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Whanganui crash claims the life of young pregnant mum - ‎10 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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Woman trapped in lift for 14 hours in Auckland

New Zealand Herald - ‎17 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.
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The Latest: Polish leader says beefed-up NATO is necessary

New Zealand Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
Poland's president says comments from Russian politicians underline why increased military security is the top priority for eastern European countries.
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Christchurch man charged with manslaughter of Simon Prue, 41

The Press - ‎17 hours ago‎
The man charged with the manslaugher of 41-year-old Simon Prue in Christchurch has been granted interim name suppression. Detective Inspector Daryl Sweeney said a 36-year-old Christchurch man had been charged after Prue's body was found on the ...
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Voges cashes in as Australia forge huge lead

Times of Oman - ‎1 hour ago‎
Adam Voges of Australia lifts his bat to the fans as he walks from the field at the end of the days play during day two of the first cricket Test match between New Zealand and Australia at the Basin Reserve in Wellington.
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Severe thunderstorm warning for North Island

New Zealand Herald - ‎8 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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Arizona school shooting believed to be a murder-suicide - ‎5 hours 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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114 bodies pulled from toppled Taiwan building

TVNZ - ‎3 hours ago‎
Workers have pulled out 114 bodies from the rubble of a high-rise apartment building that collapsed in an earthquake in Taiwan's oldest city, leaving only one missing.
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Pope Francis kicks off first trip to Mexico

CTV News - ‎2 hours ago‎
MEXICO CITY -- 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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Russian FM pessimistic on Syria truce chances

New Zealand Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
MUNICH (AP) " Russia's foreign minister sounded a pessimistic note Saturday on chances of securing a "cessation of hostilities" in Syria within a week as planned, putting the chances at less than 50 percent.
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Three win Lotto - ‎7 hours ago‎
The winning tickets were sold at Countdown Botany in Auckland, Patumahoe Four Square in Patumahoe and Hornby Mall Lotto in Christchurch, Lotto NZ says.
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Keys taken off tourist driver near Arthur's Pass

New Zealand Herald - ‎5 hours 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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Catholic bishop of Christchurch Barry Jones remembered as 'humble' man

The Press - ‎12 hours ago‎
Jones had been readmitted to Christchurch Hospital on Friday after suffering a heart attack. His health had declined over the last few months following several strokes.
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Homicide inquiry launched after death of Hamilton woman

Newstalk ZB - ‎11 hours ago‎
UPDATED 3.22pm: Police have been investigating the death of a 50-year-old woman in Hamilton since Monday night, and now want help from the public.
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Teen's rubbish truck death: council prosecuted

New Zealand Herald - ‎11 hours ago‎
Refuse worker Jane Devonshire was killed on the job when a rubbish truck went over a cliff. Photo / iStock. Auckland Council is being prosecuted over the death of a 19-year-old woman.
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Zorb closed down by WorkSafe NZ

New Zealand Herald - ‎12 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 ...
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John Key: Government could make contribution to Awaroa Inlet campaign - ‎12 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.
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Masala saga: From hot food, to frozen assets

New Zealand Herald - ‎20 hours ago‎
Upmarket Remuera residences, humble Papakura units, sprawling semi-rural sections and a string of restaurants are all tied up in a $34 million asset freeze - believed to be the biggest cache of property ever restrained by police.

Community rallies around house of horror buyers

New Zealand Herald - ‎12 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 - ‎14 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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Micron Will Ship 3D Flash Memory

Forbes - ‎12 hours ago‎
Micron announced that it is shipping 2 bit per cell flash memory (MLC) and three bit per cell (TLC) 3D flash memory and that the majority of its total NAND flash output will be on 3D NAND by the second half of 2016.
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Pornhub Wants You To Save The Whales By Watching Porn

Instinct Magazine - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Pornhub has launched its Pornhub Cares: Save The Whales campaign and it's not just sperm whales receiving the benefits! According to BuzzFeed, Pornhub is donating 1 cent for every 2,000 video views on its site to whale research and conservation.
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Wilson taken to hospital after horse accident

New Zealand Herald - ‎3 hours ago‎
Vicki Wilson was meant to feature with her sisters Amanda and Kelly at the inaugural Riding with the Stars event at Claudelands Arena in Hamilton last night.

Phyllis Nagy talks Carol - ‎4 hours ago‎
Set in 1950s New York, a department-store clerk who dreams of a better life falls for an older, married woman. It's a surreal, almost fairytale end to a story that has included more than enough twists, turns and heartache to last a lifetime.
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Taylor Swift's squad unleashes on Kanye West for sex lyric - ‎1 hour ago‎
HELL hath no fury like Taylor Swift's squad scorned. Kanye West streamed his new album, “The Life of Pablo,” during the Yeezy Season 3 presentation at Madison Square Garden on Thursday.
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Did the Church of England just troll Richard Dawkins?

New Zealand Herald - ‎7 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 ...
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No-ball call the knockout blow for weary Black Caps as 'Sir Voges' rises - ‎8 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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Rugby: Young Warriors record big win

New Zealand Herald - ‎4 hours ago‎
Bunty Afoa goes over for one of two tries for the Warriors yesterday. Photo / Getty Images. New signing Issac Luke, veteran Manu Vatuvei and comeback second-rower Ben Henry all came through their first appearances of the year unscathed as the Warriors ...
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World No 1 Lydia Ko vaults into lead with birdie blitz at NZ Women's Open - ‎8 hours ago‎
Lydia Ko is all smiles as she walks the fairway during the 2nd round of the New Zealand Women's Open. World No 1 Lydia Ko is right where she wants to be.
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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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Listening to the chirps of gravitational waves

The Hindu - ‎2 hours ago‎
A century after Albert Einstein hypothesised the existence of gravitational waves, after decades of hard work to detect them directly and nearly four months of rigorous scrutiny of data, an international team of scientists, which also included ...

Report of Solar Geophysical Activity (RSGA)

Newsroom America - ‎13 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 - ‎6 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.

Android will rock! Scientists create crowdsourced earthquake detector app for phones

RT - ‎9 hours ago‎
Early warning systems for earthquakes can reduce harm to people and infrastructure, but the costs tend to be prohibitive. To get around that, scientists have created a new app to predict tremors by crowdsourcing phones as background quake detectors.

Christchurch mother and daughter battle diseases together - ‎12 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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Kelly denied medicinal cannabis

Radio New Zealand - ‎7 hours ago‎
Trade unionist Helen Kelly says she's frustrated the Ministry of Health has turned down her application to use medical cannabis.
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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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Australian hospital refuses to move baby to detention camp

Irish Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Doctors at an Australian hospital are refusing to release a baby girl facing repatriation to an offshore immigration detention camp, after she was treated for serious burns, adding to pressure on the government over its tough asylum seekers policy.