Hughie Fury against Fred Kassi

Hughie Fury signs on for Joseph Parker title defence

The cousin of former world champion Tyson will face Parker for the WBO belt.

A view from the summit of Mount Kaukau across Cook Strait to the Marlborough Sounds in the distance.

New record as 12-year-old girl swims Cook Strait

Caitlin O'Reilly crossed the channel in seven hours, 19 minutes and 15 seconds,

Ross Taylor of the Black Caps cuts the ball with Quinton de Kock of South Africa  looking on during the 2nd ANZ  One Day International Cricket  match, New Zealand V South Africa, Hagley Oval, Christchurch, New Zealand, 22nd Febuary 2017.Copyright photo: John Davidson / www.photosport.nz

LIVE: Southee breaks threatening South African opening stand

Keep up to date with our live coverage of today's third ODI between NZ and South Africa in Wellington.

Pair charged after male allegedly slashed in neck in New Plymouth

A man and female teenager have been bailed ahead of their next court appearance.

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A US appeals court has refused to overturn a ruling that suspended the US president's ban.

US Government wants appeal of President Trump's travel ban put on hold

A motion filed today says all actions on the appeal should be stopped.

It becomes more important every year because drugs are becoming more and more endemic - Graham Bell

Police Ten Seven host: 'The general public want to know the cop roaring past in a police car is not whacked out on some narcotic'

This image made available on Feb. 15, 2017 by NASA shows an artist's concept of the launch of the Space Launch System rocket and Orion capsule. On Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, NASA said it is weighing the risk of adding astronauts to the first flight of its new megarocket. (NASA/Marshall Space Flight Center via AP)

NASA weighing risk of adding crew to megarocket's first flight

The megarocket is designed to eventually send crews to Mars.

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Trump received a hero’s welcome at the conference near Washington today.

White House blocks major media outlets from attending press briefing

The move came just hours after President Trump took the media to task over the use of anonymous sources.

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The last time the pair met was in 2008 in Japan where Overeem submitted Hunt at DREAM 5.

'He is super agile' - Mark Hunt set to return to UFC facing Alistair Overeem

The last time the pair met was in 2008 in Japan where Overeem submitted Hunt at DREAM 5.

Elderly woman critically injured after being struck by car in Dunedin

Police say the driver of the vehicle stopped at the scene and is assisting them with their inquiries.

Father and daughter found safe after going missing on fishing trip

The pair were spotted at 2:30am today by people on another boat in the Firth of Thames.

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The Kiwi superstar said goodbye to her teenage years with one very memorable party in New York.

Could Lorde be debuting new music on SNL next month?

The Kiwi singer has been revealed as an upcoming guest on the America's Saturday Night Live.

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NZ Air Force Boeing 757, Hercules and Orion opened the event at Ohakea air base today.

Video: 'Thunder' formation fly over kicks off NZ Air Force 80th anniversary celebrations at Ohakea

Thousands of people are expected to attend the event today and tomorrow.

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The early morning blaze engulfed a building at the former Kingseat Hospital site.

Video: Building at former Auckland psychiatric hospital goes up in flames

A fire spokesperson says the fire was in a stand-alone building on the site.

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Caleb Ewan thought he had won the Abu Dhabi Tour, but fellow rider Marcel Kittel came out of nowhere to steal the win.

'Oh no!' Aussie cyclist celebrates prematurely, edged by German opponent in the last second

Caleb Ewan thought he had won the Abu Dhabi Tour, but fellow rider Marcel Kittel came out of nowhere to steal the win.

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An Arizona teen posted a video to Twitter, sharing her frustration over her ruined device.

Watch: Smoke spews out of iPhone 7 after it 'blew up' while being charged

An Arizona teen posted a video to Twitter, sharing her frustration over her ruined device.

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The Highlanders fullback didn’t budge after his head hit the Dunedin turf hard during his side’s Super Rugby clash with the Chiefs.

The Highlanders fullback didn't budge after his head hit the Dunedin turf hard during his side's Super Rugby clash with the Chiefs.

Watch: Ben Smith lays deathly still after mid-air collision with Damien McKenzie goes horribly wrong

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The Plzen Czech Republic Zoo is celebrating the birth of the female rhino whose species is critically endangered. 
Source: Associated Press

Watch: Adorable Indian baby rhino stays close to mum after birth in Czech Republic zoo

There are only 2,500 Indian rhinos worldwide, making them a critically endangered species.

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Kim Jong Nam is seen searching desperately for medical attention after being seemingly sprayed in the face with poison.

'Very, very toxic' nerve agent killed brother of North Korean leader

The oily poison was almost certainly produced in a sophisticated state weapons laboratory.

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One dead after car crashes into bridge in Hawke's Bay

The Fire Service was called to the scene on Lake Road, Tuai at 2.20am.

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The Golden State Warriors star scored 35-points in his side's 123-113 win over the Clippers.

Video: Steph Curry sinks ridiculous three-pointer buzzer beater as Warriors beat Clippers

Curry scored 17 of his 35 points in a 3-point flurry over the final 3 minutes and 37 seconds of the third quarter against the LA Clippers.

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At least one person was injured as police moved to shut down the protest after a deadline expired for people to leave.

Controversial Dakota Access oil pipeline could be operating within weeks

The Standing Rock and Cheyenne River Sioux tribes say the pipeline threatens their drinking water.

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Onlookers cheered as the facility on along Lake Erie was reduced to mere rubble.

Video: Explosion razes century-old Cleveland power plant to the ground in seconds

Onlookers cheered as the facility in the US city was reduced to mere rubble.

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Cobus Reinach's big tackle wasn’t enough though with the Reds prevailing 28-26.

'Great shot!' Unsuspecting Quade Cooper nailed by Sharks halfback after receiving hospital pass

Cobus Reinach's big tackle wasn’t enough though with the Reds prevailing 28-26.

A man shows a picture of Alok Madasani, an engineer who was injured in the shooting Wednesday night in a crowded suburban Kansas City bar, on a mobile phone as Madasani's father Jaganmohan Reddy talks to the media at his residence in Hyderabad, India, Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. The shooting of two Indians in the crowded suburban Kansas City bar has sent shock waves through their hometowns, and India's government is rushing diplomats to monitor progress in investigation into the crime. The suspect, Adam Purinton, has been taken into custody and charged on Thursday with murder and attempted murder. (AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A.)

Shooting of two Indians in US bar sends shock waves in India

A man has been charged with murder over the incident in Kansas City.

Iraqi special forces advance towards the western side of Mosul, Iraq, Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017. The advance comes as part of a major assault that started five days earlier to drive Islamic State militants from the western half of Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city. (AP Photo/ Khalid Mohammed)

Iraq strikes ISIS in Syria as Iraqi forces enter western Mosul

Iraqi forces have taken full control of Mosul's airport and a sprawling military base.

Two men arrested over central Auckland attack

A person is in hospital with serious injuries after the incident in the CBD early this morning.

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James Tuttle scored a fantastic team try after some magic work from Paia'aua.

Video: Surging Duncan Paia'aua run sets up match-winning try for Reds against Sharks

The Reds' new year is off to a winning start after a thrilling come-from-behind 28-26 victory over the Sharks.

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