Bat Out of Hell singer Meat Loaf dies aged 74 UPDATED
Meat Loaf, whose Bat Out of Hell trilogy is one of the best-selling albums ever, has died with his wife by his side. full story
The Loop: Swimming Australia's apology, reactions to WA backflip, Adele's residency delayed
Here's your TL;DR for today's news. full story
Top seed Ash Barty's expecting to face her first real test at the Australian Open when she faces Italian Camila Giorgi tonight UPDATED
Top seed Ash Barty's expecting to face her first real test at the Australian Open when she faces Italian Camila Giorgi tonight full story
Quote of the Day
"I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have." Thomas Jefferson
1859 - Ice comes to Nelson
Enjoying a cold drink on a hot afternoon was not always as simple as adding ice from the freezer to water from the refrigerator. Once the ice made a much longer journey. more...
1889 - American daredevil parachutes from balloon
‘Professor’ Thomas Baldwin descended by parachute from a balloon floating high above South Dunedin. more...
1944 - New Zealand and Australia sign the Canberra Pact
The Canberra Pact was an undertaking by the two countries to co-operate on international matters, especially in the Pacific. more...
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