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Details of Prince Harry and Meghan's upcoming visit to New Zealand revealed

The royal couple will touch down in Aotearoa on October 28.

Watch: Great spotted kiwi charges hikers in rare daytime encounter on Heaphy Track

The family who took the footage think the native bird was defending its nest.

Auckland, New Zealand - January 11, 2014: New Homes on January 11, 2014. House prices are booming around New Zealand - with the average price of an Auckland city home rocketing to $735,692.

Auckland’s median house price increases for the first time in six months

Excluding Auckland, the media house price went up 6.2 per cent annually with three regions breaking records.

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It’s raised concerns that major decisions on big projects shouldn’t be left up to local councils.

'Broken local government system' blamed for scrapping of Tasman dam project

After 17 years, the $102 million project was ditched yesterday.

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Opponents and supporters of the Waimea Dam clashed in a protest over its future.

Fate of Tasman's polarising 53-metre high Waimea Dam to be decided today

Council meeting to choose sides on issue that has divided a community.

Jason Campbell

Police hopeful better weather will aid hunt for Motueka man missing for nine days

Around 20 people continue to search for Jason Campbell on Takaka Hill.

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Two men rescued from 'submerged' vehicle in Tasman river

The occupants were rescued from the Waimea River, just south of Nelson, early this morning.

One person dead after quad bike crash in the Tasman District

A second person involved in the crash was airlifted to Nelson Hospital.

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Golden Bay man warned 'wheels would fall off' his farm after slashing fertiliser use – 13 years later 'it’s going fine'

Mark Manson uses the soil nutrient management system called Kinsey-Albrecht, which targets individual nutrient levels.

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A man died in the accident on the Moutere Highway today.

One person dead following a truck crash in Tasman

The accident has closed Moutere Highway and diversions are in place.

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Thousands have petitioned Tasman District Council to guarantee there'll be no new water consents granted in the area.

Protesters fight to protect some of the world's clearest water near Nelson

More than 13,000 people to date have signed a petition to protect Te Waikorupupu Springs.

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The storm caused major slips on the Takaka Hill highway, the only road access in the area, which could take days to clear.

Cyclone Gita hit Golden Bay residents, businesses to get $100K government injection

The money will go into a relief fund managed by Tasman District Council.

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The people surrounding Te Waikoropupu are seeking a Water Conservation Order to stop mining and irrigation of the land.

Golden Bay iwi fear NZ's largest freshwater spring will be 'ruined' by bottling proposal

The people surrounding Te Waikoropupu are seeking a Water Conservation Order to stop mining.

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The region's State Highway 60 is currently only open to escorted convoys.

Golden Bay dairy farmers cut off by Cylone Gita struggling with limited milk pick-ups

The region's State Highway 60 is currently only open to escorted convoys.

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Seven Sharp's Michael Holland put Abel Tasman Lodge to the test.

Secrets behind the lodge with the best service in the country according to TripAdvisor

Seven Sharp's Michael Holland put Abel Tasman Lodge to the test.

A road closure sign in front of a Police vehicle

Alternative SH1 Picton to Christchurch highway closed after crash

The alternative route is via State Highway 69 via Inangahua and Reefton.

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Escorted convoys finally gave access to the Tasman town after large slips cut off the only way in last week.

Desperate Takaka locals finally return home after land slips from Cyclone Gita blocked them out

Escorted convoys finally gave access to the Tasman town after large slips cut off the only way in last week.

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The storm caused major slips on the Takaka Hill highway, the only road access in the area, which could take days to clear.

Repairs continue on Takaka Hill road, with thousands still cut off after Cyclone Gita

The road is the only access point into Golden Bay and the NZTA says repairs will take some time.

'We heard a boom' - Woman describes the moment herself and children dodge slip bearing down on house in Tasman District

Brunna Lee says she thinks her and her three children made it out just in time, right before a slip came down around their house.

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The Tasman town was hit hard by severe weather over the 24 hours.

Watch: Riwaka road left strewn with debris after flooding from Cyclone Gita

Other images from Kapiti Coast's Titahi Bay show well-known boat sheds with serious damage.

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Car and properties were damaged in the flooding, with locals left with nothing to do but move their possessions to higher ground.

Raw: Riwaka residents look on in awe after floodwaters devastate the Tasman town

Homes were flooded and vehicles were caught in the murky waters in the Tasman town.

Body found in Motueka estuary identified as 50-year-old man

Tasman District Police recovered the body yesterday, and said it had been there for some time.

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