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Labour leader 'Stuart' Little?

Labour Leader Andrew Little's sign outside his New Plymouth office has been creatively vandalised into well-dressed ...

 The new face of the Labour Party leadership is small, furry and named Stuart.

Body found in back of truck

The Alaskan woman used ice to keep her dead husband's body cold.

She'd been driving around with her husband on ice for days. But she didn't break any laws, US police say.

Larry's a lucky lobster

Most caught lobsters end up as food.

Larry is a huge, extremely old lobster. But he won't be spending the rest of his days as someone's dinner.

Double Down disappointment

Rachel Morgan was left bitterly disappointed when her KFC Double Down burger measured up to be the same size as her ...

KFC Double Down burger the size of a child's toy car leaves woman with bad taste in her mouth.

Pokemon border busters

US Border Patrol agent John South said the teens were engrossed and wandered into the United States.

Two Canadian teens playing Pokemon Go accidentally cross border into US.

Security camera 'down trousers'

This man has taken security cameras from 100% Electrical in Otorohanga on two separate occasions, police say.

Ironically, the thief of a security camera was caught on a security camera.

$123,000 to put sand on beach

The view south along Paraparaumu Beach towards an embankment built up with sand trucked in by contractors for Kapiti ...

Kapiti council spends ratepayer cash to protect beach from its own storm-prevention work.

Hundreds of bee hives stolen

The thieves probably knew what they were doing when they stole 200 colonies of bees in the last fortnight

Beehive owners stung by theft of one million bees in Northland, with a warning such thefts are on the up.

$400 for $700 ute worth $7000

Draydon John Sinclair was ordered to complete 150 hours of community work for receiving stolen goods.

Draydon Sinclair picked up the Holden Commodore ute for an absolute steal.

Man whips out snake on train video

Man shows off python on Australian train

Oz police seize snake from man after he shows it off to fellow passengers on the train.

Mission Bay overrun with Pokemon

Mitchel Ter-Weijden and Caleb Forsyth were lured to Mission Bay in the hope of catching good Pokemon.

On a busy day hundreds, if not thousands of people are catching Pokemon at Mission Bay with some interesting side effects.

Clause out for cats

Prime cat-free property for sale in the Kotuku Parks subdivision.

While Wellington mulls cat controls, a Kapiti subdivision has enforced a full-on ban to protect nature.

'Too busy to write'

Terry Harland has an album full of old postcards, some of which paint New Plymouth as the place for men and women to ...

More racy postcards have been found and this time they suggest the whole of New Plymouth is a hot spot for romance.

This park has a passionate past

Two old postcards depict Pukekura Park as a place for "sweet lovers".

Century-old postcards have revealed a Kiwi park's international reputation as an "after dark" romantic spot.

Courthouse egg-scapade

Courtroom 2 of the Wanganui courthouse smells of egg, after a defendant threw an egg and cheese sandwich at his lawyer ...

Irate defendant forcibly removed from court after tossing egg and cheese sandwich at lawyer.

Benny keeps on giving

A US$100 bill signed by Benny, a mysterious philanthropist who has anonymously hidden hundreds of the notes over the ...

Benny the mystery philanthropist hides US$100 bills and has given away more than US$55,000.

'Sheild' be wrong, mate

Developers have ordered a new sign to replace this misspelled tribute to deceased politician Dame Margaret Shields in a ...

Spelling not strong suit in street sign screw-up.

Ruling the roost on show day

Oliver Brydon, 8, with his Fancy Bantam.

Feathered contestants strutted their stuff at the Poultry, Pigeon, Game and Duck show.

Pokemon celebration for MMA fighter video

Michael Page's unique celebration following his win at Bellator 158 has attracted p[lemty of interest.

MMA fighter Michael "Venom" Page rolls pokeball at his knocked out opponent.

Human skulls fetch $7700

Sold to the highest bidder. Not anymore. The sale of skulls on eBay has been banned.

Grim sale of hundreds of skulls prompts auction site to ban trade of all human remains.

Takes brain, gets high

Joshua Lee Long has been charged with abuse of a corpse after stealing a brain.

Man uses human brain, which he names Freddy, for a bizarre reason.

The king of conspiracy theorists video

David Icke in Australia in July.

Author David Icke thinks the moon is a hollow space station and the Queen is a giant reptile. And he's not afraid to say it.

Nana fills in crossword puzzle

The German woman filled in the blank spaces with a ballpoint pen.

"Insert Words", said an artwork at a German museum. A 91-year-old woman took it literally.

Gully motorway mystery solved

Plywood figures on the Transmission Gully construction site in Kapiti.

Did you notice the plywood people popping up along Transmission Gully motorway worksite?

Carpooling rainbow seats

Rainbow benches could soon become pick-up points for vineyard workers and locals living in isolated areas.

Colourful benches to become pick-up points for Marlborough car share initiative.

Singer's record collection full of classics video

Manurewa singer Wayne Anderson has been collecting vinyl records since the 1970s.

Manurewa's Wayne Anderson believes he may own New Zealand's largest vinyl record collection.

Kaka return to Wainuiomata?

A kaka on Kapiti Island. One has now been spotted in Wainuiomata.

Sighting of single bird may herald the species return after a long absence.

Meet the stars of your poo

Our poo is home to millions of bacteria, fungi and methane, according to the experts.

Your gut waste contains millions of bacteria, fungi and methane, according to the experts.

First pet-friendly hotel in city rebuild

Fino Hotel and Suites is the first Christchurch hotel that allows guests to bring their pets with them.

Cats and dogs are welcome in a newly refurbished Christchurch hotel, but a certain kind of dog is banned.

A zookeeper's dangerous duty

The Columbus Zoo's male alligator had a respiratory illness.

How do you give an alligator CPR? Very, very carefully.

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