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Avsec investigating how smoker bypassed airport security
  • Sun, 11 Feb 2018 17:23

An investigation is under way to find out how a woman managed to bypass airport security this morning after popping out for a last-minute cigarette.Th...

Desperate mum applies for 100 rental properties in three months
  • Sun, 11 Feb 2018 15:33

A desperate mum who has applied for more than 100 rental properties in the last three months says securing a house for her six children is a priority ...

Parents, students rally in Auckland to support NZ charter schools
  • Sun, 11 Feb 2018 13:32

The heavy downpour didn't stop about 150 parents, students and supporters from turning up at Britomart for a march to support the retention of charter...

Kiwi's theory: how we could find life beyond Earth
  • Sun, 11 Feb 2018 11:36

A Kiwi researcher has proposed a new way to help answer one of the biggest questions facing mankind: are we alone in the universe?As Nasa's James Webb...

Antarctica: White nights
  • Sun, 11 Feb 2018 09:29

A journey to the end of the Earth is an eye-opener, writes Annabel Langbein. It's the airport boarding process that's the giveaway. We do the ID check...

Big Gay Out in Auckland cancelled
  • Sun, 11 Feb 2018 07:30

The Ending HIV Big Gay Out in Auckland has been cancelled.It was going to take place at Coyle Park in Point Chevalier from midday today.Organisers say...

Re-tracing the footsteps of NZ's rodent invaders
  • Sun, 11 Feb 2018 05:34

Kiwi scientists have used DNA to unravel the complex history of one of New Zealand's most enduring and least wanted creatures - the mouse. What they d...

Wigan down Hull FC in lacklustre display
  • Sun, 11 Feb 2018 03:27

Wigan have scored a 24-10 win over Hull FC in their English Super League match at Wollongong's WIN Stadium on Saturday. Rugby League

Flying from Auckland to Manila with Philippine Airlines
  • Sun, 11 Feb 2018 01:23

Ellie Hutchinson flies Philippine Airlines from Auckland to Manila. The Plane: Airbus A340-300. Philippine Airlines flies three versions of the Air...

Travel hits and misses: Sara Brodie
  • Sat, 10 Feb 2018 23:28

Sara Brodie directs Auckland Theatre Company 's new production of Maurice Gee's Under the Mountain, at ASB Waterfront Theatre until February 21. ...

Alexandra: Town for all seasons
  • Sat, 10 Feb 2018 21:32

The cycle trails around Alexandra, some of the best in the country, are a joy at any time of year, writes Elisabeth Easther. You'll find few places on...

Male pedestrian dies after being hit by car in Hauraki District
  • Sat, 10 Feb 2018 19:23

A male pedestrian has died after being hit by a car in Netherton, Hauraki District.Police and ambulance were notified of the incident on Wharepoa Rd a...

No pre-season let-up for leggy Warriors
  • Sat, 10 Feb 2018 15:30

The Warriors' players have been flogged in pre-season this year, with the hard work to continue right through this month's trial-match schedule. Rugb...

New Zealand's best summer markets
  • Sat, 10 Feb 2018 13:28

It's the perfect time of year to enjoy New Zealand's outdoor summer markets. So, if you love local, seasonal produce at a good price – why not tear ...

Flooding and high winds as cyclone Gita hits Samoa
  • Sat, 10 Feb 2018 11:25

Cyclone Gita has hit Samoa hard today, with high winds and torrential rain.Widespread flooding has been reported from Gita, which slammed into the Pac...

Sri Lanka: Animal hunt
  • Sat, 10 Feb 2018 09:54

Andrew Stone joins a safari in Sri Lanka and spots all creatures big and small. National Park in northwest Sri Lanka. One of the country's oldest park...

Dunedin teen Amber-Rose Rush's colourful farewell
  • Sat, 10 Feb 2018 07:24

Dunedin teen Amber-Rose Rush is being farewelled today but there will be no black in sight.Amber-Rose,16, was found dead at her Corstorphine home a we...

Crash near Otorohanga: Two dead
  • Sat, 10 Feb 2018 05:27

Two people have been killed after a three-car crash near Otorohanga in Waikato.The crash is the second double fatal incident on New Zealand roads in 2...

Rotorua company director threatened employee in online forum
  • Sat, 10 Feb 2018 03:27

A Rotorua woman has been awarded more than $ 25,000 for unjustified dismissal after her former employer posted "threatening" and "derogatory" remarks...

Nines-Tens swap "possible" for 2019: Duco
  • Sat, 10 Feb 2018 01:24

Rugby union's Brisbane Tens and the NRL's Auckland Nines could trade places next year, according to Duco Events. Rugby League

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