Triple Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton smashed the
Bahrain circuit lap record to take pole position ahead of
Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg for Sunday's grand prix.
Kiwis living in Vanuatu have described feeling a "strong but
not severe" earthquake - but say there is no immediate
reports of injury or damage.
Feathers flew in dozens of cities around the world as tens of
thousands donned their PJs and grabbed their favourite pillow
to celebrate International Pillow Fight Day.
One person is in serious condition after a car and train
collided in north Canterbury last night.
The most-wanted fugitive from November's Paris attacks has
been arrested after a shootout with police in Brussels.
A man is in hospital with serious head injuries after a crash
in Southland early this morning.
A large fire on an empty section in Cromwell's industrial
area sparked a callout by of the Cromwelll Volunteer Fire
Brigade this morning.
A section of road on the Otago Peninsula, blocked by a slip
since June last year, will be opened to single-lane traffic
from noon today.
A woman is dead and a man is seriously injured after a
four-wheel-drive rolled on a remote North Otago farm.
A Southland student has spoken of being crushed "like a
pancake" when a balcony fell on him during a concert in
Dunedin's student quarter.
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