|YouTube hits reveal Kiwis' eclectic tastes|
It's hard to know what it says about us as a nation other than that we seem to like foxes, strange US dudes who pretend to be animals, beer and Harlem Shakes. Oh, and X Factor.
© 2013 Stuff.co.nz 9:05pm Mandela's body lying in state in Pretoria
The body of Nelson Mandela has arrived at the main government building in South Africa's capital, Pretoria, where it will lie in state for three days.
© 2013 RadioNZ 8:55pm Accused thought to be engaged soon after death, court told
A woman accused of murdering her husband was believed to be engaged to her ex-partner only a few months after her husband's death, a court has been told.
© 2013 RadioNZ 8:35pm Law change needed after tiger kills man
Dalu Mncube, 30, was mauled while cleaning the Bengal white tiger Abu's cage at Zion Wildlife Gardens, Whangarei, in May 2009.
© 2013 3news 8:15pm Google opens first Asia data centres
Google opens its first ever data centres in Asia as it looks to boost its growth further in the region.
© 2013 BBCWorld 8:05pm NZ dollar has roller coaster day
The New Zealand dollar had a roller coaster day.
© 2013 RadioNZ 7:55pm Cordingley gets Queensland Rugby operations job
BRISBANE, Australia (AP) Former Australia and Queensland halfback Sam Cordingley has been named Queensland Rugby's new operations manager.Reds head coach Richard Graham says Cordingley will start his new role in January, overseeing...
© 2013 NZ Herald 7:55pm Drunk Westport schoolboy contributed to own death
Coroner Richard McElrae, has ruled that Westport schoolboy Thomas Elworthy contributed to his own death by wandering drunk on State highway 67 near Westport on October 7, 2011.Thomas and a friend were walking, at 6.30am, in a northerly...
© 2013 NZ Herald 7:45pm Final reading for Mokomoko Bill
Legislation to restore the mana of a tribal chief wrongly executed by the Crown has had its third and final reading in Parliament.
© 2013 RadioNZ 7:39pm
Gillette Cup action continues on day three
After morning rain delayed the start of play, cricket got under way on day three of the Gillette Cup Finals in Lincoln.
Scots College, Christchurch Boys’ High School and Lindisfarne were all victorious, with Lindisfarne remaining the only unbeaten team in the Finals.
© 2013 voxy.co.nz 8:55pm Parliament holds its last debate of 2013
Parliament has adjourned until January 28 after MPs exchanged the final insults of 2013.
© 2013 3news 8:35pm Prior urges England to take on Australia's attack
PERTH, Australia (AP) Matt Prior is urging his England teammates to dispense with the survival instinct and take the fight up to Mitchell Johnson, or forget about retaining the Ashes.Johnson has taken 17 wickets already in Australia's...
© 2013 NZ Herald 8:35pm Mortlock backs Australian version of NPC
Former Wallabies captain Stirling Mortlock says it's imperative ARU powerbrokers put agendas aside and make a success of the National Rugby Championship.
© 2013 Stuff.co.nz 8:15pm Mokomoko Bill passes into law
The Minister of Maori Affairs today pays tribute to the descendants of Te WhakatĹŤhea rangatira, Mokomoko, and welcomes the passing of the 3rd reading of the Mokomoko (Restoration of Character, Mana, and Reputation) Bill.
© 2013 voxy.co.nz 7:55pm America's Cup economic impact below projections
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) The America's Cup sailing races this year generated far less economic activity in the San Francisco Bay Area than projected, and have cost taxpayers more than $5 million, according to draft figures released Tuesday.Figures...
© 2013 NZ Herald 7:55pm Big methamphetamine bust in King Country
Police say they have made a significant dent in the illicit drugs trade after raids in King Country.
© 2013 RadioNZ 7:39pm Sharples takes advice from public on Maori Council
Maori Affairs Minister Pita Sharples has acted on the advice given by the people, who want the Maori Council to stay the way it is.
© 2013 RadioNZ 7:39pm