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Hail pelting down over the Auckland Harbour Bridge causing poor visibility for drivers.

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LIVE: Hail pelts Auckland as rain lashes the country causing widespread flooding across Canterbury

More than a month's worth of rain could hit parts of Canterbury and eastern Otago over the next day.

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Members of the public had to step in to stop some large umbrellas hurtling into traffic.

Video: Freak winds wreak havoc with umbrellas outside popular Auckland CBD cafe

Members of the public had to step in to stop some large umbrellas hurtling into traffic.

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Homicide probe launched after man shot dead near Taupo

A woman is still unaccounted for after the Kinloch incident last night.

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Kiwis responded with enthusiasm to Adam Gilshan's idea of offering free homestays to visiting fans.

Lions rugby fans give NZ tourism big boost

More than 23,000 UK and Irish visitors flocked into the country in June.

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The darkweb sites were closed after a joint US and Europe police operation.

The darkweb sites were closed after a joint US and Europe police operation.

Two huge darknet drug-buying sites taken down by authorities

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The exhumation has come about due to a paternity case.

The exhumation has come about due to a paternity case.

Artist Salvador Dali's body being exhumed to settle paternity claim

Strong 6.7 magnitude earthquake rattles Turkey, Greek islands

The USGS said that the quake was 10 kilometres south of Bodrum.

A man being sought by Police for robbing a bank in Auckland on July 20, 2017

Man carrying a bottle robs Auckland ASB bank branch

The incident took place in Mairangi Bay yesterday.

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Bennington was found dead this morning in his home near Los Angeles.

Watch: Linkin Park's Chester Bennington pays tribute to Manchester bombing victims in last live concert

Unknown to fans, it would be the singer's final performance. Bennington died today.

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The South Island ski field is feeling the brunt of the storm this morning.

Watch: Winter storm brings significant dumping of snow to Cardrona ski field

The South Island ski field got 5cm of snow fall in one hour today.

Searchers scour beach for missing Canterbury woman last seen yesterday morning

Police believe Melissa Jane Dalgety is in the Waikuku Beach area.

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Maddie Collins wants to be a vet when she grows up, so Israel Dagg, Wyatt Crockett and others are getting in behind her.

Family of Christchurch girl needing new kidney disappointed by false $1.5 million offer

Maddie Collins has kidney failure - but a seemingly-generous offer has turned out likely be fake, causing the family heartache.

Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett says too many people decline social housing without “good reason”, prompting a new policy.

State housing waiting list increases by nearly 1500 people on this time last year

Just two weeks ago, Bill English expressed confidence in the Government's housing plans.

He's off! All Black Malakai Fekitoa confirms he's signed for Toulon

Twenty-five -year-old confirms worst kept secret in NZ rugby, that he's off to France.

Doctor with stethoscope

Doctor jailed for child porn in England worked in NZ

Jonathan Walsh was jailed for three years in March.

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Kiwis Nikorima and Jordan Kahu help lift Broncos to second on NRL ladder.

Watch: Kiwis star Kodi Nikorima slices & dices Bulldogs as Broncos run riot

Tries to Kiwis Nikorima and Jordan Kahu lift Broncos to second on NRL ladder.

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The reigning US Open champ is tied for the lead with Jordan Spieth after this piece of magic on 17.

Watch: Shot of the day! Brooks Kopeka sinks incredible eagle from bunker to lead British Open at Royal Birkdale

US Open champ is tied for the lead with Jordan Spieth after this piece of magic on 17.

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The exhumation has come about due to a paternity case.

Artist Salvador Dali's body being exhumed to settle paternity claim

A tarot card reader, claims her mother had an affair with Dali.

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Riley and Bayley Ross' old man made them run when they were naughty – now they're off the World Crossfit Games.

Dad's discipline triggers intense passion in Kiwi teens, now competing against the world's best

Riley and Bayley Ross' old man made them run when they were naughty – now they're off to the World Crossfit Games.

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The darkweb sites were closed after a joint US and Europe police operation.

Two huge darknet drug-buying sites taken down by authorities

AlphaBay and Hansa - tow of the darkweb's most notorious drug-buying sites, have been taken out by US police.

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Chester Bennington, aged 41, died in a house in Palos Verdes Estates in Los Angeles County.

Chester Bennington, aged 41, died in a house in Palos Verdes Estates in Los Angeles County.

Tributes pour in for Linkin Park lead singer Chester Bennington, a 'human with a huge heart and a caring soul'

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After eight years in prison, this was a moment of pure joy for OJ Simpson.

After eight years in prison, this was a moment of pure joy for OJ Simpson.

Watch: Emotional OJ Simpson breaks down in tears the moment he is granted parole

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The Brumbies' playmaker will make his return to the field after battling leukaemia.

Can they do it? Christian Lealiifano calms Brumbies for crunch sudden-death enounter with Hurricanes

Inspirational Wallabies star back after leukaemia is lifting the Brumbies.

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Te Wai Maori chair Ken Mair says the endemic species is under serious threat.

'Indigenous eel are declining' - calls for native longfin eels to be given legal protection

Te Wai Maori chair Ken Mair says the eels are threatened by pollution and dams.

NEW ZEALAND - APRIL 05:  An RAAF F111 swing wing bomber makes a low pass over troops and observers, during air and ground manourvers near the military base at Waiouru duiring exercise Matakiri 98 involving the NZ and Australian defence forces.  (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)

NZ's South Korean military commitment extended

Our military has had a presence in the area since 1998.

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The four day blaze has nearly doubled in size.

Watch: Aerial footage of California wildfires that've forced thousands to flee

More than 3,000 firefighters are battling the five day old blaze.

Slip on State Highway 6.

Slip blocks SH6 between Nelson and Havelock

NZTA is advising drivers to take extra care.

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The Kingsman actress was promoting her new film with Channing Tatum when things took a bizarre turn.

Watch: Halle Berry chugs half a pint of whisky ...in one gulp, as Comic-Con fans egg her on

The Kingsman actress shows off a hidden talent at Comic-Con. But she wasn't so well afterwards.

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