First Australia's Dreamworld… Now Movie World rollercoaster malfunction leaves riders dangling

A rollercoaster is closed at Australia's Movie World as the Queensland theme park investigates a malfunction that left patrons dangling for 90 minutes. 20 thrill seekers were left...

Kmart online shopping in New Zealand on its way

Retailer Kmart has revealed its online shopping platform will be available "in coming months". A revamped website has been launched this year with a detailed catalogue of products...

Central Plateau tramper flown to Rotorua Hospital after suffering "man region" medical emergency

A man was flown to hospital after suffering from a "severe and debilitating" medical condition in his "man region" while tramping in the Central Plateau on Friday. Greenlea...

Cyclist killed in crash in Taupo named: Former Steel & Tube boss Nick Calavrias

The former chief executive of Wellington company Steel & Tube has been killed. Nick Calavrias, known as a giant of the New Zealand steel industry, died after a car struck...

The first illusion of 2017: The piece of ham stumping the internet

Over the weekend, the internet has been deep in discussion over... a lone piece of ham, apparently. The image took social media users by storm after it was...

Cyclist killed after collision with car on Taupo Expressway

A male cyclist has been killed after a collision with a car on the Taupo Expressway. Medical attention was provided however the cyclist died at the scene. Northbound lanes...

The Central North Island's 'Poo Problem' Expands

First, we heard about The Redwoods Bike Track opposite Reid's Farm in Huka Falls Rd being littered with human poo and toilet paper after the huge amount...

Moderate 4.8 quake hits Bay of Plenty near Te Kaha

A "moderate" 4.8 earthquake shook Bay of Plenty residents early on Saturday morning. The quake, centred 15km west of Te Kaha, hit at 5.46am, at a depth of...

Severe 5.3 Magnitude quake rocks central New Zealand

A severe magnitude 5.3 earthquake rocked central New Zealand overnight. The quake, centred 20km southwest of Seddon, struck at 12.17am. It was just 13km deep and felt widely across...

Not the best escape plan. . .

Police have cuffed a man who jumped into the Waikato River to evade capture. The man was allegedly seen trying to break into cars at the Sonning St carpark in...