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Dreamworld accident: victims' family furious with claims company 'reached out' - ‎19 minutes ago‎
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What do we know about Gable Tostee's new Kiwi girlfriend Lizzi Evans?

Manawatu Standard - ‎5 hours ago‎
Evans sat behind Tostee during his trial but no one knew who she was at the time. New Zealand woman Lizzi Evans has claimed she is Gable Tostee's new girlfriend.
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Fugitive Simon Turnbull pleads guilty to mortgage fraud

The National Business Review - ‎17 minutes ago‎
Simon Lawrence Wood Turnbull, who fled the country facing mortgage fraud charges, has pleaded guilty to 16 charges under the Crimes Act at Auckland District Court.
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Police admit using checkpoint to target euthanasia meeting attendees - ‎Oct 25, 2016‎
Police have admitted conducting breath-testing in Maungaraki, Lower Hutt, as a ploy to gather information about elderly women attending a nearby euthanasia meeting.
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'Bomb' threat in bathroom leads to evacuation at Hamilton's Hillcrest High School - ‎2 hours ago‎
Students have been sent home after a message on a toilet wall sparked the evacuation of 1800 students from a Hamilton school. Parents were told senior students who could walk home could leave the school from 1.30pm after Hamilton's Hillcrest High ...
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Woman and child found, unaware of police search

Radio New Zealand - ‎4 hours ago‎
Police mounted a major operation in Hamilton after they were given what turned out to be false information that a woman and baby had been abducted.
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Two earthquakes rattle central Italy

The Australian - ‎4 hours ago‎
A pair of strong aftershocks shook central Italy late Wednesday, crumbling churches and buildings, knocking out power and sending panicked residents into the rain-drenched streets just two months after a powerful earthquake killed nearly 300 people.
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Russia drops Spain ship refueling request amid NATO uproar

New Zealand Herald - ‎10 hours ago‎
BRUSSELS (AP) " Russia on Wednesday withdrew a request to refuel a fleet of Russian warships in Spain, as Britain and NATO allies piled pressure on Madrid over concerns that the ships could be used to ramp up air attacks in Syria.
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Brazilian man 'held captive in own home for 20 years'

TVNZ - ‎Oct 25, 2016‎
A Brazilian man has been freed after reportedly being held captive in his own home by his mother and father for 20 years. Video: Brazilian man rescued after being imprisoned by family for 20 years.
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PM Paula Bennett? What the Westie warrior could do while she's in the hot seat - ‎2 hours ago‎
Paula Bennett is acting Prime Minister for the day, but she says she's approaching the role with a steady hand. If you were Prime Minister for a day, what would you do?
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Car falls from parking building in Auckland's Howick

Taranaki Daily News - ‎3 hours ago‎
A woman has moderate injuries after her car nose dived off the first floor of a parking building. A car has gone off the first floor of a parking building in the Auckland suburb of Howick.

Prominent Dunedin family member in court on drug charge

The Southland Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Dunedin District Court has continued interim name suppression for a woman from a prominent local family who is facing a drug charge.
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Cromwell man accused of importing $200k worth of drugs

Radio New Zealand - ‎56 minutes ago‎
A 21-year-old Cromwell man has appeared in the Queenstown District Court charged with importing half a kilogram of drugs worth more than $200,000.
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BNZ expects house prices to flatten, not fall - ‎2 hours ago‎
Anyone holding their breath for a house price collapse might be disappointed, BNZ's chief executive says. The bank has released its latest financial results, which show cash earnings increased $13 million year-on-year in 2016.
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Westland Milk Products makes loss but CEO earns extra 37 per cent - ‎1 hour ago‎
Despite recording a $14.5 million after-tax loss for 2015-16, Westland Milk Products was able to hand out generous bonuses to its staff this year because of what it described as a good performance the year before.

Wynyard failure may halt lucrative relationship for Jade (press release) - ‎7 hours ago‎
Oct. 26 (BusinessDesk) - The collapse of Wynyard Group is likely to slash returns for former parent Jade Software, which had about six-and-a-half years left to run on a lucrative 10-year services contract with the intelligence software developer ...
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Pumpkin Patch staff to miss out on redundancy pay

Radio New Zealand - ‎2 hours ago‎
About 170 Pumpkin Patch workers won't get redundancy payouts if they lose their jobs following the receivership of the children's clothing chain, the receiver says.
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Why It's Time to Stop Calling Apple a Hardware Company

Fortune - ‎10 hours ago‎
Nevermind the iPad, among other devices. Hardware has long been the core component in Apple's business. But if its fiscal fourth-quarter earnings taught us anything on Tuesday, it's that software could ultimately be the company's secret weapon.
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NZ government announces NZ$150m RBI extension, mobile blackspots program

ZDNet - ‎1 hour ago‎
New Zealand Communications Minister Amy Adams has announced a request for proposals (RFP) into an extension of the government's Rural Broadband Initiative (RBI2) to bring fixed-line broadband services to further regional areas, as well as providing ...
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Dishonored 2 – Emily Kaldwin spotlight dev diary

Gameplanet - ‎7 hours ago‎
Emily Kaldwin isn't just her own character with her own story. She also has unique powers to tackle the threats ahead. Find out more about Emily, her motivations, and her unique power, with exclusive insights straight from the team at Arkane Studios.
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James Packer and Mariah Carey split, according to reports

New Zealand Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
James Packer and Mariah Carey arrives at the 2016 G'Day Los Angeles Gala at Vibiana on January 28, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.

Max Key posts: 'Real men ride women'

New Zealand Herald - ‎27 minutes ago‎
That's the message Max Key posted to SnapChat yesterday, sharing a video of what appears to be himself driving past a group of cyclists.

Live: The Koi Boys chat about their time on The Voice - ‎51 minutes ago‎
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Dominic Corry: Meet Hollywood's next breakout stars

New Zealand Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
Although the star system is a far cry from what it was under Louis B Mayer at MGM during Hollywood's Golden Age, there is still much satisfaction to be gained from observing the birth of a modern movie star.
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'Sometimes change is a good thing' - Lydia Ko opens up on axing caddie Jason Hamilton - ‎6 hours ago‎
Caddie jason Hamilton gives advice to Lydia Ko during their final tournament together in Korea. Lydia Ko insists there was no animosity in her decision to axe long-term caddie Jason Hamilton.
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NZ oceans deteriorating, marine wildlife threatened

Radio New Zealand - ‎4 hours ago‎
New Zealand's oceans, coasts and marine wildlife are deteriorating due to increased pressure from humans, and the government says the changes pose serious concerns.

Kiwis take research to Brando's paradise

New Zealand Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
Kiwi scientists have brought their pest-busting expertise to a spectacular Pacific hideaway formerly owned by late legendary actor Marlon Brando.
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See outer space in technicolour, thanks to astrophysicists and a $50m telescope - ‎3 hours ago‎
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Florida scientists want to educate Trump on climate

WMNF - ‎7 hours ago‎
Twenty-six Florida scientists have written a letter to Donald Trump; they want to meet with the Republican presidential nominee to talk about the latest climate science and the threats expected because of a changing climate.
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Methamphetamine contamination guidelines 'misused' to evict tenants

The Dominion Post - ‎2 hours ago‎
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Why wraps aren't as healthy as you think

New Zealand Herald - ‎3 hours ago‎
Extra salt may be slipping into your diet if you are going with the "healthy choice" of wraps. Photo / Getty Images. Over recent years, wraps have become an increasingly popular choice with a 35 per cent increase in the sales of wraps each year.

Eat these seven foods together to boost your health

New Zealand Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
Banana's and Yoghurt are a great combo as together they help absorb calcium. Photos / 123RF, Nick Reed. Maximizing benefits from our food choices can be a simple way of ensuring our body gets the nutritional value it needs to stay healthy.
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Study: E-cigarettes could be used to help combat obesity in smokers trying to quit

Eyewitness News - ‎15 hours ago‎
Researchers in Britain and New Zealand have found a potential new use for electronic cigarettes. Kyle Stamm, of New York, vapes, or smokes an electronic cigarette, at Henley Vaporium.


New Zealand Herald - 27 minutes ago