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Pukerua Bay slip causes heavy traffic delays on SH1

Radio New Zealand - ‎50 minutes ago‎
Delays are expected on State Highway 1 near Pukerua Bay after a slip closed the southbound lane. Contractors and the police were working to clear the road and light traffic was being diverted to Paekakariki Hill Road, while heavy traffic was stopped at ...

incident at Waikato school - ‎7 hours ago‎
Police were providing no details about the incident that occurred at the rural Waikato school on Friday night. Police detectives and photographers are at a rural Waikato school but police are not yet saying why.

Research funding hailed

Otago Daily Times - ‎May 26, 2016‎
The University of Otago anticipates it will benefit to the tune of "several million dollars'' from extra funding for research announced in yesterday's Budget.
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Bernie Sanders: Trump Presidency a Danger to the World

Daily Beast - ‎20 minutes ago‎
The Democratic candidate for president took to HBO to express his true feelings about #ChickenTrump. Just as the hashtag #ChickenTrump trended on Twitter on Friday evening thanks to power Bernie backers like Sarah Silverman, Vermont senator Bernie ...
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Manu Vatuvei hit 'breaking point' amid public backlash over his big night out - ‎10 hours ago‎
Manu Vatuvei said he and the other players who mixed prescription drugs with energy drinks went out that night to relax and take their minds of things.
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Police search for man wanted on warrants

Radio New Zealand - ‎8 hours ago‎
Police in the Hutt Valley are asking for public help in finding a man wanted on a number of warrants. They are looking for Teariki Leo John Molloy, 26, has a bulldog tattooed on each forearm, and the words "Seig" and "Heil" tattooed down the front of ...
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Treasury forecasts the key to tax cuts

NZCity - ‎13 hours ago‎
Bill English may have delivered a forgettable budget but the forecasts that determine whether tax cuts can be afforded will be carefully watched.
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US tourist to pay $24k to families

New Zealand Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
Thomas Springer, convicted in Kaikohe Court for careless driving causing two deaths and one of causing injury. Photo/Lindy Laird. By Lindy Laird.
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Seven year old saves family from fire

Radio New Zealand - ‎3 hours ago‎
A young girl is being hailed as a hero after she raised the alarm when a fire broke out in a sleepout in the Bay of Plenty last night.
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Woman who went missing in Lake Coleridge found - ‎10 hours ago‎
A woman who went missing near central Canterbury's Lake Coleridge on Friday afternoon has been found safe and unhurt. Elise Davenport was found by rescuers shortly before midnight on Lyndon Road, said police.
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Police dog handler assaulted in Auckland - ‎7 hours ago‎
The police dog handler was left on the roadside on Bairds Road, Otahuhu, shortly before 4am on Saturday. A police dog handler is in hospital after being knocked unconscious by two men during a routine stop.
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Murder arrest 'bittersweet' for Renee Duckmanton's family - ‎May 26, 2016‎
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Kathmandu admits chucking stock in dumpster but says it was faulty - ‎2 hours ago‎
Kathmandu has put sustainability front and centre, but what happened out the back of its Takapuna store has raised eyebrows. Kathmandu says allegations it has been slashing clothes, tents and sleeping bags and chucking them in dumpsters are not what ...
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State house sell-off in 'disarray' after pull-out

Otago Daily Times - ‎12 hours ago‎
In a blow for the Government's state house sell-off, the Invercargill state house sale process has effectively collapsed because the Dunedin-based sole prospective bidder has pulled out.
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Mainfreight profit up - a 'satisfactory' result

Radio New Zealand - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Transport firm Mainfreight has reported a record full-year profit and sales, but says it was no more than a satisfactory result. The company's net profit rose 6 percent to $87.6 million in the 12 months ending in March compared to $82.4m the previous ...
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F&P Healthcare result 'stunning'

Otago Daily Times - ‎12 hours ago‎
Fisher & Paykel Healthcare has delivered what brokers are calling a "stunning result'' for the year ended March. FPH is the provider of respiratory and acute care humidification systems and products for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnoea.
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The Stylish New Kia Cerato In Fiji

Fiji Sun Online - ‎5 hours ago‎
Kia has brought innovation, technical excellence and exceptional style all into an affordable passenger car - the all new Cerato. Advanced lighting systems are just a taste of the many high-tech innovations to be found inside and out of the new Cerato.
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Automobile Driving Museum show offers electric-car history retrospective

Green Car Reports - ‎16 hours ago‎
The first modern electric cars to go on sale in large numbers were the Nissan Leaf and first-generation Chevrolet Volt, both of which arrived in showrooms in December 2010.
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Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 460 Review

Laptop Mag - ‎11 hours ago‎
The Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 460 has a great stylus, long battery life and useful software, but its performance and keyboard are lacking.
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GTA Online's new massive Further Adventures in Finance and Felony expansion arriving in June

International Business Times UK - ‎44 minutes ago‎
Grand Theft Auto Online is getting a massive new expansion entitled Further Adventures in Finance and Felony, publisher Rockstar Games announced on 27 May.
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Hilary Barry's final TV3 broadcast ends with tears, laughs - ‎22 hours ago‎
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All aboard the world's biggest cruise ship

The Times (subscription) - ‎6 hours ago‎
My heart is pounding as I climb through the fanged jaws of a giant fish on to a transparent glass platform atop the world's largest passenger ship.
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Johnny Depp abused Amber Heard for entirety of relationship, court told

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎3 hours ago‎
Amber Heard was granted a restraining order against husband Johnny Depp on Friday after appearing at the courthouse with a bruised face and alleging that the Pirates of the Caribbean actor had physically abused her prior to her filing for divorce on ...
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Examining the culture of binge-drinking

New Zealand Herald - ‎10 hours ago‎
The death of her brother was blamed on alcohol. In a new book on her family's tragedy, Elspeth Muir examines the culture of binge-drinking that she, too, fell into and the deeper issues it may conceal.
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Dead man's testes removed

Manawatu Standard - ‎6 hours ago‎
What to do with builder? We wanted to change our window to a sliding door. I have chosen the builder and … Help caring for little bird I picked up a small bird outside my door.
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Football: All you need to know about NZ's OFC Nations Cup campaign

New Zealand Herald - ‎12 hours ago‎
Today the All Whites will play their first match in six months as they kick off their OFC Nations Cup campaign. Steven Holloway runs his eye over what is likely to unfold and what it all means.
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Teamwork helps secure top matches

New Zealand Herald - ‎8 hours ago‎
EVENT: Napier mayor Bill Dalton and chief executive Wayne Jack will be welcoming international cricket teams to Napier for the next two summers.
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Ancient genetic links revealed

Otago Daily Times - ‎May 25, 2016‎
International scientists co-led by a University of Otago researcher have sequenced the mitochondrial genome of an ancient Phoenician man, who once lived in Tunisia, in Northern Africa, and revealed surprising European links.
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Scientists finally know what stopped Mongol hordes from conquering Europe

ScienceAlert - ‎3 hours ago‎
In 1206, Genghis Khan, a fierce tribal chieftain from northern Mongolia, began to take over the world. The khan's ruthless tactics and loyal horde swept across Asia.
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Reuters Science News Summary

Daily Mail - ‎56 minutes ago‎
Scientists for the first time have directly detected key organic compounds in a comet, bolstering the notion that these celestial objects delivered such chemical building blocks for life long ago to Earth and throughout the solar system.
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'Lift off' – SpaceX launches rocket into sky, successfully lands back on earth

TVNZ - ‎6 hours ago‎
Eight minutes after leaving Cape Canaveral, the unmanned rocket Falcon touched down on a barge 643km off the Florida coast. Source: Associated Press.
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New South Canterbury DHB Strategic Leadership team announced

New Zealand Doctor Online - ‎May 25, 2016‎
The South Canterbury District Health Board (SCDHB) is proud to announce the new strategic leadership team which will come into effect on the 1 July 2016.
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Health experts urge WHO to move or postpone Rio Olympics - ‎2 hours ago‎
Australian golfer Marc Leishman has already pulled out of the Olympics because of the Zika virus. Health experts have urged the World Health Organisation to postpone or move the Rio de Janeiro Olympics because of the Zika outbreak.

How do we choose a partner?

The Southland Times - ‎8 hours ago‎
Public dismay about society's heavy emphasis on beauty tends to focus on body image issues, but research suggests a person's face is even more important to overall attractiveness.
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Hillary's legacy in Nepal celebrated

NZCity - ‎8 hours ago‎
A tiny hospital in remote Nepal has been providing care for 50 years thanks to NZ mountaineer Sir Edmund Hillary. 28 May 2016. Doctors and nurses are gathering at a small stone hospital nestled on the edge of a Himalayan mountain that's been providing ...