Latest News

Labour would create National Cancer Agency

Labour is promising that all New Zealanders will have access to the same level of cancer care no matter where they live in the country, says Leader of the Opposition Andrew Little. “As someone who...

Boris Johnson visiting New Zealand

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson will hold talks on trade, foreign policy and international security issues during a two-day visit to New Zealand. He arrives in Wellington today ahead of meetings...
11:24 Sunday 23 July

McClay to Thailand for high-level trade talks

Trade Minister Todd McClay will make the first official visit to Thailand by a New Zealand Minister since 2013 to engage with key ministers and business leaders on trade. “Thailand is now our eighth...
10:43 Sunday 23 July

Girl, 9, drowns in Auckland

Police have responded to a report of a drowning in Conifer Grove, Auckland at approximately 8am this morning. A 9-year-old girl has died at the scene. A police spokesperson says her death is being referred...
9:44 Sunday 23 July

Beating Tana Umaga at squash

Five years ago as a young boy in Toulon, Victor Crouin took on All Blacks great Tana Umaga in a game of squash. He won. Now he's hoping a bit of Kiwi magic helps him pull off an unlikely...
9:15 Sunday 23 July

Rescue of four trampers on Tongariro Crossing

A rescue is underway for four trampers on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing who reported being lost yesterday evening. Police initially received a call from two of the trampers at 8.40pm last night who were...
8:35 Sunday 23 July

Recent Headlines

Water pressure restored to North Shore Hospital
Full water pressure was restored to North Shore Hospital last night after a ruptured water main interrupted supplies early Friday morning. The water main has now been successfully repaired. Waitemata District...
22:00 Saturday 22 July
Kiwi actress joins climate change protest
Kiwi actor Lucy Lawless joins climate change survivor in protest against Arctic exploitation for Norwegian oil Barents Sea, Norway - 11 peaceful activists from the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise have taken...
21:00 Saturday 22 July
Solid World Games start for NZ
New Zealand's lifesaving team made a splash on Day 1 of the World Games in Poland, with multiple personal bests contributing to finishing in a confident fourth place. Team captain Steven Kent led the team...
20:00 Saturday 22 July
Otago flood update as rainfall eases
Rainfall has eased in Otago and rivers are beginning to recede. However, Civil Defence and Emergency Management Otago is warning that residents still need to exercise extreme caution as widespread flooding...
19:00 Saturday 22 July
State Highway 85 closed - Between Kyeburn and Palmerston
Police areadvising motorists that State Highway 85 is closed between Kyeburnand Palmerston. Conditions are not suitable for most vehicles and there is currently a bus,as...
18:30 Saturday 22 July

Earlier News

Name release of Kinloch homicide
Tourist fined $1100 for speeding
NZ Defence Force assisting flood zone
Urgent Notice - Christchurch Civil Defence
Photos + Video: Flooding in Dunedin and surrounds
Two trucks block SH1
Canterbury ’rubber neckers’ need to stay at home
Update: Stop-go on SH1, Pohuehue
To the Bone: raising awareness or doing harm?
Southern Police: Overnight rescue and ongoing flooding

Blogs & Opinions

Avoiding the seventies: You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet
The big news this week is the announcement that the new ‘Doctor Who' is a lady. Being active Time Travellers ourselves,...
Can horticulture growth continue?
In June this year the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) released its ‘Situation and Outlook for Primary Industries'...
Foaming cleansers are bad news for teenagers
When I think back to my own teen years, it's a reminder to me that all too often teens make mistakes with their skin because...
Make the fear disappear
“When you are grateful fear disappears.” – Anthony Robbins Fear paralyses. It limits what you do and keeps...
Cats, dogs, cows and revolting old people
Dogs are revolting. They're fed up with this nonsense about Cat Tax and demand an end to their persecution! Now...