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Police urge caution on South Island roads after sub-zero temperatures overnight

Police said a lot of visitors may be in town to watch tonight's All Blacks vs France test, and they may not be used to the conditions.

Mexico's Hirving Lozano, celebrates scoring his side's opening goal during the group F match between Germany and Mexico at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

2018 FIFA Football World Cup: Fixtures, results and tables

Fixtures and results for every match at the 2018 FIFA World Cup from Russia.

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Xherdan Shaqiri scored in the dying moments to seal a 2-1 win in Kaliningrad.

Watch: Last minute winner sees Switzerland steal World Cup win over Serbia

Xherdan Shaqiri scored in the dying moments to seal a 2-1 win in Kaliningrad.

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Some of the areas hit were also flooded last year during Hurricane Harvey.

Disaster declared in parts of Texas after heavy rain causes floods

Some areas in far South Texas got more than 380mm of rain over the last four days.

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The cub named Taigan, has become very fond of a little puppy named Alabai at Vladivostok Zoo.

Tiger cub and puppy form an unlikely friendship at Russian zoo

A video published by the zoo shows the tiger cub and the puppy playing together inside a cage.

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The Kiwi driver had an unspectacular day for Toro Rosso in Le Castellet.

Brendon Hartley 15th fastest in both practice sessions ahead of French Grand Prix

The Kiwi driver had an unspectacular day for Toro Rosso in Le Castellet.

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Fa won the WBO Oriental belt with a unanimous decision in Auckland.

Watch: Kiwi boxer Junior Fa earns hard fought victory over Mexico's Luis Pascual

Fa won the WBO Oriental belt with a unanimous decision in Auckland.

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The royals met the police officer who fell ill after responding to a nerve agent attack in Salisbury.

Watch: Prince Charles and Camilla visit UK town at centre of spy poisoning

The royals met the police officer who fell ill after responding to a nerve agent attack in Salisbury.

The package will include a new highway alongside the southern motorway.

Kiwis are anxious drivers, study suggests, with two thirds nervous behind the wheel

Anxiety could lead to exaggerated safety behaviour, such as slow driving and uncertainty when changing lanes, possibly creating further dangers on the road.

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Mitchell Drummond scored the first seven pointer in the tournament's history as his side won 44-8 in Perth.

Watch: Crusaders halfback scores seven-point 'Power Try' in World Series Rugby demolition of Western Force

Mitchell Drummond scored the first seven pointer in the tournament's history as his side won 44-8 in Perth.

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The Super Eagles came away with a 2-0 win in Volgograd.

Nigeria stun plucky Iceland to keep World Cup hopes alive

The Super Eagles came away with a 2-0 win in Volgograd.

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Brail were made to work for a 2-0 win in Saint Petersburg.

Watch: Neymar eliminates Costa Rica as Brazil get first win of 2018 World Cup

Brail were made to work for a 2-0 win in Saint Petersburg.

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Dr Windell Boutte is facing nearly 100 complaints from former patients.

Doctor filmed dancing and rapping while patients out cold explains her actions

Dr Windell Boutte is facing nearly 100 complains from former patients.

Nurse hospital generic

Three babies among those to receive donor tissue from patient who had brain cancer

Queensland's chief health officer said the tissue was only "potentially" contaminated.

J.K. Rowling announces she has finished new book

The Harry Potter creator is also working on a script for the new Fantastic Beasts film.

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A new show in Edinburgh explores the musical culture of the nation.

Watch: From Annie Lennox to Simple Minds – Scottish musicians leave their mark

A new show in Edinburgh is celebrating the musical culture of the nation.

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A crisp winter morning at the Ohaupo rugby fields was the scene for scientific endeavour.

Bay of Plenty schools send balloons into space, in the name of science

A crisp winter morning at the Ohaupo rugby fields was the scene for scientific endeavour.

Two people dead, one person injured following Hamilton crash between ute and truck

The incident occurred near State Highway 1, Waikato, at 1.15am this morning.

An asylum seeker from the Horn of Africa who did not want to be identified by his name sits in a tented camp set up by the Baobad aid group, on the outskirts of Rome, Tuesday, June 19, 2018. After dramatically blocking humanitarian group’s ships from bringing yet even more migrants rescued at sea to Italian ports, Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini has proclaimed his next urgent mission: ridding his country of huge numbers of migrants who undertook dangerous treks through African deserts and risky voyages on smugglers' unseaworthy boats across the Mediterranean to reach their dream: a better life in Europe. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

Italy vows to deport hundreds of thousands of migrants

Italy's populist interior minister pledged to swiftly deport 100,000 migrants from the Mediterranean nation.

Donald Trump unveiled new legislation to place limits on migrants.

Confusion swirls on border after Trump reversal on families

Trump's order to stop separating migrant children from their parents spread uncertainty along the border, with no clear plan to reunite families.

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Sea Shepherd says the IML Plastics factory in Lower Hutt is the main offender after so-called nurdles were found at several popular beaches.

Wellington manufacturers admit spilling plastic beads down storm water drains

Sea Shepherd says the IML Plastics factory in Lower Hutt is the main offender after so-called nurdles were found at several popular beaches.

Ross Ardern spoke about the birth of the PM’s baby girl on RNZ .

Jacinda Ardern, Clarke Gayford and their newborn girl spend second night in Auckland Hospital

Many hope the Prime Minister will become a role model for combining motherhood with political leadership.

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Buckman set up his centre Rob Thompson with a simple try after a surge down the right flank in his team’s 29-10 victory in Invercargill.

Richard 'Barracuda' Buckman ignites late attack as Highlanders outclass plucky French Barbarians in Invercargill

The Highlanders defeated the French Barbarians 29-10 at Rugby Park in Invercargill tonight.

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It comes as the President's wife Melania made a controversial visit to a migrant shelter.

Pentagon agrees to provide space for 20,000 migrant children separated from parents

It comes amid a growing political battle over detained migrants.

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Koko was considered a pioneer in interspecies communication, mastering sign-language after being taught it by scientist Dr Francine Patterson.

Koko, the gorilla who knew sign language, dies at 46

Koko's capacity for language and empathy opened the minds and hearts of millions of people.

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The Mate Ma'a Tonga's star prop appeared on the Channel 9 show last night with teammate Jason Taumalolo.

'Don't ever waste our time again' - Tonga star Andrew Fifita blasts The Footy Show

The Mate Ma'a Tonga's star prop appeared on the Channel 9 show last night with teammate Jason Taumalolo.

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There is plenty of advice for Jacinda and Clarke, but this is one guy they might want to listen to.

Child development expert Nathan Wallis' six top tips for baby's first 100 days

There's plenty of advice for Jacinda Ardern and Clarke Gayford, but this is one guy they might want to listen to.

Drug ring 'mastermind' sentenced to 14 years at Wellington High Court

Steven Blance was considered the mastermind behind the ring.

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