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Man dies after car crashes into stream

Man dies after car crashes into stream

A man has died after his car crashed into a stream in Taranaki this morning.

Premier rugby: Dunedin v Harbour

Premier rugby: Dunedin v Harbour

Action from the round one premier rugby clash between Dunedin and Harbour at Kettle Park on Thursday.

Dunedin scored a converted try at the death to run out 36-34 winners.

Photos courtesy Caswell Images 

Flag decision: 'The people have spoken'

Flag decision: 'The people have spoken'

One of the most vocal opponents of a flag change, the Returned and Services Association, says it is delighted but not surprised at the referendum result.

Consequences catch up with superheroes

Consequences catch up with superheroes

Superheroes have long existed in a world of their own, but as two iconic caped heroes battle in "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice," both are brought crashing down to reality as the ramifications of their actions catch up with them.

Fire crews kept busy in Far North

Fire crews kept busy in Far North

At least 100 firefighters were called out to deal with fires and car crashes throughout the Far North last night.

Cricket: Anderson, Elliott back for T20s

Cricket: Anderson, Elliott back for T20s

Big-hitting allrounder Corey Anderson will return to the New Zealand team for the two T20 internationals against Sri Lanka.

Attack fears prompt Belgium alert

Attack fears prompt Belgium alert

Belgium put the capital Brussels on maximum security alert, shutting the metro and warning people to avoid crowds because of a "serious and imminent" threat of coordinated, multiple attacks by militants.

Hunters sought after bullet hits caravan

Hunters sought after bullet hits caravan

Caravaners at a Cromwell campground had a close call when a suspected hunter's bullet went through their vehicle while they were inside watching TV.

Golf: Surgery puts Tiger out for rest of year

Golf: Surgery puts Tiger out for rest of year

Former world number one Tiger Woods has announced that he underwent back surgery earlier this week and will be sidelined for the rest of this year.

Tennis: Concussion puts Bouchard out of US Open

Tennis: Concussion puts Bouchard out of US Open

Canadian 25th seed Eugenie Bouchard has withdrawn from the US Open after suffering a concussion in a locker room fall.