Aussie mum’s 41.5kg weight-loss on ‘Kmart diet’

Sarah Hill from Sydney, shared some before and after photos of herself in two different Kmart outfits, saying she was proud of herself for "working my butt...

Humpback whale found dead in Amazon jungle

Scientists have been left baffled as to how a dead humpback whale ended up in the Amazon, miles away from its natural habitat. Scientists rushed to find the...

Controversial sugar dating company eyes NZ

SugarBook runs a sugar dating app and claims to have 10,000 members already signed up in New Zealand. Its Malaysian creator and chief executive Darren Chan, 31, said...

Woman pays for vodka, gets a $190 bottle of water instead at Auckland bar

A woman who paid $190 for a bottle of vodka at a popular Auckland bar says she was shocked to discover it was filled with water. The woman, who asked not to...

YouTube takes ads off ‘anti-vax’ video channels

Many YouTube channels pushing anti-vaccination conspiracy theories will no longer get money from adverts. YouTube has now stopped serving ads to lots of popular channels that promote such...

Air New Zealand and US airlines look at non-binary option for ticket-buyers

Air New Zealand says it is looking at introducing non-binary gender options on bookings, as the push grows to make more categories available to those who do not identify as...

NZ Police ‘disappointed’ as ‘hot cop’ goes viral for her looks

Constable Lana Crichton appeared in a series of videos on the Auckland Police TV YouTube channel, and was recently dubbed the 'hot cop' by media around the...

Miniature horse dies after being stabbed 40 times in vicious attack

Star, a 10-year-old calf-sized horse, was tethered in his usual paddock in the small seaside settlement near Dunedin about midnight on Sunday. His owner said her friend was...

Anger over proposed Southland cat ban

A cat ban in Southland will come under debate on Monday, in a bid to protect native birds in the area. Many locals in the small town of...

Students and travellers targeted by sex-for-rent ads

A Wellington student's mother has spoken out about a landlord offering sex-for-rent arrangements in the Capital. She posted the warning on public Facebook page 'Vic Deals' in December,...