Duo sentenced for Wanganui McDonald's robbery

A man who held up McDonald's in Whanganui with a knife has been given time behind bars. And his partner who swiped a getaway car also faces jail...

Why doesn't alcohol feature nutritional information on labels?

Ever wondered why you can't find ingredients lists or nutritional information on alcohol labelling? So have we. When a delicious "adults only" bottle of Lewis Road Creamery's new Chocolate...

We struggle for staff, admits KFC Wanganui

KFC Whanganui is short-staffed — hence the problems at the restaurant, says national spokeswoman Rewa Willis. On Sunday the restaurant had to be closed and only the drive-through...

Carnage overnight as three separate pods of whales beach in three days

As three separate pods of whales have beached over three nights, and Farewell Spit has been closed to volunteer rescuers as darkness falls there is fear there...

Campaign for Living Wage in Whanganui

Workers need an hourly pay rate of at least $19.80 to provide the necessities and be active New Zealand citizens, a Whanganui group believes. A meeting on February...

Rescuers return to save stranded whales

Rescuers who tried desperately to refloat a huge pod of beached whales were to return at first light today to see how many survived the night. The Department...

Hundreds of Whales Stranded at Farewell Split in Golden Bay

More than 400 pilot whales have stranded at Farewell Spit in Golden Bay. DOC Golden Bay operations manager Andrew Lamason said latest reports were that an estimated 70 per cent of...

Last piece of chicken is the final straw – Couples massive fight over KFC...

A couple's fight for the last portion of fried chicken left a man with gravy on his face. The argument on October 29 between Cameron Wilson and his...

Lewis Road Creamery releases chocolate liqueur

Sorry kids, the latest Lewis Road Creamery creation will be out of reach: chocolate cream liqueur. The adults-only beverage is a first for the boutique dairy company, who've...

Emotional silent protest at Pike River Mine entrance

Twenty-nine figures stood in silence on the Pike River Mine access road this morning - each decked out in overalls, work boots, miner's helmets and the name...