Dolphins spotted at the Whau River

A large pod of dolphins were spotted swimming in a West Auckland river.

Reality show that won't quit

We may not have seen the last of TV3's much-maligned 'Come Dine With Me' yet.

Spectacular crane accident crushes homes

Two cranes hoisting a section of bridge have collapsed in a Dutch town, flattening houses and injuring at least 20 people.

Amy Schumer's tearful plea

She should be promoting her hit movie, but comedian Amy Schumer held back tears and was forced to say "enough is enough".

Execution still on cards for Batman gunman

Jurors in the Colorado theatre shooting trial have declined to rule out the death penalty.

Southland farmers up for awards

Five Southland farms are showing why being environmentally friendly is key to long-term farm sustainability.

Obama unveils greenhouse gas cuts

US president Barack Obama reveals plan to dramatically cut emissions from US power plants.

Myanmar flood toll to rise

A death toll of 27 from flooding in Myanmar was likely to rise as rescuers try to reach remote areas.

Speedway victim in legal limbo

A speedway volunteer who had both legs broken in an accident has no legal protection.

Third Chinese escalator incident

A Chinese cleaner's leg was shredded in a Shanghai shopping mall escalator.

'Help me. I've been kidnapped'

The mother of a 15-year-old girl allegedly being held by a career criminal says she is beside herself with worry.

Carter: Retaining Bledisloe 'huge'

A motivated All Blacks outfit have no intention of taking for granted their long era of Bledisloe supremacy.

Council demolishes Red Rocks bach

Renovations have changed bach so much it is no longer heritage-listed, says council.

Baggage hitch for Jetstar passengers

A faulty baggage loader prevents two Jetstar planes unloading all cargo.

Big waves surfed on a motorbike

Australian stuntman becomes the first person to surf a wave on a motorbike.

The comedy that wouldn't die is reborn

Wet Hot American Summer is back with more stars and silliness.

Police shoot wanted man

Police have shot dead a man, who was wanted for three armed robberies in a week, as he advanced on them claiming to have a gun.

Watch: Derek Zoolander returns

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Cilla Black dies

British television personality Cilla Black has died at her Spanish home. She was 72.

'Something's not right'

A passenger has filmed the alarming moment his flight was forced to make an emergency landing.

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