Kimberlee Downs

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Hubbard was New Zealand’s first transgender athlete to compete at the games.

Shock upset after weightlifter Laurel Hubbard’s hopes of Commonwealth medal ends in injury

Hubbard was New Zealand’s first transgender athlete to compete at the games.

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Don Robertson is the oldest of the Commonwealth Games' 15,000 volunteers, but that hardly deters him.

Oldest Commonwealth Games volunteer 93-years-young

Don Robertson is the oldest of the Commonwealth Games' 15,000 volunteers, but that hardly deters him.

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The Kiwi women's team are searching for the elusive gold medal on the Gold Coast.

'We just have to keep really grounded' - Black Sticks out to ditch underperformers tag in Commonwealth Games

The Kiwi women's team are searching for the elusive gold medal on the Gold Coast.

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Her 'One Million Stars' installation in Brisbane may be beautiful, but it carries a serious message.

Samoan born Kiwi shows off art project six years in the making at Commonwealth Games

Her One Million Stars installation in Brisbane may be beautiful, but it carries a serious message.

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For the first time the supercars are racing for points at the Australian GP circuit in Melbourne.

Kiwi drivers Scott McLaughlin and Fabian Coulthard eyeing up big performances in Melbourne

For the first time the supercars are racing for points at the Australian GP circuit in Melbourne.

Winter Olympics Blog: I got to witness NZ sporting history twice in two hours, and I have two nerves-defying 16-year-olds to thank for it

Kiwis Nico Porteous and Zoi Sadowski-Synnott faced down history, pressure and expectation and emerged with medals, 1 NEWS reporter Kimberlee Downs writes from PyeongChang.

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North and South Korea might be united at the Winter Olympics but the tense border is still tightly controlled.

Kimberlee Downs at the border between North and South Korea: 'It was eerie and tense'

Our correspondent went to the Demilitarised Zone with members of the New Zealand Defence Force who are among those monitoring it.

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Jackson Wells will hit the slopes tomorrow before brothers Byron and Beau-James later this week.

Youngest Wells brother looking to make Winter Olympics impact

Jackson Wells will hit the slopes tomorrow before brothers Byron and Beau-James later this week.

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Alpine skier Alice Robinson, 16, will make New Zealand history when she hits the slopes next week.

'I'm pretty lucky to be selected' – NZ's youngest Winter Olympian settling in for PyeongChang games

Alpine skier Alice Robinson, 16, will make history when she hits the slopes next week.

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The 29-year-old's entire family were killed in the accident.

Former Home and Away actress Jessica Falkholt dies

The 29-year-old had her life support turned off last week.

Kevin Brooks, 52.

'Serious concerns' for Kiwi man missing in Australia

Kevin Brooks, 52, has been missing for almost three weeks.

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Former Olympian Gavin Brady will sail as tactician in the annual race.

Kiwi sailor gears up for Sydney to Hobart on 80-foot maxi Beau Geste

Former Olympian Gavin Brady will sail as tactician in the annual race.

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More Australians now die from legally prescribed medication than illegally bought drugs.

Australia hot on heels of horrific US prescription drug epidemic, new study finds

More Australians now die from legally prescribed medication than illegal narcotics.

02:09
Vicki Crawford was stricken by the plight of young people in Mt Druitt, particularly Maori and Pacific Islanders.

Watch: Kiwi 'broke' but 'happier' helping the unemployed in western Sydney

Vicki Crawford was stricken by the plight of young people in Mt Druitt, particularly Maori and Pacific Islanders.

ACT's David Seymour is confident the bill will have the numbers to pass.

Victoria becomes first state in Australia to allow euthanasia

The bill passed following more than 100 hours of debate, and will take affect from 2019.

NZ-born ex-priest granted bail in Sydney on multiple sex charges

James Cunneen was extradited to Australia yesterday, accused of sex offences against young men in the 1980s.

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The triple Olympic champion has taken up a role with the Australian cricket team ahead of the Ashes.

'I definitely would have been a cricketer' – Olympic legend Usain Bolt makes drastic career switch

The triple Olympic champion has taken up a role with Australian cricket for the Ashes.

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Australia correspondent Kimberlee Downs travelled to the Tjapukai Aboriginal Park to meet Bryce Madgwick.

'He's a good lad' – Kiwi running Australian Indigenous tourism park in far north Queensland

Kimberlee Downs travelled to the Tjapukai Aboriginal Park to meet Bryce Madgwick.

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Nick Cummins and Scott Robertson believes tonight's third Bledisloe Cup Test will be intense and close.

Former All Blacks and Wallabies players expect fireworks in Brisbane

Nick Cummins and Scott Robertson believes tonight's third Bledisloe Cup Test will be intense and close between Australia and NZ.

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Aussie businesses are bracing themselves for the imminent arrival of Amazon, employing various new strategies.

Online shopping juggernaut Amazon set to arrive in Oz

Aussie businesses are bracing themselves for the imminent arrival of Amazon, employing various new strategies.

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New Zealander Armstrong Renata, 23, punched and killed 18-year-old Cole Miller in a Brisbane nightclub in January 2016.

New Zealand man sentenced to seven years in prison over nightclub one-punch death of Brisbane teen

Armstrong Renata read a tearful letter of apology in court for the January 2016 death.

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1 NEWS' Kimberlee Downs has been assessing the chances of Kiwi drivers at Mt Panorama.

'They absolutely are' – Kiwi crews hugely confident ahead of Bathurst showdown

1 NEWS' Kimberlee Downs has been assessing the chances of Kiwi drivers at Mt Panorama.

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The former Aussie PM is voting no, but his sister is gay and daughter is also pushing for equality.

Marriage equality survey making things awkward in Tony Abbott's family

The former Aussie PM is voting no, but his sister is gay and daughter is also pushing for equality.

Israel Folau.
New Zealand All Blacks v Australia Wallabies. Bledisloe Cup rugby union test match. Eden Park, Auckland, New Zealand. Saturday 22 October 2016. © Copyright Photo: Andrew Cornaga / www.Photosport.nz

'I will not support gay marriage' - Wallabies star Israel Folau opposes same-sex marriage

Folau says he respects all people, but won't support the 'Yes' campaign.

Rebel Wilson awarded record $5m payout from Victorian Supreme Court after Bauer Media claimed she was a serial liar

In June, magazine publisher was found to have maliciously defamed Miss Wilson in eight articles published in 2015.

'It shatters you': Meet the Kiwi released from Oz Immigration Centre by High Court - then arrested hours later

Mehaka Lee Te Puia had just won a High Court case in Australia to have his visa reinstated.

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