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Meet the man using Tinder to travel the world 50 minutes ago

He's conquered Europe - now he's set his sights on New Zealand.

Wellington.

Are these New Zealand's top towns and cities? 1 hour ago

Reddit users came up with some interesting options for their favourite place.

Rakesh Chawdhry.

Christchurch doctor guilty of 12 sex offences

Police are making inquiries into several new complaints about the doctor.

Some of the blisters on 5-year-old Tom.

The 'blister beetle' parents should watch out for

A Wellington mum is warning other parents after her son's severe reaction to the bug.

Mr Dotcom posted a video to Twitter showing some of his ruined property.

Kim Dotcom livid after property returned ruined

The internet mogul vented on Twitter, after his property came back "rotten and destroyed".

"Most Kiwis have no idea about the suffering these animals endure."

Trade Me bans selling pugs, bulldogs over welfare concerns

"Most Kiwis have no idea about the suffering these animals endure."

Environmental advocate Denise Roche joined the AM show to discuss reducing our waste.

Kiwis among most wasteful in developed world

We're worse than Australia.

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Early concept shows the Auckland that might have been

From 'Trafalgar Circus' to 'Wellington Square', see the original vision of Auckland's founders.

An MPI dog at the NZ Post International Mail Centre inspecting packages.

Bomb squad called to Auckland Airport mail centre over 'suspicious item'

Emergency services were called after the package set off alarms.

A severe weather warning has been issued as storm clouds loom.

Weather: Ferries cancelled, motorists warned as deluge bears down

A severe weather warning has been issued as storm clouds loom.

Coastal waters are now 2-4degC warmer than a year ago.

Sea temperatures rise across New Zealand after marine heatwave

The warmer seas are having an impact on storm systems.

They say more swimmers will drown - but the Government isn't listening.

Surf life savers struggle for funding to stay afloat

They say more swimmers will drown - but the Government isn't listening.

"It's like sandpaper blowing through the air."

Quarries can cause lung cancer, nosebleeds - top Canterbury health official

He wants strict regulation placed around Fulton Hogan's planned quarry in Templeton.

De Grandhomme and Nicholls shared a 109-run win off 65 balls.

De Grandhomme blasts Blackcaps to victory

The big-hitting batsmen helped a wobbling NZ defeat Pakistan by five wickets in the fourth ODI.

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Drinkers encouraged not to use plastic straws

Advocates say the cost to the environment is too much.

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Residents fight plans to build quarry near Christchurch

They say dust from the quarry could be hazardous to health.

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Cat yoga purr-fect start for beginners

Forget downward dog or pigeon pose, this is cat yoga and those taking part think it's pretty paw-some.

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'No one's going to do a haka if you get it wrong'

Just give Te Reo a go, says the Maori Language Commission's Ngahiwi Apanui

The Southern Motorway at Greenlane.

Auckland's Southern Motorway closed after serious crash

State Highway 1 was closed headed north between Hingaia Road, Karaka and Takanini.

An adult rig shark.

Dozens of harmless visiting sharks great news for Wellington

People watched in awe as sharks swam between bathers in Oriental Bay.