Oddstuff

Bunnies bring the crowds out gallery

Ronan Redwood-Jones, 5, of Sanson with his rabbit Flopsy Big, a Flemish Giant breed.

Giant rabbits, dwarf rabbits, floppy-eared rabbits and fluffy rabbits have featured in the North Island's biggest-ever bunny show.

'Walking on coal will change your life'

"I'm not sure I could do it again, because now I have this massive fear of fire," said one follower.

Some 30 people in the US have been treated for burns after attending a motivational seminar.

Beware NZ's weird laws

More than 400 people were charged with excreting in public in recent years.

NZ has some strange crimes, such as bill sticking, peeping and peering, and excreting in public.

Adorable cherry cat will steal your heart

Cherry cat has been delighting the internet with its soft paws.

Things cats love: Mice, balls of yarn... and cherries?

'Provocative' ring banned video

The Nelson Ring is a competition-winning design based on the region's geography.

Facebook says Nelson jewellers' ad is "sexually suggestive". We can't see it, either.

$14,000 to look like a human Barbie

Alicia Amira enjoys life as a human Barbie.

Alicia Amira has quite literally turned herself into a Barbie girl.

Key gets rugged up gallery

Prime Minister John Key is looking pretty good for his 54 years, and his curtains are in fact matching his carpet.

Framed carpet showing naked Prime Minister could be just what you need to break the ice at your next dinner party.

No 'plane' Jane street names

Work continues on the Omaka Landing subdivision, on New Renwick Rd, from left, section owner Nicola Mitchell, Colonial ...

The first choices were too boring so Blenheim subdivision now has Mustang Alley and Spitfire Drive.

Know the worms in your garden

Blue-grey worms are the ones Kiwi gardeners are most likely to come across when digging

All those red, brown and grey wrigglers are a sure sign of a healthy patch.

The creepiest cakes ever

This is not a giant cockroach. This is cake.

One woman in the US makes cakes that may turn you off all cakes for good.

Red-carded for a fart

Adam Lindin Ljungkvist was red-carded for a loud fart.

Swedish footballer slams "crappy judgment" by referee after being sent off for "unsportsmanlike behaviour".

There's a wasp in my campervan

Firemen work to free Money the cat that got stuck down a chimney at a house on the Terrace in Wellington for twenty ...

Kitten wedged in a wall, dog in a roof? Fire Service reveals its daftest callouts.

Twelve 1000-1 shots in a row video

Twelve yolks from six eggs - Wellington woman Nikki Corbishley said the full dozen were double yolkers.

The chances of finding one double yolker is about 1000-1. This is eggsponentially rare.

The men who follow famous folk

Gary Brown and Grant Smith-Pilling as their respective characters, Austin Powers and Mr Bean.

People dress as Austin Powers, Mr Bean, and even footballer Jamie Vardy. Is it all as tragic as it sounds?

Flare smuggled up rectum

A steward picks up a flare which was thrown onto the pitch by supporters during Euro 2016.

French teen burns himself and two others with a flare he smuggled into a Euro 2016 game.

Clairvoyant cucumber picks footy results

The cucumber picks Austria to edge their clash with Portugal. It ended in a draw.

A vegetable has become a Finnish folk hero after correctly predicting Euro 2016 results.

A number eight wire 'boat' video

A crew of Kiwi lads have built an oceangoing caravan.

A trio of lads from Waiuku put their Kiwi ingenuity to the test by taking a caravan out for a spot of sea fishing.

Why weird stuff keeps happening

Clouds pass over as the moon is partially covered by the Earth's shadow during a total lunar eclipse in Cape Town, ...

Something weird seems to be happening in the heavens, but is it really so unexpected?

Grumpy shoppers caught on camera video

If looks could kill ...

Men are looking absolutely miserable at the mall, and it's said to be a "global epidemic".

Do not answer the door!

The lizard tries to break in while the family dog (right) watches on.

Unless it's pizzas or cookie-wielding girl guides, this is another reason never to open the front door.

Meat chocolate a hit video

Mustafa Farouk says the meat lover's chocolates have been hugely popular at Fieldays.

Meat and chocolate together at last. But what do people make of it?

Sea snake causes a stir video

A live sea snake, believed to be a yellow bellied sea snake, was found on a Northland beach on Monday.

"With so many coming in now, there needs to be a process to deal with them," beachgoers say.

'Show quality' guinea pigs stolen

Peruvian guinea pigs, Nacho, Pixie and Peanut were stolen from a Dunedin yard

Who stole Nacho, Pixie and Peanut?

The great Chch UFO mystery

The first mysterious sphere filmed above Christchurch.

Finally, definitive proof of extraterrestrial activity? Or simply drones, lanterns, reflections or stars?

Police's woolly recruit

Buck the orphaned lamb has found a home with a police officer from the Mundaring Police station in Western Australia.

Orphan lamb taken into police custody in Western Australia.

IRD scam warning

The IRD have said they have received over 500 calls from people telling them they were being "investigated".

Hundreds of Kiwis are getting calls and legal threats from scammers over "unpaid tax" probes.

UFOs in Kiwi skies

The mystery object seen over Christchurch this week.

Another mysterious sighting reported in NZ skies but explanations remain unconvincing.

Happy ending so close

Marlborough Cancer Society book fair volunteer Sandra Kirk holds the elusive edition of New Zealand Geographic.

Book fair customer was about to leave her number but thought, 'what's the point?'

'Escaped' robot stops traffic video

A self-learning robot goes on  a wee adventure in the Russian town of Perm.

The engineer forgot to close the gates. So the renegade Russian robot went on a "little adventure".

Third sea snake slithers ashore

A yellow bellied sea snake pictured on a beach in Costa Rica.

What is going on in Taranaki? Another sea snake has washed up.

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