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A former Junior Warrior is poised to make his NRL debut against his old club tonight
  • Fri, 18 May 2018 13:24

A former Junior Warrior is poised to make his NRL debut against his old club tonight Rugby League

In Slovenia, a ski and a swim make an unusual pairing
  • Fri, 18 May 2018 11:26

Living in Slovenia, you often hear about the benefits of the wonderfully compact yet diverse terrain of the country. Stretching over a territory about...

Northland: The top five things to do at Taipa
  • Fri, 18 May 2018 09:39

When the Travel Editor told me I was being sent to Taipa, my reaction was "Where's that?" his reply was blunt, "Dude, you live in Northland and you do...

Dunedin Salmon hatchery targeted by vandals, 200 fish killed
  • Fri, 18 May 2018 07:35

The Dunedin Community Salmon hatchery in Sawyers Bay has suffered another break-in where its aerators were switched off, killing tens of thousands of...

Warriors captain Roger Tuivasa-Sheck has been ruled out of tomorrow night's NRL match against the Eels
  • Fri, 18 May 2018 05:34

Warriors captain Roger Tuivasa-Sheck has been ruled out of tomorrow night's NRL match against the Eels Rugby League

Penrith Panthers v Wests Tigers: NRL round 11 scores and stats
  • Fri, 18 May 2018 03:29

The Panthers keep the pressure on competition leaders St George Illawarra with a 16-2 victory over Wests Tigers in Penrith. Look back at the moments t...

Budget 2018: Mixed verdicts on Labour's 'no-pizzazz' Budget
  • Fri, 18 May 2018 01:34

Labour has knocked off its first Budget but it lived up to Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's "no surprises" promise leaving some underwhelmed and offeri...

'Racist as f***': Book backs up Taika Waititi's claims about New Zealand racism
  • Thu, 17 May 2018 23:29

Māori once needed special cards to move around the country and were even banned from public bars in South Auckland. Such policies, likened to apa...

One person critical after car crashes into house
  • Thu, 17 May 2018 21:37

One person has been critically injured after a car reportedly crashed into a house in Waikato.Emergency services are at the scene of the crash, on Gre...

Three views on Budget 2018
  • Thu, 17 May 2018 19:26

Dame Tariana Turia Whānau are missing I was always told 'your word is your honour'. This Budget reveals the election pledge of $ 20m for Wh&...

Woman fat-shamed on plane says kind stranger intervened
  • Thu, 17 May 2018 17:47

When Savannah saw a text her seatmate was writing about her, the horrified passenger couldn't stop the tears. But what happened next left her even mor...

Budget 2018: Lack of Whānau Ora funding a 'kick in the guts', says Māori Party
  • Thu, 17 May 2018 15:27

The Māori Party says it is a "kick in the guts" that Whānau Ora has been overlooked in today's Budget."That goes against the promise that La...

El Paso: The quirks, charms in cuisine and culture set this border town apart
  • Thu, 17 May 2018 13:32

I forgot my passport, but that didn't matter. I was in El Paso, technically not Mexico, but close enough.I knew that Mexico was over there - the count...

Nashville's top spots
  • Thu, 17 May 2018 07:41

Jamie McDell lists her must-see places when visiting. CREMA Cafe Like any good Kiwi who's been based in Auckland for a long period of time, one of...

Loaded gun, drugs, cash and jewellery found with Whangārei drug dealing grandfather
  • Thu, 17 May 2018 05:31

A loaded sawn-off shotgun, a stash of drugs, $ 14,000 cash and two air rifles were some of the gear found in a vehicle driven by a man described as a...

Staying at The Shangri-La Fiji
  • Thu, 17 May 2018 03:28

Sadie Beckman checks in to The Shangri-La Fiji on Yanuca Island, in Vanua Levu's Coral Coast. Check-in experience: A friendly Fijian welcome, with...

Flying from Hong Kong to Munich aboard Lufthansa
  • Thu, 17 May 2018 01:37

Tim McCready flies from Hong Kong to Munich aboard Lufthansa flight 731. The plane: One of Lufthansa's 14 superjumbo Airbus A380-800s. My plane was ...

South Auckland bus disruption during rush hour morning as drivers go on strike
  • Wed, 16 May 2018 23:24

Strikes by bus drivers will see about 87 Auckland buses cancelled during rush hour tomorrow morning.The strikes will affect South Auckland bus service...

The Jamaican rum diaries: This man may have the best job in the Caribbean
  • Wed, 16 May 2018 21:24

In the realm of jobs that sound so good someone must have made them up, Global Ambassador of Rum ranks up there with Rooftop Pool Bar Critic.Yet, Ian ...

Driving to Treblinka: Extract from Ockham Award-winning writer Diana Wichtel
  • Wed, 16 May 2018 17:40

Diana Wichtel, while researching the early life and family of her father, a Polish Jew and Holocaust survivor, visited the Polish city of Kraków. Her...

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