New Zealand

Police swoop on $10k bank account deals

Banks will be forced to provide police with customer details on all cash transactions over $10,000 in a fresh crackdown on money laundering and the …

New Zealand News

Earth - The sub-Antarctic islands are home to strange 'megaherbs'

For many people, New Zealand is an exotic destination in a far corner of the world. For New Zealanders, of course, it is just home. But even the locals have to travel a surprisingly long way to reach the most remote part of the country. In fact, they have to sail south of the mainland for 600km.<p>At …


See Photos from the World's First Chartered Flight to the Southern Lights

For the 134 passengers flying aboard the world’s first chartered flight to see the Southern Lights, the journey was all about the unforgettable views.<p>…


Chinese company Oceania Dairy spends $400m in stage two of a high value milk factory

Oceania Dairy has undertaken a major expansion including a new UHT plant, infant formula canning line, blending facilities, a whole milk powder …

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MPI considering if investigation needed after images of slain pig shock animal advocates - National

<b>A_HBT15069110.JPG<br>In 2015 Hawke's Bay Today captured images of a pig wandering through Taradale - days before it was allegedly killed at Napier pound.</b> …

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10 Stunning Resorts In The Middle Of Nowhere

Stunning Resorts In The Middle Of Nowhere<p>In "Accommodation"<p>Experience the earth’s beauty at its most basic form in this red-rock, rugged …


Bigger, Faster, Stronger: Keegan Wright Interview

Crankworx Official<br>Two years ago, Keegan Wright burst onto the international stage, with his hometown behind him, in the Crankworx Rotorua Pump Track …

Mountain Biking

Former NZ TV host Phillip Schofield is mercilessly mocked on Twitter for act of 'defiance' following London terror attack

On Thursday evening, as the nation still reeled from the shocking attacks that took place in Westminster a day before, Phillip Schofield carried out …

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Trans-Tasman battle kicks off the Jack Tar Auckland Regatta 2017

<b>The Pacific Keelboat Challenge, again part of this year’s exciting Jack Tar Auckland Regatta, is an all Trans-Tasman affair in 2017 with teams from</b> …


Gregor Paul: Rugby is dancing around women

After New Zealand rugby endured its Year from Hell in 2016, discovering a widespread culture of misogyny, tonight at North Harbour Stadium there will …

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Woman-on-bridge photo: 'I was devastated'

The Muslim woman who was photographed looking at her phone while walking across Westminster Bridge has today hit back at trolls for targeting her by …

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Where To Eat Vegetarian Food In New Zealand

New Zealand is known for its Middle Earth-inspiring beauty, Maori culture and passion for rugby more than for its food. Yet the endless swaths of farmland and 8,700 miles of coastline mean that meat and seafood feature strongly, and popular national dishes include roast lamb, oysters, and fish and …

Vegetarian Food

Want to Do More than Swim? Visit these Unexpected Aussie Beaches!

<b>Authored by</b><p>Down Under, we hear the call of the beach often. But if you’re up for more than just a swim or a stroll, these pristine …


How a New Zealand earthquake is upending hazard models

Earthquakes can hop from one fault to another as long as the faults are less than three miles apart, say scientists. So how did a NZ quake jump 10 …


Thousands turn out for Pasifika Festival

The sound of drum beats, ukuleles and beautiful Pacific voices are filling the air at Auckland's annual Pasifika Festival, today.

New Zealand News

Big read: How do we teach our kids about sex and consent?

When a group of Wellington High School students sent an email to all pupils this week asking them to sign a petition calling for Better Sex Education …

New Zealand News

Watch: London terror - American victim named - World

7:28 AM Saturday Mar 25, 2017<p>Kurt Cochrane from Utah is named as one of the four dead in the terror attack that also seriously injured his …

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Couple wants IDEA Services to 'learn its lesson' after disabled son is neglected in foster care

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A businesswoman partner, two devoted daughters and all the middle-class trappings...then a descent into drugs and jail that ended in carnage

He had a middle-class upbringing and lived with his attractive partner in a neat bungalow with a nameplate.Khalid Masood's background in the heart of …

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36 Awesome Outdoor Adventures To Have In Auckland

It there’s one thing Kiwis love, it’s spending time with Mother Nature. Nothing makes us happier than taking in that sweet, sweet fresh air in the …


Protesters win case against police

A group of Wellington peace activists has been awarded more than $3000 costs from police after successfully defending charges of trespass and …

New Zealand News

4 ways to enjoy marine magic and aquatic adventures in New South Wales

Home to the world's most southerly coral reef, famous surf beaches and awesome marine mammals, James Ottery says NSW is extraordinary for everything …

Travel (New Zealand)

Kitten, five weeks old, dumped metres from cat cafe

There's no room for a tiny feline found dumped not far from an Auckland cat cafe.

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Referees named for All Blacks-British and Irish Lions series in New Zealand

FRENCH referees will be in charge for two of the three Tests between New Zealand and the British and Irish Lions in July, World Rugby …

New Zealand All Blacks

Nearly 100 NZ companies declined RSE after rule breaches

As the Recognised Seasonal Employers scheme nears its tenth anniversary, nearly 100 companies wanting to take part in the scheme have had their …

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Plans to introduce light rail from Auckland Airport to city centre confirmed

Urgent action is needed to improve mass transit to Auckland International Airport, including the introduction of light rail from the city centre, …

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Benavidez Vs. Nguyen Added To UFC Fight Night: ‘New Zealand’

A flyweight bout between top ranked flyweight contender Joseph Benavidez and up and comer Ben Nguyen has just been officially added to the UFC's UFC …


Ministerial Advisory Group on trade announced

Trade Minister Todd McClay has announced the formation of a Ministerial Advisory Group on trade to ensure the public is better informed on trade …

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19 Wikipedia Pages That’ll Make You Say "This Place Is Fucking Weird"

The world is full of curious oddities.<p>1. This village called Fucking.<p>Yup. It’s in Austria. Residents have had issues with tourists stealing their Fucking signs.<p>2. This lake that’s deep pink.<p>In Western Australia, Lake Hillier looks like it’s filled with strawberry Nesquik. The pink color comes from …


Body of NZ man missing in Bali found

Police on Indonesia's Nusa Peninda island believe they have found the body of a missing New Zealand man who apparently died trying to save his …