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World

New Zealand Bans Vaping Ads, Sales To Minors

2 min read

New Zealand is moving to ban advertising for e-cigarettes and the sale of such products to anyone under 18 after a string of vaping-related deaths in the US.

News

News

Man Who Murdered British Backpacker Grace Millane Jailed For Life

1 min read

The man who murdered British backpacker Grace Millane has been sentenced to life behind bars, with a non-parole period of 17 years.

National

National

White Island Volcano Survivor Doesn't Remember Much From Eruption

3 min read

Lisa Dallow, the Australian mother who woke from her coma more than two months after the White Island volcano eruption, has been told her daughter and husband died in the tragedy.

National

National

Mum Injured At White Island Wakes From Coma, Learns Family Died In Eruption

2 min read

An Australian mother injured in the White Island volcano eruption has woken from a coma to learn her husband and daughter died in the disaster.

World

World

White Island Volcano Death Toll Rises To 21

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The toll from the New Zealand volcanic eruption has risen to 21 following the death of a person in Auckland.

Sport

Sport

Andy Lee Takes Spectacular Catch In Celebrity Cricket Match

1 min read

The crowd was stunned after comedian Andy Lee took a spectacular catch on the boundary to dismiss Jordie Barrett during the T20 Black Caps Clash.

World

World

New Zealand Police Admit To Losing White Island Victim's Body

2 min read

New Zealand Police have admitted they found a man's body in the ocean during a White Island recovery operation, but lost it during a botched mission.

National

National

Australian Dad Paul Browitt Identified As 18th Victim Of White Island Volcano Tragedy

2 min read

Melbourne father Paul Browitt has been identified as the 18th victim of the White Island volcano eruption after he died in hospital on Sunday night.

National

National

Australian Dies In Hospital After White Island Volcano Eruption, Bringing Death Toll To 18

3 min read

The death toll from the White Island volcano tragedy has risen to 18 after an Australian man died in a Melbourne hospital on Sunday night.

National

National

Triple Funeral for Family Killed In White Island Volcano As Son Watches From Hospital

5 min read

Three members of a Sydney family killed in the White Island volcano tragedy in New Zealand have been farewelled at an emotional memorial service on Monday.

Crime

Crime

Two Found Dead, Child Critically Injured Inside NZ Home

1 min read

Two people have been found dead and a child critically injured after a "serious incident" inside a home in Auckland, New Zealand.

World

World

Mass-Food Poisoning Hits Prisoners After Christmas Eve Meal

1 min read

A New Zealand prison is dealing with the aftermath of a mass food poisoning after dozens of inmates fell ill on Christmas Eve.

World

World

Search For Remaining Two White Island Victims Suspended

2 min read

The search for Sydney teenager Winona Langford and New Zealand tour guide Hayden Marshall-Inman, both believed to have been killed in the White Island eruption, has been suspended just one day before Christmas.

World

World

New Zealanders Turn In More Than 56,000 Guns In Buyback Scheme

2 min read

New Zealand suffered one of its deadliest mass shootings nine months ago when a lone gunman killed 51 worshippers in two mosques.

World

World

Cruise Passengers 'Relieved' To Be Home One Week After NZ Volcano Tragedy

6 min read

As the Ovation of the Seas cruise ship returned to Sydney on Monday morning, Australians and New Zealanders affected by the White Island volcano tragedy have paused to share one minute's silence for the victims.

World

World

White Island Volcano Victim Dies In Sydney Hospital

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Another Australian has died in hospital following the White Island volcano disaster.

Updated

Updated

Death Toll From NZ Volcano Eruption Rises Amid Challenging Recovery Efforts

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The official death toll from the volcanic eruption on White Island has risen to 15, according to New Zealand police, as divers continue to search for the bodies of two remaining victims.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Siri Saved Teen's Life As He Plunged Into River

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Friday.

Updated

Updated

Six Bodies Found On White Island In Risky Recovery Mission

6 min read

New Zealand Police have confirmed six bodies have been recovered from White Island.

World

World

Eerie Footage Shows Tourists On White Island Moments Before Fatal Eruption

3 min read

A tourist who had just left White Island when the volcano blew has shared footage of moments before and immediately after the deadly disaster.

World

World

New Zealand Imports Enough Skin To Cover Nearly 200 People

2 min read

New Zealand has ordered 393 square metres of skin to treat patients injured in the volcanic eruption on White Island.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Quick-Thinking Man Saves Dog After Leash Gets Stuck In Elevator

4 min read

All the news you need to know Thursday,

Updated

Updated

White Island Body Recovery Planned For Friday: NZ Police

5 min read

New Zealand Police have confirmed plans to recover bodies from White Island are being finalised.

World

World

Three More Australians Identified In NZ Volcano Tragedy

7 min read

Three more Australians have been identified following the volcanic eruption in New Zealand on Monday.

Exclusive

Exclusive

Tourist Cheats Death On NZ Volcano By 10 Minutes

4 min read

An American tourist who was having the time of his life with his family as they explored New Zealand’s White Island, has spoken of how he tried to help some of the severely burnt victims as chaos unfolded around him.

World

World

Just Minutes After The Eruption Screams Of Pain Rang Out

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WARNING: GRAPHIC DETAILS.

Michael Lueck

Michael Lueck

Why Were Tourists Allowed On White Island?

6 min read

The official death toll remains at six, and eight people are still missing, presumed to have died in Monday's volcanic eruption at Whakaari/White Island.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Neglected Blind, Deaf Dog Found Living In Own Faeces

4 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

World

World

Paramedic Says NZ Volcano Scene Reminded Him Of Chernobyl

3 min read

A New Zealand paramedic who was called to White Island after the volcano erupted on Monday said the scene reminded him of the Chernobyl disaster and he and his colleagues failed to find any survivors. 

World

World

Injured Australians To Be Flown Home From New Zealand

3 min read

The Australians injured in the New Zealand volcano tragedy are being flown home to receive medical treatment, Prime Minister Scott Morrison has confirmed.

World

World

Tours Continued Despite Warning Just Weeks Before White Island Eruption

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The warning level for New Zealand's White Island Volcano was increased just weeks before Monday's eruption but that wasn't enough for tour operators to cancel their trips, experts say. 

Shane Cronin

Shane Cronin

Why White Island Erupted And Why There Was No Warning

5 min read

Five people have been confirmed dead, 31 remain in hospital with injuries and eight are still missing after sudden volcanic eruptions on Whakaari/White Island off the east coast of New Zealand.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Girl, 12, Arrested Over 'Death List' Of Students

4 min read

All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

World

World

Three Australians Dead, 13 In Hospital And 11 Still Missing After Volcano Eruption

3 min read

At least three Australians are feared dead and a further 11 are unaccounted for following a horror volcano eruption in New Zealand. 

World

World

Thousands Raised For Family Of White Island Volcano Tragedy Victim

3 min read

A fundraiser to help the family of White Island volcano victim Hayden Marshall-Inman travel to New Zealand has raised more than $6,000.

World

World

At Least Five Dead After Devastating Volcano Eruption

3 min read

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said emergency services are now operating a recovery mission, not a rescue mission for those still missing after the White Island volcano eruption on Monday.

World

World

Tourists Filmed Fleeing To Safety As New Zealand Volcano Erupts

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Harrowing footage has captured the moment New Zealand's most active volcano erupted while tourists fled from White Island on Monday afternoon.

News

News

WATCH: NZ Firefighters Who Helped Fight NSW Bushfires Perform Farewell Haka

1 min read

A group of New Zealand firefighters have packed up and headed home after weeks of helping fight the NSW bushfires, but before they said 'kia ora', they performed a farewell Haka.

World

World

Airline Wants You To Have Your Coffee And Eat It Too

2 min read

If you order a long black, latte or cappuccino on an Air New Zealand flight, you'll be able to eat the cup too -- and according to the airline, it will taste like vanilla.

TV

TV

WATCH: NZ PM Jacinda Ardern Picks Stephen Colbert Up From The Airport

2 min read

Talk about service! 'The Late Show' host Stephen Colbert paid a visit to Auckland, New Zealand, where he was picked up from the airport by none other than the country's own PM, Jacinda Ardern.

World

World

NZ Police Hunt Wanted Man But He 'Shouldn't Be Hard To Find'

1 min read

New Zealand police have asked for help to find a wanted man with very distinctive facial tattoos.

National

National

'The Smoke Has Reached New Zealand': Dust And Haze From NSW Fires Arrives Across The Ditch

2 min read

The fires tearing through New South Wales are so severe that smoke, ash and haze have descended on our neighbours in New Zealand.

Breaking

Breaking

Two Aussie Climbers Killed In New Zealand Identified

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Two Australian men have died while climbing a mountain near Queenstown

News

News

Two Years In Two Minutes: Jacinda Ardern Just Out Prime Ministered Herself

2 min read

She's already one of the most popular world leaders, but New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has won over more hearts with a sensational two-minute video posted to social media.

Sport

Sport

NZ Coach Praises 'Brilliant' England Haka Response After Fine Issued

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The England rugby team has been fined for the crossing the halfway line during the Haka in last week's semi-final at the Rugby World Cup.

Sport

Sport

ICC Super Over Rule Change Is 'Too Late' For New Zealand

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The controversial 'super over' rule has been changed by the International Cricket Council but New Zealand’s former batting coach says there’s a another issue to fix.

World

World

New Zealand Wants You To Help It Find Penguin Of The Year

3 min read

It's time to name your favourite penguin!

Life

Life

Inside Nadia Bartel's New Zealand Girls' Trip With Her WAG Best Friend Bec Judd

2 min read

Nadia Bartel recently co-hosted the Brownlow red carpet, now she's flown overseas with a group of her WAG and influencer friends.

Sport

Sport

Call For 'Overdone' Haka To Be Banned Before Matches

2 min read

An Irish rugby writer has taken aim at the All Blacks performing the Haka, calling for it to be banned before matches.

News

News

Praise For Speaker Who Cradled MP's Bub During Debate

1 min read

New Zealand's parliamentary speaker has taken on a new role in parliament: babysitting.

Updated

Updated

23-Year-Old NZ Man Charged With Killing Aussie Tourist Sean McKinnon

2 min read

The sister of Sean McKinnon, the Australian man who was shot dead in New Zealand, has said their family "don't even know how to put life together without him."

Crime

Crime

Australian Tourist Shot Dead In New Zealand After Being Woken From Sleep

3 min read

An Australian man is dead and his horrified Canadian partner sprinted kilometres in search of help, after a terrifying alleged robbery in New Zealand over a campervan.

Life

Life

Ooshies End Soon But Something Better Is Just A Ditch Away

3 min read

The Woolworths Lion King Ooshie craze is winding up but before the next plastic collection launches, a better idea could be just across the Tasman Sea.

News

News

NZ Town’s Smiley Rebranding Comes At A Price

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Wellington’s Porirua region has got a new look, but not everyone is as happy as their logos seem to be.

News

News

'Sonic Boom': Explosion Rocks Christchurch

2 min read

Six people have been rushed to hospital after a massive explosion destroyed a house in New Zealand and significantly damaged five others.

Good News

Good News

Two Rogue Penguins Defy Police And Return To Sushi Store After Being Removed

1 min read

New Zealand Police have been forced to double-down on a pair of criminals who re-offended just hours after being released from custody.

World

World

Man Reveals The Moment He Knew He Had Run Over Jacinda Ardern's Cat

2 min read

Jacinda Ardern's cat, Paddles, was run over nearly two years ago.

News

News

Pizza Chain Investigated For Using Plant-Based Meat On 'Burger' Pizza

2 min read

Hell Pizza has been slammed for switching beef for plant-based meat on one of its pizzas.

Christchurch

Christchurch

Tempers Flare As Christchurch Victims Are Confronted Outside Court

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The victims of the Christchurch shooting have been harassed outside court as they left the plea hearing of the alleged shooter.

News

News

'Disgusting': Calls To Ban Video Game Allowing Users To Be Christchurch Gunman

1 min read

A petition has been launched in a bid to get 'Jesus Strikes Back: Judgement Day' to be shut down immediately.

National

National

Stunning Jacinda Ardern Silo Mural Unveiled In Melbourne

1 min read

A huge mural of NZ Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern hugging a mourner at a mosque after the Christchurch terror attack has been unveiled in Melbourne.

Politics

Politics

Surge In Aussies Wanting To Move To New Zealand After Shock Election Result

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NZ's immigration office reported a surge in the number of Australians looking to move following the Coalition's win on Saturday.

World

World

Father Killed Defending His Family From Robbers On Round-The-World Yacht Trip

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Alan Culverwell was killed while protecting his family from armed robbers who attacked their yacht in waters near Panama.

Good News

Good News

Father And Daughter's 15 Year 'Pinch And A Punch' Battle Goes Viral

2 min read

Over 15 years, actress Bridie Connell and her father have been upping the ante on their 'pinch and a punch, first day of the month' battle, but this time it has gone viral.

Sri Lanka Bombings

Sri Lanka Bombings

Sri Lanka-Christchurch Link A 'Cheap Shot', Says New Zealand Deputy PM

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New Zealand's deputy prime minister has criticised suggestions Sri Lanka's Easter Sunday bombings were linked to the Christchurch shootings, saying his country is being "misused".

World

World

Man Spiked Maccas Ice Cream With Prescription Pills

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An Auckland man has pleaded guilty to spiking ice cream at a McDonald's store in New Zealand's capital.

World

World

Dozens Of Anzac Day Services Cancelled In Auckland Due To Security Risks

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Security fears in the wake of the Christchurch terror attack have triggered the cancellation of dozens of ANZAC Day commemorations in one of New Zealand's largest cities.

Christchurch

Christchurch

Inquiry Into Christchurch Terror Attack To Report Back By End Of Year

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New Zealand’s Royal Commission inquiry into deadly shooting attacks on two Christchurch mosques would report back to the government by December 10, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday.

World

World

New Zealand Police Negotiating With Man After Reports Of Shots Fired

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New Zealand Police are negotiating with a person who is believed to have locked himself in a house after shots were reportedly fired near an Auckland primary school.

Christchurch

Christchurch

Shooting Survivor Has A Message For Christchurch Gunman

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Farid Ahmed's wife was shot dead while she was at prayer at a Christchurch mosque two weeks ago.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Mum Gives Birth To Twins A Month After Delivering A Baby Boy

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Friday.

10 News First

10 News First

Christchurch Hero Reunites With Woman She Saved From Mosque Shooting

2 min read

Two weeks on from the Christchurch terror attack, Jennifer Paterson finally feels like she can begin to reflect on the tragedy.

World

World

Christchurch Terror: Right-Wing Activist Searched Over Links To Shooter

1 min read

Austrian right-wing activist Martin Sellner's home has been raided by police over alleged links to the man who killed 50 people in Christchurch.

The Project

The Project

Jacinda Ardern Thanks Australia For Support After Christchurch Attack

4 min read

Waleed Aly and New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern have shared an emotional hug, as she gave her first interview since the Christchurch terror attack that left 50 people dead.

World

World

Touching Sermon After Nationwide Call To Prayer

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Thousands of New Zealanders have come together for a call to prayer and two minutes of silence, one week on from the Christchurch terror attack.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Figure Skater Accused Of Deliberately Slashing Rival

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Friday.

National

National

Calls For Aussie Venues To Cancel Heavy Metal Gig Over Nazi Salute Video

2 min read

There are calls for Australian venues to follow New Zealand's lead and cancel upcoming performances of a U.S. heavy metal singer, who was reportedly filmed giving a Nazi salute at a show in 2016.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Man Shoots Himself After Throwing Gun At Cockroach

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

Christchurch

Christchurch

Hundreds Gather As Father And Son First Victims To Be Buried In Christchurch

3 min read

A father and son, who arrived in New Zealand months ago after fleeing war-torn Syria, were the first victims of the Christchurch terror attack to be buried.

Lisa Wilkinson

Lisa Wilkinson

Why Jacinda Ardern Should Be Prime Minister Of Australia And New Zealand

4 min read

It’s hard to pinpoint the exact moment so many of us started to fall in love with New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.

Christchurch

Christchurch

John Oliver Roasted Fraser Anning, Paid Tribute To Egg Boy

2 min read

John Oliver has blasted "hard-line racist politician" Senator Fraser Anning for his comments on immigration following the Christchurch terror attack.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

A Pigeon -- Yes A Pigeon -- Just Sold For AU$1.9M

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

Christchurch

Christchurch

'The Time To Act Is Now': Jacinda Ardern Promises To Toughen NZ Gun Laws

2 min read

New Zealand will toughen its gun laws following the Christchurch mosque massacre, Jacinda Ardern has confirmed.

Christchurch

Christchurch

Families Of Christchurch Victims Prepare To Bury Loved Ones

3 min read

Families will soon receive the bodies of relatives who were killed in the Christchurch terror attacks at two mosques.

Christchurch

Christchurch

Christchurch Victims' Bodies To Be Released To Family For Funerals

4 min read

The bodies of victims of the Christchurch terror attack are expected to be released to grieving families on Sunday, authorities confirmed.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Comedian Adam Hills Slammed For Scolding Egg Boy

1 min read

Comedian Adam Hills has been criticised for scolding the teenager known as 'Egg Boy' on Twitter.

Christchurch

Christchurch

Yasir Amin Told His Father To Run. Next Minute, He Was On The Ground

1 min read

For so many people caught up in the Christchurch terror attack, their fates hang in the balance.

Hugh Riminton

Hugh Riminton

Ahmed Khan Fled War As A Teen, Only To Face A Killer In Christchurch

3 min read

Ahmed Khan’s voice is so quiet it's almost inaudible. His eyes are flat. Expressionless.

Christchurch

Christchurch

'Kia Kaha': The World Mourns With Christchurch And New Zealand

5 min read

From Sydney to Paris, Tokyo and beyond, the world is showing their support for New Zealand.

Christchurch

Christchurch

The Victims Of The Christchurch Terror Attack And Their Stories

4 min read

As police continue to piece together how New Zealand's "darkest day" unfolded, stories of the victims are beginning to emerge.

The Project

The Project

Waleed Aly Fights Back Tears As He Responds To Mosque Terror Attack

2 min read

Just like many other Muslims, Waleed Aly went to the mosque on Friday like he does every week.

World

World

Ardern Says Terrorist Had Gun Licence And Promises Gun Laws Will Change

5 min read

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has urged people in Christchurch to "stay inside and stay safe" the day after twin terror attacks on mosques in the city. 

News

News

Accused Australian Mosque Terrorist Refused Bail

8 min read

The 28-year-old Australian man charged with murder over the Christchurch mosque attack has fronted Christchurch District Court.

National

National

Australian Mosques Warned To Be 'Extra Vigilant' After NZ Shooting

2 min read

The Australian Federation of Islamic Councils is urging the Muslim community to be "particularly mindful of their safety" in the wake of the New Zealand 'terrorist attack'.

World

World

Jacinda Ardern: 'This Will Be One Of New Zealand's Darkest Days'

2 min read

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has spoken about the horrific attack on a Christchurch mosque.

News

News

Test Match Cancelled After Bangladesh Cricket Team's Narrow Mosque Shooting Escape

1 min read

The entire touring Bangladesh cricket squad has narrowly escaped the tragic shooting at the Masjid Al Noor Mosque in Christchurch, and the team's Test match against new Zealand has been cancelled.

World

World

How The Story Of A Young Girl's Death Is Saving Lives

4 min read

WARNING: This story contains a discussion of suicide.

News

News

A Pair Of Jeans Saved The Life Of A Sailor Thrown Overboard

1 min read

A quick-thinking German tourist converted his jeans into a buoyancy aide after being knocked into rough seas off the Gisborne Coast in New Zealand.

News

News

NZ PM Jacinda Ardern Gives Away Metallica Tickets To Young Superfan

1 min read

A NZ boy got free Metallica tickets after he created a successful petition to get them to perform in Auckland.

World

World

Owner Left Heartbroken After Stolen Miniature Pony Is Found Dead

1 min read

A miniature horse owner has been left heartbroken after her pony was found dead days after he was reported missing, believed stolen, from his paddock.