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Whanganui crash claims the life of young pregnant mum - ‎6 hours ago‎
It is understood Emily Hurley, 20, was the driver of a car carrying three others, including her partner, when it collided head-on with another car.
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The incident occurred at Guardian Self Storage in Silverdale. Photo / Doug Sherring

New Zealand Herald - ‎13 hours ago‎
A 56-year-old woman who spent a traumatic 14 hours trapped inside an elevator whiled away the hours by "drawing pictures and writing poems" to keep herself calm.

Three Kiwis score $333333 Lotto win

Voxy - ‎2 hours ago‎
Three Lotto players in Auckland, Patumahoe and Christchurch will be celebrating a sweet windfall after winning $333,333 each with Lotto First Division in tonight's live Lotto draw.
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No-ball call the knockout blow for weary Black Caps as 'Sir Voges' rises - ‎3 hours ago‎
Adam Voges has escaped being bowled out after the umpire called a no ball on Doug Bracewell when in fact it was a legal delivery. Umpire Richard Illingworth's blunder at the Basin knocked the stuffing out of the Black Caps, bowling coach Dimitri ...
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Turkish FM: Russia targeting schools, hospitals in Syria

Jerusalem Post Israel News - ‎29 minutes ago‎
Major powers agreed earlier on Friday to a pause in combat in Syria, but Russia pressed on with bombing in support of its ally President Bashar al-Assad.
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Christchurch man charged with manslaughter of Simon Prue, 41 - ‎11 hours ago‎
Police investigate the alleged murder of 41-year-old Simon Prue after an altercation on the banks of the Heathcote River on Friday night.
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Arizona school shooting believed to be a murder-suicide - ‎1 hour ago‎
Two 15-year-old girls were shot dead in what appears to have been a murder-suicide at the Independence High School in Glendale, Arizona, on Friday.
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Pope opens Mexico visit after historic stop with patriarch

New Zealand Herald - ‎5 hours ago‎
MEXICO CITY (AP) " Pope Francis kicks off his first trip to Mexico on Saturday with speeches to the country's political and ecclesial elites, riding in on the success of his historic meeting in Cuba with the head of the Russian Orthodox Church.
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Death toll at collapsed building in Taiwanese city reaches 114 as rescue efforts end

AsiaOne - ‎40 minutes ago‎
TAIPEI - The death toll at a building that collapsed from a strong earthquake in southern Taiwan reached 114 as rescue efforts came to an end on Saturday, a week after the temblor hit.

S. Korea, US agree to expand cooperation to sanction N. Korea

Yonhap News - ‎9 hours ago‎
MUNICH, Feb. 12 (Yonhap_ -- South Korea and the United States agreed to expand cooperation to punish North Korea for detonating a nuclear device and test firing a long-range missile, the foreign ministry said Friday.
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Severe thunderstorm warning for North Island

New Zealand Herald - ‎4 hours ago‎
The main risk of thunderstorms is around Taupo, eastern Taihape and Hawkes Bay. Photo / iStock. A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for the central North Island tonight.
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Keys taken off tourist driver near Arthur's Pass

New Zealand Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
A group of tourists on their way to the airport had their car keys taken by a member of the public near Arthur's Pass today. Photo / NZPA.
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Car clue in hunt for 5yo's kidnapper

New Zealand Herald - ‎6 hours ago‎
Police hunting for the man who snatched 5-year-old Shekinah Relies-Skipper from a Palmerston North street on Friday are appealing for sightings of a Nissan Maxima.
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Hamilton police launch homicide inquiry after woman dies - ‎10 hours ago‎
Raewyn Green died on February 11 at Waikato Hospital. A post-mortem determined her death was a homicide and police are investigating.
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Auckland Council charged over the death of Jane Devonshire - ‎2 hours ago‎
Jane Lee Devonshire, 19, died after a rubbish truck plunged down a bank in the Auckland suburb of Birkenhead. Auckland Council is being charged over the death of a teenager killed after a rubbish truck plunged down a bank.
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Zorb closed down by WorkSafe NZ

New Zealand Herald - ‎8 hours ago‎
Zorb Rotorua, has been closed down by WorkSafe New Zealand until it complies with adventure activity regulations. Photo/File. One of district's top tourist attractions, Zorb Rotorua, has been closed down by WorkSafe New Zealand until it complies with ...

Revealed: Details of Jonah Lomu's will

New Zealand Herald - ‎18 hours ago‎
The details of Jonah Lomu's will can be revealed and show he left his rugby legacy to his young sons, while his lawyer has been left in control of his finances, rather than his wife.
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John Key: Government could make contribution to Awaroa Inlet campaign - ‎8 hours ago‎
On a whirlwind visit to Christchurch to see the Margaret Mahy playground in full swing, the Prime Minister John Key shared his thoughts on the #buythisbeach crowdfunding campaign.

Community rallies around house of horror buyers

New Zealand Herald - ‎8 hours ago‎
Skip King, partner Anna Smythe and baby Taika King, of Dunedin, have been overwhelmed with community support. Photo / Stephen Jaquiery.
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Qualcomm looking to return to growth

The San Diego Union-Tribune - ‎10 hours ago‎
Coming off a rough 2015, Qualcomm executives said this week that its growth prospects remain solid despite a slowing smartphone market.
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Intel SSDs may get speed, capacity boost with new Micron chips

The Marshalltown - ‎1 hour ago‎
Intel's solid-state drives could be poised for a big jump in capacity and speed with new 3D flash chips coming from Micron. Micron, which makes the flash in Intel's SSDs, has started volume shipments of its 3D NAND flash chips.
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Goodbye Make It, Hello VR Moments

VRFocus - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
One of the first news stories to ever run on VRFocus just under two years ago now was a write up on comments from Cliff Bleszinski, the man that gave the videogame industry Gears of War.
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BFFs no more: Kanye West, Taylor Swift feud over his 'Famous' song

Al-Arabiya - ‎3 hours ago‎
Just six months after two of the biggest names in music publicly put a long-running feud behind them, the “1989” pop star and the rapper have fallen out again over West's claim in a new song that he made Swift famous.
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Did the Church of England just troll Richard Dawkins?

New Zealand Herald - ‎3 hours ago‎
Was Richard Dawkins subjected to a brutal troll at the hands of the Church of England? Photo / Getty. Following the news of Dawkins' minor stroke the Church of England tweeted "Prayers for Prof Dawkins and his family," causing a worldwide collective ...

Woman starts website after losing 92kg

New Zealand Herald - ‎6 hours ago‎
An Auckland woman who defied online trolls who branded her dramatic 86kg weight loss fake has started her own website to help others on their "journey to health".
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Deadpool review: Like Ryan Reynolds, this movie is a gift from God

Hindustan Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
So you're here to read a Deadpool movie review, yes? Well, you must be here to read a Deadpool movie review because unless you've lost your way and found yourself falling down one of those online rabbit holes, why else would be reading this potentially ...
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Following in the footsteps of Lydia Ko

New Zealand Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
Lydia Ko of New Zealand tees off on the 17th hole during the 2nd round of the New Zealand Women's Open at Clearwater Golf Club.
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Warriors run rampant in dominating preseason win over Titans

TVNZ - ‎3 hours ago‎
It wasn't a perfect outing, but this afternoon's performance by the Warriors against the Gold Coast Titans will be encouraging for fans after the New Zealand side ran away with the preseason game 40-18.
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Blues come out best in Super Rugby clash with Hurricanes - ‎4 hours ago‎
Want to know what the difference between a fit team and an injured one is? Forty points to 12. That's the margin the Blues beat the Hurricanes by in Eketahuna on Saturday, on a sweltering afternoon on which the respective coaches rushed to point out ...
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LIVE COMMENTARY: Black Caps vs Australia, 1st Test, Day 1

Radio Sport - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
Join Bryan Waddle and the team for Live Commentary of the 1st test between the Black Caps and Australia from the Basin Reserve. CLICK HERE FOR LIVE COMMENTARY (NZ LISTENERS ONLY).
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Gravitational waves: Questions remain but don't detract from monumnetal discovery

Techradar India - ‎2 hours ago‎
The maiden direct detection of gravitational waves (GW160914), announced on February 11, the culmination of intense worldwide scientific efforts spanning almost four decades, is one of the greatest scientific discoveries of all times.
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Was Albert Einstein really a bad student who failed math?

Washington Post - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
There is huge news in the science world: Scientists just announced that they have detected gravitational waves from the merging of two black holes in deep space - something predicted a century ago by Albert Einstein's General Theory of Relativity.

Report of Solar Geophysical Activity (RSGA)

Newsroom America - ‎9 hours ago‎
IA. Analysis of Solar Active Regions and Activity from 11/2100Z to 12/2100Z: Solar activity has been at moderate levels for the past 24 hours.
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Air pollution kills 5.5 million a year

Radio New Zealand - ‎2 hours ago‎
More than five and a half million people worldwide are dying prematurely every year as a result of air pollution, according to new research.

Christchurch mother and daughter battle diseases together - ‎7 hours ago‎
Christchurch woman Natasha Woolfe, 34, was told she has terminal cancer in the same year she learned her daughter, Jorja Pender,14, had a rare auto-immune condition.
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Bionic 'curvy girl' Sam Hansen bounces back after scoliosis surgery

Waikato Times - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
In June last year, 14-year-old Sam Hansen grew 10cm overnight and became instantly taller than her big sister. The Tuakau College pupil underwent surgery at Middlemore Hospital to correct a curve in her spine caused by adolescent idiopathic scoliosis.
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'Bionic spine' could enable paralysed patients to walk again by power of the mind - ‎18 hours ago‎
A paperclip-sized stent, which can be implanted into brains of paralysed patients, could help them on their feet again - with the power of their mind.
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Brisbane hospital refuses to discharge refugee toddler to prevent return to Nauru - ‎15 hours ago‎
The Lady Cilento Hospital is refusing to release a baby, who was injured while in detention in Nauru. A Brisbane hospital is refusing to discharge an asylum seeker toddler who has been recovering from burns, in a bid to prevent the Turnbull government ...