Snippets of an old Playboy interview that include racist and homophobic sentiments cause an uproar on Twitter.
New Wallabies selector Michael O'Connor says panel will give serious thought to tweaking combinations before Japan showpiece.
Commuters warned to expect delays from crash that partially blocked SH2 near Petone.
One suffered serious injuries and another had moderate injuries after the single-vehicle smash.
The freak accident happened when a tyre from a jet bridge burst during maintainence.
About 230 residents still evacuated after the Nelson wildfires could return home today.
Amid fears of new arms race, Russia's president says it will aim weapons at the US if America stations missiles in Europe.
Director of Australian flying school shrugged: "Young instructors, what can you do?"
The world record holding Kiwi is a player to worry Australia in Perth.
Judiciary comes down hard on South African star: "It is difficult to imagine how an act of foul play of this sort could be worse".
Finn Delany will skip playing for Nelson, to join Serbian club FMP Belgrade.
A motorcyclist is seriously injured after hitting a car in the Dunedin suburb of Brockville early today.
Residents rally behind the troubled Eden Park stadium and are making political plans.
The country's in line for some of the wettest, coldest and windiest weather for some time.
Shamima Begum is stripped of her UK citizenship over joining IS - and Bangladesh wants nothing to do with her either.
ANALYSIS: The caliphate is nearing its end but the struggle in Syria is not, thanks to radicalisation and a power vacuum.
Christchurch's popular post-quake playground needs replacement parts - some costing $7000 - after just three years.
Social media posts by servicemen and their families leaked information about fighting which contradicted Moscow's official accounts.
The experts will soon have spoken but the Government's work has just begun.
Double murderer Paul Wilson could become the first person in New Zealand kept in jail until they die.