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The shocking overtake was caught on a dash-cam.

'Bloody idiot': Shocking overtake by work van caught on camera

"The vehicle decides to risk their life, and others, just to get in front."

State Highway 45 near Hawera.

One dead in 'serious' crash in Taranaki

Motorists should avoid the area.

The tornado has left behind a trail of destruction.

Awakino residents react to 'carnage' from tornado

Three houses have been destroyed in the chaos.

Newshub weather report.

Evacuations in Levin, Ohau as floods hit homes

"We've had so much rain in the last couple of week.. the water just had nowhere to go."

The tornado left a trail of destruction.

'Tornado' rips roofs from baches, leaves trail of destruction in Taranaki

Onlookers were stunned.

Watch: The aftermath of the storm on Auckland's waterfront.

Auckland, Taranaki battered by large, spiky hail in 'epic' storm

Photos reveal hailstones about 50mm long.


10 seconds of chaos: Kiwis say moment wild weather hit was 'like an explosion'

Metservice says there are more storms on the way for the North Island.

Central Taranaki Young Farmers member Matthew Herbert.

Bull calf fundraiser helps the next generation of farmers

"The main prize is a Honda two-wheeler motorbike bike valued at $4500."

Watch: Desperate times, desperate tenants in Tauranga housing shortfall.

Property prices: Regions hit record highs, Auckland lifts again

That's pushed the national average asking price up.

It was a foggy morning on Wednesday.

It's heating up: Large temperature rises, little rain for end of July

Those in the South Island will benefit the most.

The liquid solution is sold for $100 per two litres.

Doctor struck off for pushing 'snake oil' cancer water

Dr Mitchell Feller has been ordered to pay $56,000 for his involvement with Te Kiri Gold.


Man arrested in Taranaki after police search

"He had a firearm, or what appeared to be a firearm."


Manhunt for armed offender in Taranaki

Police were called at 8.40am but the offender is still on the loose.


Missing Taranaki boy found safe

He has been returned to his caregivers.

Hohepa was last seen on Tuesday afternoon.

Boy missing in Taranaki, police appeal for information

He has not been seen since Tuesday afternoon.

A man dives into snow on Mt Hutt.

Blasts of heavy rain, gales to create 'enormous' waves

Don't let your guard down, more snow and thunderstorms are coming.

Watch: Are you in New Zealand's luckiest Lotto region?

Lotto results: $1 million win in Waverley

This weekend's Lotto draw has made a Taranaki gambler $1 million richer.

Former police officer Kimberlee Vollmer was sentenced on Monday.

Police sergeant sentenced for indecent assault

"We do not hesitate to investigate and hold our people to account where appropriate."


James Cameron calls on New Zealand to go vegan

The superstar director is adamant farmers here could adapt.

James Young-Drew, Generation Zero's Zero Carbon Act policy lead, spoke to Newshub.

Where the Government will launch its 'clean energy centre'

The centre will explore emerging energy options such as hydrogen and solar.