Reindeer breaks free from Santa Claus while the Big Man was making a shopping mall visit.
Recovering jewellery swallowed by an alleged thief should be messy but relatively easy.
Not everyone got the joke when The Onion claimed NYC cops were stopping minorities - and smooching them.
Air New Zealand appears to have forgotten about Invercargill, leaving it off its map.
Cops play waiting game with ring-swallowing thief who has yet to produce the evidence.
Celebrations by Seattle football fans so loud they register as minor earthquakes.
He's adorable, he's got a killer "trick shot" with a basketball, and he's two. Meet Trick Shot Titus.
A brazen bird snatched a video camera and filmed its 110km journey across Australia.
An Invercargill house with a $1 price tag has been sold subject to third party interest.
Man arrested after tossing 1,000 dollar bills over shoppers at US mall.
A cow put in a surprising appearance at the Scorching Bay triathlon starting line in Wellington this morning.
Win a drinking game and you usually stay relatively sober. Bastardise one and you win a trip to New York.
Head injury left teen with seizures - and ability to play a dozen instruments effortlessly.
A haircut and a little makeup was all it took to turn Howard into a North Korea dictator.
Boy jumps a fence to evade police - without realising he's landed in Papakura Police Station grounds.
From gringo to hobo to disco, we want to see your tache-tastic November progress.
Why visit a slum when you can simply stay at a luxury resort that looks like one?
Terrified Americans, settle down. The White House is not pitting two turkeys in a Hunger Games death match.
Sonny Bill Williams has been challenged to a swimming race by an unlikely contender.
US police discover man's murder plot after he accidentally rang his intended victim.
Charlie the cat has recently developed a nasty habit - to the embarrassment of her owner.
More people are having hands-on encounters with sharks - and posting videos of it online.
Family reclaims Guinness World Record by stringing up more than half a million Christmas lights.
His futuristic vessel sports cutting-edge tech, but isn't the Starship Enterprise.
In red, green and black hoodies, 852 Thai students form a human Christmas tree to break the Guinness World Record.
Two would-be robbers fail to measure up when they are outsized during a hold up in Seattle.
Young Norwegian chess prodigy wins world championship, beating 43-year-old title holder.
Fake Tui billboard protesting lack of bins at New Plymouth's Pig out Point turned into rubbish.
A Wellington-made beer pong trick-shot video has gone "crazy" online.
In France, it's partly cloudy with a chance of a nude weather girl.
Wellington friends do something quite extraordinary with ping pong balls and cups.
Earthquake Minister gets seat dedicated to him in Christchurch, but it's not too flattering.
A photo of an under-construction water slide with a right-angle drop has social media users expressing fear.
North Korea's founder, Kim Il Sung, loved his life there so much he wanted to live forever - or at least until he was 120.
Cleaners find a stash of 24 gold bars worth more than NZ$1.4m in a plane's loo.
Once considered pet food, kangaroo meat could soon be sold to China as a luxury.
The mighty Komodo dragon has been outrun by a petite Japanese woman wearing a kimono.
UK police left scratching their heads after 60,000 pounds found floating down a river by a dog walker.
Phonetically is it Hi Hi or Hey Hey? Not even those who live in Hei Hei can agree on that one.
Thief banned from service station after an employee closes the lid on his toilet paper caper.
Seventeen fire fighters race to flaming emergency in Nelson - a burning jandal.
A US man has gone to some very strange lengths to get back at his ex-wife.
They went to learn to get along better - instead two Wellington city councillors ended up storming out.
When police pulled over a car and found 150kg of cheese, little did they know it was a small slice of a larger heist.
Newspaper retracts comments made 150 years ago about Lincoln's Gettysburg Address.
Authorities release images of woman they believe left a small, sickly alligator at airport.
Well that sucks. A robot vacuum commits suicide-by-stove after upset breakfast.
Hundreds queue for limited-edition bobblehead dolls of embattled Toronto mayor.
Man accused of attacking a taxi in the US with a didgeridoo after an argument over a fare.
Golfer survives crocodile attack in Mexico, only after his friends run it over with a golf cart.