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...

The worldwide Secret Santa: Get amongst it!

Reddit is bringing the entire world together, one present at a time. And you can be a part of it! Known as the homepage of the internet, Reddit have...

Parking issue at the Tongariro Alpine Crossing: How can this be resolved?

The Tongariro Alpine Crossing is one of New Zealand's great walks. It's popular with locals and tourists year round. But parking at entry and exit points is...

How much did the Earth move during massive earthquake? Find out here

Scientists know a tide gauge at Kaikoura rose 90cm during Monday's magnitude-7.8 earthquake, but that's one of the few pieces of detailed data so far about how...

The Earthquakes and our volcanoes in the Central North Island: All We Need to...

Did the Kaikoura earthquake and its aftershocks disturb our volcanoes? GNS Science volcanologists say no, although monitoring equipment has picked up a recent series of seemingly unrelated tremors. Volcanologist...