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Smoke in the distance.

Kiwi describes protest scenes in Santiago

1 hour ago

Mike Heard arrived in the city to discover a state of emergency.

Watch: Winston Peters' speech at NZ First party conference on Sunday.

Watch: Winston Peters' speech at NZ First conference

2 hours ago

The Deputy Prime Minister addressed the conference on Sunday afternoon.

A police car.

Hunter dies in Kaweka Forest Park

The death is not suspicious.

A mountain range.

Eight trampers rescued from Southern Alps

The group became stuck due to bad weather.

Watch: Video of the scene.

Man critical after serious assault in Māngere

The attack happened just before 4am on Saturday.

Image: Mark Mitchell with his police dog Czar (left) and with wife Peggy Bourne-Mitchell (right) Watch: Mitchell on prisons, his past and common ground with Andrew Little.

How suicide and a samurai sword attack influenced Mark Mitchell's political career

"No one wakes up asking to be depressed."

Watch: A naked Rotorua man takes a shower in car wash while yelling in pain.

New Zealand's most perverted districts revealed in new stats

Gross, Canterbury.

The news was announced on Friday.

Hundreds of jobs on the line as Three's future up in the air

MediaWorks bosses won't speculate about what will happen if a buyer isn't found.

Farmer have made a shortcut through farmland to skirt around the mega slip.

Farmers paying the price for major Raetihi slip

Farmers are forecasting hundreds of thousands of dollars in extra cost on their farms.

Logan Paul and Henessey Griffiths.

Meet the Dunedin woman who wrote her dissertation about YouTuber Logan Paul

The dissertation was entitled "What, You’ve Never Stood Next to a Dead Guy? YouTube, The Attention Economy, and the Facilitation of Outrage".

Elderly p. Doing cr-word puzzle, Model. (Photo by: BSIP/Universal Images Group via Getty Images)

Can a crossword be racist?

When Hannah Yang complained about a racist clue in the daily paper, she was reminded of the prevalence of casual racism in New Zealand.

Michael Spensley didn't die, but his wife of 23 years, Elaine Spensley, did.

'I don't think justice has been served' - daughter of suicide pact victim

Michael Spensley didn't die, but his wife of 23 years did.

Watch: Two winners share $38 million Powerball jackpot

NZ's latest Lotto winners come forward

And they're both from Auckland.

MediaWorks CEO Michael Anderson spoke to Magic Talk.

'Categorically' untrue: MediaWorks CEO denies rumours Three will close by Christmas if there's no deal

He said there was no cut-off date when it came to finding a buyer.

Cutting emissions is a big issue for the farming sector.

Methane reducing cattle feed a step closer

A new project will turn seaweed into a greenhouse gas-busting cattle feed supplement.

Andy Foster and Justin Lester.

Justin Lester hints at recount in Wellington City mayoralty race

Final results show he had just 62 votes fewer than Andy Foster.

TV in New Zealand is broken.

The problem with news in New Zealand

TV in New Zealand is broken, and it could have a big impact on news, writes Hal Crawford.

The survey has found huge growth in the ivory industry since 2016.

NZ's ivory trade doubles since 2016 - study

The Government is looking at changing the law surrounding the practice.

The workplace accident happened in a horticultural area of Napier.

One dead after workplace accident in rural Hawke's Bay

It's understood the person was electrocuted.

Watch: Mark Richardson had something to say about Lotto winners and their tales of hardship.

Mark Richardson targets poor people in startling Lotto claim

"The poor don't know quite what to do with money. Nor do they appreciate it."