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After a hard-fought win over Stormers the Chiefs are backing themselves for an upset.

Charlie Ngatai reclaims No.12 jersey as Chiefs make just two changes to line up to face Crusaders in Super semi

Fill-in second-five, Stephen Donald, shifts to the bench despite a strong outing last week.

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The fly-over shows smoke still rising from the burnt out home after yesterday's fatal shootings.

Watch: Drone footage shows charred remains of Whangarei house where resident gunned down mum & daughter

The fly-over shows smoke still rising from the burnt out home after yesterday's fatal shootings.

00:20
One person is dead and five are critically injured after the amusement ride sends people flying.

Graphic warning: Video captures horrifying moment Ohio fun park ride disintegrates, flinging riders into the air

One person is dead and at least five others are critically injured after the ride, named the Fire Ball, malfunctioned.

00:36
The Huntsman spider seemed harmless enough until the pair tried to move it.

The Huntsman spider seemed harmless enough until the pair tried to move it.

Watch: Massive spider gives Queensland couple fright of their lives

00:39
The tiny rural settlement near Whangarei has been left in shock following yesterday's fatal shooting.

Northland gunman's final text: 'This life is just a continuous struggle without end or point and I'm done with it'

Leah Cameron has known Quinn Patterson for seven years and says he suffered from deep depression and needed help.

Person dead after falling from building on Auckland's North Shore

Police are in attendance at the sudden death in the Smales Farm business precinct.

One person dead after serious crash north of Auckland

The road is completely blocked in both directions and cordons are in place at the crash on Matakana Rd, Warkworth.

00:25
Unfortunately the camera kept rolling as Eric Young spoke frankly with an off-screen staff member.

Unfortunately the camera kept rolling as Eric Young spoke frankly with an off-screen staff member.

Watch: Prime apologises for 'technical issues' after live TV goes bad – presenter Eric Young drops f-bomb thinking he's off-air

Kieran Reid of the Crusaders tries to break the tackle of Elliot Dixon of the Highlanders during the Super Rugby match between the Highlanders and Crusaders at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin on Friday, May 13, 2016. Photo: Dianne Manson / www.photosport.nz

Crusaders name identical squad for Super semi with Chiefs: 'It was the easiest selection meeting we've had'

Scott Robertson hasn't touched the matchday 23 which beat the Highlanders 17-0 last week.

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The video, which includes images of her dancing to music while driving, will be a key piece of evidence in the case.

California teenager charged after livestreaming car crash which killed her sister on Instagram

The video which includes images of her dancing while driving will be used as evidence.

01:11
The Crusaders midfielder says with the same weather forecast for this weekend against the Chiefs, the team have some useful exper
ience to draw on.

'I couldn't stop shivering!' Ryan Crotty laughs off freezing game with Highlanders, embraces match as learning experience

Crotty says with the same weather forecast this week, the team have some useful experience to draw on.

00:55
Kiwi rider Leila Walker has now won world titles in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017.

Kiwi rider Leila Walker has now won world titles in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017.

Watch: 12-year-old Kiwi BMX rider absolutely crushes rivals to claim fifth consecutive world title

Fire engine

'Chemical incident' in Invercargill sees motel, nearby residences evacuated

The fire service has confirmed that the chemical smell was coming from an individual using cannabis oil.

00:08
A car swerved wildly off the road and struck the pedestrian.

Graphic warning: Sickening footage shows pedestrian mowed down by car on Adelaide street berm

The offending car swerved wildly off the road and struck the pedestrian.

00:58
Brendan O'Carroll will be bringing Mrs Brown's Boys down under next year.

Brendan O'Carroll will be bringing Mrs Brown's Boys down under next year.

Actor behind Mrs Brown's Boys leaves Hilary Barry in stitches, ahead of hotly anticipated NZ tour

New Zealand falling behind in tackling climate issues, watchdog says

Environment Commissioner Jan Wright says there is "no direct link between New Zealand climate policy and reaching the Paris target."

00:32
Lifting the mood at funerals in Ghana flamboyant coffin-carrying dancers for hire celebrate the life of the dead.

Watch: Ghana's dancing pallbearers bring joy and jobs to local communities

Lifting the mood at funerals in Ghana flamboyant coffin-carrying dancers for hire celebrate the life of the dead.

00:25
Unfortunately the camera kept rolling as Eric Young spoke frankly with an off-screen staff member.

Unfortunately the camera kept rolling as Eric Young spoke frankly with an off-screen staff member.

Watch: Prime apologises for 'technical issues' after live TV goes bad – presenter Eric Young drops f-bomb thinking he's off-air

00:36
The Huntsman spider seemed harmless enough until the pair tried to move it.

The Huntsman spider seemed harmless enough until the pair tried to move it.

Watch: Massive spider gives Queensland couple fright of their lives

00:25
MMA Fighting's Luke Thomas asked Jones how he viewed his 20s – he found out how the former UFC champ viewed him instead.

Watch: UFC fighter Jon Jones brutally shuts down reporter: 'I don't like you, I'm not answering'

MMA Fighting's Luke Thomas asked Jones how he viewed his 20s – he found out how the former UFC champ viewed him instead.

00:31
The health department is on edge over potential health problems.

New Yorkers warned to watch out for aggressive squirrel which has bitten five people

It's thought the squirrel may have rabies, which could be the cause of it going nuts.

00:58
Brendan O'Carroll will be bringing Mrs Brown's Boys down under next year.

Brendan O'Carroll will be bringing Mrs Brown's Boys down under next year.

Actor behind Mrs Brown's Boys leaves Hilary Barry in stitches, ahead of hotly anticipated NZ tour

00:42
They want a 10 cent plastic bag levy applied at all New Zealand supermarkets.

Wellington students lobby politicians for 10 cent plastic bag levy

The students had more than 17,000 people sign their petition.

Sam Carter refuted the idea that Australian rugby were too far behind after the 35-16 loss to the Hurricanes.

'They've got a massive support base here' - Hurricanes wary of motivated Lions

John Plumtree says the Lions will be inspired for a host of reasons.

00:35
A third person, a male contractor, is in a stable condition in Whangarei Hospital, while the gunman is believed to be dead inside the house.

'AOS staff formed a shield' - police put lives on line during failed fight to save Whangarei shooting victims

Two women - a mother and daughter - were shot and killed and another man is in hospital after also being shot.

00:20
The ground is still sodden from the weekend, putting existing flood-affected properties at risk.

The ground is still sodden from the weekend, putting existing flood-affected properties at risk.

More rain and snow due to hit South Island from today

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