Christchurch explosion

Photo/Amber Allott Chaotic scenes in Christchurch on Friday. It's believed that residents of a Northwood home were having trouble with their gas fire, causing a gas explosion with a...

Ohakune boil water notice still in place 20/07/19

More bad weather means more boiling of the drinking water for Ohakune. Daily tests by the Council are showing that turbidity levels have dropped and are fluctuating between...

England didn’t win the game. . .but they won the World Cup. . .

(Image from Radio Sport) England won the Cricket World Cup but the Black Caps didn't lose. Yes it's all very confusing following the most dramatic World Cup final...

New playground for Taumarunui

The new playground at the Taumarunui Domain was opened on Saturday 6th July by Deputy Mayor Karen Ngatai. The new playground consists of senior multi-play equipment, a natural...

Wild weather sets off eruption alarms on Mt Ruapehu

Nature was testing the Ski Area eruption alarms on Mt Ruapehu Sunday morning. For the Eruption Detection System (EDS) to go off two things are needed. The first...

Park n’ Ride Transport Hub to be opened mid-August

The new Park and Ride Transport Hub in National Park Village is expected to be open by mid-August. The $1.6m Park and Ride Facility that has been majority...

Lost your phone at a bar? We know where you can find it!

Police stations are finding themselves buried under a graveyard of devices, some the newest models of iPhone or Samsung, some still clothed in colourful cases. Once it's clear the phone isn't...

Australian drought hits Kiwi bread prices

Much of the wheat and flour used by New Zealand bakeries comes from Australia, where a devastating two-year drought continues to ravage the eastern states, hitting yields and pushing...

‘Egg Boy’ donates $100,000 towards Christchurch Foundation and Victim Support

Australian teenager Will Connolly made headlines around the world after cracking a raw egg over controversial Australian politician Fraser Anning's head. The egging came after Anning made victim-blaming...

Runner plans her route around penises

D*ck Run Claire, as she's known on Instagram to over 10,000 followers, has been running US streets in the shape of penises for just over three years. It...