The Amazon rainforest is on fire..Here’s how you can help

The Amazon rainforest is burning at a record rate. Earlier this month, Brazil declared a state of emergency over the rising number of fires in the region. So...

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...

$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...

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...

How to drive in the snow

Snow is so pretty. But the adverse weather conditions, poor visibility and very low temperatures that come with it can dramatically increase the chance of an accident. There...

SILVER FERNS ARE WORLD CHAMPS! ! !

Sixteen years after our last World Cup triumph, coach Noeline Taurua has turned our Silver Ferns into World champions. Firstly sweeping aside the tournament hosts England in...

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 to be lifted Thursday

Boil water noticed lifted tomorrow Council is planning to lift the boil water notice in Ohakune tomorrow (Thursday 25 July 2019). The turbidity levels are now under what they...

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...