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New Zealanders are being warned to make emergency preparations in time.

Live updates: Taranaki region latest to declare State of Emergency 1 hour ago

Heavy flooding, strong winds, storm surges and power outages across the country.

Sad couple after negative pregnancy test result, sitting on couch at home, copy space

Jesse Mulligan gets real about infertility 1 hour ago

The Project host reminded viewers that for some, 'babymania' can hurt.

Glowworm Cathedral at the end of Waipu Cave in New Zealand

Mystery behind glowworm's glow revealed 2 hours ago

A group of Dunedin scientists have shed some light on the matter.

Ministry of Justice figures suggest 30 people died as a result of synthetic drug use in the past nine months.

Bill calls for tougher penalties for synthetics suppliers 2 hours ago

New figures suggest 30 people died after synthetic drug use in the past nine months.

Jacinda Ardern and Winston Peters.

Ardern, Peters overpaid thousands of dollars

Ardern repaid $12,000 and Peters $9000 in accommodation allowances.

Wanganui

Cyclone Gita: How it will affect you

Schools and roads closed, mass transport cancellations, heavy rain and wind warnings in place.

Peter Hughes, State Services Commission's chief executive.

Govt spends almost half a million dollars on new furniture

That's more than $4000 per staff member.

Wanganui

Cyclone Gita: Thousands join plan to blow cyclone offshore

"We can stop this, if everyone can blow northwest at the same time."

Jacinda Ardern.

CPTPP text to be released - Jacinda Ardern

New Zealand will find out the effect of the trade deal tomorrow.

Dylan Cossey was found guilty on all four counts of manslaughter.

Hamilton street racer found guilty of manslaughter

Four people were killed in a high-speed crash in June 2016.

The varying strains of synthetics makes the threat of seizures more likely, he said.

Govt inaction on synthetic drugs 'staggering' - doco maker

"This addiction is debilitating - one of our subjects couldn't go for half an hour without smoking synthetics."

"Being in opposition is very different to being in Government."

Don Brash: Judith Collins is the right person for this job

Steven Joyce is "the continuity candidate".

Amber-Rose and her mum Lisa Ann.

Amber-Rose Rush murder-accused allegedly threatened to kill four others

A 30-year-old doctor is charged with murdering the 16-year-old.

See if gale-force winds and heavy rain will strike your region.

Cyclone Gita: How your region will be affected

See if gale-force winds and heavy rain will strike your region.

A dark silhouette of an unrecognizable man walking along a beach promenade in summer sunrise

Paedophile's jail term should be longer - Kiwi victim

"I got my life totally stolen from me. I had no childhood because of this monster."

His death has been referred to the coroner.

Man killed in South Canterbury crash overnight

His death has been referred to the coroner.

Video: The US President isn't a big fan of the environment.

Kiwis' attempt to 'crowdfund a forest' hits a million trees

The founders say 'Trump Forest' aims to combat his climate ignorance.

Batten down the hatches as the storm prepares to hit.

As it happened: Top five tips to surviving Cyclone Gita

Batten down the hatches, stock up on water and charge up your phones.

Wanganui

Mike King's 'I Am Hope' tour shares mental health message

"If you're in crisis, I'm your hope."

Winston Peters negotiated hard for regional policies.

Govt has no advice on moving state services to regions

It's a key coalition promise, but when's it happening?