Uber coming to Taupō this October ! ! !

Ridesharing giant Uber has today outlined its plans to expand into six additional New Zealand cities. The San Francisco-based company says it will launch its services in Rotorua,...

Draft report says we’re paying too much for fuel

The petrol industry is not as competitive as it should be, the Commerce Commission says. A draft report released today says there are regional variations in fuel prices...

Advice if caught in an avalanche

Anyone caught in an avalanche needs to "yell and scream" then fight to the surface before the snow sets like concrete, a mountain safety expert says. Andrew Hobman...

$16 for a pint…Extortion? Or fair…?

Newly opened rooftop bar in Auckland, The Churchill, is defending it's pricing on drinks stating that “What you're paying for is the breathtaking views of being able to...

One dead, seven injured in Sunday morning SH4 crash

One person has died and three are in hospital after a two-vehicle crash near Whanganui. The serious crash occurred about 7pm on State Highway 4, south of Kakatahi, on Sunday. The...

Whanganui landlord claims tenant ‘hid’ 10-ton rock

A Whanganui landlord has had a "preposterous" claim dismissed by the Tenancy Tribunal. Steve Robertson bought a Whanganui property in November 2018 with a tenant still living at...

FREE CHEESEBURGERS! ! !

McDonald's are giving away 50,000 free cheeseburgers today, available to anyone who has downloaded the McDonald's app. First in first served! So make sure you get in...

NZ left off new world map to “trigger” us

There's a new world map but this one has a different purpose to other world maps... it's designed to "trigger" different countries by pointing people towards something...

No macron for Ohakune after iwi complaint

The New Zealand Geographic board has mistakenly assumed that every place name starting with an 'O' requires a macron, a mistake the board realised once local iwi...

Sir Brian Lochore has lost his battle with cancer

One of the greats of New Zealand rugby Sir Brian Lochore has died aged 78 after a battle with bowel cancer. He played in 68 matches for...