Oddstuff

Broken arm following steer attack

A man suffered a broken arm after he was attacked by a steer on his cattle truck.

Instead of going into the meat works quietly, this steer attacked the driver dropping it off.

Cafe shoots to fame in mix-up

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Stock Photo - White empty plate with fork and knife on wood table.

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Small-town eatery in France that usually serves tradesmen accidentally awarded Michelin star.

Cruising the Waikato River

"There's plenty of room for activities," Tim Riddell says.

"There's plenty of room for activities."

Itching to get stitching

A continued workshop will be held at Katey Pittwood's family home, which was formerly a funeral home.

Did you know sewing was trendy?

Billboard storm in a C-cup

Designer Direct's infamous billboard has been sold. Designer Direct owner Michael Adams hands over to new owner Tim Harris.

Too saucy for some residents, a former councillor purchased the Bull's billboard.

Kazakh chef brings slice of home to Kiwi classic video

Chef Raha Assilbekov says he wants to give Kiwis a taste of Kazakhstan with BLD Cafe.

Forget mince and cheese - try a Kiwi-Kazakh chicken and potato pie in Glendene.

Loader stranded off Kapiti

A loader stranded off the coast of Paekakariki on Thursday.

'There in the incoming tide, was a loader.'

Shirley you can't be serious?

Members of the Otago/Southland Shirley Club met in Roxburgh on Wednesday.
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Large group of people named Shirley meet for a cuppa in Central Otago.

Will ewe be my Valentine? video

None of the production animals taken to the council's shelter are put down.

Rose-adorned sheep to declare love on Valentines? Just another job for animal management.

'Egg whites not injurious'

A photo from the 1950 Kapi Mana News for The Way We Were feature, February 2017 Porirua

Add cheese to your banana salad - and other tips from the 1950s Kapi-Mana News.

Maximum style, miniature size

Mid-century mini for the small and stylish.

Home decor on a seriously great yet super tiny scale.

Hitchhiking through Iran at 70 video

Ahmed Asgher says he is not worried about his safety because he only expects the best from people.

No golf, gardening or bowls: It's off to the world's trouble spots for retired backpacking Aucklander.

Is Crown Lynn in?

Collectibles at Te Toi Uku Crown Lynn and Clayworks Museum. 
McCahon-Jones says the swap meet will have 17 stall holders ...

Crown Lynn is not just for your nana - millennials are very keen on the Kiwi classic too, museum curator says.

Portaloo falls from truck, hits car

The portaloo fell from a truck and hit a car.

A portaloo fell from from a truck and hit a car in Central Otago on Tuesday.

Police rescue tipsy hedgehog

The long arm of the law comes to the rescue of a hedgehog with a pottle stuck on its head.

A hedgehog, suspected of drunkenness with a yoghurt pottle on its head, has been given a stern talking to.

Strip club fire

New Plymouth's only strip club was the scene of a small fire on Saturday night.

The temperature started to rise at a city strip club but not for the reasons you might think.

'A treasure hunter at heart'

Vaughan Morresey consults a book all about different styles of bottles which are known to exist in the world.

 It began as a schoolboy but the bottle collecting bug has lasted decades for one man.

That's one big family photo

More than 500 members of the Ren family, spanning seven generations, turned up for the reunion.

About 500 people in China will have quite some zooming in to do after they reunited for a Lunar New Year photo.

Man blames Uber for divorce

A glitch in the app displayed all the man's Uber trips on his wife's iPhone.

His wife left him after a glitch in the app revealed evidence she wasn't his only love.

In search of NZ's mythical creatures

Taniwha carving at Raukura Manaaki Trust.

Water monsters, mystical reptiles, creatures that haunted the land: Tony Healy has spent much of his life investigating.

Vegan condoms to deboned duck video

John's Kitchen co-ordinator Janette Walker says vegan-friendly condoms were the strangest find hidden among food donated ...

Donation from quake-trapped KiwiRail train to community kitchen goes from fancy foods to vegan contraceptives.

No room to swing a kitten

SPCA Southland operations manager Richard Hay says both the Invercargill and Gore shelters are turning away kittens ...

SPCA Southland is turning away kittens with shelters reaching kitty capacity.

Two-headed calves stuffed

Two-headed calves seem to be the Bracegirdle's staple collectors item.

"You get a lot of other ones with like six legs or their stomachs hanging on the outside but it's not really worth mounting those."

11 treehouses to call home gallery

Self-built in 2014 by a group of skater dudes, the Cinder Cone Treehouse in Skamania Country, Washington USA, is perched ...

Your childhood ambitions can become a reality in these inventive builds.

Pool full: queue here for fun

The Mead family clearly enjoys the new Albany Stadium Pool at the facility's opening day, which had a booking system. ...

Large queues at Auckland's newest pool raises questions about the capacity of the $21 million facility.

Pet possum lured by lollies

Dobby the possum is returned to his "nana" in Blenheim after his rooftop adventure.

"Nana" to the rescue after possum's rooftop adventure leaves it scared stiff.

Teens scare kids in odd festival

Would you want to be chased by a 'zarramache'?

Teens wear costumes, carry sticks and oranges, and chase kids in this unusual Spanish celebration.

Inside Lego Batman's place video

Lego Cribs: Inside Wayne mansion.

Take a peek inside Gotham's most famous home.

The lounge is off limits

An ash tree fell outside the home of Conifer Grove residents Carol and Gary Daniel during last month's storm.

The McCallum's family is so worried about a large tree falling on their home in a storm, they've made their lounge a no go zone.

Kiwis 'make America great'

Kiwiana restaurant, opened by a former Southlander, has reminded US customers of the value of immigrants using reciept stubs.

Kiwi-founded restaurant in US takes a swipe at Trump with cheeky receipts.

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