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Alan Kenyon

Simon Bridges speaks of unity after Christchurch mosque attack - 'Today and forever we are all New Zealanders'

The National leader talked of the "unimaginable hurt" the Islamic community in New Zealand is feeling.

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The pair engaged in a debate over KiwiBuild and state housing in Parliament's question time.

Watch: Jacinda Ardern says she 'relishes' Simon Bridges' 'pesky' queries over housing

The pair debated KiwiBuild and state housing in Parliament's question time.

Watch: Truck towing burning trailer speeds down State Highway 1 near Timaru

Eyewitness Hayden Anderson filmed the incident on his way to work this morning.

Grieving dolphin spotted carrying her dead calf in Bay of Islands

The sightings have led to a warning to boaties from DOC.

Watch: Incredible footage shows divers swimming with pod of orca whales in Whitianga

A spear fishing charter boat was lucky enough to come across the majestic creatures on an outing in the Coromandel Peninsula.

Watch: Kind-hearted rescuers help dolphins trapped in shallows of Wellington's Houghton Bay

Two dolphins became stranded after a large pod came into shore chasing a school of fish.

An artist's rendering of the @340 Onehunga KiwiBuild development planned for Auckland.

Five Auckland KiwiBuild apartments fail to sell on ballot, offered up on a first come, first served basis to those who qualify

KiwiBuild apologised to the people in the original ballot who weren't contacted first.

Watch: Speaker Trevor Mallard apologises after accusing Simon Bridges of making 'smart a***' comments in Parliament

The Speaker's comments didn't sit well with National MP Gerry Brownlee, who rose to defend his leader.

Watch: Winston Peters admits abolition of letting fees may lead to 'temporary rent rises'

Simon Bridges says property managers are telling landlords to raise rents to cover costs.

Watch: Jacinda Ardern accuses Simon Bridges of having no 'credibility on numbers' during KiwiBuild debate

The PM wasn’t happy with Mr Bridges assertion that New Plymouth KiwiBuild homes are $100k over the median house price.

Farmers Santa Parade Auckland 2015

Warm and wet weather set to rain on Santa's Auckland parade

The annual Farmers Santa Parade is scheduled to take place in Auckland on Sunday drawing thousands to the city.

Motorist lucky to be alive after tree branch 'missile' nearly impales him on way to Te Puke

The projectile crashed through with such force that it hit the driver's chest, leaving him needing seven stitches.

Opinion: Will getting ahead in New Zealand increasingly become a lottery?

Judith Collins' comments criticising KiwiBuild this week suggests she is out of touch on the issue and gives little hope of any changes coming from that side of the House.

Survivor NZ recap: Emotions run high, as shock twist decides the final three

An underdog manages to battle all the way to the end as alliances are put to the test.

Survivor NZ recap: A fiery tribal council exposes a player's power as the end game nears

There was no holding back from Renee at tribal council this week .

Survivor NZ recap: A huge blindside changes the game and Dave sports a new look!

Cabin fever may be setting in for at least one of the Survivor's.

Survivor NZ recap: Tribes united but players divided, as the merge tests loyalties

With huge prize money on the line, the castaways are playing the game harder than ever.

Survivor NZ recap: 'That's just crap mate' - A Survivor NZ first sees Arun and Dave forfeit challenge over fears they were 'physically abusing' Eve

With huge prize money on the line, the new season of Survivor NZ sees the castaways playing the game harder than ever.

Survivor NZ recap: A big move sees the balance of power shift and Josh makes an emotional revelation

With huge prize money on the line, the new season of Survivor NZ sees the castaways playing the game harder than ever.

Tess hits the dirt hard at the reward challenge.

Survivor NZ recap: 'Medic!' A Survivor hits the dirt and a tribe shakeup sees a bromance blossom

With huge prize money of $250,000 on the line, the castaways are playing the game harder than ever.

Arun and Dylan clash at the reward challenge.

Survivor NZ recap: 'Bad egg in camp' - Accusations of an immunity challenge thrown and a brutal tribal brings tears

With huge prize money of $250,000 on the line, the new season of Survivor NZ sees the castaways playing the game harder than ever.

Brad and Dave battle it out at the reward challenge.

Survivor NZ recap: 'It's just bulls**t' - Trust is lost and battle lines are drawn as personalities come into play

With huge prize money of $250,000 on the line, the new season of Survivor NZ sees the castaways playing the game harder than ever.

Survivor Season 2 Episode 2.

Survivor NZ recap: 'He's such a dick' - The knives come out and pants come off as the battle for $250,000 heats up

With huge prize money on the line, the new season of Survivor NZ sees the castaways playing the game harder than ever.

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But one of the candidates got the thumbs down for looking too much like some of the singer’s exes.

Watch: Robbie Williams picks wildcard to succeed Bill English as National Party leader

One of the candidates got the thumbs down for looking too much like the singer's exes.

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Vanguard Military School gave a loud message at the Save Our Charter Schools rally in Auckland today.

'What about these kids Jacinda?' - Students protest with MP David Seymour over closure of their beloved charter schools

Vanguard Military School sent a loud message at the Save Our Charter Schools rally in Auckland.

Harley Neville is back after appearing on Ellen with a new hair-brained scheme.

'Short, bald and hairy' Kiwi man who was featured on Ellen back with hair-brained TradeMe auction

Harley Neville is offering his hirsute body up for a unique marketing idea.

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