New Zealand

Wellingtonians to weather coldest night of the year

MetService has forecast the temperature to drop below four degrees in the capital overnight.

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Scientists are growing simplified versions of human brain tissue in labs in the search for a cure.

'A pressing need' - Ethical debate raised over growing 'mini-brains' in search for a cure for neurological disorders

Scientists are growing simplified versions of human brain tissue in labs in the search for a cure.

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This week’s Good Sort is Wellington school teacher Julie Ann Kmal.

Good Sorts: Meet the Kiwi woman caring for children on the other side of the world

This week’s Good Sort is Wellington school teacher Julie Ann Kmal.

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1 NEWS reporter Arrun Soma got exclusive access on Epi Island in Vanuatu.

Hundreds of Kiwi troops attend War Games in the Pacific Islands

1 NEWS reporter Arrun Soma got exclusive access on Epi Island in Vanuatu.

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Claire Nelson had to resort to drastic measures to survive the US desert after she fell while hiking.

'It's amazing what you get used to when it's a life-or-death situation' - Kiwi drinks her own urine to survive in desert with broken pelvis

Claire Nelson had to resort to drastic measures to survive the US desert after she fell while hiking.

A winter landscape from New Zealand National Park

Heavy snow warning issued for central North Island as chilly weather sets in

MetService has issued a road snowfall warning for State Highway 1 Desert Road from midnight tonight to 8am tomorrow morning.

Race Relations Commissioner Dame Susan Devoy explains a new campaign to stamp out racism in NZ.

Dame Susan Devoy asks other staff to 'do the right thing' and step aside

Her comments came in an opinion piece following the news she was not seeking reappointment.

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Our reporter Whena Owen with this investigation into the state of homelessness in Hamilton City.

Hamilton 'absolutely not' over peak of homelessness - politicians under pressure for those needing emergency housing

Hamilton Nightshelter's Peter Humphries said they've had the busiest month, ever. Whena Owens investigates the state of homelessness in Hamilton City.

The Anglican Church commissioned the survey, which overwhelmingly showed people want action.

Derelict Christchurch buildings in council 'crosshairs'

Christchurch Council says 30 derelict buildings or sites are holding up the central city's regeneration.

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New stats to give fuller picture on overseas property buyers

Changes to property transfer figures will give a fuller picture on overseas buyers, according to Stats NZ.

Missing man - John Emanuel Comer

Have you seen this missing 34-year-old Hamilton man?

John Emanuel Comer went missing on May 22.

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Part 2 of the extended interview with Education Minister Chris Hipkins and Corin Dann.

'Why isn't it happening?' - Education Minister questioned over promise of scrapping school donations

Q+A host Corin Dann said it was a promise that teachers and schools were most disappointed about.

Labour is promising a $2000 award for the best trades pupil in every secondary school.

PM behind industry's push to get thousands of people into trades

While graduates eventually earned higher salaries, tradespeople started earning earlier.

Gales predicted to bring a drop in temperature and Desert Road snowfall

A severe weather watch continues for the eastern coastal areas through till Monday.

Cyclist dies following Timaru crash yesterday

The crash happened at 2.30pm on Washdyke Flat Rd.

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Police hunt for man in relation to Tauranga pizza store robbery

It comes after reports of a man threatening the attendant with a hammer.

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One person has died after a crash in Whangarei

The accident occurred on SH1 Puwera at about 3am today.

Man and heavily-pregnant woman involved in accident after collision with stag in Dunedin

The couple's car was written off and the stag was euthanised by a vet soon after the incident.

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Students Against Dangerous Driving  are campaigning to highlight the deadly trend of mobile use behind the wheel.

Kiwi students forfeit mobiles for 48 hours to fight 'endemic' and deadly car phone use

Students Against Dangerous Driving has organised a weekend campaign encouraging people to keep their eyes on the road, not their phones.

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TVNZ and NZ On Air are today celebrating the launch of their band new children’s media platform

HEIHEI, the ad-free streaming platform aimed at Kiwi kids launches: 'a safe, online place where they can see themselves'

TVNZ and NZ On Air are today celebrating the launch of their brand new children’s media platform.

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One dead in two-car crash in South Auckland

The accident occurred in Mangere East about 6pm today.

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Just weeks out form the birth of her first child, the PM has sat down to discuss how she will manage public interest, privacy and parenthood.

Jacinda Ardern's candid interview on impending motherhood - 'focused on getting through the actual birth'

Just weeks out form the birth of her first child, the PM has sat down to discuss how she will manage public interest, privacy and parenthood.

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One person dead following crash south of Auckland

The two-car crash occurred shortly before 4.30pm today in Mangatawhiri.

Badly-injured Kiwi woman missing for three days found in US national park

The woman was found in a dried-out riverbed in a southern California park yesterday.

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Serious crash between vehicle and cyclist in Timaru

The collision occurred on Washdyke Flat Road about 2.30pm today, and has closed the road.

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