NZ left off new world map to “trigger” us

There's a new world map but this one has a different purpose to other world maps... it's designed to "trigger" different countries by pointing people towards something...

No macron for Ohakune after iwi complaint

The New Zealand Geographic board has mistakenly assumed that every place name starting with an 'O' requires a macron, a mistake the board realised once local iwi...

Sir Brian Lochore has lost his battle with cancer

One of the greats of New Zealand rugby Sir Brian Lochore has died aged 78 after a battle with bowel cancer. He played in 68 matches for...

How to drive in the snow

Snow is so pretty. But the adverse weather conditions, poor visibility and very low temperatures that come with it can dramatically increase the chance of an accident. There...

Air All Blacks? Oh, it’s just another Air NZ new safety vid

Yet another Air NZ safety vid for everyone to whinge about not actually being about safety on an aircraft but hey....it's a fun watch ...once, twice, maybe...

Traffic lights causing traffic woes in Taupō

A second set of traffic lights for Taupō and a whole lot of 'no improvement according to locals at least, with one driver, as reported by Stuff,...

A car has been found in the Whanganui River

Photo - Whanganui Chronicle A car has been found in the Whanganui River and police are putting a cordon up around the scene. Police, Fire and Emergency New Zealand...

SILVER FERNS ARE WORLD CHAMPS! ! !

Sixteen years after our last World Cup triumph, coach Noeline Taurua has turned our Silver Ferns into World champions. Firstly sweeping aside the tournament hosts England in...

Christchurch explosion

Photo/Amber Allott Chaotic scenes in Christchurch on Friday. It's believed that residents of a Northwood home were having trouble with their gas fire, causing a gas explosion with a...

Ohakune boil water notice to be lifted Thursday

Boil water noticed lifted tomorrow Council is planning to lift the boil water notice in Ohakune tomorrow (Thursday 25 July 2019). The turbidity levels are now under what they...