Survivor has ratings comeback against Dancing with the Stars

A declining audience for Dancing with the Stars has allowed Survivor to claw its way back into ratings contention. Both shows air at the same time on Sunday night on competing channels. BUT for the...

Undies you don’t have to wash for two weeks??

A Danish company has invented underwear that doesn't need washing for two weeks. Apparently the silver woven into the fabric kills 99.9 per cent of bacteria, fungi, and other...

Girl Guides to stop selling iconic biscuits

"GirlGuiding New Zealand wants to allow its members and volunteers to focus more on its core purpose and programmes," the organisation said in a statement on Saturday. "Following...

Paddle Pops attacked for having health star ratings

Comedian Guy Williams and Bachelor winner Matilda Rice have hit out on social media against Paddle Pops having a 3-star health rating. "Remember kids, anything is possible. Paddle Pops have a three...

Relief teacher censured for calling students ‘dickheads’

A relief teacher has been disciplined for calling two disruptive students "dickheads". Kevin Grace, 65, was teaching at St Brendan's School in Upper Hutt in September 2016 when...

Sudden hole swallows Otago man

Thomson had gone to feed his goldfish when the ground collapsed beneath him. "I just went straight through." When he picked himself up, he found the entry hole was...

AirBnB rentals with great views of the Royal Wedding

For those who are so excited about the upcoming royal wedding that watching it on television won't be enough, there are some houses available on accommodation website...

Human-smuggling ring to New Zealand busted

One hundred and thirty-one Sri Lankans were discovered in a modified tanker in the waters off Tanjung Gemuk in Kota Tinggi, Johor, reported Channel NewsAsia on Sunday. Authorities believe the ship was...

NZ’s Naked gardening day is “A bit too chilly”

World Naked Gardening Day, celebrated around the globe on the first Saturday of May since 2005, may need a switch up. Temperatures may not encourage day-long participation even...

North Korea adjusts time zone to match South Korea

North Korea readjusted its time zone to match South Korea's on Saturday and described the change as an early step toward making the longtime rivals "become one"...