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Ellen DeGeneres made history 20 years ago as the first prime-time lead on network TV to announce she's gay.

Watch: Michelle Obama surprises Ellen on the 20th anniversary of the TV host's 'coming out' episode

Ellen was the first prime-time lead on network TV to announce she is gay.

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Gale force winds forecast to hit parts of South Island tomorrow after North Island hit by rough weather overnight

"Tomorrow, a front should approach the South Island and strengthen the northwest winds."

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This might be the funniest thing you see this year. Hasan Minhaj totally nailing it at the White House Correspondents' dinner.

This might be the funniest thing you see this year. Hasan Minhaj totally nailing it at the White House Correspondents' dinner.

Watch: 'We've got to address the elephant that's not in the room' - Daily Show Hasan Minhaj's utterly brilliant White House Correspondents' speech

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The Black Caps all-rounder hit this mighty effort for Kolkata Knight Riders against Sunrisers Hyderabad.

Watch: Master blaster Colin de Grandhomme deposits helpless bowler into the crowd for effortless six

The Black Caps all-rounder hit this mighty effort for Kolkata Knight Riders.

00:53
Masters Games' CEO Jennah Wooten spoke to Breakfast about the success of the Auckland event.

'Best games ever, a phenomenal result' - New Zealand 2017 declared the greatest World Masters Games

The Masters Games' CEO spoke talked about the success of the Auckland event.

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A southerly moved through the capital overnight and is now heading further up the North Island.

Gale force winds forecast to hit parts of South Island tomorrow after North Island hit by rough weather overnight

00:29
The Aussie batsman smoked 126 for Sunrisers Hyderabad against the Kolkata Knight Riders.

Watch: Destructive Davie! Warner blitzes eight sixes in scorching IPL ton

The Aussie batsman smoked 126 for Sunrisers Hyderabad against the Kolkata Knight Riders.

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Investigators are looking into the cause of the fire that started in the early hours of the morning.

Police investigating fatal Waikato house fire

Emergency services were called to the house in Tirau at 3.30am today.

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Sonya Rockhouse believes the Government is hesitant to go into the mine because they may find evidence they could have done more to rescue the miners.

Sonya Rockhouse believes the Government is hesitant to go into the mine because they may find evidence they could have done more to rescue the miners.

PM says robot footage from inside Pike River mine 'doesn't change anything' about re-entry risk

04:37
Donald Trump is hopeful he can close down North Korea diplomatically or economically before being forced to go to war.

'The Chinese are very angry at the moment' - China looking less likely to intervene in North Korea standoff

International relations expert Al Gillespie says Donald Trump is hopeful he can close down North Korea diplomatically or economically before being forced to go to war.

01:17
Sarah Gandy of The Hits says '24k Magic' is going to be the biggest song of the year.

It's confirmed! Bruno Mars is coming to New Zealand

The singer is set to perform two shows at Auckland's Spark Arena next year.

00:26
The 21-year old made his debut in the 14-13 victory at Mt Smart yesterday.

Watch: Warriors rookie Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad leads team song after nail-biting win over Roosters

The 21-year old made his debut in the 14-13 victory at Mt Smart yesterday.

Public meeting in Auckland to challenge changes to migration rules

Changes to rules for migrants are creating misery, organisers of a public meeting today.

Former Labour Party president Mike Williams says addition of Willie Jackson shows Andrew Little is broadening the appeal of the Labour party.

Labour list for election to be revealed today

It is known that Labour has shoulder-tapped Maori broadcaster Willie Jackson to stand as a list candidate.

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Families of the men who died in 2010 have campaigned for re-entry of the mine to retrieve their bodies.

PM says robot footage from inside Pike River mine 'doesn't change anything' about re-entry risk

Police say the points of interest from the footage have already been shown to the families of the 29 miners killed in the 2010 explosion.

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The Black Caps all-rounder top scored for the Delhi Daredevils against Kings XI Punjab.

Watch: Corey Anderson's monster six a highlight in woeful Delhi Daredevils' loss

The Black Caps all-rounder top scored for the Delhi Daredevils against Kings XI Punjab.

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The Black Caps' opener scorched 50 not out in Kings XI Punjab's 10-wicket win.

Watch: Martin Guptill hammers lightning IPL fifty to destroy Delhi Daredevils

The Black Caps' opener scorched 50 not out in Kings XI Punjab's 10-wicket win.

00:29
The star fullback was back to his best in Melbourne's 34-22 win.

Video: Billy Slater double gives Storm win in 11-try thriller against Dragons

The star fullback was back to his best in Melbourne's 34-22 win.

02:37
China is calling for calm and restraint, saying tensions on the peninsula have reached a critical point.

'We can't allow it to happen' - Trump warns North Korea's missiles will get better

He says North Korea poses "a grave threat," not just to the US and its Asian allies, but also to China.

FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2015 file photo Swiss climber Ueli Steck poses for a photo at the foot of a climbing wall in Wilderswil, Canton of Berne, Switzerland. Expedition organizers say famed Swiss climber Ueli Steck was killed in a mountaineering accident near Mount Everest in Nepal. (Christian Beutler/Keystone via AP)

Famed Swiss climber killed near Mount Everest in Nepal

He was best known for his speed-climbing, including setting records for ascending the north face of the Eiger in the Bernese Alps.

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Spurs claimed the last ever North London derby at White Hart Lane with a 2-0 win.

Video: Dele Alli keeps Tottenham's EPL title chance alive with scrappy effort against Arsenal

Spurs claimed the last ever North London derby at White Hart Lane with a 2-0 win.

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The British heavyweight claimed one of the all-time great heavyweight bouts in London.

'I'm only going to improve' - Anthony Joshua promises more after Klitschko victory

Joshua sealed the win in front of 90,000 fans at London's Wembley Stadium.

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The Spain winger couldn't have hit this any better in the 3-0 win at Goodison Park.

Video: Pedro scores screamer as Chelsea beat Everton to inch towards EPL title

The Spain winger couldn't have hit this any better in the 3-0 win at Goodison Park.

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The star halfback made it clear that the club are ready for life without Foran if he moves back to Sydney next season.

'It's pretty complex' - Kieran Foran still undecided on NRL future

The Warriors playmaker says he is open to staying in Auckland next season.

Police are on the hunt for information around why Papatoetoe woman Jindarat Prutsiriporn was tied up, gagged and thrown into a car boot before she died.

Trial set to begin for seven people charged over death of Thai woman

Jindarat Prutsiriporn died in March last year after escaping from the boot of a moving car.

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The latest round of money totals more than $1m and is designed to boost businesses and health services.

More grants for quake-affected Kaikoura businesses

The new grants are intended to provide support until State Highway 1 reopens.

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Media have been given a snap shot of inside the cordons of Edgecumbe alongside Transport Minister Simon Bridges.

Edgecumbe pupils back to school as new term begins today

The schools were busy last week organising bus services for pupils, many of whom are still displaced by the flood in the riverside town.

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