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Fifty percent of the country is forecast to be "a little bit damp".

Weather: Christmas Day warning for half of NZ 1 hour ago

Fifty percent of the country is forecast to be "a little bit damp".

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Kiwi grandma found after days lost in Australian bush 1 hour ago

Her grandson said she's the "hardest 84-year-old you'd know".

The Government passed a medicinal cannabis bill promising a regulated market as well as a legal defence for users who are close to death.

'Cannabis is medicine': NZ campaign launched to rebrand weed 2 hours ago

"Medicinal cannabis is not about people getting high. It's about people feeling healthier."

The Hauraki Gulf has lost more than half its marine life in the last century.

Call for Auckland, BoP fishing ban over crayfish numbers

Forest and Bird warns less than 20 percent are left.

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Exclusive: Wellington to get first electric ferry in Southern Hemisphere

The company behind it has eyes on a direct service from the CBD to the airport.

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Peter Williams gets guard of honour, emotional goodbye from 1 NEWS

The legendary presenter will join MediaWorks as a talk radio host next year.

Mia, 15, has been missing since Friday.

'Sick with worry': Mum's plea for missing North Shore teen

Mia, 15, hasn't been seen since Friday.

Watch: Hundreds march for women affected by violence after Grace Millane's death.

I choose freedom: On being a young woman who travels alone

Bad things happen to us because we live in a society that ignores it, writes Jihee Junn.

Watch: King Homeboy breaks down on The AM Show after being rewarded for giving away prize.

NZ singer's touching music video tribute to 'beautiful soul' King Homeboy

The beatboxer melted Kiwi hearts last week, after regifting his $10k AM Show prize to KidsCan.

Watch: The Project hosts on why blackface is never okay.

Prada withdraws 'blackface' figurines after viral complaint

A lawyer was left "shaking with anger" at the trinkets.

It's turned a lacklustre fishing trip into a memory of a lifetime.

Watch: Orca pod cruise up, shove fishing crew in spectacular video

"Look at the size of that monster!"

Watch: Grace Millane's father issued a statement on behalf of the family.

Grace Millane's family reveals mum's hidden cancer battle

They also praised New Zealand's "heartbroken" response to the 22-year-old's murder.

A helicopter with a monsoon bucket fighting the fire.

Balclutha landfill on fire

Nearby residents have been advised to close their windows to keep smoke out.

Andrew Douglas-Clifford/The Map Kiwi Far From Any Road

Map reveals NZ's hardest-to-reach places

Most of the South Island is off-limits.

Leana King.

Christchurch woman missing for three days found

Leana King hadn't been seen since Thursday morning.

Rouxle Le Roux joked about having to catch the bus on Instagram.

Rouxle Le Roux: Social media posts claim 'privilege' at play in sentencing

Rouxle Le Roux's home detention has been compared to another driver who got four years in prison.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern choked up while apologising to Grace Millane's family.

MP responds to letter pleading for action on violence against women

But the Prime Minister hasn't got it yet.

The devastation of the road toll through the eyes of first responders.

High fuel prices lower the road toll - study

But when prices increase, more cyclists get hurt instead.

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Business-savvy 9yo launches $2 haka show

Kauri Hetaraka was spending his earnings on lollies, but he's since decided to save it.

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Two boys missing in South Auckland found

Police appealed to the public for assistance in finding them.