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03:26
Just as Nico Brooking-Hodson's whanau were coming to grips with his tragic death, his cousin was also killed in a forestry accident.

'It’s just not right' - Grieving whanau's two forestry deaths leave them waiting for answers

Niko Brooking-Hodson was killed on the job a year ago. Now his cousin Piri Bartlett has died too.

03:04
Girl Guiding NZ did a survey of 4,000 Kiwi girls and almost half of 16-year-olds felt pressure to look good.

Good As Gold: Pam Cresswell

Pam ran a special needs school in Zimbabwe, until she was run off her land by rebels, but now she pours passion into Kiwi kids.

One person dead and two in critical condition after Waikato crash

Police say two cars collided around 6:15pm on SH1 in Piarere, South Waikato.

02:35
It's all about the money today after the government opened the books.

Election promises heat up as government rolls out massive $3.7billion surplus

It's all about the money today after the government opened the books.

An example of how the Facebook malware message looks - do not click the link

Warning: New Zealand Facebook users hit by new malware attack which steals your info

A new virus attack infects your computer through a message before stealing private information.

Tina Whaitiri went missing with her two-year-old son on Saturday.

Auckland mum goes missing with two-year-old son

Police say West Auckland woman Tina Whaitiri was last seen on Saturday morning when she left her Kelston address with her child.

02:07
The key message is a new sports arena should not only have a roof, but also a retractable playing field.

Christchurch stadium choices revealed, but how will the cash-strapped city pay?

A covered complex was preferred with 25,000 permanent seats.

00:25
In May, NATO requested an increase in the number of NZ personnel.

NZ still considering request for more non-combat Afghanistan troops

The government will decide before the election whether to boost the number of non-combat Kiwi troops in Afghanistan.

00:53
Renee Pearson backs up a new report calling for a crackdown on substandard rental properties with her own experiences.

New report calls for crackdown on substandard rental properties

More than 600 Kiwis contributed their rental experiences.

Death of five-month-old in Christchurch 'not considered suspicious'

Police investigated the death of the baby in Aranui this morning.

00:52

Video: Winston Peters tries to explain NZ First MP's asset remarks as 'throwaway line' after Seymour's 'f***ing idiot' call

NZ First leader responds with restraint after fellow MP Richard Prosser is humiliated for ham-fisted power company remarks.

00:52

Watch: 'What a f***ing idiot' – ACT's David Seymour unloads on NZ First MP in stinging attack

NZ First's Richard Prosser could potentially be a coalition partner with Seymour in a National-led Government. Which made this attack all the more surprising.

00:29
The National leader won over the children inside the gates of Newtown Primary School.

Protesters confront Bill English outside primary school, before he receives warm welcome from kids

The National leader won over the children inside the gates of Newtown Primary School.

00:18
The 60-year-old was expected back around midday yesterday, but hasn't been seen.

Body of missing Tauranga fisherman believed to have been found

The 60-year old left yesterday morning in an aluminium boat.

00:34
The video contains audio of Labour's Phil Twyford saying several taxes would be 'on the table' under Labour.

Watch: National targets Labour's taxation policy with 'Let's tax this' video

Steven Joyce said the video was not personal, and even said it was meant to be "helpful".

00:55
It was the Prime Minister's turn to cook dinner on Monday, but the Breakfast crew didn't seem that impressed with his efforts.

Bill English learns to whip up something fancier than spaghetti pizza

The National leader has taken a lesson from the professionals.

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00:32
Four options for the stadium have been shortlisted.

Who will pay shortfall for Christchurch arena?

Mayor Lianne Dalziel won't be asking residents to make up the shortfall for a potential $496m arena.

00:52
The two 15-year-olds were taking the train home when a group of drunk men dressed in costumes assaulted them.

Search still on for alleged Auckland train assault 'fuelled by homophobia and alcohol'

Last week one of the teenager's mother took to social media to track down the five masked men,

Court told John Banks pressured woman to get an abortion, as man claiming to be his son files paternity suit

Allegations about Mr Banks' personal life were detailed in court as he faced a paternity suit today. Neither Mr Banks nor his lawyer appeared.

02:36
Political editor Corin Dann has the latest on what's in the Government's piggy bank.

Watch Corin Dann's analysis: Government's forecast surplus rockets to whopping $3.7 billion - so what does it mean for you?

Political editor Corin Dann has the latest on what's in the piggy bank and how it might be spent.

00:48
The Mana leader says Labour's policy of having a health professional in every secondary school is futile.

'They're not just ratbags' - political leaders in fiery debate over NZ youth suicide crisis

Leaders from across New Zealand's political divide have taken aim at each other.

00:59
After three decades, the United Future leader won't be standing for Ohariu after polling saw him in trouble.

Opinion: Dunne's departure adds to the feeling of the tide going out on National

John Armstrong says National may run out of friends this election.

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