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Waikato house ablaze overnight

Six crews from Pirongia and Te Awamutu worked to contain the flames.

Waikato hospital and ED in overload

As a result there have been delays for patients needing surgery.

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Meanwhile, plans for what could be New Zealand's biggest water bottling plant have been revealed to 1 NEWS.

Environment Canterbury concerned after plans for new water bottling plant emerge

ECAN says it's concerned about the effect of the potential water take.

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Australia considers capital gains tax on overseas home owners that could hurt ex-pat Kiwis

Aussie Treasurer Scott Morrison is trying to make homes more affordable for Australians.

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A proposed new tenancy law will see slum landlords face fines of up to $200,000.

P cooks, slum landlords and 'ratbags' target of new legislation

A proposed new tenancy law will see slum landlords face fines of up to $200,000.

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1 NEWS political editor Corin Dann looks at what we can expect from Steven Joyce's first budget.

Steven Joyce rules out election year 'lolly scramble' in upcoming budget

1 NEWS political editor Corin Dann looks at what we can expect from Steven Joyce's first budget.

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Meanwhile, plans for what could be New Zealand's biggest water bottling plant have been revealed to 1 NEWS.

Watch: Consent allowing for 20 billion litres of water to be extracted bought by Chinese investors

The water consent was purchased along with the dilapidated Kaputone Wool Scour just north of Christchurch for $9 million

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Crews were called from around Canterbury to deal with the fire near Loburn.

Video: Shed containing honey equipment goes up in flames

Crews were called from around Canterbury to deal with the fire near Loburn.

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Chris Foot was awarded the New Zealand Bravery Decoration for putting his life at risk when he confronted his neighbour who killed himself and his children in Dunedin in 2014.

'I did what needed to be done' – Dunedin man honoured with bravery award for confronting shooter

Chris Foot was given the New Zealand Bravery Decoration at Government House today.

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The fire is being tackled by multiple fire crews after taking hold in a shed this afternoon.

Video: Firefighters battling blaze at Canterbury honey business

The fire is being tackled by multiple fire-crews after taking hold in a shed this afternoon.

Thomas Coffin is wanted on multiple warrants by Waikato Police.

Waikato police searching for dangerous, possibly armed Mongrel Mob member

Thomas Coffin has distinctive tattoos on his face and is wanted on multiple warrants.

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The mural, which faces a cemetary, depicts the rock star, who was known as the voice of Soundgarden and Audioslave.

Artist paints incredible Chris Cornell tribute mural on Auckland Rockshop's wall

Cornell joins David Bowie, Leonard Cohen and Prince who have all been depicted by Paul Walsh.

Fraudster Alex Swney to be released from prison after serving less than half his sentence

The former Heart of the City boss swindled millions from the Auckland business group.

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Consumer NZ boss Sue Chetwin paints a bleak picture of how ticket scalpers are exploiting Ed Sheeran fans.

Sold out! Ed Sheeran's five NZ concerts sell out lightning fast

The shows in Auckland and Dunedin sold out in under two hours after going on sale today.

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Investigators used every trick in the book to track those allegedly behind the $14m drug haul.

Elaborate plan executed by police and customs for NZ's biggest cocaine bust, court hears

The Crown says the drugs were found inside a large diamante horse sculpture.

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EQC refused to pay a temporary accommodation supplement to the man unless he signed a confidentiality agreement.

Christchurch senior citizen resolves stoush with EQC, but still feels bullied

Colin Feneck was on the verge of being thrown out of his temporary accommodation as EQC halted rent payments.

A mixture of New Zealand Bank notes and coins.

Kiwi hits month-high in quiet spell

"The NZD tops the leaderboard, on a day with little economic data or fresh insights."

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Ultimately her pleas fall on deaf ears as she is voted out of the tribe and sent to Redemption Island.

Survivor NZ blog: 'Drop your buffs' - Tribe swap puts the powerful on the chopping block

Our Survivor analyst Mellissa Gedye gives the lowdown on last night's episode.

Pedestrian in Masterton dies after being hit by car

The Serious Crash Unit are investigating the cause of the crash.

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One month on from the devastating Edgecumbe flooding tenants and their landlord head back to help clean up.

'Homes were flooded, property destroyed' - Edgecumbe stopbank failure review begins

A review will look at the entire operation of the Rangitaiki River Scheme.

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Figures released by Labour show the callouts take up 600 hours of police time per day and cost more than $36 million each year.

New figures show how much police time is given for mental health callouts

Labour leader Andrew Little says new figures show our mental health services are "overstretched".

Whittaker's production line

It's done it again! Whittaker's chocolate comes out on top as NZ's most trusted brand

Whittaker's took out the competition for the 6th year in a row.

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The rugby hardman, whose early life of abuse saw him take his anger out on others, wants to ensure the next generation don't make the same mistakes.

Watch: Ex-All Black Norm Hewitt sets out to help youth break the cycle of bullying

The self-confessed former bully says he can't change the past, but he can teach young people a different way.

Pedestrian struck by car in South Auckland dies

The crash happened between Bader Dr and Comet Cr at 6pm, yesterday.

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This shocking incident took place at Glen Innes station and left onlookers shaken.

Raw: Brave woman tells students to 'sit down' after shocking fracas on Auckland train

Commuters were fearful as two groups of youths started brawling at Glen Innes train station.

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