NRL Round 9 redux - New Zealand Herald

Shaun Johnson makes a break during the round nine NRL match against the Roosters. Photo / Getty Images. The Melbourne Storm surged clear at the top of the standings, there were more upsets and the Warriors got a break-through win at Mt Smart Stadium ...

Body found after fire rips through home in Waikato - Stuff.co.nz

Investigators are looking into the cause of the fire that started in the early hours of the morning. Residents of a quiet Waikato street are in disbelief after a body was found in a neighbour's burnt-out house. Police are investigating the early ...

Court to decide if Nats take the rap for using Eminem-style audio on advertisement - Stuff.co.nz

There's nothing quite like a rap battle. But National's new ad too close to Eminem's Lose Yourself? It's election year again but the National Party is still in a fight from the 2014 campaign, for which it might yet take the rap. A High Court judge and ...

Pike River footage reinforces call for re-entry to mine, lawyer says - New Zealand Herald

Nigel Hampton QC Nigel says newly released footage of the Pike River mine shows re-entry is possible. Photo/Pool. The lawyer for the families of the Pike River Mine victims says new footage reinforces the call for re-entry to the mine. Footage has ...

Why are global currency markets betting heavily against the New Zealand dollar? - Stuff.co.nz

Global foreign exchange traders have placed huge bets that the New Zealand dollar will fall, pushing it to an 11-month low on Friday below US68.5c. What is happening to the New Zealand dollar? Currency traders and market analysts say a trader's report, ...

'Confrontational' parking warden doesn't get job back before ERA hearing - Stuff.co.nz

An Auckland Transport parking warden says he was unfairly dismissed, following alleged complaints about his interactions with the public. An Auckland Transport (AT) parking warden who claims he was unjustifiably dismissed has failed to temporarily get ...

Steph Lewis calls on Govt to build more homes - New Zealand Herald

Whanganui Labour candidate Steph Lewis has called on the Government to build new affordable housing in Whanganui. She made the call on social media while commenting on a Wanganui Chronicle article which shone a spotlight on rental housing and a ...

Man awaits verdict in assault of stepdaughter's rapist - New Zealand Herald

A man on trial in Wellington District Court for allegedly assaulting his step-daughter's rapist. Photo/File. A jury is deciding the fate of a man on trial for allegedly assaulting his 15-year-old stepdaughter's rapist. Members of the jury have gone ...

Bruno Mars' New Zealand tour has been confirmed - New Zealand Herald

Rumours have been rife in the past few days after tour promoters Live Nation hinted about the upcoming tour in a social media post, uploading a video promoting Mars' world tour with the message "stay tuned".

Steph Rowe: Punches thrown on The Bachelor NZ - New Zealand Herald

If you were ever going to watch an episode of this terrible show, make it this one. Get the popcorn ready, this is going to be one hell of a rundown. The girls tried Muay Thai. Muay Thai, for anyone who isn't aware, is the Gloriavale of fighting. You ...

Southland reinsman suffers serious fall - Stuff.co.nz

Hunter hit the ground hard when catapulted from his sulky in the early stages of race 10. Stewards quickly abandoned the race and contacted the starter, crash crew and clerk of the course to flag down and call out to drivers to pull up. "He [Peter] was ...

Quake rescuer wins landmark court case - Radio New Zealand

A volunteer left traumatised after helping rescue people from a collapsed building following the 2011 Christchurch earthquake has won a landmark case. Bill Toomey said the scene that confronted him at the PGC building was horrific. Rescuers. The PGC ...

Trump says 'I have no idea' whether Kim Jong-Un is sane but he's 'a smart cookie' - New Zealand Herald

President Donald Trump says he doesn't know if North Korea's despotic leader Kim Jong-Un is in his right mind, but he is clearly "a smart cookie" and a force to be reckoned with. Asked on CBS's 'Face the Nation' program to evaluate the communist ...

The Bachelor NZ,recap: It's getting cold in here, so take off all your clothes - Stuff.co.nz

Is that the aroma of desperation I scent in the air? Or just another episode of the show New Zealand love to hate to love? Ad Feedback. The Thailand hangover continues. Matt Klitscher. The Thailand hangover continues. - Stuff. Saved|Saved Stories ...

Joseph Parker needs to lift his profile for a heavyweight shot - top British boxing promoter - New Zealand Herald

That's the verdict from a leading British boxing analyst and promoter, Spencer Fearon, following Anthony Joshua's win over Wladimir Klitschko in one of the great heavyweight contests at Wembley. The Kiwi boxer is part of a resurgent heavyweight boxing ...

Jindarat Prutsiriporn kidnapping trial to start in the Auckland High Court - Stuff.co.nz

Jindarat Prutsiriporn, 50, died of head injuries after falling, bound and gagged, from the boot of a car. The trial of six men accused of kidnapping a Thai woman will kick off in the High Court at Auckland on Monday morning. Jindarat Prutsiriporn, 50 ...

Historic South Island homestead - The Southland Times

Sarah Ayton is an accomplished cook, consummate hostess and keen gardener. So it is little surprise that alongside the ornamental beds in her sprawling country garden at Teddington on the shores of Lyttelton Harbour are substantial vegetable beds and ...

Wintry blast follows night of damage from strong winds across lower North Island - Stuff.co.nz

A freezing southerly sweeping over the country is set to send temperatures plunging after a night which saw strong winds down powerlines and waves close roads. Gales cut power, sent trampolines flying and damaged property across the lower North Island, ...

Zimbabwean self-confessed murderer leaves NZ - Radio New Zealand

A former member of Robert Mugabe's secret police who admitted to rape, murder and torture in his homeland has left New Zealand, after the Immigration Minister refused him a work visa. no caption. The Immigration Minister refused to grant the man who ...

Police pursuit ends in arrest - New Zealand Herald

One lane bridges were lined with road roads in an attempt to slow the vehicle. FILE. After more than two hours involving a police pursuit of a stolen vehicle, spiking and bush search a 27-year-old Northland man was arrested. The drama began after a ...