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Chris Chang

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A billion dollar project to bring clean waterways to Auckland was signed off today.

Mega tunnel signed off for $1.2 billion project to bring cleaner beaches, waterways to Auckland

The 13km tunnel will run from Western Springs to the Māngere Wastewater Treatment Plant.

01:40
The Kasipale family moved into their Auckland home today.

After nearly 40 years living in state housing Kiwi family realise dream of home ownership

A shared equity scheme has helped a family of four adults see their dream come true.

01:40
Kevin Burke denies allegations that he sexually assaulted two women.

Defence urges jury in top Northland cop's sexual assault trial to use 'hard-headed analysis'

Kevin Burke faces four charges of sexual assault against two women, between 2002 and 2003.

Detective Inspector Kevin Burke stands accused by two women.

Top Northland cop in court on sexual assault charges claims sex with woman who had reported a crime was consensual

Detective Inspector Kevin Burke, who is giving evidence in his own defence, faces four charges of sexual assault relating to two complainants.

00:38
Kevin Burke said he had a consensual relationship with one accuser, while no sexual contact ever occurred with the other.

Northland police officer says sexual assault allegations against him 'totally incorrect'

Kevin Burke denies four charges of sexual assault relating to two complainants.

Police officer sexually assaulted two women he met through work, prosecutors say as trial begins

Detective Inspector Kevin Burke is charged with two counts of indecent assault and two of sexual violation.

14:53
The Football Ferns coach joins Chris Chang and Simon Plumb as our weekly football show returns for 2019.

TVNZ FC: Abby Erceg's return a boost for Football Ferns, coach says 'time is tight' as World Cup looms

Football Ferns coach Sermanni said his side are behind schedule but believes they will compete in France in June and July.

01:36
The Croatian player says she’ll keep coming back until she tastes victory.

After 15 years, stubborn Croatian tennis pro vows to return to ASB Classic until she finally wins

Doubles player Jurak was just 19 when she first played in Auckland a decade and a half ago.

01:57
Goalkeeper Anna Leat is playing in Sunday's national final where the Northern Lights hosts Canterbury United.

Football Ferns U17 keeper Anna Leat considering offers after World Cup heroics

Leat is playing in Sunday's national final where the Northern Lights hosts Canterbury United.

01:13
But Bob McMurray says that door is still open to the Kiwi driver in F1.

'He has had some unfortunate things happen to him' - Brendon Hartley's Formula 1 axing explained

Motorsport journalist Bob McMurray says that the Kiwi still has a future in racing.

01:32
Tom Sermanni will begin his tenure in charge after a member of the team reached out to him to apply for the role.

Football NZ deliver in-person apology to Football Ferns as focus turns to World Cup qualifiers

The squad has gathered together for the first time since the Heraf saga.

01:32
Tom Sermanni will begin his tenure in charge after a member of the team reached out to him to apply for the role.

Football Fern reveals she pushed new coach to apply for role

Tom Sermanni has a close working relationship with a number of the Ferns.

01:12
Tom Sermanni was today confirmed as the next NZ women's coach.

'This is a great challenge' - Football Ferns coach says NZ can compete with the best

Tom Sermanni was today unveiled as the man to take the Football Ferns forward.

Two-time Grand Slam champ Victoria Azarenka confirmed for Auckland's ASB Classic

She is the third major winner to be announced in the women’s draw, following Caroline Wozniacki and Venus Williams.

01:43
Bodies will exhumed from cemeteries in Malaysia and Singapore as part of the latest New Zealand Defence Force repatriation mission, with family members bracing for an emotional return.

Bodies of 27 NZ Defence Force personnel coming home

Twenty-eight NZDF personnel and one child will be exhumed from cemeteries in Malaysia and Singapore and returned to New Zealand.

01:14
Curtis met Auckland students today, before he is recognised at the Kea World Class New Zealand Awards tonight.

Watch: 'It defines my purpose' - Hollywood star Cliff Curtis explains his passion for telling Māori stories

"On-screen in Hollywood, I used to be defined by the colour of my skin," Curtis said in Auckland today.

06:43
Richie McCaw lifts the Rugby World Cup

Spark promise 'world-leading platform' for Rugby World Cup as Australian streaming service struggles with football's top tournament

Australian network Optus have struggled to broadcast this year's World Cup, but Spark are assuring there won't be any issues for All Blacks fans next year.

Kiwi punter places $55,000 bet on previous champion to win FIFA World Cup

The TAB says New Zealanders bet more than $32.3m during the last tournament.

01:43
The dangers of privacy breaches, cybercrime and misuse of persona data had led to beefed-up laws in the EU.

Kiwi companies revise email mailing lists as new European Union privacy laws kick-in

Some firms are asking customers to review privacy policies or re-subscribe to their mailing lists.

01:43
Organisation that supports New Zealanders with rare diseases faces major funding cut

Organisation supporting New Zealanders with rare diseases faces major funding cut

The move could spell the end for the charity which is often a lifeline for those affected.

01:11

'It's a good thing' - Auckland Anglican vicar welcomes vote for same-sex blessings

Reverend Helen Jacobi of St Matthew in the City sees it as a first step.

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Mangere's Samoan community's now planning a special welcome back service to celebrate their hometown hero.

Mangere locals proud of Joseph Parker for going the distance against Anthony Joshua

Mangere's Samoan community is now planning a special welcome back service to celebrate their hero.

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The Samoan boxing legend spoke during the event, attended by hundreds.

'I have no doubt he's looking for a good fight' - David Tua and Samoan community behind Joseph Parker ahead of fight

Between 200-300 people gathered at the Fale o Samoa yesterday evening to offer prayers, songs, and blessings to their hometown boxing hero.

01:00
Pat Brown never saw her parents again after leaving for New Zealand, and says Britain's apology in 2010 was emotionally draining.

'It still hurts' - British post-war child migrant to NZ weeps as abuse inquiry recommends compensation

Pat Brown of Nelson says she's had a good life here but the child migrant scheme should never have happened.

01:46
The ACT leader says Golriz Ghahraman defends women being forced to wear the hijab.

Golriz Ghahraman and David Seymour beef over ACT leader's 'Meat Club' t-shirt

The Green MP says the t-shirt compared women to meat, but David Seymour labels her a hypocrite.

Evening weather report: Saturday 24 February

TVNZ weather presenter Chris Chang with the latest update.

02:16
One of the biggest players in the volunteer tourism sector is stopping their placements in international orphanages.

Child exploitation fears lead to Kiwi volunteers being phased out of overseas orphanages

One of the biggest players in the volunteer tourism sector, NZ based International Volunteer HQ, is stopping their placements in international orphanages.

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