There's terror in the sky.
Swooping season is in full play.
And we're being warned to be on high alert if you come face-to-face with an angry magpie.
Marty Banks lands five penalties to steer Tasman to a gritty 15-10 NPC premiership win over Counties Manukau.
A small controlled explosion has been carried out on a suitcase in central Auckland after Defence Force personnel were called to inspect a suspicious item.
A New Zealand man who attempted to join the Syrian "frontline" has been jailed for five and a half years but will be eligible for parole next July.
A 14-year-old male has been arrested after allegedly assaulting a woman and taking her car from an Auckland mall.
OPEC's decision to reduce global oil output was a positive thing for New Zealand shares, with Orion Health and F&P Healthcare leading the NZX50 Index.