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Bags full of money fall out of truck near Queenstown

An unknown number of bags filled with cash have fallen from a truck in the Crown Range area.

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The Otakaro Orchard could produce tonnes of fruit and vegetables on one of Christchurch's most badly damaged sites.

'Edible park' inspired by Christchurch quakes closer to fruition as $60k pledged

The Otakaro Orchard  will be New Zealand's first urban food hub.

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Lawrance Simpson was so worried about whether he would make it or not, he told his parents and friends he loved them before setting out.

Watch: First-person video shows daring kayaker set new record with 30m Hunua Falls plunge

Lawrance Simpson woke up to heavy rain and thought it was time to take on the falls.

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TVNZ weather presenter Dan Corbett with the latest update.

This afternoon is fine with the odd shower

TVNZ weather presenter Dan Corbett with the latest update.

02:14
Whangarei’s Jessie Rose decided to create a unique welcome for Adele.

Kiwi artist's impressive painting of Adele goes to auction on Trade Me

There is one week to go and all profits will go to KidsCan.

00:31
Lorde sings alongside her band 'Extreme' aged 12.

Watch: 'This is not a cool year for me' - Lorde reveals her most cringe-worthy performance

Despite her shame, Lorde still showed where some of her talent came from.

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Troy Taylor says he lied to police to protect Ihaka’s mother Mikala Stokes.

Ihaka Stokes murder trial: Jury retires to begin deliberations

The 15-month-old died due to head injuries including brain swelling, bleeding and hemorrhaging behind his eyes.

Wellington Town Hall.

Wellington town hall fix up tipped to cost $30 million more than first thought

A new $85m plan to restore historic Wellington Town Hall by 2021 has been opened for public comment.

Fizz the goat eating a mountain of blackberry.

'For sale is our fossil-free biological lawnmower' - man hopes humour will find his goat a home

Fizz the goat is also a scrub clearer with an "organic fertiliser pellet dispenser add-on".

02:03
It seems lots of people agree with Winston Peters that the plan is a load of old bull.

'Make mushroom compost in NZ' - Kiwis confused at suggestion manure could be imported from overseas

It seems lots of people agree with Winston Peters that the plan is a load of old bull.

Pedestrian dies after being hit by car on Kapiti Coast

The pedestrian was hit before 8am on Matatua Road, in Raumati Beach.

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After a day of chaos at Wellington Airport and others around the country, flyers are hoping the conditions will ease as predicted.

Now it's Dunedin's turn - fog disrupts more flights down south

Despite the fog still blanketing the capital, two flights have managed to land.

02:15
Auckland woman Eden O’Connor was travelling in her 2013 Ford Kuga when it caught fire.

Ford recalling nearly 1000 cars at risk of catching on fire following 1 NEWS investigation

This follows an investigation into a Ford Kuga which burst into flames.

02:37
Quitline CEO Andrew Slater says 'vaping' is an effective tool for quitting smoking

'95 per cent less harmful' than smoking – Quitline delighted with legalisation of nicotine e-cigarettes

Quitline CEO Andrew Slater says 'vaping' is an effective tool for quitting smoking.

02:32
13-year-old Myer has helped convince Countdown to go completely cage free by 2025 - but that's just the beginning.

'Watch this space!' The schoolgirl on a campaign to rid NZ supermarkets of cage eggs

She set her sights on Countdown, now she wants the rest of New Zealand to follow.

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Meat is plentiful in NZ and has always been a big part of our culture, so could you give it up for the environment?

Friends of Waikato farm boy who turned vegan 'hope it's just a phase'

James decided to go without meat, despite being teased by friends.

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Salisbury School has been a residential girls school for over 100 years, with a steadily declining role.

Nelson school for high-needs girls prepares to fight closure in court

Salisbury School's role has steadily declined and the Government says it's not viable anymore.

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Travellers are waiting on a wind change to push the fog out to sea, with thousands of people forced to alter their travel plans.

Fingers crossed! Thousands of stranded travellers hoping for Wellington fog to lift

The national carrier has scheduled six extra flights to help clear the backlog.

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Kirsty Antunovich only works with animals - and says they're much more compliant than their owners.

Meet Auckland's animal photographer who far prefers snapping animals than humans

Kirsty Antunovich only works with animals and says they're more compliant than their owners.

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13-year-old Myer has helped convince Countdown to go completely cage free by 2025 - but that's just the beginning.

Relentless teen on crusade for ALL Kiwi supermarkets to quit selling cage eggs

13-year-old Myer has helped convince Countdown to go completely cage free by 2025 - but that's just the beginning.

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Meat is plentiful in NZ and has always been a big part of our culture, so could you give it up for the environment?

Son of Waikato farmer bucks family trend by stopping eating meat

Meat is plentiful in NZ and has always been a big part of our culture, so could you give it up for the environment?

Taxi ploughs into Christchurch house as driver apparently takes ill

Police believe the car was a taxi but don't know if anyone in the house was injured.

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The company aims to breed cows with less nitrogen in their urine to reduce its impact on our waterways.

Hamilton company trying to green-ify cows by selective breeding

It's estimated that the new technique could help reduce leachates in our waterways by 20 per cent.

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