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Kiwi Finishes World's Longest Race

Kiwi Finishes World's Longest Race

Auckland athlete Dharbhasana Lynn 34, today became the first New Zealander to complete the epic 5,000 km Self-Transcendence Race in New York City - the world's longest certified race.

Icelandic Footballers Lead World In Goal Celebrations - Video

Icelandic Footballers Lead World In Goal Celebrations - Video

 A team of Icelandic footballers drew on their island's historic links to the sea to create one of the greatest goal celebrations ever recorded.

The goal was scored by Stjarnan's Halldor Orri against Fylkir in Iceland's top league to win the game in extra time.

Why We Sing Like Americans

Why We Sing Like Americans

We do it without thinking about it; in fact it's more of an effort not to do it. We might be New Zealanders but we nearly all sing pop songs with an American-influenced accent.

Top 10 Videos Of Celebrities Looking 'Stoned' On Sesame Street

Top 10 Videos Of Celebrities Looking 'Stoned' On Sesame Street

With nothing better to do, those wit-riddled chaps at Comedy.com got to wondering how many of the celebrities who have appeared on Sesame Street were stoned. Given some of these guys' records, the odds seem pretty high. 

Kiwis To Embark On Epic Jet-Ski Journey From London To Auckland

Kiwis To Embark On Epic Jet-Ski Journey From London To Auckland

The Ultimate Ride team will on August 1 set off from London in an attempt to break the world personal watercraft record, in a 32,000 km epic journey through some of the planet's most treacherous waterways, with the objective of boosting awareness about cancer prevention.

How To Beat The Traffic On the Bombay Hills... By Skateboard - Video

How To Beat The Traffic On the Bombay Hills... By Skateboard - Video

Aucklanders have found a new way to beat the holiday traffic over the Bombay Hills. Longboard.

Not for the faint hearted, perhaps. But when even a cement truck makes way, they may be on to something.

Extra kudos to the guy who did it in bare feet. At 90kmh.

 

Museum Hold's The Ice For Shackleton's Whisky

Museum Hold's The Ice For Shackleton's Whisky

A project to thaw, open and examine a crate of what is believed to contain whisky from Ernest Shackleton's 1908 British Antarctic (Nimrod) Expedition has started at Canterbury Museum, New Zealand.

Speeding Tourist Claims He Didn't Know Speed Limit

Speeding Tourist Claims He Didn't Know Speed Limit

Wellington, July 21 NZPA - A Saudi Arabian tourist caught driving between 130kmh and 140kmh near Te Anau told a judge that he was not aware what the speed limit was.

Girl Guides Seeking To Break World Bra Chain Record

Girl Guides Seeking To Break World Bra Chain Record

New Zealand Girl Guides hope to stretch the world bra chain record of 166,000 bras end on end later this year.

The guides have currently collected 14,500 bras and they have just over four months to find another 151,500 bras to beat the world record held by Australia.

Magda Szubanski - Still Foxy 12 Months On

Magda Szubanski - Still Foxy 12 Months On

Magda Szubanski celebrates a year of being at her goal weight