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Refining New Zealand has closed its aviation fuel pipeline after a potential leak.

Potential leak in aviation fuel pipeline

Refining New Zealand's pipeline has now been reopened after no leaks were found.

Amelia Earhart died in 1937 - but how?

Was Amelia Earhart executed by the Japanese?

New accounts suggest the aviator survived the crash, but fell into enemy hands.

Mt Agung has erupted.

Bali volcano plays havoc with flights

Mt Agung sent a plume of ash and steam more than 6km into the sky.

The glider was found late Thursday evening, and the occupant was dead.

Glider flyer found dead

An elderly man operating a glider in Kaikohe was killed on Thursday evening.

The lightning strike hit the aircraft above the fuselage.

Dramatic moment plane struck by lightning caught on camera

The lightning strike hit the aircraft above the fuselage.

Samoa Airways' website.

Samoa Airways takes to the skies

Samoans will get their first glimpse of their new international airline on Saturday.

Geneva Airport.

Runaway 7yo slips through airport security

How a young girl outsmarted security at Geneva Airport and made it onto a flight to France.

Jetstar, Auckland

Clipboard sucked into engine of Jetstar plane

A ground handler left a clipboard on the lip of the engine.

Steven Adams' plane

What did this to Kiwi NBA star Steven Adams' plane?

The airline has given its official theory on what terrified Adams yesterday.

Memorial for the MH370 victims.

MH370 search could be back on

The disappearance of the aircraft ranks among the world's greatest aviation mysteries.

A message left on a board of remembrance by Kelly (last name not given), 29, the wife of a passenger aboard missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, at a vigil ahead of the one-year anniversary of its disappearance in Kuala Lumpur, March 6, 2015. Malaysia Airlines has begun tracking long-haul flights every 15-minutes, instead of 30 minutes, a year ahead of a proposal to make this the international standard, Malaysia's transport minister told Reuters. REUTERS/Olivia Harris (MALAYSIA - Tags: TRANSPORT DISASTER) - RTR4SCCX

Three companies offer to resume MH370 search

The plane vanished three years ago.

Police said they attended the incident (Getty, file)

Plane lands in Te Horo paddock

A small plane has landed in a paddock at Te Horo, north of Wellington.

Passengers queued for hours at Auckland Airport.

Crashed metal detector causes airport chaos

Hundred were left stranded at Auckland Airport due to a metal detector error on Wednesday night.

Air New Zealand, Travel

Air NZ unveils super cheap international fares

The airline has dropped 600 international return flights for just $600.

Auckland Airport.

Fuel crisis: Flights back to normal

Fuel rationing has been partially eased, and flight cancellations are coming to an end.


Electric planes under development at Victoria Uni

The first hybrid-electric passenger plane could be made in New Zealand.

Customs dogs will also be involved in the competition.

Police, detector dogs competition begins

Twenty three teams from across the country will take part.

The plane crash was the worst New Zealand aviation disaster to date.

Erebus families' plea for memorial

It's nearing the 40th anniversary of the aviation disaster which killed 257 people.

Family members and friends were left worried as they waited for the plane to land.

10 injured as plane goes into 'freefall'

"They'd *just* handed out drinks… They'll be hosing this out for hours," one passenger said.

The canton of Grisons, Switzerland.

Teens killed in mountain plane crash

Two 14-year-old boys and a pilot have died in Switzerland when their plane crashed into a mountain.