‘We’re going in’ – Government unveils decision to re-enter Pike River Mine

The Government has given the all-clear to re-enter Pike River Mine, to retrieve the bodies of the 29 men who died there in 2010. While a number of...

Wildfires kill 31 in California, as search for victims continues

The death toll from the wildfire that incinerated Paradise and surrounding areas have climbed to 29 - matching the mark for the deadliest single blaze in California history...

Australian police arrest woman for putting needles in strawberries

A 50-year-old Queensland woman has been charged with seven counts of contamination over the strawberry needle incidents that have sparked a nationwide crisis in Australia. The woman was...

NASA shows off photo of ‘flying saucer from outer space’

"A flying saucer from outer space crash-landed in the Utah desert after being tracked by radar and chased by helicopters." That's the caption of a NASA photograph that...

Waikato police give stranded guests a ride to wedding

When Auckland couple the Bonischs found themselves stranded on the side of a Waikato highway at the weekend, running late to a wedding, it was police officers that...

Three found dead in collapsed buildings in Marseille, search goes on

Firefighters in the southern French city of Marseille found the bodies of three people in the ruins of two collapsed buildings as the search for victims and...

Today is the day: US Midterm elections

Here's a quick rundown of what is happening in the USA today: President Donald Trump has been in presidency for 2 years (he has a four year term...

Stylish celebs, soggy party people and nearly 100,000 won at the 2018 Melbourne Cup

There are always a few different headlines that arise after the Melbourne cup, it's a busy day in the press. You've got the gambling: A Kiwi punter has won...

Parts of NZ could reach 30C this week

Get your fans at the ready, it's about to get sweaty. Temperatures could be climbing into the 30s later this week in some eastern parts of the country...

26 fireworks-related fires in 24 hours

In the first 24 hours of fireworks being on sale, fire crews across New Zealand have responded to at least 26 fires, several of them significant. Fire crews...