International

North Korea missile lands in Japan’s economic zone

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has condemned North Korea's latest missile launch and vowed action along with other nations to deter Pyongyang's "repeated provocations". "As we agreed at the recent G7, the issue of North...... Read More

13 Reasons Why most sought-after show for Kiwis

The hit TV show 13 Reasons Why has been the most sought-after top 10 digital show in New Zealand over the last 30 days, Hollywood-based Kiwi artificial intelligence company Parrot Analytics says. In an exclusive release, Parrot Analytics has provided...... Read More

Ceremonial sperm whale teeth returned to Fiji

More than a hundred polished sperm whale teeth, known as tabua, that came to New Zealand from Fiji have been returned to Fiji. Tabua are an important cultural item in Fiji. They can’t be moved across international borders without permission because...... Read More

KFC teams with Rugby League World Cup 2017

Rugby League World Cup 2017  has announced KFC as the Official Quick Service Restaurant of this year’s tournament. As an Official Partner of the RLWC2017, KFC will receive integration through key assets including brand messaging via...... Read More

Strong day for Emirates Team New Zealand

Race day two for Emirates Team New Zealand was about getting down to business, with two big races against Softbank Team Japan and Land Rover BAR respectively In race 9 against the Japanese Emirates Team New Zealand entered on starboard and both boats...... Read More

Dixon survives horror Indy 500 crash

New Zealand racing driver Scott Dixon has walked away from a spectacular, flying crash at the Indianapolis 500. Commentators described the crash as "bizarre" and Dixon "incredibly lucky" to survive the collision on turn two during...... Read More

More medals for NZ kayakers in Europe

The New Zealand kayaking team has made an emphatic statement at the second ICF World Cup of the season, heading home with four more medals from Szeged in Hungary. While their haul of golds was halved from the first round in Portugal - two instead of...... Read More

Man’s body found in Melbourne wheelie bin

A council worker has found a body in a wheelie bin as he emptied it into a garbage truck in Melbourne. Police say the truck was making a pick-up in Butler Street in Preston about 8am on Saturday when the driver found a man's body inside. Detective...... Read More

Two more arrests in Manchester attack probe

Fresh arrests have been made in the Manchester bombing probe after police carried out a controlled explosion during a raid on an address in the Cheetham Hill area of the city. Two men aged 20 and 22 were held on suspicion of terror offences after officers...... Read More

US Coastguard rescues Tongan fisherman

Just a day after taking part in a multi-national rescue drill over Auckland Harbour, the crew of a US Coast Guard C-130 Hercules has helped save six Tongan fishermen while en-route home to Honolulu. This time it was a ‘real live’ joint...... Read More