02:00
A top economist says the billions of dollars of Chinese investment is badly needed.

Expo to bridge the cultural barrier between Chinese and New Zealand builders

Event organises aim to target Kiwi scepticism at Chinese developers.

02:09
This time the brawl was an organised boxing fight aimed at keeping gang violence off the streets.

It was an organised boxing fight aimed at keeping gang violence off the streets.

Rival gangs clash in Whangarei - but only 'love and respect' in the ring

04:25
Civil Defence Minister Nathan Guy has been in the city assessing the damage first hand.

'Extremely treacherous' black ice spurs warning for flooded Otago

Contractors are treating the roads, however they are also busy with flood-related work.

00:29
The Storm overcame the Raiders 20-14 in their NRL match but lost star players Cameron Smith and Slater to injuries.

Raiders' forward Iosia Soliola lands sickening late tackle on Storm star Billy Slater

The Storm overcame the Raiders 20-14 but lost star players Cameron Smith and Slater.

00:37
The horses were on high ground earlier in the day, but got caught in the middle of the river while they tried to cross it.

The horses were on high ground earlier in the day, but got caught in the middle of the river while they tried to cross it.

Watch: 10 videos that tell the story of the South Island's devastating floods

02:07

Worst is over for flood-ravaged South Island, but sub-zero temperatures and high tides proving a headache

A winter storm dropped more than twice of the average July rain within 24-hours.

02:01
GNS Science is working with decades worth of data to develop an early warning system.

Early warning system for slips being developed

GNS Science is working with decades worth of data to develop an early warning system.

More than 350,000 people have signed a petition that asks the hospital to follow the wishes of Charlie Gard's parents.

London hospital staff receive death threats over case of terminally ill baby Charlie Gard

The hospital is in contact with the Metropolitan Police over the incidents.

00:23
Cane was given a yellow card in the  60th minute for a high shot on Dillyn Leyds.

Chiefs' Sam Cane sent to the bin after making dangerous contact to Stormers' player's head

Cane was given a yellow card in the 60th minute for a high shot on Dillyn Leyds.

02:09
This time the brawl was an organised boxing fight aimed at keeping gang violence off the streets.

Rival gangs clash in Whangarei - but only 'love and respect' in the ring

An organised boxing fight aimed at keeping gang violence off the streets has been labelled a success by police and gang members alike.

04:32
Rivers burst their banks across the east of the city and a state of emergency was declared.

Rain reprieve for sodden Christchurch, a fine day ahead as the clean-up begins

The roads along the Heathcote River are likely to remain flooded.

The Supreme Court granted an emergency request from the White House

President Donald Trump fires off volley of angry tweets on Russia probe

The early morning tweets showed how furious Trump remains.

Errant US bombing kills 12 Afghan security forces

In a statement, the US offered its condolences to the families of the security forces who were killed.

Crosses and a photo are placed near the coffins in the church "Eglise de St-Germain" during the funeral of Marcelin and Francine Dumoulin in Saviese, Switzerland, Saturday, July 22, 2017. The couple Marcelin and Francine Dumoulin have been missing since August 15, 1942. Nearly 75 years later, the frozen bodies of this couple have been found last week on the Tsanfleuron Glacier.  (Dominic Steinmann/Keystone via AP)

Bodies buried after being missing in Swiss Alps for 75 years

The couple disappeared on August 15, 1942 after setting off on foot to feed their animals.

The 6.2 magnitude quake also smashed buildings, and has led to at least 25 aftershocks.

Experts inspect Greek damage following quake leaving two tourists dead

The Greek island of Kos was hit by a magnitude 6.7 earthquake.

Two suicide bombers thought to be ISIS fighters carried out the attacks.

German runaway girl who converted to Islam is found in Iraq

A 16-year-old teenager, identified only as Linda W, is getting consular assistance from the German Embassy.

00:25
Javid Bowen picked up his second try of the night to seal the 24-12 win in Townsville.

Warriors' hearts broken as Cowboys score full-field try to seal win

Javid Bowen picked up his second try of the night to seal the 24-12 win in Townsville.

00:22
The Warriors' stalwart was unstoppable on his way to the line in Townsville.

Heroic Simon Mannering rampages over to score crucial try against Cowboys

The Warriors' stalwart was unstoppable on his way to the line in Townsville.

00:20
Javid Bowden was in the right place at the right time for one of the easiest tries you'll see.

Cowboys pounce to catch dumbfounded Warriors defence napping

Javid Bowden was in the right place at the right time for one of the easiest tries ever.

00:20
Javid Bowden was in the right place at the right time for one of the easiest tries you'll see.

Cowboys smash dent into Warriors' finals hopes with convincing win

The North Queensland Cowboys secured a dominant 24-12 win over the struggling Warriors at GMO Stadium in Townsville.

00:28
The flanker was lucky not to be shown red for this nasty incident in Christchurch.

Crusaders conquer Highlanders to sour France-bound Malakai Fekitoa's farewell

The Crusaders have rediscovered their winning touch in emphatic style, overwhelming the Highlanders 17-0 in a drenched Super Rugby quarter-final.

00:31
There've been six deaths in 24 hours of violence after Israel installed metal detectors at a Jerusalem holy site.

Tensions high between Palestinians, Israeli security forces

There've been six deaths in 24 hours of violence after Israel installed metal detectors at a Jerusalem holy site.

00:28
The flanker was lucky not to be shown red for this nasty incident in Christchurch.

Yellow! Highlanders' Liam Squire sent to the bin after filthy late hit on Crusaders' Richie Mo'unga

The flanker was lucky not to be shown red for this nasty incident in Christchurch.

00:20
Princess Charlotte has a tantrum on the tarmac in Germany.

A royal case of the terrible twos

Princess Charlotte has a tantrum on the tarmac in Germany.

04:32
Rivers burst their banks across the east of the city and a state of emergency was declared.

Rain eases leaving large swathes of eastern South Island under water and some evacuated residents not back home

Torrential rain saw rivers burst their banks, flooding farmland, roads, homes and businesses.

00:22
The Crusaders' key man used all of his strength to get over the line and score.

Crusaders demolish Highlanders in the wet to march into semi-finals

The Crusaders have dominated the Highlanders beating them 17-0 at AMI Stadium, Christchurch.

02:53
The outbreak, fuelled by Yemen's civil war, has killed nearly 2000 people in the past three months.

Graphic warning: Yemen cholera outbreak 'the world's biggest humanitarian crisis right now'

The outbreak, fuelled by Yemen's civil war, has killed nearly 2000 people in three months.

02:22
President Donald Trump often criticised Spicer's performance and ill-fitting suits.

White House press secretary Sean Spicer pulls the plug

President Donald Trump often criticised Spicer's performance and ill-fitting suits.

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