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TV

WATCH: NZ PM Jacinda Ardern Picks Stephen Colbert Up From The Airport

2 min read

Talk about service! 'The Late Show' host Stephen Colbert paid a visit to Auckland, New Zealand, where he was picked up from the airport by none other than the country's own PM, Jacinda Ardern.

World

World

NZ Police Hunt Wanted Man But He 'Shouldn't Be Hard To Find'

1 min read

New Zealand police have asked for help to find a wanted man with very distinctive facial tattoos.

National

National

'The Smoke Has Reached New Zealand': Dust And Haze From NSW Fires Arrives Across The Ditch

2 min read

The fires tearing through New South Wales are so severe that smoke, ash and haze have descended on our neighbours in New Zealand.

World

World

CCTV Footage Shows Backpacker On Tinder Date Hours Before Being Strangled

2 min read

British backpacker Grace Millane messaged her friend to say "I click with him so well" about the man she was on a date with who allegedly strangled her hours later, a court in New Zealand has heard.

Breaking

Breaking

Two Aussie Climbers Killed In New Zealand Identified

1 min read

Two Australian men have died while climbing a mountain near Queenstown

News

News

Two Years In Two Minutes: Jacinda Ardern Just Out Prime Ministered Herself

2 min read

She's already one of the most popular world leaders, but New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has won over more hearts with a sensational two-minute video posted to social media.

Sport

Sport

NZ Coach Praises 'Brilliant' England Haka Response After Fine Issued

2 min read

The England rugby team has been fined for the crossing the halfway line during the Haka in last week's semi-final at the Rugby World Cup.

Sport

Sport

ICC Super Over Rule Change Is 'Too Late' For New Zealand

2 min read

The controversial 'super over' rule has been changed by the International Cricket Council but New Zealand’s former batting coach says there’s a another issue to fix.

World

World

New Zealand Wants You To Help It Find Penguin Of The Year

3 min read

It's time to name your favourite penguin!

Life

Life

Inside Nadia Bartel's New Zealand Girls' Trip With Her WAG Best Friend Bec Judd

2 min read

Nadia Bartel recently co-hosted the Brownlow red carpet, now she's flown overseas with a group of her WAG and influencer friends.

Sport

Sport

Call For 'Overdone' Haka To Be Banned Before Matches

2 min read

An Irish rugby writer has taken aim at the All Blacks performing the Haka, calling for it to be banned before matches.

News

News

Praise For Speaker Who Cradled MP's Bub During Debate

1 min read

New Zealand's parliamentary speaker has taken on a new role in parliament: babysitting.

Updated

Updated

23-Year-Old NZ Man Charged With Killing Aussie Tourist Sean McKinnon

2 min read

The sister of Sean McKinnon, the Australian man who was shot dead in New Zealand, has said their family "don't even know how to put life together without him."

Crime

Crime

Australian Tourist Shot Dead In New Zealand After Being Woken From Sleep

3 min read

An Australian man is dead and his horrified Canadian partner sprinted kilometres in search of help, after a terrifying alleged robbery in New Zealand over a campervan.

Life

Life

Ooshies End Soon But Something Better Is Just A Ditch Away

3 min read

The Woolworths Lion King Ooshie craze is winding up but before the next plastic collection launches, a better idea could be just across the Tasman Sea.

News

News

NZ Town’s Smiley Rebranding Comes At A Price

2 min read

Wellington’s Porirua region has got a new look, but not everyone is as happy as their logos seem to be.

News

News

'Sonic Boom': Explosion Rocks Christchurch

2 min read

Six people have been rushed to hospital after a massive explosion destroyed a house in New Zealand and significantly damaged five others.

Good News

Good News

Two Rogue Penguins Defy Police And Return To Sushi Store After Being Removed

1 min read

New Zealand Police have been forced to double-down on a pair of criminals who re-offended just hours after being released from custody.

World

World

Man Reveals The Moment He Knew He Had Run Over Jacinda Ardern's Cat

2 min read

Jacinda Ardern's cat, Paddles, was run over nearly two years ago.

News

News

Pizza Chain Investigated For Using Plant-Based Meat On 'Burger' Pizza

2 min read

Hell Pizza has been slammed for switching beef for plant-based meat on one of its pizzas.

Christchurch

Christchurch

Tempers Flare As Christchurch Victims Are Confronted Outside Court

1 min read

The victims of the Christchurch shooting have been harassed outside court as they left the plea hearing of the alleged shooter.

News

News

'Disgusting': Calls To Ban Video Game Allowing Users To Be Christchurch Gunman

1 min read

A petition has been launched in a bid to get 'Jesus Strikes Back: Judgement Day' to be shut down immediately.

National

National

Stunning Jacinda Ardern Silo Mural Unveiled In Melbourne

1 min read

A huge mural of NZ Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern hugging a mourner at a mosque after the Christchurch terror attack has been unveiled in Melbourne.

Politics

Politics

Surge In Aussies Wanting To Move To New Zealand After Shock Election Result

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NZ's immigration office reported a surge in the number of Australians looking to move following the Coalition's win on Saturday.

World

World

Father Killed Defending His Family From Robbers On Round-The-World Yacht Trip

1 min read

Alan Culverwell was killed while protecting his family from armed robbers who attacked their yacht in waters near Panama.

Good News

Good News

Father And Daughter's 15 Year 'Pinch And A Punch' Battle Goes Viral

2 min read

Over 15 years, actress Bridie Connell and her father have been upping the ante on their 'pinch and a punch, first day of the month' battle, but this time it has gone viral.

Sri Lanka Bombings

Sri Lanka Bombings

Sri Lanka-Christchurch Link A 'Cheap Shot', Says New Zealand Deputy PM

3 min read

New Zealand's deputy prime minister has criticised suggestions Sri Lanka's Easter Sunday bombings were linked to the Christchurch shootings, saying his country is being "misused".

World

World

Man Spiked Maccas Ice Cream With Prescription Pills

1 min read

An Auckland man has pleaded guilty to spiking ice cream at a McDonald's store in New Zealand's capital.

World

World

Dozens Of Anzac Day Services Cancelled In Auckland Due To Security Risks

3 min read

Security fears in the wake of the Christchurch terror attack have triggered the cancellation of dozens of ANZAC Day commemorations in one of New Zealand's largest cities.

Christchurch

Christchurch

Inquiry Into Christchurch Terror Attack To Report Back By End Of Year

1 min read

New Zealand’s Royal Commission inquiry into deadly shooting attacks on two Christchurch mosques would report back to the government by December 10, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday.

World

World

New Zealand Police Negotiating With Man After Reports Of Shots Fired

1 min read

New Zealand Police are negotiating with a person who is believed to have locked himself in a house after shots were reportedly fired near an Auckland primary school.

Christchurch

Christchurch

Shooting Survivor Has A Message For Christchurch Gunman

4 min read

Farid Ahmed's wife was shot dead while she was at prayer at a Christchurch mosque two weeks ago.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Mum Gives Birth To Twins A Month After Delivering A Baby Boy

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Friday.

10 News First

10 News First

Christchurch Hero Reunites With Woman She Saved From Mosque Shooting

2 min read

Two weeks on from the Christchurch terror attack, Jennifer Paterson finally feels like she can begin to reflect on the tragedy.

World

World

Christchurch Terror: Right-Wing Activist Searched Over Links To Shooter

1 min read

Austrian right-wing activist Martin Sellner's home has been raided by police over alleged links to the man who killed 50 people in Christchurch.

The Project

The Project

Jacinda Ardern Thanks Australia For Support After Christchurch Attack

4 min read

Waleed Aly and New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern have shared an emotional hug, as she gave her first interview since the Christchurch terror attack that left 50 people dead.

World

World

Touching Sermon After Nationwide Call To Prayer

3 min read

Thousands of New Zealanders have come together for a call to prayer and two minutes of silence, one week on from the Christchurch terror attack.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Figure Skater Accused Of Deliberately Slashing Rival

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Friday.

National

National

Calls For Aussie Venues To Cancel Heavy Metal Gig Over Nazi Salute Video

2 min read

There are calls for Australian venues to follow New Zealand's lead and cancel upcoming performances of a U.S. heavy metal singer, who was reportedly filmed giving a Nazi salute at a show in 2016.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Man Shoots Himself After Throwing Gun At Cockroach

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

Christchurch

Christchurch

Hundreds Gather As Father And Son First Victims To Be Buried In Christchurch

3 min read

A father and son, who arrived in New Zealand months ago after fleeing war-torn Syria, were the first victims of the Christchurch terror attack to be buried.

Lisa Wilkinson

Lisa Wilkinson

Why Jacinda Ardern Should Be Prime Minister Of Australia And New Zealand

4 min read

It’s hard to pinpoint the exact moment so many of us started to fall in love with New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.

Christchurch

Christchurch

John Oliver Roasted Fraser Anning, Paid Tribute To Egg Boy

2 min read

John Oliver has blasted "hard-line racist politician" Senator Fraser Anning for his comments on immigration following the Christchurch terror attack.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

A Pigeon -- Yes A Pigeon -- Just Sold For AU$1.9M

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

Christchurch

Christchurch

'The Time To Act Is Now': Jacinda Ardern Promises To Toughen NZ Gun Laws

2 min read

New Zealand will toughen its gun laws following the Christchurch mosque massacre, Jacinda Ardern has confirmed.

Christchurch

Christchurch

Families Of Christchurch Victims Prepare To Bury Loved Ones

3 min read

Families will soon receive the bodies of relatives who were killed in the Christchurch terror attacks at two mosques.

Christchurch

Christchurch

Christchurch Victims' Bodies To Be Released To Family For Funerals

4 min read

The bodies of victims of the Christchurch terror attack are expected to be released to grieving families on Sunday, authorities confirmed.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Comedian Adam Hills Slammed For Scolding Egg Boy

1 min read

Comedian Adam Hills has been criticised for scolding the teenager known as 'Egg Boy' on Twitter.

Christchurch

Christchurch

Yasir Amin Told His Father To Run. Next Minute, He Was On The Ground

1 min read

For so many people caught up in the Christchurch terror attack, their fates hang in the balance.

Hugh Riminton

Hugh Riminton

Ahmed Khan Fled War As A Teen, Only To Face A Killer In Christchurch

3 min read

Ahmed Khan’s voice is so quiet it's almost inaudible. His eyes are flat. Expressionless.

Christchurch

Christchurch

'Kia Kaha': The World Mourns With Christchurch And New Zealand

5 min read

From Sydney to Paris, Tokyo and beyond, the world is showing their support for New Zealand.

Christchurch

Christchurch

The Victims Of The Christchurch Terror Attack And Their Stories

4 min read

As police continue to piece together how New Zealand's "darkest day" unfolded, stories of the victims are beginning to emerge.

The Project

The Project

Waleed Aly Fights Back Tears As He Responds To Mosque Terror Attack

2 min read

Just like many other Muslims, Waleed Aly went to the mosque on Friday like he does every week.

World

World

Ardern Says Terrorist Had Gun Licence And Promises Gun Laws Will Change

5 min read

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has urged people in Christchurch to "stay inside and stay safe" the day after twin terror attacks on mosques in the city. 

News

News

Accused Australian Mosque Terrorist Refused Bail

8 min read

The 28-year-old Australian man charged with murder over the Christchurch mosque attack has fronted Christchurch District Court.

National

National

Australian Mosques Warned To Be 'Extra Vigilant' After NZ Shooting

2 min read

The Australian Federation of Islamic Councils is urging the Muslim community to be "particularly mindful of their safety" in the wake of the New Zealand 'terrorist attack'.

World

World

Jacinda Ardern: 'This Will Be One Of New Zealand's Darkest Days'

2 min read

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has spoken about the horrific attack on a Christchurch mosque.

News

News

Test Match Cancelled After Bangladesh Cricket Team's Narrow Mosque Shooting Escape

1 min read

The entire touring Bangladesh cricket squad has narrowly escaped the tragic shooting at the Masjid Al Noor Mosque in Christchurch, and the team's Test match against new Zealand has been cancelled.

World

World

How The Story Of A Young Girl's Death Is Saving Lives

4 min read

WARNING: This story contains a discussion of suicide.

News

News

A Pair Of Jeans Saved The Life Of A Sailor Thrown Overboard

1 min read

A quick-thinking German tourist converted his jeans into a buoyancy aide after being knocked into rough seas off the Gisborne Coast in New Zealand.

News

News

NZ PM Jacinda Ardern Gives Away Metallica Tickets To Young Superfan

1 min read

A NZ boy got free Metallica tickets after he created a successful petition to get them to perform in Auckland.

World

World

Owner Left Heartbroken After Stolen Miniature Pony Is Found Dead

1 min read

A miniature horse owner has been left heartbroken after her pony was found dead days after he was reported missing, believed stolen, from his paddock.

Sport

Sport

NRL Legend Mal Meninga Calls For Referendum On National Anthem

3 min read

The Indigenous All Stars had a big win against the Maoris, but it is not the impressive scorecard that is making headlines.

News

News

'Rent Me For Valentine's Day': Man Offers Up Dates With Himself

1 min read

This Prince Charming is hoping to sweep a number of women off their feet this Valentine's Day.

World

World

Ikea 'Phasing Out' Decorative Map After Forgetting To Include New Zealand

2 min read

The shopping giant said they "regret the mistake" after a Reddit user noticed The Land Of The Long White Cloud was conspicuously absent from their BJÖRKSTA map range.

News

News

Lost A USB Stick? Well, One Was Found In Frozen Seal Poo

1 min read

New Zealand scientists found a memory stick inside of a frozen slab of Seal poo

World

World

New Zealand Obsessed With Large Rowdy Tourist Family, Tracking Their Every Movement

3 min read

The idyllic peace of New Zealand has been shattered in recent weeks, with a trail of Red Bull, stolen sunglasses and beach rubbish left strewn in the wake of a reportedly large and rowdy family of tourists.

World

World

This Street In Wales Could Be The World's Steepest, Stealing NZ's Record

2 min read

New Zealand's claim on this world record could be in steep decline.

World

World

Man Injured In Explosion After Checking For Gas Leak With Lit Match

1 min read

A man in New Zealand who used a match to try and locate a gas leak suffered severe burns when his boat exploded.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap: Banksy Strikes Again With New Artwork

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

World

World

Six Fur Seal Pups Found Decapitated In New Zealand

1 min read

Warning: Graphic Content

World

World

New Details Emerge Over UK Backpacker Grace Millane's Death

2 min read

New details have been revealed about the man accused of murdering British backpacker Grace Millane in New Zealand. 

Good News

Good News

Poodle Sheep Are Now A Thing And Are Truly Amazing

1 min read

A new breed of sheep have made their public debut AND THEY'RE THE CUTEST THINGS IN THE WORLD!!!

Erin Cook

Erin Cook

ScoMo Swaps His Bus For A Plane To Face First Major Test On World Stage

6 min read

Scott Morrison is trading in his big blue bus for a plane this month as the Asia Pacific hits what's known as the summit season.

World

World

Newspaper's Massive Screw-Up Over Stan Lee's Death

1 min read

A New Zealand newspaper has made a super-sized mistake on the front page of their Tuesday edition.

News

News

Kiwis Fly! Rocket Labs Launches First Commercial Rocket

2 min read

It’s Business Time in the skies above NZ

Good News

Good News

Fisherman Rescues 18-Month-Old Found Floating In The Ocean

1 min read

A fisherman in New Zealand has saved the life of a child who was floating face-down in the ocean. 

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

America Votes In Midterms And The Race That Stops Australia

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

Royals Down Under

Royals Down Under

The Royal Couple Welcomed To Rotorua With Powerful Haka

2 min read

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex were welcomed to Rotorua with a powerful Haka.

Royals Down Under

Royals Down Under

Meghan Just Beat Harry At 'Welly Wanging' Or The Most Bizarre Sport Ever

1 min read

Harry just wasn't good enough when it came to wanging his welly.

World

World

New Zealand Solves The Mystery Of Why It 'Fell Off The Map'

1 min read

Six months ago, New Zealand investigated a conspiracy: that the country was disappearing off world maps.

National

National

Refugees On Nauru Would Sign Deal Banning Them From Australia

2 min read

Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the government is considering accepting New Zealand's long-standing offer to resettle refugees languishing on the islands.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

A Royal Baby And Doctors Want Kids Off Nauru

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

World

World

Can You Spot What's Wrong With This Photo?

1 min read

A bemusing sign on a vending machine proves why marketing campaigns should probably do a bit more research before combining languages.

World

World

Explained: The Seal Reason The Kayaker Got Slapped With An Octopus

2 min read

You've probably seen the footage that left you feeling a little stunned. Though perhaps not as stunned as the kayaker.

Politics

Politics

Jacinda Ardern Auditioned For 'Lord Of The Rings' But Missed Out

2 min read

The world is fast coming to love the New Zealand PM, but she had an earlier shot at world fame dashed.

World

World

Seal Uses Octopus To Slap Kayaker In The Face

1 min read

Nature is at it again, providing the goods. 

World

World

Jacinda Ardern Makes History, Brings First Baby Of New Zealand To UN

1 min read

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern delivered her first speech at the United Nations general assembly in the United States, and baby Neve had a front-row seat.

Politics

Politics

NZ Journalist Detained While Interviewing Refugee On Nauru

3 min read

Nauru says her media accreditation has been revoked.

Views

Views

Anything Australia Can Do New Zealand Can Do Bitter

3 min read

Not only have you forgotten how to play rugby, you appear to have forgotten how to Prime Minister.

Politics

Politics

Jacinda Ardern's Pay Rise Rebuff Is A Lesson For Aussie Pollies

3 min read

The progressive politician has been changing the game in New Zealand and making it look easy.

World

World

Jacinda Ardern Blocks Pay Rise For Politicians

1 min read

Jacinda Ardern blocked the three per cent pay rise.

Politics

Politics

New Zealand Bans (Non Australian) Foreigners Buying Houses

2 min read

Less than three percent of NZ house sales are to foreigners.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Flu Outbreak Closes School And Apple Worth $1 Trillion

4 min read

All the news you need to know this Friday.

Good News

Good News

The Lowdown On The 'Naughty Penguin Of The Month' Image That's Gone Viral

1 min read

The aquarium updates the naughty and nice list ALL THE TIME.

World

World

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern Gives Birth To Healthy Baby Girl

1 min read

"Welcome to our village wee one," the New Zealand prime minister wrote.

Politics

Politics

Jacinda Ardern Talks 'Mansplaining' On The Project

1 min read

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern exudes great diplomacy, as she chats with The Project.