Auckland Airport to stage full-scale plane crash emergency rescue drill

Auckland Airport will be running a full-scale emergency drill today to test response to a plane crash. The airport says the exercise will take place on the airfield...

‘It’s OK to be white’ bill defeated in Australian Senate

Pauline Hanson, the leader of Australia's far-right One Nation party, wanted backing for her motion which stated "it is OK to be white". It also spoke of the...

Couple wake up $87k in debt after buying hotel while drunk

Gina Lyons, 33, and Mark Lee, 35, were backpacking around Sri Lanka for their honeymoon last year when they were told by the owners of the beachside...

Pukekohe jeweller brings awareness to breast cancer through ‘Boob Beads’

'Boob Beads' are breast-shaped gold and silver beads designed by Pukekohe jeweller Kenny McArthur. McArthur said the idea for the design came when he and his wife Ginny were...

Belgian brewery apologises for any offence caused by ‘Māori Tears’ beer

The "Māori Tears" beer, owned by the Brussels Beer Project in Belgium, claims to "encapsulate those tears to capture their sacred nature"... New Zealand Māori however, were...

McDonald’s NZ won’t remove classic sundae toppings from menu

You might have heard that McDonald's UK has scrapped the Caramel and Strawberry ice-cream toppings from its menu and panicked. But it appears the sweet treats are safe for now...

Popular ‘Green Eggs and Ham’ book gains new meaning in #MeToo movement

Many of us will have heard the famous line from Dr Seuss, "do you like green eggs and ham?" The opening line from the children's book Green Eggs...

Banksy artwork self-destructs after selling at auction for £1m

If this isn't a Banksy move we don't know what is. Girl With Red Balloon, an original Bamksy art piece had just been sold at Sotheby's Auction House...

Winery loses 30,000 litres of Prosecco when fermentation tank explodes

It's a sad day for wine lovers... we've lost 30,000 litres of our own. https://twitter.com/MailOnline/status/1047618824470761474 A wine distillery in Veneto, Italy, lost thousands of gallons of prosecco after a...

Wellington Paranormal will be back in 2019

New Zealand on Air has announced there will be a second season of the capital-set show Wellington Paranormal, which investigates supernatural goings-on. $5.09 million will be pumped into the next...