Airport security baffled by this luggage item!

Here was us thinking that the guy from New Plymouth trying to take a Chainsaw on an airplane was weird... but how about this: A 20 pound...

UPDATE: Three people die in house fire on Napier-Taupo highway

A third person has died after a house fire on the Rangitaiki Plains near Taupo in the early hours of Friday morning. Police confirmed a man had died...

UPDATED: Woman trapped in water after Tongariro bus crash is freed, 10 injured people...

A major rescue operation is underway after a bus carrying at least 15 people crashed six metres down a bank into water in Tongariro National Park this...

Traveling? Google Maps could save you a lot of time stuck in traffic: Here's...

Thousands of holidaymakers are set to battle mass traffic as they return from their Easter breaks - but relief from gridlock could be just a swipe of...

Don't get stung on the Whanganui Beaches this Summer: The Sting that could be...

Ouch! Don't get stung on Whanganui beaches this summer. Bluebottles dotted the coastline yesterday. Several dozen of the small blue jellyfish (also known as Portuguese man-of-war jellyfish) were evident...

Aussie teen is a Taylor Swift look alike

An Australian teenager looks so much like Taylor Swift, she is constantly mistaken for her - even by the paparazzi - and has started making money off...

Severe 5.3 Magnitude quake rocks central New Zealand

A severe magnitude 5.3 earthquake rocked central New Zealand overnight. The quake, centred 20km southwest of Seddon, struck at 12.17am. It was just 13km deep and felt widely across...

Latest Update: Could This be The End for Dreamworld?

Dreamworld Unlikely to Recover it's Reputation   The loss of four lives at Dreamworld is likely to "destroy" the theme park's future with experts expressing doubt that the park will recover despite...

CNI Driftwood Sculptor Jack Marsden Mayer's Triceratops could make triple slam

The central North Island's driftwood sculptor Jack Marsden Mayer is going for a hatrick with a triceratops.   Jack Marsden-Mayer at work. The artist has won the People's Choice...

Lions tour: Sonny Bill Williams suspended for four weeks after red card

Sonny Bill Williams has been suspended for four weeks for his shoulder charge on Lions wing Anthony Watson. Sonny Bill was sent off in the 25th minute of the 24-21...