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Sky's the limit for pet surgery video

Western needed $2000 of surgery almost as soon as owner Moana Young bought him as a puppy. "I just had to save this ...

Would you pay $20,000 for a cat's hip op? How about $500 for a guinea pig's teeth?

Police have got the moves video

New Zealand police take part in the #runningmanchallenge with some flash moves.

New Zealand police lay down a #runningmanchallenge to cross-Tasman counterparts.

Their 'fallen angel' was anything but

Villagers in Indonesia thought this doll was a fallen angel. Police confirmed it was anything but.

Lying on a remote beach in Indonesia was a human-like figure "shining white", face-down and "crying".

Bored so sues for $590,000

A Frenchman is suing his employer, claiming he was given menial tasks and so became bored stiff.

Man sues employer for being subjected to four years of mind-numbing tasks.

Marathon hunt on for stolen dunnies

Two portaloos like this have been stolen from the Rotorua Marathon.

Who would steal two portaloos? Police have little to go on.

Bees key to post-op jetlag

Research into the way bees dance could be helpful for treating jetlag in post-op patients, according to new research.

An Auckland professor says curing people's jetlag after surgery could be helped by bees.

Bear burglar busted video

The bear is confronted by the long arm of the law.

A hungry bear helped itself to the contents of a fridge, before being chased away by chuckling police.

Top cats on display for national show gallery video

Margaret Morgan, of Palmerston North, at the New Zealand Cat Fancy National Cat Show in Palmerston North on Sunday. ...

"No matter what happens, you bring the best cat with you and take the best cat home."

Pop goes a weasel, down goes collider

FILE PHOTO - CERN Restarts Large Hadron Collider In The Search For Dark Matter LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 12:  A visitor ...

One of the physics world's most complex machines has been immobilised - temporarily - by a weasel.

The softest biker in town video

Baxter and owners Jason and Bee Wawatai out for a ride on their Harley-Davidson.

The fluffy maltese-bichon wears a harness and a pair of custom-made "doggles".

Teeth and guitars in lost property

Frontline support officer Janis​ Moore says about half a dozen items are handed into the police station every week.

Missing a ring, a skateboard or your teeth? Have you tried New Plymouth police station?

A prank for a dead mate

The Warehouse in Lyall Bay found stained clothes for days after two friends decided to cheer themselves up by squirting ...

To honour their deceased friend, a Wellington duo decided to squirt mustard around the Warehouse's clothing section.

That's a big dent

Just how big was the bird that hit this American Airlines plane?

This is the damage a bird can do to a plane.

Book returned... 68 years late

A woman has returned A.W. Reed's Myths and Legends of Maoriland nearly 68 years after it was due.

She borrowed the book as a child and returned it as a grandmother - but avoids a $7,300 fine.

'Cactus' skin may boost electric cars

A new membrane developed from a cactus is projected to significantly boost the performance of fuel cells.

A cactus-inspired skin could hold the secret to creating a more efficient electric car.

Redback spider bites penis

A redback spider bit an Australian tradesman's penis.

Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the bathroom...

Cockatoos painted blue

A blue cockatoo enjoys a feed in the back yard of North Bondi resident Kim Novick.

Cockatoos that appear to have been painted blue, green and pink spotted in Sydney.

How do you lose your false teeth?

This is what the lost and found property room looked like on Friday March 8 before the charity came and picked up items. ...

The weird and wonderful world of Auckland Airport's lost and found.

What to do with this dead, rotting whale?

The body of this near-30 tonne grey whale is an engineering and biological headache, with there being no easy way to move it.

The massive, reeking carcass of a whale rotted is posing a problem at a popular California surfing spot.

The cutest hedgehog ever?

Cute little Huff is charming people around the world with his adorable Instagram pics.

His name is Huff, he's got "vampire teeth", and his smile is guaranteed to make your day.

Neighbourly stink over doggy-doo

Officers attended the "stink" job on Monday.

Don't leave dog-poo on your neighbour's welcome mat, or their lawn for that matter.

A boatie's worst nightmare

A truck started sinking after a trailer mishap at the Waikawa Bay boat ramp on Sunday.

He was backing his boat into the water when his truck slipped out of gear.

Dial-a-bedtime story

Can't sleep? Dial '68' for stories.

Bedtime stories just a phone call away at Arizona hotel.

The mystery of the beaver

Renowned wood and bone carver Norman Clark with the beaver trophy he carved to commemorate the demolition of the old ...

The wooden rugby trophy has everyone stumped - even the man who carved it.

'Like the water was boiling'

A large run of salmon turned a quiet Perth river into turmoil over the weekend.

Hundreds of flapping fish forced paddle boarders to abandon class.

'Vagina artist' engaged to musician

Lead singer of The Waterboys Mike Scott and Megumi Igarashi.

Controversial artist extends open wedding invitation to police for bringing her together with her fiance.

Fatal rockfall caused by monkeys

monkey, mountain

A man visiting a scenic mountain died after monkeys dislodged a rock which hit him.

Headstone washes up in stream video

Temuka resident Charles Jelley discovered a marble gravestone in a stream on April 17 after noticing the white stone ...

A headstone unearthed has residents perplexed - it's the second one to be discovered in a stream in ten years.

What do you mean, no soup?

The Texas lawyer said the restaurant was engaging in "deceptive business practices".

US lawyer threatens to sue restaurant after it runs out of advertised soup special.

'I don't think she knows she's a cow'

Just Beryl enjoying a lazy Thursday afternoon in the lounge, as you do.

Moooove over, pet tigers and monkeys – Beryl appears to be a real-life member of this Australian family.

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