Police and fire service investigate suspicious fire at Christchurch primary school

It started just after 5pm in Linwood North school's hall, which was under construction.

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The halfback was at his play-making best as the big winger strolled in untouched for the All Blacks' first try of the night.

Bullet pass! Aaron Smith fires off masterful skip pass to set up Waisake Naholo's easy try against Wallabies

The halfback was at his play-making best as the big winger strolled in untouched.

02:10
British police are investigating three new allegations of sexual assault against film producer Harvey Weinstein, all made by the same woman.

Weinstein heads home after just one week in rehab

Psychologist says Weinstein was helped to focus on dealing with his anger and his attitude toward others.

John F Kennedy at Rice university in 1962.

Trump says he won't stop release of secret JFK files

Thousands of never publicly seen government documents related to President John F. Kennedy's assassination are due to be released.

00:33
Coulthard, Scott McLaughlin and Shane van Gisbergen have all shone this Supercars season.

Fabian Coulthard rues poor first race in Surfers Paradise as Supercars rivals close in on championship lead

A poor qualifying run and a race penalty made yesterday was a day to forget for Coulthard.

00:20
Reece Hodge was cool as ice, banging over a huge kick in the final minutes of the match against NZ in Brisbane.

'To have that in the pocket is a good thing!' - Wallabies relish Reece Hodge's deep penalties against All Blacks

"They're difficult but that's what you practice for - to make them high-percentage shots."

01:15
Testing has shown the lithium batteries in the devices are a serious risk

US’s Aviation Authority calls for worldwide ban on laptops and electronic devices in luggage

Testing has shown the lithium batteries in the devices are a serious risk.

00:30
Willy the Whale at Hahei Beach joined the group for a frolic in the sea today, but they weren't sticking around.

Watch: Killer whale receives mixed reaction from Coromandel beach goers

About four Orca visited nearby Hot Water Beach with Surf Life Savers keeping a close eye.

01:22
The Syrian city is now in ruins and empty.

The evidence remaining in Raqqa shows the horrors of the ISIS capital

The Syrian city which has been reclaimed is now in complete ruins

00:46
Keven Mealamu led Israel Dagg, Jordie Barrett and Conrad Smith after receiving the award in Asturias.

Keven Mealamu led Israel Dagg, Jordie Barrett and Conrad Smith after receiving the award in Asturias.

Watch: All Blacks perform haka after being awarded Spain's top sporting prize

00:30
The Makos held on to beat Taranaki 30-29 in New Plymouth.

Tasman, Canterbury rivalry fires up again for Mitre 10 Cup

The teams will play for the NPC Premiership in Christchurch next weekend - just like last year.

All five living former U.S. presidents

5 living ex-presidents attend Texas hurricane relief concert

George W. Bush, Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, Jimmy Carter, George H.W. Bush

The US President declined to clarify what it was in relation to.

Trump jabs back at 'wacky' congresswoman as spat rolls on

The White House itself is full of white supremacists.

 laptops be banned from airline checked luggage because of the potential for a catastrophic fire

The U.S. government is looking to ban laptops from checked luggage

Personal electronic devices like laptop can potentially cause a catastrophic fire.

00:20
Reece Hodge was cool as ice, banging over a huge kick in the final minutes of the match against NZ in Brisbane.

Wallabies winger lands monster penalty kick, ends losing streak in brutal Bledisloe Cup Test against the All Blacks

The Wallabies have finally snapped their Bledisloe Cup losing streak, toppling NZ 23-18 in Brisbane.

00:20
Australia defeated the All Blacks 23-18 in Brisbane.

Defiant Wallabies snap losing streak against All Blacks in thrilling Bledisloe Cup Test in Brisbane

Australia beat the All Blacks 23-18 at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane tonight.

 American nuclear-powered aircraft

US commanders stress 'ironclad' commitment to defend South Korea

U.S. Air Force B-1B bomber, center, and two South Korean fighter jets F-15K fly over the Seoul Airport w

00:30
Ross McCormack scored the only goal of the match as Melbourne beat Wellington 1-0.

Melbourne City stay on top of A-League after striker scores a thunderous goal against Phoenix

Ross McCormack scored the only goal of the match as Melbourne beat Wellington 1-0.

00:25
Dozens of rescue workers, some carrying stretchers, combed a construction site where the landslide hit.

Fatal landslide in Malaysia kills three, more feared dead

Relatives of the missing gathered outside the construction site.

00:30
Willy the Whale at Hahei Beach joined the group for a frolic in the sea today, but they weren't sticking around.

Willy the Whale at Hahei Beach joined the group for a frolic in the sea today, but they weren't sticking around.

Watch: Incredible footage of Hahei orca coming close to brave swimmers

Over 60 worshippers killed in suicide bomb attack in Afghanistan

Graphic warning: Two separate mosques were the target of the attacks.

02:39
Thousands of children are homeless after fleeing violence in Myanmar.

China refuses to condemn Myanmar in treatment of Rohingya Muslims

Beijing has longstanding close ties to Myanmar's military leaders.

03:17
Nick Cummins and Scott Robertson believes tonight's third Bledisloe Cup Test will be intense and close.

Former All Blacks and Wallabies players expect fireworks in Brisbane

Nick Cummins and Scott Robertson believes tonight's third Bledisloe Cup Test will be intense and close between Australia and NZ.

01:55
Oscar winning actress Lupita Nyong'o is the latest women to come forward with claims.

'12 Years A Slave' star accuses Weinstein of sexual harassment while his children were home

Lupita Nyong is the newest actress to come forward with assault accusations

01:59
The outcome of the report could drastically change the town.

Franz Josef's tourism future depends on upcoming natural hazards report

The outcome of the report could drastically change the town.

National and Labour both began formal negotiations with Winston Peters and his team today.

'That's New Zealand!' - Aussie journo calls to check pronunciation of Ardern, put straight through to new PM-elect

An Australian journalist got more then they bargained for when they called the Labour offices yesterday.

00:57
It came after the Barnaby Joyce-citizenship scandal.

Pressure mounts on Aussie foreign minister

She said she'd 'find it difficult to work' with NZ Labour after the Barnaby Joyce citizenship scandal.

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