A giant inflatable duck decided to wing it out of Glasgow during a typical Scottish storm.
All he wanted to do was "escape" Palmerston North but the quote for the taxi was out of control.
YouTube video shows how to add a "heaphone jack" on the iPhone 7 - but it's not all that it seems.
His gripping apocalypse-themed letter to Dunedin council to explain why he shouldn't have to pay was a winner.
Having a frappucino with a feline is one thing, but fancy an espresso with a snake too?
The ocean might seem like a quiet place, but listen carefully and you might just hear a choir of fish.
When is a rock "emotionally distinct"? Welcome to the most absurd, strange and curious research of the year.
Some 2500 pieces of mail were found at the Auckland postie's house.
"If posing is what floats your boat then go for it."
You don't have to leave Wellington's CBD for activities these school holidays.
The bidding got fierce, but the controversial taxidermy "fashion" item has a new owner. How much did they pay?
They were protecting the town from the wind, but someone's cut them down - probably for the view.
Female redback spiders like to indulge in "copulatory cannibalism" - a fancy phrase for eating your partner after sex.
Meet the woman behind the 'cat bag' causing a stir on Trade Me.
A man reported his ex to British police for making their hamster fat, in just one of thousands of time-wasting calls.
A bag made from a taxidermy cat is sure to turn heads. But is it poor taste?
Youth worker Candy Tusini-Rex wants to inspire teens to follow their dreams, so she's practicing what she preaches.
Man busted speeding in classic Back to the Future-style DeLorean says "I wasn't trying to time travel".
A group of men running through town has prompted a complaint to the police.
One pirate claimed he had come forward from 1855 to celebrate Talk like a Pirate Day.
Stuntman Eddie Braun soared over Snake River Canyon in an ode to his boyhood idol, Evel Knievel.
Family plays fetch with their pet cat – as their dog sits idly by and watches the fun.
They rented a car, added a "snorkel'' and went off-roading before being forced to buy the car.
"They could have put it on layby," says store manager, after someone took off with lingerie from a mannequin.
A funeral home is getting new life.
A large leopard seal has been chilling at Westhaven Marina for the past few months and becoming quite a nuisance for Niwa's research efforts.
Economist claims his daughter's school uses "conscription" for "staggeringly uneconomic" market day.
Memorial magnolia stolen weeks out from a major Taranki garden festival.
Handcuffs, a baton and pepper spray were among the loot as brazen thieves raided a Waikato police station.
While police were smashing a window to save her, a 2-year-old was happily munching on her chocolate biscuit.