"A world record has been broken at a Midway Beach in Gisborne this afternoon, in a successful bid to break the world record for skinny dippers."
"The MetService has issued severe thunderstorm watch alerts for parts of the North and South Islands."
"The girl mistaken for the missing British girl Madeleine McCann in Queenstown on New Year's Eve has sparked previous calls to police."
"Security cameras capture the moment a giant aquarium shatters at a Shanghai shopping mall."
"Oscar-winning sound editor Mike Hopkins, who died after a raft capsized on a Wairarapa river, had a great love of adventure, his family say."
"The Clinton family remains at Hillary's hospital bedside, as she receives treatment for a blood clot."
"Police are negotiating with a man who is on the bungy platform of Auckland's Sky Tower."
"Two men are dead and two more are fighting for their lives after incidents early on New Year's Day."
"Britain's Prince Harry has killed his first Taliban commander."
"Death by egg. It isn't the most glamourous way to shuffle off this mortal coil but that's how it ended for one man after he ate 28 of them - raw."