Guestsleft 'dangling' after Dreamworld ride stops

An automatic sensor is believed to have triggered a brief shutdown on a Dreamworld ride on the Gold Coast, with guests strapped into it. Thrill seekers were left...

Orange water surges into river

When Carla Mason and her children visited North Mole on Friday afternoon, they found rust-coloured water surging out of a pipe and into the river. The family sometimes...

Weather comes to the party for anniversary weekend holidaymakers

At last. Weather forecasters have some good news - a scorcher of a long weekend is on its way. Following a mixed and windy spell across most of...

Would you like weed with that? Drive-thru drug deals busted

Two Burger King employees have been arrested after police said they sold drugs to drive-thru customers using a series of coded phrases. 20-year-old Garrett Norris and 19-year-old Meagan...

Poll shows Kiwis want summer holidays moved to take advantage of better weather

More than two thirds of people in a Herald poll want summer's months moved to accommodate a changing New Zealand climate. Sixty five per cent of Kiwis said...

Pokemon Duel: Follow-up to Pokemon Go is here

The follow-up to Pokemon Go has arrived in app stores offering fans a new take on the famous franchise. Pokemon Duel is a strategy game so don't expect...

One of Donald Trump's first moves in the White House strips women of abortion...

US President Donald Trump yesterday signed an order restricting women across the world's access to safe abortion. The new President signed the executive order in the Oval Office,...

The minimum wage is going up again!

Workplace Relations and Safety Minister Michael Woodhouse has announced that the minimum wage will increase by 50 cents to $15.75 an hour on April 1st The starting-out and...

Heavy rain, severe gales ease but there's more foul weather to come

Severe weather hammering parts of the country is set to die down throughout Monday morning, but Metservice warns it's only a brief reprieve. Heavy rain caused severe flooding...

Wine Condoms coming to New Zealand – Whaaaaaaaat

It'll be make or break for a new on-the-go wine product once it hits New Zealand stores this year. Wine Condoms - a rubber slip you slideĀ over the...