Air NZ flight with 141 on board struck by lightning, diverted to Christchurch Airport

A thunderstorm caught an Air New Zealand flight off guard this morning after lightning struck Air NZ615 en route from Auckland to Queenstown. The flight, which departed Auckland at 9.30am, … Read More

Christchurch mosque attack: Victims to stand in court and eyeball killer

At least eleven Christchurch mosque attack victims have vowed to stand in court and eyeball the gunman who claimed 51 lives and injured dozens more. Brenton Harrison Tarrant, 29, will … Read More

Christchurch mosque attacks: Study into ongoing effects of survivors and families

The ongoing effects of the Christchurch mosque attacks on close family members will be examined in a new $100,000 study. A team led by University of Otago, Christchurch researcher Dr … Read More

Election 2020: NZ First doubles down on attacks against Greens with mocking unicorns, pixies post

New Zealand First has doubled-down on its attacks against the Greens’ wealth tax policy with a mocking online post that features raining $100 bills, pixies, flying pigs, and a pink-maned … Read More

Northland’s Wild weather: Whangārei, Paihia residents asked to save water as reservoirs fall low

Whangārei and Paihia residents are being asked to continue saving water to allow reservoirs to refill after levels dropped dramatically while storm-damaged treatment plants were out of action. Torrential rain … Read More

Whangārei Mitre 10 MEGA suffers flood damage estimated in the tens of thousands

The owner of Whangārei’s Mitre 10 MEGA suspects the flood damage from last night’s extensive rainfall will cost tens of thousands of dollars. Described by MetService as a once-in-500-year storm, … Read More