Jason Stange thought he'd escaped police, until they read about his new starring role.
Christchurch's highest-reaching fire truck had to be called in to rescue a magpie stuck up a tree after the local brigade's ladder wasn't tall enough.
Two young graphic designers are giving missing pet posters a makeover in order to help cat owners find their feline friends.
Satanists chant "Hail Satan" as controversial sculpture of the devil is revealed in America's heartland.
If there's something strange in your neighbourhood, who you gonna call? Midnight Paranormal Hamilton.
Couple filmed about to swim with the sharks, protected only by some PVC pipes.
Secret society of serial pranksters claim responsibility for a post-it note bombing of a car.
It came from the deep with sharp teeth, but the fish that washed up on Rabbit Island, near Nelson, was more novel than scary.
If you have ever wondered how to complete the Rubik's Cube in record time, watch and learn.
Police are investigating the case of a burglar who did the dishes, and got away clean.
Nobody knew Nibbles could dog-paddle. She is, after all, a guinea pig.
"How many times do you get the chance?" offender says when asked to explain.
A squirrel goes into a bar, trashes it, gets drunk and is kicked out. True story.
How an English schoolgirl with a penchant for classical mythology named a new planet in 1930.
Boy gets himself into the tightest of tight squeezes.
A Welsh government official who had a bit of fun using fictional alien language Klingon to answer a question about UFOs over Cardiff has managing to stir up worldwide interest.
Dramatic video shows a plane narrowly missing cars to land on the grass median in the US.
A wonky, silly DIY-style yellow line on a Brisbane street has annoyed authorities.
About $15,000 was spent to rehome 56 lizards from the path of a new Wellington motorway.
As his team scored the winning goal, Kenneth Meech and his inflatable shark got a bit too enthusiastic.
No-one knows the location of Old St Paul's Cathedral's foundation stone 150 years after it was laid.
Parents allowed their two-year-old to handle a 4.5m snake.
If you have driven on Cambridge Rd lately, you may have noticed Stuart and Kevin keeping watch.
A raccoon in Toronto has become the toast of the internet - pity it's dead.
The instant noodle packet emblazoned with a penis was apparently nothing more than an April's fool joke.
A spree of registration plate thefts is likely to young people looking for something to hang on their wall, police say.
A parrot named Zap has flown the coop in frigid weather after a visit from an attractive tui.
Not a bird, not a plane, just a flying shark, thank you very much.
Thunderpants calls for people's oldest smalls, with a 20-year supply of knickers on the line.
Like something straight out of Up, Daniel Boria flies high with just a lawn chair and 110 helium balloons.