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Bill English accuses Jacinda Ardern of 'antagonising' Australia over stance on Manus Island refugees - TVNZ

Bill English has accused the Prime Minister of "antagonising" Australia with her offer to take in Australian-held asylum seekers after media reports from across the Tasman suggested it had increased people-smuggling attempts. Play Video. Play. Mute ...

Controversial gang-based gaming app gives players chance to be main character - New Zealand Herald

A controversial gaming app based on New Zealand gang warfare is seeking a new lease on life by offering its fans the chance to feature in a new version of the game. The Mongrel Mob Defence app, available on Google Play, was launched on Friday by the ...

Sewage flows at Auckland beaches after hyper-local rainstorm - Stuff.co.nz

Residents on Auckland's North Shore clean up after a powerful storm hit and flooded their home. Two Auckland beaches have been contaminated with sewage following a storm which caused flash floods on the North Shore. Swimmers were being urged to avoid ...

Possible human remains found in burnt-out wreckage of house-bus - New Zealand Herald

Possible human remains have been found in a burnt-out house bus near Lake Hawea. Police and fire crews from Lake Hawea, Wanaka and Luggate were called around 11.20am today to what was initially reported as a cabin fire. It was actually a non-mobile ...

Inquiry to improve mental health services - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

The Government has taken a major step towards improving mental health and addiction services with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announcing details of a ministerial inquiry. The Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction will be chaired by former Health ...and more »

Aussie woman films her waterfall swim, unaware of tragedy unfolding behind her - Stuff.co.nz

Anneka Bading films herself swimming near MacKenzie Falls, unaware a man has just slipped into the water. In the background his friends are frantically trying to rescue him. When Anneka Bading filmed herself frolicking at an Australian waterfall, she ...

Scared, anxious, 'absolutely sick': Rene Naufahu's victims speak out - New Zealand Herald

This morning actor Lee Rene Naufahu was sentenced to one year of home detention for indecently assaulting six women. The offending took place between 2011 to 2013 in Naufahu's Auckland acting classes. He initially denied any wrongdoing - and his ...

Truck driver steers his blazing vehicle away from Blenheim petrol station - TVNZ

A truck driver drove his burning trailer unit away from fuel pumps when it caught fire while he was filling up at a petrol station in Blenheim late on Monday night. Play Video. Play. Mute. Current Time 0:00. /. Duration Time 0:00. Loaded: 0%. 0:00 ...and more »

Central Hawke's Bay sees huge house price rise - New Zealand Herald

Waipukurau has seen house prices climb, after prices in Central Hawke's Bay climbed 77 per cent in a year. Photo / File. Hawkes Bay Today. Share via email Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Show more Bookmark this article. Share on Facebook facebook ...

Democrats' Schumer draws criticism with deal to end shutdown - New Zealand Herald

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans tried to make Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer the face of the government shutdown. Now, he's becoming the face of the Democratic retreat. For two days, Schumer, perhaps the most powerful Democrat in Washington ...and more »