"I did this for New Zealand and Samoa" – Joseph Parker

In a country madly obsessed with a certain oval-ball code, Joseph Parker's world title may fall on some deaf ears. But make no mistake, his victory over Andy...

So who is NZ's next PM?

Bill English has described himself as specialising in "being boring". Photo / Mark Mitchell Smalltown southern boy with steady hand on the tiller New Zealand's new Prime Minister is...

Blackcap Ross Taylor's post surgery eye is puke worthy! (YOU'VE BEEN WARNED!!)

Injured New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor has tweeted a graphic photo of his eye after undergoing surgery during the week. Taylor went under the knife to remove a...

Urns are sooo last year!

Simply displaying your deceased loved one's ashes in an urn on your mantle is so last year. Chronicle Cremation Designs offers something much more unique that you can...

Crash Bandicoot is getting remastered

Missed your old pal Crash Bandicoot? The game, which debuted in 1996, is being remastered and will be available in 2017. The N. Sane Trilogy features updated...

Colombia plane crash audio reveals pilot's last words

His plane out of fuel over Colombia, the pilot of a doomed plane uttered "Jesus" as the ground grew closer, new audio has revealed. On the recording, released...

Whanganui River road fully open – Paraparas next

The Whanganui River Road is now fully open. Road works following the flooding in June last year has seen the road open on a schedule. However Whanganui District Council...
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Facebook adds free games like Pac-Man to Messenger app

You can now play Pac-Man with your Facebook Messenger buddies. Facebook is adding the option to play games with your contacts on the messaging app beginning on Wednesday. You...

Earthquake damage delays Taumarunui pool opening

An earthquake related leak has delayed the opening of the Taumarunui swimming pool. Ruapehu District Council Property Team Leader Rebecca Van Orden said the leak was discovered when the pool was...

More Quakes: Strong earthquake jolts Kaikoura overnight, followed by 3.3 quake near Taihape

Kaikoura continued to be rocked by nasty late-night tremors with a strong shallow quake hitting the region in the early hours of the morning. GeoNet recorded the latest...