00:28
The Phoenix secured a 2-1 win to high flying Brisbane at Suncorp Stadium.

Smeltz, Krishna star as Phoenix upset Brisbane Roar

The Phoenix completed a 2-1 win over the Roar at Suncorp Stadium to move to seventh on the A-League ladder.

00:24
The All Black centre crossed over after some slick work from Israel Dagg in Christchurch.

Video: Crusaders' new boy Seta Tamanivalu punishes Brumbies with debut try

The All Black centre crossed over after some slick work from Israel Dagg in Christchurch.

Dive squads halt search as darkness falls in while seeking missing diver in Marlborough Sounds

Police say the person, diving off a boat, was reported overdue at around 10:20am today.

00:26
On his 100th Super Rugby appearance, Dagg allowed Whetu Douglas to score in Christchurch.

As It Happened: Unconvincing Crusaders squeeze season opening victory

Israel Dagg celebrated his 100th Super Rugby game but the Brumbies almost crashed the party.

01:48
About 600 anglers are looking to hook the big one as the largest salmon fishing competition in the country begins.

Huge salmon fishing tournament kicks off at Rakaia River

About 600 anglers are looking to hook the big one as the largest salmon fishing competition in the country begins.

00:26
The spectacular implosion took place on Lake Erie in Cleveland - and involved nearly 100kg of explosives.

Watch: Century-old power plant goes out with a bang

The spectacular implosion took place on Lake Erie in Cleveland - and involved nearly 100kg of explosives.

02:29
Iraqi security forces have pushed into the city, but they have been met by fierce resistance.

Final assault on ISIS stronghold in West Mosul begins

Iraqi security forces have pushed into the city, but they have been met by fierce resistance.

03:12
The event celebrates the LGBTI community, and businesses have been quick to add their support.

Big businesses jump on board to support Pride Parade

The event celebrates the LGBTI community, and businesses have been quick to add their support.

01:51
Nearly two weeks on since the Port Hills fire took hold, praise continues for the hard working crews protecting property.

Christchurch RSA holds get together to thank tireless firefighters

Nearly two weeks on since the Port Hills fire took hold, praise continues for the hard working crews protecting property.

02:01
The route would bypass Wellsford, joining the Puhoe and Warkworth sections to make travel safer and quicker.

Locals hail proposed new route for Northland SH1 section

The route would bypass Wellsford, joining the Puhoe and Warkworth sections to make travel safer and quicker.

02:19
'VX', which is suspected to have been used in the killing, is among the most toxic nerve agents ever synthesised.

More details emerge about nerve toxin used in North Korea poisoning

'VX', which is suspected to have been used in the killing, is among the most toxic nerve agents ever synthesised.

00:33
David Seymour says literate, numerate and driver-licensed prisoners should receive up to six weeks per year of their sentence off.

ACT Party calls for more lenient jail sentences for well-trained inmates

David Seymour says literate, numerate and driver-licensed prisoners should receive up to six weeks per year of their sentence off.

02:00
The government has confirmed discussions are underway as the NZ Air Force celebrates its 80th anniversary today.

Singapore eyeing up Ohakea as a pilot training base

The government has confirmed discussions are underway as the NZ Air Force celebrates its 80th anniversary today.

Bill English told a environmental conference that "poorly directed but well-intentioned" views are pushing prices up.

Prime Minister blames the housing shortage on nature lovers

Bill English told a environmental conference that "poorly directed but well-intentioned" views are pushing prices up.

00:30
New Zealand were able to restrict South Africa to 271 in the third ODI in Wellington.

As it happened: South Africa demolish Black Caps for 112 to take 2-1 series lead

South Africa have defeated New Zealand by 159 runs in the third ODI in Wellington.

00:29
The Hurricanes and All Blacks winger couldn't be stopped as he latched onto a clever kick to run away and score.

Watch: The Bus is back! Julian Savea scores epic solo try against Sunwolves

The Hurricanes and All Blacks winger couldn't be stopped as he latched onto a clever kick to run away and score.

00:26
The Hurricanes loosie scored twice in the first half as his side were too good for the Sunwolves in Tokyo.

As It Happened: Hurricanes introduce Sunwolves to the big time with Tokyo thrashing

100 points was on the cards for the defending champs in a rude awakening for the Japanese franchise.

00:30
The Thunder centre channelled his inner Richie McCaw when he wrestled the ball away from Ivica Zubac and Julius Randle.

Watch: Steven Adams outmuscles two Lakers defenders for loose ball, finishes with classy lay-up

The Thunder centre channelled his inner Richie McCaw when he wrestled the ball away.

Two serious crashes in Hastings leave 15 people injured

Among the 15 hurt, one is seriously hurt and the Serious Crash Unit is investigating one of the incidents.

00:39
YouTube group How Ridiculous officially eclipsed the old record set in 2001 by 6m at the Point Walter Golf Course in Perth.

Watch: Aussie blokes smash world putting record with unbelievable 120m stroke

YouTube group How Ridiculous officially eclipsed the old record set in 2001 by 6m at the Point Walter Golf Course in Perth.

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Motorcycle crash in Palmerston North leaves rider seriously hurt

The accident took place on Pahiatua Aokautere Road about 3.15pm.

00:53
Qian Yaoru wrapped a wet towel around his hand before taking on the courageous effort inside a building in Jiandsu.

Raw: Chinese policeman risks life dragging burning propane tank from apartment complex

Qian Yaoru wrapped a wet towel around his hand for the brave effort.

Hughie Fury against Fred Kassi

Hughie Fury signs on for Joseph Parker title defence

The cousin of former world champion Tyson will face Parker for the WBO belt.

A view from the summit of Mount Kaukau across Cook Strait to the Marlborough Sounds in the distance.

New record as 12-year-old girl swims Cook Strait

Caitlin O'Reilly crossed the channel in seven hours, 19 minutes and 15 seconds,

Pair charged after male allegedly slashed in neck in New Plymouth

A man and female teenager have been bailed ahead of their next court appearance.

02:02
A US appeals court has refused to overturn a ruling that suspended the US president's ban.

US Government wants appeal of President Trump's travel ban put on hold

A motion filed today says all actions on the appeal should be stopped.

It becomes more important every year because drugs are becoming more and more endemic - Graham Bell

Police Ten Seven host: 'The general public want to know the cop roaring past in a police car is not whacked out on some narcotic'

This image made available on Feb. 15, 2017 by NASA shows an artist's concept of the launch of the Space Launch System rocket and Orion capsule. On Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, NASA said it is weighing the risk of adding astronauts to the first flight of its new megarocket. (NASA/Marshall Space Flight Center via AP)

NASA weighing risk of adding crew to megarocket's first flight

The megarocket is designed to eventually send crews to Mars.

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