Fashionable…….crocs?

Fashionable Crocs? If anyone was going to do it, it would be Kanye West wouldn't it? On Thursday, Yeezy Mafia, an unofficial social media account that tracks news...

Pub in ‘Straya gets it wrong with ‘midget toss’ promo

The Great Northern Hotel in Newcastle Australia has publicly apologised after promoting an event that appeared to include 'midget tossing'. The event is set to a Wolf...

New plant species discovered on Mt Ruapehu

Local iwi Ngāti Rangi has gifted a Māori name for a new species of alpine cress, discovered on the southwestern slopes of Mt Ruapehu. Ngāti Rangi, who are...

Police seek key witnesses to Rotorua tourist bus crash

Arrangements are under way to transport the bodies of the five tourists killed in last week's fatal bus crash near Rotorua back to China. Five people died and...

‘Track and trace delivery’ scam targets Kiwi’s

Kiwis are being warned to be vigilant with a new scam posing as a courier package alert to unsuspecting "customers". Many around the country say they have received...

Central North Island hit by earthquakes

Buildings shook as earthquakes jolted the central North Island on Wednesday evening. According to GeoNet, a 5.2 magnitude earthquake hit at 7.02pm. A second quake with a magnitude of 4.5 and a depth...

Tourist bus crashes near Rotorua, killing 5 Chinese nationals

A tourist bus that crashed killing five Chinese nationals near Rotorua is believed to have veered onto the wrong side of a wet road before it over-corrected...

I.D for energy drinks at Countdown

Teenagers younger than 16 will no longer be able to buy energy drinks for themselves at Countdown supermarkets nationwide. Under a new policy introduced today to the supermarket's...

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...

British Migrants flee NZ after living in Auckland for 3 years

Migrants from the UK have blamed "terrible" public transport and unfriendly Kiwi "cliques" for leaving New Zealand. British expats also pointed to costly rentals and heavy traffic in Auckland as reasons...