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Properties evacuated after scrub fire spreads in Wanaka

Two helicopters, water tankers, and four fire engines are at Dublin Bay fighting the blaze.

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Opinion: A nationwide lack of empathy with housing crisis

Seven Sharp reporter Kristin Hall reflects after covering the story of tenants living in run down Rotorua flats.

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Child unaccounted for as south Auckland sleepout goes up in flames

A fire spokesperson told 1 NEWS the child is unaccounted for.

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Police Commissioner Mike Bush says he's now even more embarrassed about drink-driving three decades ago and it was wrong to do it then as it is now.

Watch: 'The more I reflect, the more I regret it' – Mike Bush tells 1 NEWS he's 'hugely' embarrassed over drink-driving

One evening after dinner Mike Bush was dropping a colleague back at a hotel and was stopped by police and asked to undertake a breath test,"which I did which failed, just, but it failed".

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Have a great night, firefighters – you deserve it.

Crusaders gift 400 tickets to exhausted firefighters, Sam Whitelock donating jersey to family of killed chopper pilot

The teams hopes the visit will help the group "take their mind off things" and "boost their morale".

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Lawyer Stephen O'Reilly was questioned outside a Brisbane court after Craig Broadley was extradited from NZ yesterday and appeared today on nine counts of indecent treatment of a child under 12.

Watch: Lawyer for Kiwi accused of participating in global paedophile ring matter-of-fact with reporters

Craig Broadley was identified in an investigation into two jailed Queensland child abusers.

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A major police response was sparked by an emergency call from a man saying there was an injured woman in Woodley Ave.

Incident causing schools to lockdown in Auckland's Remuera was most likely a hoax, police say

A large number of police were in attendance including AOS and the Police Eagle Helicopter.

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TVNZ weather presenter Dan Corbett with the latest forecast.

'It looks like the weekend is going to be one for the beach or the boat'

TVNZ weather presenter Dan Corbett with the latest forecast.

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Thousands of tourist pay thousands to visit NZ’s remote sub-Antarctic islands but just a fraction of that goes to DOC.

'The people that use it, need to pay for it' - concerns tourist levy to DOC isn't enough

Tourists pay big bucks to visit the sub-Antarctic islands, but just a fraction goes to DOC.

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Five people were injured in the latest gang-related violence to strike Whangarei.

Police receive 'number of calls' from public over Whangarei gang-related shooting

Five people were injured in a shooting incident on Wednesday night.

Christchurch woman dies after falling from moving car

Police are appealing for witnesses who saw her fall.

One-year-old hospitalised after being hit by car at property north of Auckland

The child expected to make a full recovery after suffering what police said were moderate injuries.

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More than three months after the Kaikoura quake hit the capital, restaurant owners were able today to return to their business.

'It a bombsite' - Wellington restaurant owner allowed back inside building months after quake

Many buildings in Courtenay Central were evacuated days after the Kaikoura quake.

Man once caught with condom full of cocaine down undies in court again, cops can't find $150k of missing drugs

As much as 35 kilos of Colombian cocaine may have been shipped into NZ. But where is it?

Experts say restrictions on the amount banks can lend are kicking in and slowing down the hot housing market.

New Plymouth's mayor says baby boomers the 'most selfish generation we've known'

Neil Holdom said they will be the first generation to be richer than their kids.

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Northern Districts cricketer Scott Kuggeleijn found not guilty of rape

Kuggeleijn denied the allegation, with his first trial last August ending with a hung jury.

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Cyclist nears end of record-breaking ride from Cape Reinga to Bluff

Craig Harper is riding the length of New Zealand to raise money for charity.

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Guess who’s on the line? JJ & Dom couldn’t believe this one. And Reece Witherspoon was super sweet.

Watch: Playful Reese Witherspoon randomly calls NZ radio station to gush over awesome NZ - ' I can't stop taking pictures'

Guess who? Watch the moment JJ & Dom can't believe their surprise caller. But Reese Witherspoon was super sweet.

New New Zealand 10 dollar and 5 dollar notes and coins.

Kiwi up as Trump expectations fade

The New Zealand dollar has risen as traders start to think US President Donald Trump's reform promises won't be so immediate.

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The superstar architect tells Jack and Hilary about his Kiwi visit and why tiny houses make sense.

'Give me residency, I'll move over! - Amazing Spaces star George Clarke can't get enough of New Zealand

The star architect tells Jack and Hilary about his NZ visit and why tiny houses make sense.

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2xu co-founder Jamie Hunt says they worked frantically to ensure West had their products for his New York fashion show.

'Kanye West loves your brand' – the Kiwi clothing company fitting out one of music's biggest stars

2xu co-founder Jamie Hunt says they worked frantically to ensure West had their products for his New York fashion show.

Man dies in loader accident at Bluff port

The man died at the scene and fellow staff have been offered counseling.

Child in serious condition after Bay of Plenty crash

A truck has collided with a ute in Waihi.

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Nick Smith says critics of his plan are using using junk science to try disprove it, but Marnie Prickett from Choose Clean Water NZ disagrees.

Minister hits back at water plan critics, says people are being 'pedantic and unreasonable'

The Government has pledged to make 90 per cent of NZ waterways swimmable by 2040.

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Long Bay College is closed today after fire broke around 2.30am.

Auckland college blaze not suspicious

A blaze engulfed a classroom block at Auckland's Long Bay College overnight.

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Crews were called to the Pakuranga building early this morning.

Cause of Auckland sports bar fire 'suspicious'

Fire communications have handed the incident over to the police.

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