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Young Kiwi acting star of 'Boy' injured in serious car crash

TVNZ - ‎57 minutes ago‎
The star of the hit Kiwi film Boy James Rolleston has been seriously injured in a car crash. James Rolleston. Source: Marae. James Rolleston was in the vehicle that hit a bridge near Opotiki in Bay of Plenty last night, Bay of Plenty District Health ...

Police investigating sexual attack in Palmerston North

New Zealand Police (blog) (press release) - ‎2 hours ago‎
Palmerston North Police are investigating a serious sexual attack which occurred in the suburb of Highbury overnight. A victim was attacked by a group of three or more men and subjected to a sexual assault at around midnight.
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Keep Your Mouth Closed: Aquatic Olympians Face a Toxic Stew in Rio

New York Times - ‎16 hours ago‎
A body floated in June in Guanabara Bay. Officials say that the areas where athletes will compete meet international safety standards.
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Residents 'wouldn't have survived' if Christchurch building fire left any longer - ‎2 hours ago‎
Asleep and oblivious of a fire raging at the back of their property, two Christchurch women were saved by a group of passers-by. The fire was reported on Rutherford St, near Bamford School in Woolston, just after 6.10am on Wednesday.
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Turkish troops hunt remaining coup plotters

Otago Daily Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
Turkish soldiers detain one of the missing military personnel suspected of being involved in the coup attempt, in Marmaris. Photo Reuters.
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Australia promises inquiry after video shows abuse in juvenile detention

Hamilton Spectator - ‎54 minutes ago‎
Adele and Beyoncé are set to go head to head at the MTV Video Music Awards... Arts & Entertainment SEE MORE · Joe Jonas: Demi Lovato is like family · Mariah Carey: I 'never thought' I'd divorce Nick Cannon · Ariana Grande splits from Ricky Alvarez?
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At least 12 killed in twin suicide bombings near Mogadishu airport

CNN - ‎6 hours ago‎
(CNN) Suicide bombers from militant group Al Shabaab detonated two vehicles laden with explosives Tuesday near the airport in Mogadishu, Somalia, killing at least 12 people, the UN Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) said in a statement.
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'Multiple' bodies found at house near Phoenix, Arizona

Irish Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
A number of bodies have been found inside a house in Arizona, police said. Maricopa County Sheriff's officials said “multiple” bodies were discovered at the address in Gilbert, east of Phoenix.

Dunedin police seeking information on car fires

New Zealand Herald - ‎54 minutes ago‎
A torched car at Blackhead in Dunedin yesterday is part of a string of cars that have been stolen, then set on fire. Photo / Otago Daily Times.

Couple caught having sex in Timaru's The Warehouse car park - ‎1 hour ago‎
Most people wouldn't consider The Warehouse to be a particularly romantic place, but for one Timaru couple the allure of the big red shed was all too much.
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Ten things to know about Auckland's Unitary Plan release

Radio New Zealand - ‎3 hours ago‎
After five years in the making, the blueprint for the future shape of Auckland will be revealed today. Auckland skyline Photo: 123RF.

Warning sounds for vanishing glaciers

New Zealand Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
The images, taken at the end of summer in 2016, shows how Franz Josef Glacier has retreated 1.5km since 2011. Photo: Brian Anderson.
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Trustpower shot down in $15m Supreme Court tax bid

New Zealand Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
Trustpower, controlled by Infratil asked the country's highest court to overturn a ruling from the Court of Appeal in the tax department's favour.
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Mortgage lending hits record levels as national house prices soar - ‎8 hours ago‎
Auckland is no longer the sole driver of New Zealand's housing market with the median prices for five regions recently hitting all time highs.
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Gisborne-Napier cycle link to be investigated

Gisborne Herald - ‎51 minutes ago‎
A GOVERNMENT initiative to improve the Hawke's Bay economy will look at creating a Napier to Gisborne cycleway, along with an improved state highway link between the two cities.
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Just how ethical are socially responsible investments?

Radio New Zealand - ‎4 hours ago‎
Some of the biggest funds in the country may consider themselves to be socially responsible investors, but an analysis shows few can actually prove it.
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I Am Setsuna review: a warm yet wintry revival for old-school RPGs

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
<i>I Am Setsuna</i>'s art, narrative and I Am Setsuna's art, narrative and gameplay are clearly informed by classics from the 90s, but it's not seeking to merely replicate those old games.
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GE Digital announces industrial developer toolkit, Predix Kits

ZDNet - ‎8 hours ago‎
GE Digital on Tuesday announced it will soon be releasing Predix Developer Kits, the latest step designed to foster a developer community around Predix, its industrial Internet of Things (IoT) platform.
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The Bachelor NZ: Fleur Verhoeven moves on with new love - ‎1 hour ago‎
Despite a very humiliating public break-up with The Bachelor NZ's Jordan Mauger, winning bachelorette Fleur Verhoeven appears to have moved on with a new love.
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Kiwi star Parris Goebel up for MTV Video Music Award

New Zealand Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
Parris Goebel could be adding an MTV Music Video Award to her list of achievements. The Kiwi choreographer's music video for Justin Bieber's Sorry has been nominated for the MTV VMA's top prize, Video of the year.
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Lorde's taxi driver freaks out

New Zealand Herald - ‎3 hours ago‎
Lorde says her Uber driver was so busy freaking out about a previous celebrity customer he didn't realise he had another celeb sitting in his back seat.
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Rotorua pie the best in country (+video)

New Zealand Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
A Bay of Plenty baker with Rotorua stores has caught the attention of judges at the Bakels New Zealand Supreme Pie Awards, with his mouth-watering bacon and egg creation being named the best.

Rio Olympics top five: Young guns ready to fire for New Zealand - ‎47 minutes ago‎
They're all yet to turn 20 but have a chance to make their names on the biggest stage in Rio. Mark Geenty profiles five of the youngest wearing New Zealand black at their first Olympics.
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Chris Cairns wins substantial damages over MCC slur on Brendon McCullum video - ‎2 hours ago‎
Former NZ cricketer Chris Cairns speaks outside Southwark Crown Court after being found not guilty of perjury. London's famed Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) has paid Chris Cairns substantial damages for wrongly linking him to match-fixing, in addition ...
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NRL: Recalled Warriors fullback Tui Lolohea says time on bench has helped his game

New Zealand Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
It might sound strange but reinstated Warriors fullback Tui Lolohea says losing his starting spot was good for his game. Lolohea will start at fullback in Saturday's home clash against Penrith after being on the bench in recent weeks, with David Fusitu ...

Dave Rennie doesn't want All Blacks assistant coaching role ahead of 2019 - ‎26 minutes ago‎
Chiefs coach Dave Rennie says he isn't keen on an All Blacks assistant coach job ahead of 2019. Chiefs coach Dave Rennie is not setting his sights on becoming an All Blacks assistant coach to position himself for a crack at the top job post-2019.
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The technology behind plans for a predator-free New Zealand - ‎4 hours ago‎
Deadly toxins, genetic intervention and poison falling from the sky - the quest to purge New Zealand of predators may involve an arsenal of tools befitting James Bond.

Underwater glass lift proposed for Napier's National Aquarium - ‎1 hour ago‎
A 25-metre deep tank with a submersible lift has been proposed for Napier's National Aquarium. A submersible glass tank that takes visitors into a replicated sea environment in Napier has been proposed by Napier City Council.

Just 10 years away

The Statesman - ‎1 hour ago‎
Excitement is growing about two planets relatively close to our solar system that could be similar to earth. Entertainment · Bollywood · Hollywood · Reviews · Interviews · Television · Southern Cinema ...
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South China Sea ruling puts Minerva Reef under scrutiny

Radio New Zealand - ‎3 hours ago‎
The status of the disputed Minerva Reef is likely to come under scrutiny after a landmark ruling on China's activities in the South China Sea.

Areena scores spot in positive body model search - ‎4 hours ago‎
Areena Deshpande, 32, is one of 10 winners in the body confidence campaign Confidence is Beautiful from Kiwi fashion designer Euphoria.
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Auckland Council drops sugary drinks from vending machines at leisure centres - ‎1 hour ago‎
Auckland Council is to drop all sugary drinks form council-owned vending machines. The Healthy Families team are pictured with Health Minister Jonathan Coleman, centre left, and Auckland Council chief executive Stephen Town.
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A glass a day may not reduce heart disease risk, but it can give you cancer

The Press - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
A review of the evidence shows even a glass or two of wine a day can be harmful to long-term health. Government advice suggesting possible health benefits of alcohol was "outrageous" says an Otago University expert who warns there is no safe level of ...
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World Head and Neck Cancer Day: A survivor's story - ‎2 hours ago‎
I may be cancer-free now, but I will be dealing with the side effects for the rest of my life. Share your cancer story. Share your stories, photos and videos.