00:25
Smith hasn't played for NZ since 2014 after coach Anthony Hudson excluded him from the squad last year due to his lack of commitment to the national team.

'It took a little bit out of us' - All Whites coach considering changes for World Cup qualifying second leg against Fiji

With only two days between matches against Fiji, Hudson says he'll be monitoring his players carefully.

00:36
Premier Li Keqiang has arrived in New Zealand to hold talks over an upgrade to our free trade agreement.

Top level talks to focus on expanding trade between China and NZ

Prime Minister Bill English is about to hold formal talks with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang.

00:20
The British superstar told the Auckland crowd that she used to sing for no one when she was 16.

'I don't know if I will ever tour again' - was this the only time Adele will play in New Zealand?

Let's hope it was just the emotion of ending her 15 month world tour, because we have loved having you here, Adele.

00:22
There were chaotic scenes in a Hong Kong mall when an escalator reversed direction.

There were chaotic scenes in a Hong Kong mall when an escalator reversed direction.

Technicians arrested after escalator reverses at high speed in terrifying incident caught on camera

00:56
Professor Al Gillespie reacts to the NZDF's statement following claims made in the Hit & Run book.

'One of them has to be wrong on this matter' - international law expert on claims against SAS dismissed by NZDF

Bill English continues to back Defence Force over SAS claims, refuses to launch inquiry

01:08
He's got two Olympic gold medals now, but Murray's college rowing career didn't get off to the best of starts.

'We were terrible' – Olympic hero Eric Murray admit his first Maadi Cup was a disaster

He's got two Olympic golds now, but Murray's college rowing career didn't get off to the best of starts.

02:30
'Bang, bang, bang!' sounded the staple gun, says Breakfast's Matty after his wee accident on live TV.

'Bang, bang, bang!' sounded the staple gun, says Breakfast's Matty after his wee accident on live TV.

Watch: 'I kept smiling through the pain' - Breakfast's Matty McLean gets staples after live TV stunt goes wrong

06:39
Bill English says he has 'every reason to believe the Defence Force' as the claims made in the Hit & Run book linger.

Bill English continues to back Defence Force over SAS claims, refuses to launch inquiry

"I have every good reason to believe the defence forces who were there," says the PM.

00:10
The crash on the South-Western Motorway is causing delays this morning.

Ten-vehicle crash cleared, but delays remain for Auckland Airport traffic

Police are urging motorists to be patient after a crash on the South-Western Motorway.

01:52
This comes after an unarmed police officer was fatally stabbed in the attack.

Westminster attacker sent encrypted WhatsApp message before rampage

"We need to make sure that organisations like WhatsApp don't provide a secret place for terrorists to communicate," says the UK's Home Secretary.

00:22
Newcastle defender Jason Hoffman had a moment to forget as he beat his own goalkeeper in his side’s loss.

'We're not dead yet, we've got a pulse' - All Whites-less Phoenix revive play-off hopes by thumping Newcastle

Co-coach Des Buckingham said the 5-0 win showed what his "players are capable of".

00:27
A little rain wasn't going to put Adele or her legion of Kiwi fans off enjoying her New Zealand finale.

Video: Adele opens final Auckland show with epic rain and windswept performance of Hello

A little rain wasn't going to stop the British star belting out her classics.

The NZDF can confirm that NZDF personnel have never operated in these villages - Lieutenant General Tim Keating

Defence Force boss slams Hager's Hit and Run book as 'incorrect'

02:10
Evacuations have been ordered as a tropical cyclone bears down on Queensland.

'This cyclone will have a big impact' – North Queensland authorities brace for Tropical Cyclone Debbie

Evacuations have been ordered as a tropical cyclone bears down on Queensland.

00:19
It was another restless night for some as blocked drains and heavy rain caused problems across the city.

Power restored to over 500 homes in Auckland

Vector is trying to restore power to hundreds of homes in Ponsonby.

00:24
When it comes to keeping dry at concerts it seems the British star is just like us – forced to don a cheap plastic jacket.

Video: 'I gotta get my stylist!' Adele battles with pesky poncho during Auckland downpour

When it comes to keeping dry at concerts it seems the British star is just like us – forced to don a cheap plastic coat.

00:22
Two people were seriously hurt and dozens more suffered cuts and bruising after the suspected gas explosion in New Ferry.

Rubble strewn across UK street after buildings collapse in gas explosion

Two people were seriously hurt and dozens more suffered cuts and bruising.

00:39
In the pouring rain, Adele made a moving speech about her husband and their four year old son.

Watch: Adele dedicates song Make You Feel My Love to husband and son in pouring rain in Auckland

Last night was British pop sensation Adele's third and last Auckland concert.

00:30
An error-ridden performance costs the woeful Warriors dearly against the Dragons

Warriors slump into NRL bottom four after demoralising Dragons defeat

The Dragons were tipped to struggle this season, but it's the Kiwi side who are on the ropes.

00:23
Hundreds of people were partying at the nightclub in Cincinnati at the time of the shooting.

Shooting at Ohio nightclub kills one, injures several

There is no indication the shooting was terrorism related, authorities say.

02:02
The Christchurch Symphony Orchestra's running a week long programme inside one of the country's youth prisons.

Reformed murder and Christchurch orchestra team up to help young criminals

The CSO's running a week long programmer inside one of the country's youth prisons.

01:49
Members of Christchurch's Tongan community are going traditional as a way to eat healthier for less.

Grassroots revolution supplying healthy meals to families in Christchurch

Members of Christchurch's Tongan community are going traditional as a way to eat healthier for less.

People gather outside Alexander Pushkin monument in downtown Moscow, Russia.

Thousands protest against government in Russia

Believed to be the largest anti-corruption protest since massive demonstrations in 2011-12, scuffles break out with police.

00:28

As it happened: Dragons crush error-prone Warriors after Foran pulls hamstring in warm-up

Simon Mannering's record 262nd game for the Warriors was one to forget.

00:21
Barbarouses scored the opening goal in the Phoenix's 5-0 win over the Jets in Wellington.

Video: Phoenix star Kosta Barbarouses scores screamer as Wellington thump Newcastle

Barbarouses scored the opening goal in the Phoenix's 5-0 win over the Jets in Wellington.

00:37
The British singer has teamed up with charity Comic Relief to raise funds to support poverty-stricken Liberian children.

Watch: 'Doesn't feel right leaving them' - Ed Sheeran meets a young Liberian boy in tear-jerker video

The video is a collaboration with charity Comic Relief to raise money for Liberian children in poverty.

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