New Zealand

One dead in crash on SH1 on-ramp in Cambridge

The northbound on-ramp is closed following the crash shortly before 1.30pm.

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Body found in search for missing Hamilton man

A body found in Hamilton is likely to be that of missing 84-year-old man Raymond Stirling.

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With her partner Peter Nunnes by her side the Green MP announced she was expecting her first child.

Green MP Julie Anne Genter 'excited' about surprise pregnancy after suffering two miscarriages

Ms Genter made the announcement at her Auckland home with her partner.

Armed standoff in Te Kuiti over after man is arrested

A man is in custody after a standoff with police in Te Kuiti that lasted 12 hours.

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The annual event, Bike the Bridge, has been running since 2011.

MP Julie Anne Genter joins thousands to cycle over Auckland Harbour Bridge

The annual event, Bike the Bridge, has been running since 2011.

A satellite image showing the location of Cyclone Gita in relation to Fiji's One-i-Lau island about 12.40pm NZT on February 13

Cyclone Gita expected to make landfall Tuesday bringing a 'huge amount' of rain and wind

MetService says it's still too early to say where Gita will have the biggest impact.

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"He was upset and frightened. His facial bones were about to be broken, shifted and put back in a way meant to make him look "normal".

'Good as gold' - Meet the courageous Kiwi on a life-changing journey after pioneering surgery

Sunday reporter Janet McIntyre writes about her encounter with a young man before he took part in surgery which could change his life.

Vogue shot of Jacinda Ardern continues to capture attention

Vogue's story about the PM has received mix reaction but the picture is being praised.

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Ammonia leak at Tegel in Taranaki contained

There has been an ammonia leak at Tegel Foods in New Plymouth.

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Two boys from a tiny Hawke's Bay village are chasing an English summer dream in a minority sport.

Two Kiwi teens chase their polo dream in England

Two boys from a tiny Hawke's Bay village are chasing an English summer dream in a minority sport.

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One person dead, another injured after car crashes down bank in Canterbury

One person was taken to Timaru Hospital with moderate injuries.

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A Canterbury University scientist has developed a neuromorphic computer chip.

Computer chip that mimics human brain could power everyday devices

A Canterbury University scientist has developed a neuromorphic computer chip.

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ACC and a leading recruitment agency are trying to dispel common misconceptions.

Employers encouraged to take on more workers with disabilities

ACC and a leading recruitment company are trying to dispel the misconceptions of those with disability.

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The Prime Minister was popular among the thousands of spectators on Auckland's Ponsonby Road.

Jacinda Ardern says NZ can't be complacent about inclusiveness for LGBTQI communities

The first PM to walk in a Pride Parade says we still have work to do.

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The Prime Minister was popular among the thousands of spectators on Auckland's Ponsonby Road.

Jacinda Ardern becomes the first prime minister to walk in a Pride Parade

More than 70 floats and thousands of participants paraded up Auckland's Ponsonby Road, celebrating New Zealand's rainbow communities.

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Volunteers are manning the walking tracks to alert visitors to the cultural ban.

'Ebola for kauri' spurs volunteers to alert Waitakere Ranges visitors to rahui

Some are labelling kauri dieback disease 'ebola for kauri.'

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Lifeguards at the scene reported a paraglider slammed into the Mount.

Paraglider dies after hitting rock at Mount Maunganui

Emergency services were notified of the crash at 3.25pm.

Family and friends join search for missing Alexandra man not seen for almost a week

Christopher Bates has not accessed his bank accounts or used his cellphone since he was last seen.

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One person dead after crash near Cromwell

The road on SH8, near Cromwell is closed and diversions are in place.

Critically injured man now stable in Hamilton hospital following incident

Police were called to an address at Emerald Place about 7.45pm last night.

Person dead after harvester accident on Waikato property

Emergency services were called to a property on Settlement Road, Puni at about 12.45pm.

Broadcaster Toni Street announces she'll be a mum for a third time - this time through surrogacy.

'I was grieving the fact that I couldn't have a third baby' -Toni Street opens up about long road to surrogacy

Street couldn't go through the pregnancy herself after realising she may not be around for her daughters.

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Man in critical condition after teen-stabbing in Christchurch

Part of Northcote Road is cordoned off while a scene examination is carried out by Police.

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The cyclone is predicted to hit New Zealand next week.

Kiwis told to prepare for incoming Cyclone Gita

Weather forecasters still can't say how much of a lashing Cyclone Gita will give New Zealand.

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The council is banning freedom campers from Lake Hayes reserve and the Shotover delta.

Freedom campers getting bad rap when majority are fine says tourism authority

Charlie Ives says NZ needs to penalise those who know the rules and break them.

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The city's signature architecture style came about as the city rebuilt after the 1931 earthquake.

Napier's Art Deco Festival celebrates 30 years

The city’s signature architectural style came about as the city rebuilt after the 1931 earthquake.

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It will close operations by the end of the year.

Avon closes down in New Zealand after 40 years

Closure of Avon in New Zealand put down to its failure to adapt to online shopping.

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There's been plenty of big spending at the event.

Thousands turn out for Southern Field Days in Waimumu

It's been a testing season for local farmers but there was still plenty of spending at the biannual event.

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