"Poor health didn't stop broadcaster Sir Paul Holmes from enjoying every minute of the knighthood ceremony held in his honour at his Hawke's Bay home on Wednesday."
"A magnitude 4.7 earthquake has rattled Canterbury this evening."
"Roads are still closed where a truck and car collided this afternoon injuring an elderly woman and a baby."
"Earthquakes have been felt around New Zealand during the weekend including a magnitude 5.2 one in Taranaki and a 4.7 in Canterbury."
"An amateur Australian prospector who hadn't had much luck searching for gold has struck it rich, unearthing a nugget heavier than a newborn baby and worth more than $300,000."
"The New Zealand Transport Agency is warning Auckland drivers they'll need extra time for their trip today."
"Neighbours stepped in to help after a woman in Hamilton ran over her partner four times, police say."
"Investigators probing a shipment of 18 human heads intercepted at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport have determined they came from bodies donated for scientific research and were being transported for disposal."
"A woman is dead after her car collided with a milk tanker north of Taupo."
"Mystery surrounds the discovery of a car found at Papamoa Beach near the Kaituna River mouth."