Police stand next to a pickup truck that slammed into a crowd and other vehicles, causing multiple injuries, coming to a stop against a dump truck, during the Krewe of Endymion parade in New Orleans, Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Vehicle plows into Mardi Gras crowd in New Orleans, at least 28 injured

Police say 21 people have been hospitalised after the crash and several are in a critical condition.

'Thank you for bearing with us' - 2degrees offer customers free calling and texting after service faults

Customers are frustrated after not being able to use several mobile services for days.

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Paul Foster-Bell has never talked about his sexuality publicly, but after Tamaki's outburst he felt "furious" and compelled to speak out.

MP Paul Foster-Bell to quit parliament at election

He said he was withdrawing from list selection because a contest against Nicola Willis in Wellington Central was distracting for National.

Dan and Honor Carter's former property on Aldred Road in Remuera, Auckland.

Dan Carter cashes in on Auckland property market - to the tune of $1.5m

After buying it for about $3m in 2014, he and wife Honor sold up for a reported $4.5m late last year.

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Kiwi-born Tony Marsh spoke about the recent troubles of ex-All Blacks playing in France, and the impact it has on NZ rugby.

'It's not a good look for rugby' - ex-France rugby star speaks out on Dan Carter, Ali Williams' scandals

Kiwi-born Tony Marsh spoke about the recent troubles of ex-All Blacks playing in France, and the impact it has on NZ rugby.

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Acting Wellington District Commander Superintendent Steve Kehoe says according to the information he has received, police staff acted "appropriately and in accordance with policy".

Police back officer's actions in Wellington shooting, air rifle found in man's vehicle

Police say the man approached a police car with a machete and threatened an officer before being shot.

01:50
The alleged attacker has been apprehended by police after the shocking incident in the central city.

Thousands seek mental health help after Bourke Street incident

Six people died after a man drove through crowds of people in Melbourne's CBD in January.

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Mike Hesson fronted after his side fell apart for just 112 to lose the third ODI against South Africa by 159 runs.

'We didn't deal with the conditions' – Black Caps coach struggles to explain woeful batting collapse

Mike Hesson fronted after his side fell apart for just 112 to lose the third ODI against South Africa by 159 runs.

'His legacy will live on forever' - Friends and family remember Kiwi man killed in Japan avalanche

According to the Japanese Times the 35-year-old man was snowboarding with four friends at an "off-limits area" at the Niseko ski resort.

00:53
People in Sweden have been scratching their heads over the US President's comments.

Fox News' Swedish 'security advisor' has heads scratching

A man who appeared on a show is unknown to the country's Defence Ministry and Foreign Office.

President Donald Trump gestures as he speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, in Oxon Hill, Md. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

President Trump says he won't attend annual White House Correspondents dinner

In a tweet Trump doesn't give a reason but says he wishes "everyone well and have a great evening!"

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Although much of the flames have been distinguished it could be weeks before all Port Hills hotspots have been discovered.

Port Hills hotspots being monitored for potential flare ups

A pine forest north of Marleys Hill is being monitored by fire crews for potential flare ups in the fire that devastated Port Hills.

00:41
The toxic chemical, 'VX', was used to kill Kim Jong Un's exiled half-brother Kim Jong Nam.

Watch: Police declare terminal at Kuala Lumpur's airport safe after sweep for possible traces of poison

The North Korean leader's half brother was killed at the airport with a nerve agent.

00:29
Nick Smith has taken use of poisons like 1080 and brodifacoum into the hands of the Government.

Backlash expected as Govt takes pest control into its own hands

The move is likely to inflame 1080 protesters as it will take pest control decisions out of the hands of regional councils.

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Two men arrested over stabbing in Nelson

A man is recovering in hospital after he required surgery after the early morning incident.

00:50
The Lord of the Rings actor told Graham Norton a story about his pounamu, given to him in NZ, but couldn’t quite say the word right.

The Lord of the Rings actor told Graham Norton a story about his pounamu, given to him in NZ, but couldn’t quite say the word right.

Watch: Sir Ian McKellen shares hilarious story about Harry Potter star with Graham Norton but fails to pronounce Maori word correctly

01:08

Watch: Paris site of All Blacks great Ali Williams alleged back of a car attempt to buy cocaine

Williams was arrested with former Wallaby James O'Connor who allegedly tried to buy the drug alongside the New Zealander.

00:45
The Labour candidate celebrated her Mt Albert by-election victory in the Auckland electorate last night.

Video: Jacinda Ardern focused on September election after Mt Albert win: 'Now the real work begins'

After sweeping to victory in Auckland last night Ms Ardern says "real change comes when Labour is in government".

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Chelsea secured a 3-1 victory today against Swansea in their EPL match.

Watch: Pedro Rodriguez scores curling deceptive goal as Chelsea defeat plucky Swansea City

Chelsea beat Swansea 3-1 to go 11 points clear today in the English Premier League.

00:27
Police cordons remain in place at Mana Esplanade in the suburb Mana near Porirua.

Video: Cops stand guard over scene where man was shot dead by police in Wellington

Police back officer's actions in Wellington shooting, air rifle found in man's vehicle

00:28
Labour's leader revealed his sense of humour as Ardern won the seat with the significant margin.

Watch: Andrew Little jokes Jacinda Ardern's Mt Albert by-election win was 'a knife edge result'

Labour's leader revealed his sense of humour as Ardern won the seat with the significant margin.

'Are you Muslim?' - Muhammad Ali's son detained at Florida airport

Muhammad Ali Jr. was questioned for nearly two hours at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.

Martin Guptill celebrates his century.

Martin Guptill and Jeetan Patel added to Black Caps squad for fourth ODI

Horribly out-of-form and struggling with a new role, Tom Latham's place in the NZ ODI squad is under threat following the return of Guptill.

00:50
Trump received a hero’s welcome at the conference near Washington today.

'The truth is hard' – New York Times takes aim at President Trump in new ad set to air during Oscars

The ad is the latest twist is a testy relationship between Trump and the media since he came to office.

If the investigation confirmed the possession of cocaine ... it would be a serious breach of our ethi... - Racing 92

Watch: Paris site of All Blacks great Ali Williams alleged back of a car attempt to buy cocaine

Man charged over Hawke's Bay gun incident that sparked Armed Offenders Squad call-out

Part of SH2 had to be closed because of the incident last night.

00:30
Murray scored the only try of the match as Ireland beat France 19-9 in the Six Nations.

Video: Ireland's nimble halfback Conor Murray catches France off guard, darting over for sneaky try

The Irish proved too strong for their French opponents winning 19-9 in their Six Nations match.

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