Strawberries pulled from Australian supermarkets after needle sabotage

Woolworths Australia has pulled strawberries from its shelves and a recall issued for Berrylicious and Berry Obsession strawberries purchased in Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria after...

How to tell if you need to be tested for Coronavirus

Sourced from NZHerald.co.nz Until Monday, there was an average of 11 tests per day. But this week that number surged to 500 after the loosening of the case definition and...

The Lord of the Rings to become a TV series?

According to Variety magazine, the estate of the late author J.R.R. Tolkien and Warner Bros. are in talks with Amazon Studios to develop a television series based...

How Google got lost in Australia’s Blue Mountains

Residents of a sleepy cul-de-sac in NSW, Australia, have been experiencing a very peculiar issue, particularly on holidays and long weekends. Hundreds of confused sightseers, who have typed...

Whanganui's Virginia Lake a bit whiffy

Virginia Lake has its annual algal olfactory assault a little earlier this year. Or as one passerby put it: "It stinks. You can smell it as you go...

Stats NZ says 700,000 Kiwis didn’t complete Census

The Ministry's chief statistician has reportedly told the country's politicians in a letter that 460,000 New Zealanders did not complete the Census - and 240,000 only partially...

Donald Trump supporters troll Auckland brewery over ‘Dump the Trump’ beer

Auckland-based Behemoth Brewing Company found itself on Trump supporters' bad sides after re-releasing one of its IPAs with the label 'Dump the Trump'. The beer's packaging includes a...

The top ten meme themes of 2016

In 2015, the internet gave birth to "Netflix and Chill" and the revelation that any misfortune - no matter how minute - calls for a healthy dose...

So who is NZ's next PM?

Bill English has described himself as specialising in "being boring". Photo / Mark Mitchell Smalltown southern boy with steady hand on the tiller New Zealand's new Prime Minister is...

The reason Taupo's Town Clock stopped in it's tracks for three months

Time is no longer at a standstil in Taupo. Up until Monday last week, the town clock hands had stayed stationary, telling the time as 10:28. It stopped...