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Canadian 25th seed Eugenie Bouchard has withdrawn from the US Open after suffering a concussion in a locker room fall.

Rugby: Injured Barrett out for four weeks

Rugby: Injured Barrett out for four weeks

All Blacks flyhalf Beauden Barrett has been sidelined for four weeks with a knee injury in a blow to the Super Rugby-leading Hurricanes as they brace for a tough run in the leadup to the playoffs.

Mass rally in Tunis over museum attack

Mass rally in Tunis over museum attack

World leaders joined tens of thousands of Tunisians to march in solidarity against Islamist militants, a day after security forces killed members of a group blamed for a deadly museum attack.

Amanda Knox acquitted of murder

Amanda Knox acquitted of murder

Italy's top court has annulled the conviction of American Amanda Knox for the 2007 murder of her British flatmate and fully acquitted her in a surprise verdict capping nearly a decade of courtroom drama.

'Shove that down ya cake hole' - employment case response

A company has been told to "shove that down ya cake hole" after being forced to pay a humiliated former employee more than $168,000 for its "revenge" driven response to a rude cake.

Fresh inquiry into Bain compensation claim

Fresh inquiry into Bain compensation claim

The Government will launch a fresh inquiry into David Bain's compensation claim after agreeing to set aside all previous advice on the matter, Justice Minister Amy Adams has announced.

Bomber kills dozens at volleyball match

A suicide bomber has killed at least 40 people at a crowded volleyball match in eastern Afghanistan, a provincial official said.

Vandals shoot up Mavora hut

Vandals shoot up Mavora hut

Gun-toting vandals have damaged a public hut in the Mavora Lakes, raising police concerns and potentially leading to restricted access to the  popular, family-friendly area.