The press conference scrap is a classic way to build up hype for a fight, and promoters secretly love it.
England's faltering World Cup campaign suffered another blow after a target of 310 was chased down by Sri Lanka with nine wickets to spare.
Mark Lundy's lawyer has suggested paint flakes found on Christine Lundy were there before her death and not from the murder weapon.
The Black Caps' unbeaten run at the World Cup came very close to being bowled over by a fast-finishing Australian side at Eden Park.
Two young men doused a 21-year-old man in petrol and burnt him alive because they wanted his money, a court has been told.
All the best Super Rugby tries and analysis as Jim Kayes wraps up the weekend's action.
Samsung announced its new flagship phone the Galaxy S6 this morning, along with its even sexier brother the S6 Edge.
The X Factor NZ issued an on-air apology last night after it featured a convicted criminal as a contestant last week. But was it enough to end the controversy?
More than 40,000 fans turned out to watch the Black Caps beat Australia on Saturday at Eden Park. But ticket sales for the upcoming match in Napier have been slow.
Pakistan are finally on the board at the Cricket World Cup - holding off Zimbabwe for a 20-run victory in Brisbane.
Sixteen-year-olds who commit heinous crimes in India could soon be tried as adults if the government goes ahead with a planned law change.
They say a good salesman could sell ice to an Eskimo. Well, in the midst of record snowfalls on the US east coast, a couple has done something a little bit like that.
Google's new headquarters could be the coolest office complex in the US.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is on his way to Washington on a visit that's straining his country's close relations with the United States.
This winter in North America has been one of the coldest on record. That means the frozen rivers are harder than ever to negotiate.
Prince William is in Beijing to begin a four-day visit of China.
It's been revealed the man identified as 'Jihadi John' contemplated suicide after dealing with British security services.
Air New Zealand shares took off after its result, but many of our top companies produced lacklustre results.
John Terry set Chelsea up for a 2-0 victory over Tottenham Hotspur in English football's League Cup final/.
US Secretary of State John Kerry has urged Russia to carry out a thorough investigation into the murder of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov.
The proposal to merge nine councils in the Wellington region follows a council amalgamation in Auckland.
Samsung is today unveiling its new flagship phone AAA the Galaxy S6. Watch the big event.
Defending GODZone champions Seagate could lose their lead in the multisport race with second-placed Swordfox closing the gap to just 40 minutes on day two.
The Black Caps are fully confident skipper Brendon McCullum will be available when they resume their cricket World Cup campaign against Afghanistan.
World No.1 Lydia Ko shot one-under 71 to wrap up a four-shot victory at the New Zealand Women's Open in Christchurch.
An Australian-made zombie film that opened to critical acclaim in the US has become one of the world's most-pirated movies.
The fishing boats are heading out to the Foveaux Strait oyster beds and orders have been placed for the southern delicacy.
Submissions close tomorrow for people to have their say on whether to make Wellington a super city.
The Mark Lundy murder retrial has spent the week hearing evidence about the forensic examination carried out at the murder scene.
A group of rare native birds have taken flight this weekend, but they're not on the run.
Doctors in Phoenix, Arizona have successfully transplanted a heart into an infant just six days old.
On day three of his trip to Japan, Prince William delighted locals with wardrobe changes that would put a pop star to shame.
Most jobs aren't rocket science, but Rocket Lab has vacancies for dozens of jobs that are.
The cricket was on the minds of some of the Kiwi sailors in the Volvo Ocean Race as they sailed into Auckland last night.
Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, gunned down on Friday (local time) in a contract-style killing, admitted he had feared for his life.
State Highway 29 between Tauranga and Te Poi was closed after a serious crash.
The New Zealand Breakers have returned to the ANBL Grand Finals with a 94-83 win over the Adelaide 36ers.
The Chiefs have cruised past the Crusaders in Hamilton, running in five tries in a 40-16 victory.
Video highlights, live updates as they happen and all the action as the Breakers take on the Adelaide 36ers in Game 2 of their ANBL semifinals series.
The first game of the 2015 season went down to the wire, with the Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic holding on for a one-goal win over the Adelaide Thunderbirds.
New Zealand have beaten Australia by one wicket in a tense World Cup clash at Eden Park in Auckland.
Ko won't want to lose her way, as tomorrow a second New Zealand Open title is hers for the taking.
The fourth GODZone multisport endurance race got underway near Wanaka this morning.
Madonna has explained what led to her dramatic fall from the stage at the Brit Awards in London.
Video highlights, live updates as they happen and all the action as the Chiefs host the Crusaders.
An Auckland man is furious he was turned away from an inner-city bar because of his age.
A tribute to the godfather of modern world surfing was held in New Brighton today.
Star Trek icon Leonard Nimoy has died.
Not since the Clinton White House years has a frock caused such a stir, as millions of people on the internet argued over the question, "What colour is this dress?"
Some of the most well-known songs from the Dunedin Sound era have been given an orchestral makeover.
As with the first, this one does tie up all a little too nicely, but overall, it won me over.
If Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott thought he could hide in New Zealand from his leadership woes back home, or take his mind off it at the cricket, he was wrong.
He says Western countries need to arm the Kurds, not the Iraqi Government, to stop IS.
'Jihadi John' has been described as a quiet, football-loving schoolboy before becoming the Islamic State executioner.
Thousands of people have arrived to enjoy the best the city has to offer.
The Western Force slumped to their second straight Super Rugby defeat after the Hurricanes put on a ruthless display in Perth, winning 42-13.
A late penalty has propelled the unbeaten Cheetahs to a 25-24 victory over the winless Blues in Bloemfontein.
Video highlights live updates as they happen and all the action as New Zealand take on Australia at Eden Park in the Cricket World Cup.
AB de Villiers led the way for South Africa with a display of brutal late hitting that helped lifted the Proteas to a massive 257-run win over West Indies.
So there's this dress thing that's been circulating the internet today AAA blue and black or white and gold?