Laura Twyman

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Facial hair aficionados from all over the country gathered in Auckland to be judged in the fifth year of the New Zealand beard and moustache competition.

Facial hair enthusiasts gather for NZ beard and moustache competition

Facial hair aficionados from all over the country gathered in Auckland to be judged in the fifth year of the New Zealand beard and moustache competition.

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A Māori playwright and director are behind Cradlesong, with a genre they say is fairly new to Kiwi theatres.

Award-winning thriller hitting Auckland stage - 'It will make you squeal'

A Māori playwright and director are behind Cradle Song, with a genre they say is fairly new to Kiwi theatres.

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Mr Burns is on at the Silo Theatre and features some well-known Kiwi performers including Ana Scotney from The Breaker Upperers and Joel Tobeck from Sons of Anarchy.

New play based on The Simpsons opens in Auckland

Mr Burns features some well-known Kiwi actors including The Breaker Upperers' Ana Scotney and Joel Tobeck from Sons of Anarchy.

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Crying men follows issues like domestic violence and follows three generations of Pacific men.

Dance show through Pasifika lense aims to crack open New Zealand's masculine culture - 'Men should have a cry'

"I grew up in a Samoan family and we were always taught to be a certain way, and of course growing up in New Zealand, which I guess is a very masculine society."

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About 45,000 people are expected to show up at the ASB Showgrounds in Auckland for the five-day event.

At Australasia's largest home show in Auckland, going tiny is big

An estimated 45,000 people are expected to visit the ASB Showgrounds this week.

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As 1 NEWS’ Laura Twyman reports, they’re already seeing great results.

'They definitely light up' - Lego being utilised in New Zealand schools to help teachers help autistic students

Twelve-year-old Keir Wesley has become calmer and more confident since he joined Lego club.

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Official ticketing companies in New Zealand moving to step up pressure on Viagogo

Event companies meet after legal action against ticket reseller Viagogo announced

The companies - including Ticketmaster, Eventfinda, and iTicket, are looking for ways to minimise the damage done by scalper havens like Viagogo.

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Robert Nelson was fatally shot early Sunday, with two others, including his girlfriend, seriously hurt.

'My son didn't deserve to die like that' - mother's desperate plea for help finding her son's killer following Hamilton shooting

Robert Nelson was fatally shot early Sunday, with two others, including his girlfriend, seriously injured.

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The chart will rank songs based on how many new listeners they attract in a week.

'It's like a competitive race'– NZ's first Hot40 chart to be released today

The chart will rank songs based on how many new listeners they attract in a week.

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Three people were sent to hospital as a precaution.

Watch: Aftermath of school bus crash on Auckland's North Shore

St John Ambulance says three patients were transported to hospital.

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In June 2017, 70 people died when the residential tower caught on fire.

New Zealand buildings' cladding risk should be outlined in LIM reports - lawyer

Yesterday Auckland Council revealed 25 buildings that have the same cladding as London's Grenfell tower.

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Panel recommends nurses get immediate three per cent pay rise and one-off $2,000 sum

The nurses' union says the pay offer doesn't enable parity with secondary school teachers until late in the piece.

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Volcanic eruptions happening overseas are providing a picture of what could happen in Auckland, say vulcanologists.

Auckland volcanic eruption could look similar to Hawaii’s Mt Kilauea, scientists say

Volcanic eruptions happening overseas are providing a picture of what could happen in Auckland for volcanologists.

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The Body Worlds exhibition has been seen by 45 million people worldwide.

Confronting new exhibition gives Kiwis a chance to see beneath the skin of real human beings

The Body Worlds exhibition has been seen by 45 million people worldwide.

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Auckland Council is considering charging higher rates for short-term rental homes

Most read story: Thousands of Auckland homeowners face big rate hikes for renting out their homes on sites like Airbnb and Bookabach

Auckland Council says many short-term rental providers are operating as businesses and ought to be paying commercial rates.

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Ten riders were killed in January, sparking police to call for safe driving.

'It's going to kill ya' - January spike in motorcycle deaths on Kiwi roads worries police

A third of those killed on the road last month were on motorbikes.

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Chloe Jordan is back home after a week in hospital, suffering acute kidney failure which has been linked to tampons.

'Really shaking' - Hamilton teen tells of terrifying toxic shock syndrome scare linked to tampons

Chloe Jordan is back home after a week in hospital, suffering acute kidney failure.

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Mother of Hamilton teen in hospital recovering from toxic shock syndrome warns about risk of tampons

Chloe Jordan's been in intensive care after the condition left her with acute kidney failure.

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One washer said he did it to "feed his kids" and "our family".

'Only trying to survive out here' – window washers risking $150 fines to make money on the roads

Local businesses are asking police to take more notice of those offending.

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David Walsh said 40 million parcels have been delivered in the lead up to Christmas.

NZ Post coping with record-breaking number of parcels in lead up to Christmas

Close to three million parcels and letters were moved on Tuesday night alone.

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Commuters across Auckland are advised to allow extra time for travel tomorrow or work from home if possible.

Video: Auckland's rail operator calls train worker strike 'disappointing and premature'

Commuters are advised to allow extra time for travel tomorrow or work from home if possible.

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