August 26, 2019

Zara Phillips turns up in NZ to check on Mike Tindall

Royal newlyweds Zara Phillips and Mike Tindall have been caught on camera this morning in Dunedin, New Zealand. Zara Phillips arrived in Dunedin yesterday only a week after tabloid allegations of her new husband getting up close and friendly with a female patron at a Queenstown bar last … [Read more...]

Snow storm causes chaos in New Zealand

The snow storm that has gripped New Zealand for three days is set to continue for some time yet. Many schools in Wellington and the South Island have been closed. Airports and roads have also been badly affected. Power outages have become commonplace. "There is some way to go here before it is … [Read more...]

Jonathan Kirkpatrick arrested over missing AUT money

Police have arrested Jonathan Kirkpatrick over "accounting discrepancies" totaling more than $500,000 at the Auckland University of Technology. As the matter is before the courts the police will only say that they have arrested a 53 year-old, unemployed man and charged him with theft. Actualy it … [Read more...]

Old DC3 aircraft comes to the rescue for stranded ash cloud passengers

It first flew 67 years ago but a veteran DC3 aircraft is coming to the rescue for some New Zealand passengers left stranded by the volcanic ash cloud from the Chile Puyehue-Cordon Caulle volcano. Even Air New Zealand was forced to cancel flights today to and from Christchurch, Dunedin and … [Read more...]

Blog: Robbies Big Adventure – aka newswarped looking for friends in South Island of New Zealand

Stung by the realization that not many people in the South Island have read we have decided to take up the challenge and tell a children’s story in less than 600 words that includes as many South Island keywords as we can stuff in there that will register on search engines. It is not … [Read more...]