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02:48
Seven Sharp’s Tamati Rimene Sproat took a ride from Auckland to Wellington.

Watch: Take a trip from Auckland to Wellington in NZ's flashest private jet

Seven Sharp's Tamati Rimene Sproat is on a mission to visit his mum in style.

Air New Zealand Dreamliner turns back to Singapore following engine problems

This is the latest in a string of incidents for Air New Zealand's Dreamliner fleet.

Auckland Airport is experiencing foggy conditions today.

Fog at Auckland Airport this morning forces cancellation of nine domestic flights

A further 28 domestic flights were delayed but international flights were not affected.

An Emirates plane.

Emirates launches daily flight from Auckland to Bali, then on to Dubai

The service offers Kiwi travellers the only year-round, non-stop daily service between Auckland and Bali.

Aerial shots of Qantas aircraft at Sydney International Airport.

Chemical spill being cleaned up at Sydney Airport

Five NSW Fire and Rescue trucks are going through security clearance at the airport after the substance was found in luggage.

01:04
Kelvin Davis says it’s not fair New Zealand rate payers continue to shoulder the infrastructure burden.

Tourist tax: Who will and who won't have to pay the levy of up to $35 to visit New Zealand?

Today Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis acknowledged the tourism industry "had concerns" over the new cost for visitors.

Air New Zealand to hike fares on international flights

The airline will also have a surcharge on some routes on certain days of the week.

United Airlines Boeing 747

United Airlines flight turns back to Ireland after 'security concern'

Flight 971 was flying from Rome to Chicago and had just passed Ireland.

03:44
We crossed live to Windsor Castle to our European Correspondent Joy Reid for all the latest following the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

It's official! Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will visit New Zealand later this year

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex will touch down on Kiwi shores likely late October.

Pete Gamlen/New York Times

New York Times: Westerners are still going on holiday to Afghanistan - and couch surfing with the locals is a popular method

Many Western tourists visiting Afghanistan are using social apps to stay with Afghan hosts at no cost.

Melbourne, Australia - April 26, 2016: View of Virgin aircraft approaching to landing at Melbourne Airport during daytime. Virgin Atlantic is a British airline with its headquarters in the United Kingdom.

Unruly passenger yelling death threats forces diversion of Melbourne to Perth flight

The "disruptive" female passenger was forcibly removed from the plane.

AIRPORT NARITA, TOKYO, JAPAN - 2017/05/06: Tigerair Airbus 320 preparing to leave Tokyo Narita airport. (Photo by Fabrizio Gandolfo/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)

'Cheapest' airline in world may start flying to NZ

Tigerair already flies within Australia, with a Sydney to Melbourne flight costing around $80 one way.

There have been delays at Auckland Airport

Bumped off your flight? US woman scores $14,000 travel voucher after losing seat on oversold flight

Negotiating skill and a bit of luck helped Allison Preiss land the payoff.

Melbourne, Australia - April 26, 2016: View of Virgin aircraft approaching to landing at Melbourne Airport during daytime. Virgin Atlantic is a British airline with its headquarters in the United Kingdom.

Smoke in cockpit of Melbourne to Gold Coast Virgin Australia flight forces emergency landing

Five crew members from the plane were treated at the scene for smoke inhalation.

Air NZ and Qantas team up in codeshare agreement making domestic travel easier for Aussies and Kiwis

Travellers will reportedly enjoy shorter connection times and faster overall journey times.

Zurich, Switzerland - April 7, 2010: A Singapore Airlines Airbus A380 is approaching Zurich International Airport.

New York Times: 19 hours on a plane - flights between Newark and Singapore to return

The service begins on October 11, with daily flights starting on October 18.

An iguana in the Galapagos (file)

New York Times: Is land tourism threatening the Galapagos?

The International Galapagos Tour Operators Association have expressed concern over tourism's harm on landscapes, beaches and wildlife.

Raw video: Terrified passengers tumble to the ground off plane's wing after bomb scare on Indonesian flight

Ten passengers on an Indonesian flight preparing to take off from Borneo island were injured after another passenger claimed to have a bomb.

Qantas Boeing 737-800

Smoke-filled Qantas plane makes emergency landing at Auckland Airport

The plane landed safely, after authorities went into full emergency mode.

Wellington Airport (file)

Flights cancelled at Wellington airport

So far three services have been affected.

00:36
Jacinda Ardern says nothing is confirmed, but Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are welcome to visit "at their leisure".

'Royals absolutely have a standing invitation' - Jacinda Ardern all smiles on Harry and Meghan's rumoured NZ visit

A report out of the UK suggests the newly married couple will visit Australia, Fiji and Tonga as well as New Zealand.

ANZ Boeing 747 400 at Auckland Airport New Zealand. (Photo by: Education Images/UIG via Getty Images)

It'll cost you five per cent more to fly around the country with Air New Zealand from today

A five per cent increase in domestic airfares announced just two days ago kicks in.

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