Snovember is Back!

Snovember is back for 2016! Turoa will operate for the Snovember season from October 25th to November 6th, weather permitting. Keep posted at Mt Ruapehu's Facebook page for...

Winter's over? Snow to low levels in Queenstown. Will the CNI be next?

rivers are being warned to take extra care in Central Otago after snow overnight, with the temperature in Queenstown dropping to zero and not expected to top 13...

Why you should Hand back your flaming Samsung Galaxy Note 7 now

Report by Juha Saarinen of NZ Herald Let's be honest: the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphone is an unmitigated disaster for the Korean electronics giant. It's a great device...

Witness regrets going public after All Black Aaron Smith's airport toilet encounter

A man who witnessed All Black Aaron Smith slipping into a disabled toilet with a mystery woman says he regrets going public and apologises to the player. The...

Netflix being made available in Hotel Rooms

Travellers are using hotel apps for everything from booking and remote check-in to researching amenities and even ordering room service. A recent study showed that most travellers are...

The Latest in Crazy Clowns: 'Batman' chasing away Killer Clowns in the UK

A 'killer clown' craze is sweeping Britain, with police warning people against dressing as clowns in order to intimidate or harm people. Now, the craze has taken a...

Central North Island: Local Election Results

Whanganui district Mayor - Hamish McDouall Councillors - Hadleigh Reid, Murray Cleveland, David Bennett, Charlie Anderson, Helen Craig, Kate Joblin, Rob Vinsen, Alan Taylor, Josh Chandulal-MacKay, Jenny Duncan, Phillipa...

Storm flurry heralds further rain

Please note. This information is based at Whanganui. But, the rest of the central North Island is in for a wet bout too! A burst of lightning, thunder...

'New Zealand Springs' fragranced detergent sold in North America

For Kiwis living in North America, but pining for the sweet smell of home, help is on the way. Dishwashing liquid brand Dawn has a 'New Zealand Springs'...

All Blacks thrash South Africa with record win

Seventeen victories and counting for the All Blacks, their victory over South Africa in Durban this morning coming courtesy of their overall excellence which highlighted how good...