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Castle took over as CEO of Australian Rugby last week after a rocky 2017 for the governing body.

Newly-appointed CEO Raelene Castle certain she can turn Australian rugby around and make it 'come together'

Castle took over as chief executive of Australian Rugby last week after a rocky 2017 for the governing body.

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US emergency services say five people are missing after an explosion on the rig.

Watch: Explosion at Oklahoma drilling rig leaves five missing

A trio of medical helicopters have arrived at the scene following the explosion in the US today.

NZ Defence Force joins search for missing Kiribati fishermen

The three men have been missing since Thursday.

Australia invests $65m for environmental protection of Great Barrier Reef

Queensland has welcomed the funding but is calling for a more consultation from Canberra.

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Along with partner Dominic Inglot, the Kiwi won his third round match in straight sets.

'We have good momentum' - Marcus Daniell confident ahead of tough Australian Open doubles quarter-final

The Kiwi and partner Dominic Inglot face No.7 seeds Oliver Marach and Mate Pavic.

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A French robot is being reprogramed by Auckland university researchers to engage with sick Kiwi kids in hospital.

A French robot is being reprogramed by Auckland university researchers to engage with sick Kiwi kids in hospital.

'I'm already in love' - Hayley Holt, Jack Tame mesmerised by playful robot that'll help kids during hospital stays

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Its director is now calling for the New Zealand government to do the same.

US confirms embassy move to Jerusalem by end of 2019

Vice President Mike Pence's announcement drew an angry denunciation from Palestinians.

Tommy Smith latest All White to follow old coach Anthony Hudson to new MLS club

Smith joins Kip Colvoy and Deklan Wynne at the Colorado Rapids.

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Professor Sally Casswell says alcohol tax is still too low and the taxpayer is paying for people harmed by alcohol.

Health expert calls for alcohol prices and bar licence fees to increase, saying taxpayers shouldn't be footing the bill

"The people who drink very little ... are picking up the tab," says Professor Sally Casswell.

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The National Party leader said he hoped Waitangi Treaty ground trustees could take control of any trouble this year.

More 'dignified' celebrations at Waitangi would make it a day 'New Zealanders are proud of' - Bill English

National's leader says recent controversies have been "just kind of bored people".

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Wellington students hit with 'really unfair' rent rises as demand continues to rise

Victoria University Wellington Students Association says landlords have all the power and student-exclusive villages should be developed.

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Chiefs high performance sports dietitian Dane Baker says external influences such as social media are affecting young players.

Watch: 'They think it's about image rather than performance' - Research shows body image a growing issue for young rugby pros

Chiefs high performance dietitian Dane Baker says things like social media put players at risk.

Sir Peter Jackson restoring grainy World War I film into 3D colour footage

The UK project is part of WWI centenary celebrations.

Chiefs first five Stephen Donald makes a break during the rugby union match - Chiefs v Wales played at FMG Stadium Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand on Tuesday 14 June 2016.

Copyright Photo: Bruce Lim / www.photosport.nz

Stephen Donald's short-term deal with Irish club Ulster called off due to injury

Donald was injured while playing for Toshiba Brave Lupus in Japan.

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Police are speaking with a woman following this afternoon's incident in Riccarton.

Woman charged with attempted murder over Christchurch stabbing

The 58-year-old is set to appear in the Christchurch District Court today.

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The fire broke out last night and crews battled to blaze throughout the night.

The fire broke out last night and crews battled to blaze throughout the night.

Fire crews making good progress to contain scrub fire near Tiwai Point Aluminium Smelter

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Breakfast weatherman Matty McLean has the latest weather update.

Breakfast weatherman Matty McLean has the latest weather update.

Sweltering Kiwi summer could add thunder to the mix today

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Hundreds of thousands of government employees will not be going to work.

Hopes US government shutdown will end as Democrats pledge vote to reopen

The vote for a short-term spending bill would fund government until February 8.

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The pair will tie the knot at St George’s Chapel in Windsor later this year.

The pair will tie the knot at St George’s Chapel in Windsor later this year.

Another royal engagement! Princess Eugenie to wed just months after Prince Harry

00:29
Ben Laughlin and Jake Weatherald pulled off the sensational boundary catch to send Dwayne Bravo on his way.

Pair of flying Strikers outfielders combine for 'greatest catch you'll ever see' in big BBL win over Renegades

Ben Laughlin and Jake Weatherald pulled off the boundary catch to get Dwayne Bravo out.

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Hyeon Chung made the final eight with a 7-6 7-5 7-6 win over the former World No.1.

Novak Djokovic knocked out of Aussie Open in historic straight sets loss to first ever Korean to reach final eight

Hyeon Chung made the quarter-finals with a 7-6 7-5 7-6 win over the former World No.1.

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After 23 years the popular festival is no more.

Boozed-up punters and last of resources sees time called on Kaikoura Seafest

Volunteer numbers have been lacking since the 2016 earthquake.

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Kotex says it's the first two cases it's been made aware of since launching the brand.

Second toxic shock case in a week possibly linked to tampons

A South Island teen has been hospitalised following the case of Waikato's Chloe Jordan.

01:07
Breakfast weatherman Matty McLean has the latest weather update.

Sweltering Kiwi summer could add thunder to the mix today

It'll be very warm with a reasonable chance of thunderstorms and downpours in many places.

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The drill was held at the Tokyo Dome amusement park, a subway station and a community centre downtown.

Watch: Hundreds rush to shelter in Tokyo evacuation drill amid fears of North Korea missile attack

The drill was held at an amusement park, a subway station and a community centre.

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