Messenger gets its own camera

Want more filters for your photos? Facebook Messenger now has you covered. As part of a new update to its popular messaging app, Facebook is bringing masks, effects,...

Free WIFI for Christmas

The Ruapehu District Council is planning to provide free WIFI this Christmas. As a Christmas present from the Ruapehu District Council WIFI is expected to be up and...

Kia Ora Lance! But why you here, mate?

Disgraced Tour de France cyclist Lance Armstrong is in New Zealand to film a "cautionary tale" for brewery giant Lion. Lion, which bottles beers such as Steinlager, has...

Tinder reveals the 'hottest' names of 2016

Tinder has just released the most right-swiped names of this year, based on the percentage of most right-swiped profiles in 2016. The stats were grabbed from the...

Whanganui Hospital patients won't miss out on Xmas treats

Croissants, steamed pudding, glazed ham and double chocolate mousse are all on the menu over the Christmas period in Whanganui Hospital. The festive spirit will start on Christmas...

6 VERY 'important' things to know about our new PM

ANALYSIS: Bill English! You probably have some idea of the man – bit southern, likes saying "fiscal" – but since he's likely becoming our new prime minister today, it...

This is why people are so drawn to blackhead and pimple videos

Please, please don't watch the video embedded in this story if you're eating. Or if you're ever planning on eating again in your life. Pimple-popping videos aren't anything new...

Christmas Day makes it onto MetService long range forecast, and it's wet

Christmas Day is finally on the MetService's long-range radar, but it might have been better to have stayed a surprise. At this stage the outlook is for varying...

The top ten meme themes of 2016

In 2015, the internet gave birth to "Netflix and Chill" and the revelation that any misfortune - no matter how minute - calls for a healthy dose...

Rugby's new law change switching up the game

World Rugby has announced details of a zero-tolerance approach to reckless and accidental head contact in the sport. In a change to the game's law book, punishment for...