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US Election 2016

01:34
First time candidate Tamati Coffey has won the electorate of Waiariki for Labour, beating out Te Ururoa Flavell.

John Armstrong: Any Labour celebrations over Maori Party's exit from Parliament will be muted

"Dancing a jig on the Maori Party's coffin would be grotesque, however tempting," says our columnist.

02:14
Thousands blocked the street outside 10 Downing Street, protesting against President Trump’s travel ban on seven mainly Muslim countries.

'SEE YOU IN COURT' - Trump reacts to appeals court's refusal to reinstate his travel ban

A federal appeals court refused to reinstate Trump's ban on seven Muslim nations.

02:09
The new initiative comes following criticism over NZ's reaction to Trump’s travel ban.

NZ Government sets up 24/7 taskforce to deal with Trump administration

The taskforce is being run by six or seven staff members 24 hours a day.

Watch: 'I'm a legally married woman because of him' - Ellen thanks Obama for 'changing her life'

Commemorating his final day as US President, Ellen shared a highlights reel of the Obamas' appearances on her show.

02:17
The warning comes as preparations for Trump's inauguration on Saturday step up.

Outgoing CIA director tells Donald Trump to ditch the off-the-cuff remarks

The warning comes as preparations for Trump's inauguration on Saturday step up.

Alec Baldwin pokes fun at President-elect Donald Trump by wearing a cap with "Make America Great Again" written in Russian.

Alec Baldwin dons Trump campaign hat - written in Russian

Alec Baldwin has continued his satirical portrayal of Donald Trump.

Michelle Obama's advice for Melania Trump: 'The door is open'

The US First Lady said she is open to answering any of Melania Trump's questions about the job.

Obama to coach young talent after presidency

The President makes plans to tackle climate change and criminal justice.

00:27
Seventeen US intelligence agencies blamed Russia for the hacks, which targeted emails from the Democratic Party and the Clinton campaign.

Obama opens investigation into cyber attacks during US election campaign

Seventeen US intelligence agencies blamed Russia for the hacks.

Trump vs Clinton: The most talked about thing on Facebook among Kiwis, ahead of Kaikoura quake

These are the top 10 things that interested you the most on Facebook, New Zealand.

Katy Perry in tears after receiving UNICEF award from idol Hillary Clinton

Perry was a big supporter of the Democrat and even campaigned for her.

President elect Trump and wife Melania headed to 1600 Pennsylvania Ave to discuss the transition of power.

Donald Trump says he's leaving his business empire to avoid conflicts

Trump owns golf clubs, office towers and ownership stakes in more than 500 companies.

'Google: What is ISIS?' Trump goes bonkers after Alec Baldwin serves up humiliating new SNL skit (watch)

This was pretty magic from Alec Baldwin. Donald Trump thought otherwise.

02:18
Despite years of public feuding, Trump and Obama have pledged to work together to ensure a smooth transition of power.

Trump's future role looms over Asia-Pacific summit in Peru

Trump's expected to discuss his pledges to overhaul US trade policy, illegal immigration and climate change.

02:02
The US Secretary of State wasn't going to be drawn on the subject in Wellington today.

John Kerry keeps quiet over Trump election win

The US Secretary of State wasn't going to be drawn on the subject in Wellington today.

00:43
Chris Liddell says Trump’s victory was a "middle finger" to the establishment.

'We need to give Donald Trump an opportunity' – Kiwi businessman living in New York

Chris Liddell says Trump’s victory was a "middle finger" to the establishment.

Hundreds of protesters travelled through down town Portland streets while others converged at an intersection.

Shooting amid anti-Trump protest in Portland, Oregon

One person was shot by a man who had gotten into a confrontation with a protester.

The billionaire businessman has until now and his inauguration on January 20th to mull things over.

Trump takes on enormous task of building an administration

Trump appoints the close members of his family to run his transition team.

00:47
Around 100-150 people have come to protest against the president-elect in Aotea Square.

'Not the leader of my free world' - Aucklanders gather for Anti-Trump rally

One man was taken away by police at the protest against the President-elect, Donald Trump.

04:05
Dozens of protesters have been arrested in the days following the election of Donald Trump.

‘Things are slowing down’ – protests calm following shock US election

Dozens of protesters have been arrested in the days following the election of Donald Trump.

'The Lady and The Trump' - Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber contemplates Trump Musical

British composer Lord Webber asked Donald Trump to stop using his music for his campaign rallies.

President elect Trump and wife Melania headed to 1600 Pennsylvania Ave to discuss the transition of power.

Trump likely to try to reverse Obama environment initiatives

Trump believes climate change is a hoax and would cancel US involvement in the Paris global warming agreement.

00:47
From Wisconsin to Chicago to DC, thousands are marching the streets in response to Clinton’s defeat.

Anti-Trump protest becomes a 'riot' in Portland overnight

Protestors smashed store windows, lit firecrackers and started a dumpster fire in what police declared a riot.

Opinion: Trump's election bad news for the planet

Expect the US's fight against climate change to be over, says Dita DeBoni.

01:52
Online searches for NZ real estate are up and Canada’s immigration site crashed under weight of demand.

US interest in Immigration New Zealand website sky-rockets after Trump's victory

The INZ website has been visited 88,353 times from users in the US in the last 48 hours.

01:12
Jarod Rawiri reckons Hollywood will be cranking out the movies now the reality TV star is in charge of the country.

'He's in cahoots with Hollywood' – Breakfast Club on Trump's remarkable rise

Jarod Rawiri reckons Hollywood will be cranking out the movies now the reality TV star is in charge.

01:36
After years of criticising each other, the meeting between the old President and the new one could be interesting, to say the least.

'It's hard to imagine a more awkward exchange' – Jack Tame on Trump's meeting with Obama

Jack Tame brings us the latest as Trump and Obama meet in the White House.

04:39
Thousands of people across the country swapped the ballot box for the megaphone.

Anti-Trump protests erupt on streets of US: 'He is not an American, I disown him, he is disgusting'

Thousands of people across the country swapped the ballot box for the megaphone.

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