Body found in Huka Falls

Police have found a body in the Huka Falls. Taupo police officers and the Coastguard searched the falls after onlookers reported a man in the water just after...

Why NZ is in the Danger Zone – The Ring of Fire

No place on Earth is safe from the force of Mother Nature but countries on the "Ring of Fire" are certainly most vulnerable. The Ring of Fire is...

Melbourne runs out of ambulances when very rare 'thunderstorm asthma' strikes

Doors swung wide open at homes around Melbourne on Monday afternoon in hopes a looming thunderstorm would bring with it a cool change. It did, but it carried...

5.7 magnitude aftershock hits the South Island: Full Update

A strong 5.7 earthquake hit the South Island on Tuesday evening, toppling chimneys, closing a key road to Kaikoura and leaving spooked residents sleeping outside. The 23km deep...

Taupo: Saga of social media dates ends with eight young people arrested and stolen...

A police pursuit of a stolen car has resulted eight youths facing charges after a saga involving a social media date and four wrecked cars. Three Auckland boys...

The new creepy website that shows you being monitored

If you think you are not being analysed while browsing websites, it could be time to reconsider. A creepy new website called clickclickclick has been developed to demonstrate...

Whanganui car crash closes road, brings down powerlines

About 200 homes and businesses in Whanganui are without power this morning after a car crash brought down powerlines across a main road. Detours are in place after...

Disaster alerts to every cellphone in NZ: John Key tips national warning system

PM John Key says the Government expects to announce measures for a national disaster warning system which will send out an alert to every cellphone in the...

All Blacks get their revenge in physical clash with Ireland

It took incredible skill for an incredibly physical test match to finally crack and then spill the All Blacks' way. The effort they put in was colossal...

Whanganui's Virginia Lake a bit whiffy

Virginia Lake has its annual algal olfactory assault a little earlier this year. Or as one passerby put it: "It stinks. You can smell it as you go...