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Kiwi travellers snap up British currency after pound plummets on Brexit - ‎22 hours ago‎
The British Pound took a dive on the outcome of the Brexit vote - good news for Kiwis travelling to the UK. New Zealand travellers have been furiously buying sterling after the British currency plummeted when it became clear voters in the UK had chosen ...
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Cop car stolen in Whangamata, then found hours later - ‎4 hours ago‎
A passenger in a car pulled over for speeding nipped out and stole the cop's car in Whangamata on Saturday night, leaving the speedster driver to face the music.

Driver flees police after crashing into power pole

Voxy - ‎6 hours ago‎
At approximately 12:24am on Sunday 26 June 2016 the driver of a Nissan Pulsar failed to stop for Police and sped away on Oxford Terrace, Lower Hutt.
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Moko: Hit, kicked, thrown, bitten, stomped and smothered – but prosecutors can't prove couple murdered the boy - ‎9 hours ago‎
When Tania Shailer and David Haerewa stand in the dock tomorrow, there is pressure for the judge to hand down a rare life sentence for the manslaughter of little Moko.

Britain's Hill, an EU convert, steps down after Brexit vote

The West Australian - ‎9 hours ago‎
Brussels (AFP) - Britain's European Commissioner Jonathan Hill, a eurosceptic convert to the EU who announced his resignation Saturday, is a pragmatic dealmaker given a plum job as an olive branch to London by his boss Jean-Claude Juncker.
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24 dead in West Virginia floods; search and rescue continues

New Zealand Herald - ‎4 hours ago‎
CLENDENIN, W.Va. (AP) " Surrounded by muddy devastation, Cathy Light and her husband Chris thought it was "heaven sent" they had free burgers to munch on in a Clendenin parking lot Saturday.

Sydney mother prosecuted for sending death threats - ‎7 minutes ago‎
The online abuse is so frequent that the lawyer and anti-Islamophobia advocate wouldn't get any work done if she reported it all to police.

Dogs to target cash-carrying crooks - ‎3 hours ago‎
More dogs like Marney (pictured) are headed for airports and mail centres to detect cash and drugs. Customs will spend half a million dollars on five new detector dogs that can sniff out drugs and cash.

Severe weather warning for much of NZ

New Zealand Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
High winds on the Napier-Taupo have blown over the trailer of a truck, as foul weather lashes much of the country. Police are advising caution on Hawkes Bay roads after the trailer SH5 was blown over just near the summit causing it to block one lane ...
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South Auckland school with leaky buildings to get $14m fix up

TVNZ - ‎1 hour ago‎
The primary school in south-west Manurewa has old and leaky buildings and issues with asbestos. Generic image of an empty classroom.

Wind tips truck

New Zealand Herald - ‎29 minutes ago‎
Police and a road salvage crew on the Napier-Taupo highway were this afternoon attempting to upright a truck trailer which had blocked the road for more than two hours after being flipped by highwind gusts.

'This will be a calm process' - Britain to remain engaged with the world, says High Commissioner to NZ

TVNZ - ‎1 hour ago‎
Britain will remain engaged in the world after voting to leave the European Union, Jonathan Sinclair, the British High Commissioner to New Zealand says.

The Brexit conundrum

The Hindu - ‎2 hours ago‎
The United Kingdom has voted to leave the European Union. Even though European films are, for the most part, deeply rooted in their own cultures, there is a whole lot of cross-fertilisation going on amongst European countries at the production level ...

Humble two-bedroom cottage in Mangere Bridge sells for staggering $1.7 million

New Zealand Herald - ‎9 hours ago‎
A humble 80sq m cottage has sold for $1.72 million - more than $700,000 over its current council valuation. The two-bedroom waterfront home in Mangere Bridge, Auckland, sold at a heated auction attended by 200 people and is seen as further evidence of ...
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Auckland Airport welcomes inaugural American Airlines flight

Voxy - ‎20 hours ago‎
Auckland Airport has welcomed its 23rd international airline this morning, with the arrival of the inaugural American Airlines daily flight between Los Angeles and Auckland.
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Newest Kindle is thinner, lighter -- and same price

Mason City Globe Gazette - ‎1 hour ago‎
SEATTLE --'s newest iteration of its Kindle e-reader device is thinner, lighter and the same price it was before. The Kindle, Amazon's flagship and entry-level e-reader model, is getting a makeover to make it slimmer and rounder, aiming to ...
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ICYMI: The dogbot and a heart strap that beats surgery

Engadget - ‎13 hours ago‎
Today on In Case You Missed It: Boston Dynamics introduced a new robot to the lineup and this one is both the smallest yet, and most adorable.
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No. 95 NASCAR team's data held for ransom in cyber attack - ‎8 hours ago‎
The Circle Sport-Leavine Family Racing fell victim to a cyber attack earlier this year. Dave Winston of Circle Sport-Leavine Family Racing seen in May, shortly after the ransomeware attack.
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Moral dilemma of self-driving cars: Which lives to save in a crash

CBS News - ‎Jun 24, 2016‎
Would you ride in a self-driving car that has been programmed to sacrifice its passengers to save the lives of others, in the event of a serious accident?
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Queesntown Winter Festival street parade - ‎9 hours ago‎
Philip Chandler (left) and Mark Wilson race each other to the finish of the Golden Mile. Where could a dinosaur, Captain America, snowflakes, dogs along with businessmen and a local MP possibly meet?

Kaumatua kicking it with the best at Kapa Haka festival at Te Papa - ‎3 hours ago‎
Kaumatua from around the country descend on Te Papa to take part in the Kaumatua Kapa Haka festival, with some performers in their 90's.

Ty Burrell talks adoption, adventures, and Finding Dory - ‎9 hours ago‎
A journey Ty Burrell will never forget is the drive from one side of the United States to the other. It's a 4000 kilometre trip he's made more than a few times.

Adam Parore and Miller Rose Parore have split.

New Zealand Herald - ‎7 hours ago‎
Cricketing great Adam Parore and his glamorous wife, Miller Rose Parore, have separated after two years of marriage. Sources close to the pair confirmed that the couple - who wed in an intimate setting at Omapere in the Far North - had split.
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Blues looking to make another offer for Barrett

New Zealand Herald - ‎21 hours ago‎
Beauden Barrett of New Zealand looks on during the International Test match between the New Zealand All Blacks and Wales. Photo / Getty.
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Black Sticks miss out on bronze

Radio Sport - ‎7 hours ago‎
The women's Black Sticks will need to beat Great Britain if they're to avoid finishing last at hockey's Champions Trophy in London.
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Love, loss part of Colorado Springs beekeepers' lot

Colorado Springs Gazette - ‎1 hour ago‎
Hobbyist and commercial beekeepers battle a long list of challenges, including predators, disease-ridden pests, freezing temperatures, scorching summers, pesticide sprays and a host of other concerns.
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UN boss: Brexit would mean rewriting Paris Agreement on climate change - ‎Jun 23, 2016‎
A vote for Brexit in tomorrow's UK referendum on EU membership (23 June) would mean that the COP21 agreement would have to be rewritten, the executive secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change said on Wednesday (22 June) in ...
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Arctic's pink snow pushing ice glaciers towards faster melting: Research

NH Voice - ‎2 hours ago‎
Scientists have come across pink snow in the Arctic in many regions, which looks like as if somebody has tipped a gallon of watermelon juice on snow.

Your health: Plant medicine for stress support

New Zealand Herald - ‎3 hours ago‎
University can be a stressful time, try drinking at least two cups of herbal tea a day. Photo / iStock. I'm a psychology student and I recently had a class where we talked about suicide and depression in men, and how it is a lot more common than people ...
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Govt plans to remove branding despite threats

Radio New Zealand - ‎1 hour ago‎
Thinly veiled threats of legal action will not deter the government from its plans to take the branding off cigarette packets, the Associate Health Minister says.
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Lotto-Soudal reveals that Broeckx has severe brain damage

CyclingTips - ‎13 hours ago‎
Almost one month after he was hit by a motorbike in the Tour of Belgium, Stig Broeckx's Lotto-Soudal team has said that the rider has a very uncertain future due to brain damage.
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EIA-Suspect Horse Identified In Colorado

Kiowa County Press - ‎5 hours ago‎
June 23, 2016, the Colorado Department of Agriculture, State Veterinarian's Office, was notified by the USDA National Veterinary Services Laboratory (NVSL) that a non-racing horse presently located at Arapahoe Park in Aurora, CO tested positive for ...