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...

Investigation to find cause of huge fire at Taupo timber packaging business

An investigator will today return to a Taupo timber business to determine what caused last night's destructive blaze. The fire service was called to the blaze at New...

Another Quake?! 4.6 earthquake rattles center of the country awake

Wellingtonians and people living on the top of the South Island were shaken awake as a strong quake rattled the centre of the country this morning. The 4.6...

Gable Tostee Rumored to be living in New Zealand: Leaves

After a flying visit, Gable Tostee is believed to have left the country. It was understood the man acquitted of the murder of New Zealand woman Warriena Wright...

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...