make: he's been breaking the law for the past 20 years. His crime is painting yellow lines along his narrow and winding...