An American family visiting the zoo got the fright of their lives when a 220kg gorilla charged their three-year-old girl, cracking the glass designed to protect them.
Alister McRae has won the Race to the Sky driving the same car the late Possum Bourne claimed victory with in 2001.
Winning in Australia is proving as difficult as ever for Kiwi teams in the ANZ trans-Tasman netball championship.
Harmeet Sooden was kidnapped and held hostage by a terrorist group in Iraq 10 years ago is now days away from returning to the country.
The last surviving member of a little-known unit from World War II has been honoured at a special ANZAC service.
The nurses got to share all the horrors of soldiering, but Lottie was to suffer the kind of cruelty that only a sister could know.
Another six great spotted kiwi have been released in north Canterbury in an ambitious plan to repopulate an entire valley with wild birds caught elsewhere in the South Island.
High Water is a collaborative project, with 11 New Zealand artists contributing stories, all relating to climate change.
His research found that for every one concussion reported in the rugby codes, six go undetected.
Tomorrow sees the start of Immunisation Week, and for those who are frightened of needles, doctors say the real worry should be catching something like whooping cough.
The Islamic State group claim responsibility for a suicide attack in Afghanistan that killed 33 people, President Ashraf Ghani says.
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott is urging Australians to turn out in force at Anzac Day events in defiance of alleged terror attack plans.
Italian immigration centres are overflowing with African migrants who cross the Mediterranean.
Canberra have recorded their biggest ever comeback victory, fighting back from 22-0 to beat Wests Tigers 30-22 at Leichhardt Oval.
Thousands of people sent the Government a message today AAA leave our school alone.
Eight-time Race to the Sky champion Nobuhiro 'Monster' Tajima is out of contention after a body work malfunction caused a dicey crash.
Alexis Sanchez sent holders Arsenal back to the FA Cup final, benefiting from Reading goalkeeper Adam Federici's howler to seal a 2-1 win at Wembley.
Memphis police say an observant motorist helped them get a kid driver off the road before anyone was hurt.
Gold Coast have put aside the off-field drama to post back-to-back NRL wins for the first time in more than a year.
Jake Granville scored his third try for the night in the final two minutes to secure a 28-24 win for the Cowboys over the Warriors.
The Highlanders have held off a second half fight back from the Blues to win 30-24 at Forsyth Barr Stadium and retain the Gordon Hunter Memorial trophy.
Ever wondered what it's like to race to the top of a mountain on a 140 horse-powered quad-bike?
With no national coach and now no high-performance director, New Zealand's elite swimmers are feeling abandoned more than ever.
The Wellington Phoenix remain in the hunt for a top-two spot in the A-League after a thrilling 3-2 win over the Central Coast Mariners.
Former WRC driver Alister McRae is locked in a battle with Australian buggy racer Brett Hayward after the opening day at Race to the Sky.
Video highlights, live updates as they happen and all the action as the Highlanders take on the Blues in Dunedin.
Locals trade in apples for Heritage Cider
We begin the countdown to Anzac Day with a special series about seven remarkable Kiwis AAA some men, some women, but all of whom may challenge your comfort zone.
The Waratahs have put an end to the Hurricanes win streak holding out for a 29-24 win in Wellington.
In a small village in southeast England, there's a place that helped send at least 20,000 Kiwi soldiers home alive.
UN Security Council members have been moved to tears as they watched the video of an apparent chlorine gas attack in northwest Syria last month.
Some early commuters in the American northwest have been confronted by an unusual road hazard AAA 20 million angry bees.
Thousands gathered for a sombre ceremony to officially open the Pukeahu War Memorial Park in Wellington today.
Australian police say the men they've arrested planned to attack an ANZAC week event using knives and swords.
Police say there's been an increase in ram-raid burglaries by young offenders in stolen vehicles, and they're putting the public at risk.
An international monitoring group says 30,000 people may die this year attempting the perilous journey across the Mediterranean.
The Government's top economic and financial advisor is at odds with the Reserve Bank over measures to cool Auckland's over-heated property market.
Video highlights, live updates as they happen and all the action as the Hurricanes take on the Waratahs in Wellington.
We sent Jesse Peach out to find us a story, and as you're about to find out, he probably took the instruction a little too literally.
EA's first full-length trailer for the much anticipated Star Wars Battlefront was released this morning.
The Canterbury Bulldogs have outdone the struggling Manly Sea Eagles 28-16 at ANZ Stadium in Sydney.
Wellington ended their three-game goal-scoring drought in spectacular fashion on Friday with a 3-2 A-League win over Central Coast at Westpac Stadium.
The Chiefs have delivered the Crusaders their second brutal lesson of the season, winning 26-9 in Christchurch to take top spot Super Rugby.
Sir Peter Jackson takes John Campbell on a tour through his special World War One exhibit in wellington ahead of its official opening tomorrow.
Torty, the 120-year-old tortoise, is taking part in Te Papa and Weta Workshop's Gallipoli exhibition.
Houses are getting bigger and more expensive AAA and that's a problem.
An update on the markets for April 17, 2015.
It might be Tony Quinn's event, but the Race to the Sky boss concedes that it's Nobuhiro 'Monster' Tajima's race.
The Race to the Sky is back after seven years, and driver Alister McRae has a close attachment to the race.
One man synonymous with the annual Race to the Sky in Wanaka is eightAAAtime champion Nobuhiro 'Monster' Tajima
The Phoenix have been given a huge boost ahead of tonight's clash against the Central Coast Mariners, with Football Federation Australia confirming Perth will be expelled from the A-League.
Kasey Badger will debut as an NRL touch judge and will be just the second woman in history to officiate in the male-dominated sport.
Turkish red pines, directly descended from one that grew in Gallipoli, are playing a big part in centenary commemorations.
Darth Vader's mask and a line of voiceover in the new Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer has set fan imagination alight.
The harrowing personal stories of New Zealanders involved in World War I have been brought to life in two exhibitions by Sir Richard Taylor and Sir Peter Jackson in Wellington.
An emergency call made by a baggage handler who fell asleep in the cargo hold of a plane has been released.
The Mystics find themselves in an unfamiliar position at the halfway stage of the ANZ netball championship at the New Zealand conference, but there's a good reason for it.
Video highlights, live updates as they happen and all the action as the Crusaders take on the Chiefs in Christchurch.
A massive amount of methamphetamine - 123kg - has been seized in drug busts at the end of two investigative operations.
A new survey shows the majority of Aucklanders want large-scale investment in transport, and they're happy to pay for it with motorway charges.