Map puts Middle Earth in its rightful place

A world map posted on Reddit puts 'Middle Earth' right where it should be - in the centre. A post on Reddit went viral overnight for placing New...

Air NZ engineers’ strike action called off, negotiations were successful

Air New Zealand says three days of strike action planned for next week has been called off. "Three days of mediated negotiations concluded this  evening with the parties...

Medicinal cannabis bill passes third reading

A bill that gives terminally ill people a legal defence for using illicit cannabis products has passed its third reading in Parliament today. The Misuse of Drugs (Medicinal...

Taco Bell is coming to New Zealand!

Great news for Mexican food fans; it's confirmed US fast food joint Taco Bell is coming to our shores. On Tuesday, Restaurant Brands New Zealand announced it is...

Air New Zealand strikes extended to three days before Christmas

The unions representing Air New Zealand Engineering and Logistics say their planned strike on December 21 will extend for three days. On Tuesday they confirmed that last week they...

New Zealand’s ‘dark side’ exposed after Grace Millane’s death

New Zealand’s "dark side" has been uncovered following the death of Grace Millane, according to the organiser of a vigil for the British backpacker. Dr Siouxsie Wiles said...

Reported cyber scams and fraud incidents skyrocket in new report

Kiwis are facing an onslaught of scams, phishing attempts and other security threats according to a report by CERT NZ, which found there were a record 870...

PETA released a list of animal-friendly idioms to avoid ‘speciesism’

Were you expecting this? It's not a surprise coming from Animal lovers and protectors PETA. Just as it became unacceptable to use racist, homophobic, or ableist language, phrases...

Well wishes and memories shared of iconic NZ filmmaker Geoff Murphy

Iconic filmmaker Geoff Murphy has passed away at the age of 80. Goodbye pork pie was the first Kiwi film to gain blockbuster status at the New Zealand box...

Police pull recruitment ad from Tinder after ‘booking error’

Police have pulled a Tinder advertising campaign which has been blamed on a "booking error". Ads, often accompanied by videos and music, pop up intermittently between potential dating matches on Tinder...