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Mark Weldon resigns as MediaWorks chief executive

Taranaki Daily News - ‎10 hours ago‎
On Wednesday, the MediaWorks board announced Weldon had handed in his notice on Tuesday night and said it respected his decision. Weldon said the "personal cost" of his role was too high.
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Man who let off shotgun outside WINZ sent to jail

TVNZ - ‎6 hours ago‎
A man who threatened a security guard and fired a shotgun outside a Christchurch Work and Income office has been sent to prison for two years and eight months.
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Fog cancels and delays flights at Auckland Airport

Stuff.co.nz - ‎11 hours ago‎
Thirty flights have been cancelled or delayed to and from Auckland Airport due to heavy fog blanketing the city. The airport said it had to cancel 17 domestic flights and delay 12 domestic flights on Wednesday morning, as well as a delay to one ...
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NYPD accepts New Zealand 'running man' challenge

New Zealand Herald - ‎5 hours ago‎
One of the world's most famous police departments has accepted New Zealand Police's 'running man' challenge, posting a video on Facebook of themselves dancing with school kids.
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'Miracle' in Nairobi: Baby rescued from rubble days after building collapse

New Zealand Herald - ‎6 hours ago‎
People help survivors retrieve their household items at the site of a building collapse in Nairobi, Kenya. Photo / AP. In the days since a six-storey building collapsed in Kenya's capital, rescuers have been busy trying to pull people out of the rubble ...
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Reporting truth is not a crime: John Kerry on press freedom

Economic Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON: Asserting that reporting the truth is not a crime, US Secretary of State John Kerry has said a country without a free and independent press has nothing to teach and cannot fulfil its potential.
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Researchers say they're closing in on Captain Cook's ship

New Zealand Herald - ‎3 hours ago‎
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) " Researchers believe the ship that legendary explorer Captain James Cook used to sail around the world is still submerged somewhere in Rhode Island's Newport Harbor.

Second victim of campervan fire dies in hospital

Stuff.co.nz - ‎6 hours ago‎
The campervan was destroyed after a fire took hold while it was travelling near Matamata. A man who suffered burns to more than 50 per cent of his body when a campervan burst into flames, killing his partner, has died in hospital.

Wife of All Black Charlie Faumuina in tears as she recounts 'road rage attack'

New Zealand Herald - ‎7 hours ago‎
The pregnant wife of an All Black says two people threatened they would "punch the baby out of your stomach" during a road rage incident.
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Lawyers of New Zealand: Stop your sloppy emails, please

TVNZ - ‎8 hours ago‎
If there is one thing that is going to sink New Zealand's prospects in the mid to long-term future, it sure won't be anything to do with a government stuffed-full of industry-friendly, buffoonish ministers avoiding the hard issues.
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Liquor store burglars flee wrong way down motorway

New Zealand Herald - ‎12 hours ago‎
Police gave up the chase because one of the cars entered the Southwestern Motorway the wrong way. Photo / File. Burglars fled the wrong way down the motorway in an early morning police chase after a liquor store was targeted.
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Greenpeace protest against ACC investment

Māori Television - ‎2 hours ago‎
Greenpeace has accused ACC of investing taxpayer money into the controversial Ruataniwha dam. Protesters blockaded the ACC offices in Wellington today with six tonnes of cow sewage.
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Jobless rate up - big jump in Akl construction

New Zealand Herald - ‎8 hours ago‎
Auckland recorded a 2.9 percent increase in employment and accounted for 49 percent of overall New Zealand employment growth in the 12 months ended March 31.
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John Key's lawyer criticised for sham trust

New Zealand Herald - ‎6 hours ago‎
John Key's lawyer, Ken Whitney, was criticised by the High Court after creating a sham trust for a bankrupt property developer then failing to disclose it to authorities probing his client's insolvency.
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Dairy prices fall at Global Dairy Trade auction

New Zealand Herald - ‎10 hours ago‎
Dairy product prices slipped as a gain in whole milk powder prices, reflecting lower local supplies at the auction, was offset by a decline in other products including skim milk powder amid an unabated international glut.

Prototype Invention Sees Cat's Miaow Turned into Speech

Showroom.co.nz - ‎6 hours ago‎
A new tech innovation based on a unique mathematical algorithm is set to offer Kiwi cat owners the chance to 'speak' with their feline companions.
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Uncharted 4: Naughty Dog's Arne Meyer on the evolution of Nathan Drake

New Zealand Herald - ‎3 hours ago‎
With just a few days to go until the release of Uncharted 4, Nathan Drake's last adventure, we scored an exclusive chat with Naughty Dog's community strategy manager Arne Meyer.
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Alienation Review – An Alienating Experience

GamingBolt - ‎21 hours ago‎
Alienation is about as bland, boring, and predictable as a title can get. In that regard, it's perfectly fitting for the game.
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Rockstar adds 'In and Out' game mode to Grand Theft Auto Online, celebrates with double XP and more

TechSpot - ‎8 hours ago‎
Rockstar on Tuesday launched a new adversary mode for Grand Theft Auto V's online component, GTA Online. The new mode, dubbed In and Out, is described as an intense version of the capture mode in which one team attempts to steal eight packages that ...
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The Bachelor NZ: 'Romantically, it just wasn't there' - Erin

Stuff.co.nz - ‎6 hours ago‎
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Hollywood director James Cameron buys Featherston property

New Zealand Herald - ‎9 hours ago‎
A Featherston property has been sold to a company owned by Hollywood director James Cameron. Photo / Getty Images. A Featherston property in the town's central business district has been sold to a company owned by Hollywood director James Cameron.

15 things no-one told me about living in Marlborough

Stuff.co.nz - ‎4 hours ago‎
When I left Northern Ireland in 2011 for a job at the Marlborough Express, it was supposed to be for nine months. Nearly five years later and I'm still here, but does that make me a local?
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League: The Beast's burden becomes too much

New Zealand Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
Manu Vatuvei was yesterday granted medical leave from the Warriors in the wake of the ongoing saga involving six players around the use of energy drinks and prescription drugs in Auckland last week.
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Warrior Bodene Thompson's sister hits back at critics

New Zealand Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
The sister of Warriors backrower Bodene Thompson has written a passionate open letter on Facebook aimed at "every person that has ever written a negative comment about an athlete's life on social media".
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New Zealand Breakers lose key players Cedric Jackson and Tai Wesley

Stuff.co.nz - ‎1 hour ago‎
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Warriors rally in fourth for 2-0 series lead over Portland

New Zealand Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
OAKLAND, California (AP) " Klay Thompson scored 27 points and gave Golden State its first lead of the game on a 3-pointer with 5:33 left, helping the Warriors beat the Portland Trail Blazers 110-99 on Tuesday night for a 2-0 lead in their Western ...
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America's first 'climate refugees': Entire community to be relocated as Louisiana island 'sinks' into the sea

National Post - ‎13 hours ago‎
ISLE DE JEAN CHARLES, La. - Each morning at 3:30, when Joann Bourg leaves the mildewed and rusted house that her parents built on her grandfather's property, she worries that the bridge connecting this spit of waterlogged land to Louisiana's terra ...
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Special climate report: Goodbye cool world

New Zealand Listener - ‎7 hours ago‎
Rebecca Macfie looks at how our lives will change as the world heats up and we move to limit greenhouse gas emissions. By Rebecca Macfie In Climate Change.

Flooding mistake made in five homes, Chch council says

Radio New Zealand - ‎3 hours ago‎
Christchurch City Council is certain a mistake calculating flood levels is confined to five homes. The South Brighton houses have all been rebuilt following earthquake damage.

Walkway fix opens up Pahurehure Inlet

Auckland stuff.co.nz - ‎6 hours ago‎
Pahurehure Inlet Protection Society committee member Murray Kidd, left, and Papakura Local Board deputy chairman Michael Turner are welcoming the construction of a new section of the Pahurehure Inlet walkway.
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Charged doctor named

New Zealand Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
Late last year he pleaded not guilty to the charges relating to four patients. Five charges were for stupefying and eight were for indecent assault.

Josef Winter, the 5-year-old Paraparaumu boy with half a working heart

Stuff.co.nz - ‎10 minutes ago‎
Jon Winter says son Josef, 5, is a normal kid - apart from having three open heart surgeries in his short life. On Sunday he will go on an Air New Zealand scenic flight, along with 57 other sick or disadvantaged children.
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Life-saving melanoma drugs to be funded

New Zealand Herald - ‎6 hours ago‎
Two Tauranga women battling melanoma are thrilled and relieved by the announcement Pharmac is likely to fund a new generation melanoma drug.
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NZ Breast Cancer Foundation petitions Parliament to extend breast screening age

New Zealand Herald - ‎9 hours ago‎
When Glad Downes turned 70 she stopped having mammograms, assuming her age meant she was no longer at risk. Six years later she read an article about television personality Helena McAlpine's breast cancer battle, which ended in her death last year.
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