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Burglar watches couple sleep video

An intruder watched US couple sleep on their sofa for 15 mins.

They fell asleep on the sofa, unaware they had an unwelcome visitor.

Where has the little dog gone?

Catherine Eketone is distraught as her papillon dog Nisha, which she adopted, has run away. For two weeks Nisha has been ...

Nisha the papillon dog made a dash for freedom and has evaded traps and search parties for two weeks.

Hidden testicle blamed for prowl video

James Kirkwood with his cat Percy, who went missing for nine months.

'Mr P' the cat had been missing for nine months. An incomplete neutering might explain why.

Downing St cats' power struggle

Palmerston, chief mouser at Boris Johnson's UK Foreign Office, is plotting to also dominate the British prime minister's ...

There's been a home invasion at No. 10, with Palmerston from over the road taking on Larry.

Loch Ness monster down under

Nessie is evolving throughout the seasons.

The legend of the Loch Ness monster dates back to the 6th century when Irish monk St Columba supposedly banished a 'water beast' to the depths of the River Ness.

'A spider is holding my mail hostage'

There's a spider in my letterbox

Dear Mr Postman, there is a spider in my letterbox. Can you deal to it for me?

Dead man didn't stop cronut fans

These cronut fans couldn't care less about the body sitting on the bench next to them.

"It didn't put a dent in anyone's appetite."

A real blast from the past

Craig Kenton with the biggest boombox ever made, the JC-2000.

A Dunedin man's collection of more than 400 working boomboxes is up for auction.

Fun game, strange name

Members of the Rotorua Pickleball Club show Kumeu players how it's done.

Have you heard of Pickleball? The fun game with the strange name was launched in New Zealand a year ago and has now come to the north west at the Kumeu Racquets Club.

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.

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