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  • Jacinda Ardern, 37, is world’s youngest female leader heading fractious New Zealand government

    19 October 2017 11:07 PM 4

    New Zealand will have the world’s youngest female leader after Jacinda Ardern broke the country’s month-long political deadlock yesterday, winning the support of a rival candidate to form a coalition government and become prime minister. Ms Ardern, 37, a Labour MP for nine years who has never held ministerial office, won the backing of the populist politician

  • Mission: Thank You gives free Harley to Raleigh military veteran

    19 October 2017 10:21 PM 39

    Bike enthusiast is traveling the country to thank service members – and giving away free Harleys Harley-Davidson, the Wounded Warrior Project and military enthusiast Adam Sandoval surprised an injured Iraq War veteran Thursday with the gift of a new bike to thank him for his military service. Sandoval, of Fort Myers, Fla., is traveling across the country

  • Win one of 10 BlizzCon Virtual Tickets!

    19 October 2017 8:53 PM 44

    BlizzCon is an epic celebration of Blizzard Entertainment's game universes and the communities that bring them to life. This year is the 11th BlizzCon, and we’d love for you to join Blizzard in celebrating on November 4-5, 2017 (NZT). As such, we have 10 BlizzCon Virtual Tickets to give away, courtesy of Blizzard. Enter below, and get ready to soak in all the festivities

  • Hollow Knight's second free expansion pack arrives next week

    19 October 2017 8:16 PM 41

    As previously reported, The Grimm Troupe introduces a new major questline complete with new bosses, enemies and allies. It also adds four new equippable charms, and a vendor said to offer a new use for all your excess money. New map markers are another welcome boon. If you come across an item you can't reach or a path you can't access, you can just drop a marker

  • Co-op platformer Putty Pals out now for Switch

    19 October 2017 8:05 PM 43

    Australian-made co-op platformer Putty Pals is out now for Nintendo Switch. In this colourful side-scrolling platformer, you and a friend have to work together to figure out puzzles as you guide your putty pals across worlds such as Mount Puttuvius and frozen Puttarctica. Putty Pals is the debut title from Melbourne-based developer Harmonious Games

  • BMW Says it Won’t Build a Front-Wheel-Drive M Car

    19 October 2017 7:37 PM 41

    Much like AMG lately, BMW has expanded the number of vehicles it sells with the M badge. Not only can you get full M versions of many more cars than you could in the past, there are also now M-tuned trim levels that don’t quite get the full M treatment. But while BMW will gladly sell you an X4 M40i, don’t expect to see the M badge on front-wheel-drive

  • Peters promises government pick today

    19 October 2017 12:43 AM 49

    The wait will soon be over, with New Zealand First leader Winston Peters promising to announce the result of its post-election negotiations this afternoon. The party caucus met for a third day yesterday to discuss what was on the table from Labour and National. Mr Peters told Radio Waatea it was essential everyone was clear about the shape of the next government

  • Google Testing Third-Party Account Support For Gmail On iOS

    18 October 2017 9:03 PM 41

    This is going to be a new functionality on the Gmail for iOS app. Android users have already been able to add third-party accounts to the Gmail app for quite some time now. There’s a reason for that, though. Gmail is often the only email app on many Android smartphones so it makes sense. It’s going to be a big shift for Google to bring this functionality

  • 2018 Honda CR-V priced at $25,090

    18 October 2017 12:12 PM 40

    Honda has announced that the 2018 Honda CR-V is on sale now at dealerships, starting at $25,090. The 2018 CR-V gets a small $105 price increase over the 2017 CR-V. Since the CR-V was all-new for the 2017 model year, the 2018 Honda CR-V carries over into the 2018 model year with no changes. The 2018 CR-V is available with either a 2.4L four-cylinder with 184 horsepower

  • New Zealand's kingmaker holds caucus meeting amid talk decision is close

    17 October 2017 10:38 PM 5

    WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand's small nationalist party, which has a key role in deciding the next government, is holding a meeting of its caucus on Wednesday as they near a decision on which party to back in a coalition. Winston Peters, the leader of the New Zealand First Party, met with the ruling National Party and the opposition Labour Party