A 9-year-old girl found by police hiding in a wardrobe had suffered so much abuse that almost every part of her body was covered in injuries, including part of her scalp torn off her head as she was dragged down the hallway.
Marina Erakovic will be wanting to forget about her 2015 grand slam season fairly quickly, suffering her fourth straight opening round defeat today after having to withdraw midway through her first ever apperance on centre court at the US Open.
The big money on offer in the new Australian domestic netball league is a myth, according to Kiwi export Noeline Taurua.
More than 70% of New Zealanders think the All Blacks will win the Rugby World Cup in October, despite 24 years of failure on the game's biggest stage.
Danny Lee has made a solid start to the second leg of the FedEx Cup playoffs at TPC Boston in Massachusetts.
"Oh my God, I'm being swept away. Come and get me." This was the last thing a Wellington mother heard from her son, stuck in raging floodwaters in Toowoomba, before his phone cut out.
Waimarama Taumaunu will not be seeking a second term as Silver Ferns coach, insisting it is time the programme had a fresh set of eyes.
Lydia Ko has added another award to her ever-expanding trophy cabinet despite finishing well back at the Evian Championship.
She may enjoy limousines and designer glamour in Hollywood, but Rachel Hunter has revealed a life more ordinary when she is in New Zealand.
Silver Ferns netball great Irene Van Dyk will take to the boxing ring for the first time at December's Fight For Life charity event at the Claudelands Arena in Hamilton.
Three people have been charged in Auckland with smuggling almost 2kg of meth inside high heel shoes, a soap box, car lights, and a golf putt box.
Madeleine Sami couldn't be here to talk about her new show Super City. She sent her five mates instead:
Canterbury seared into Hawke's Bay with a brand of rugby other teams will struggle to match for accuracy and abrasiveness across the ITM Cup.
Robert Downey Jr, Scarlett Johansson and Mark Ruffalo have joined forces for a star-studded ad that takes aim at United States presidential candidate Donald Trump.
Spark is in the process of contacting Xtra customers whose account security may have been compromised in Yahoo's massive data breach.
The two buildings which claimed the greatest number of lives in the earthquake were built on soft soil prone to a "large increase in shaking" and had "very high" susceptibility to liquefaction.