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King penguin Loaf.

Quiz: Which penguin personality are you most like?

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To celebrate World Penguin Day, Newshub looks at some plucky penguins.

Watch: Doug Gallagher and Karl Bevin spoke to Newshub about their experiences responding to serious crashes.

Easter road toll rises to four

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A woman has died from injuries sustained in a crash on Monday evening.

Watch: Anzac Day still sacred occasion for New Zealand - Defence Force

Muslim communities volunteer at Dawn Services

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The community has always been involved, but this year is special, a representative says.

Wanganui

Sri Lanka doubles down on claim attacks were retaliation for Christchurch

The Defence Minister says mosque attack provided "motivation" for terror cell

A lack of workers has been a challenge for apple growers.

Countdown switches to organic apples, as consumer demand soars

It says demand for organics is growing at more than twice the speed of the conventional market.

It's part of a planned mission which will send a recovery crew into the drift next Friday.

Final countdown as team prepares to drill into Pike River Mine

It's part of a planned mission which will send a recovery crew into the drift next Friday.

The Automobile Association says the system needs an overhaul.

Auckland Transport collecting an extra $4m in bus lane fines per year

The Automobile Association says the system needs an overhaul.

Images of the Christchurch terror attack.

What it was like to be a Christchurch primary teacher during terror attack

"I swallowed my fear because I'm a teacher. And it's my job to protect the children."

Watch: Simon Bridges and Winston Peters are squabbling over who should get credit for killing the tax.

Capital gains tax was icing on a massive cake: Five key triumphs in Boomers' blessed lives

It's just the latest triumph for the most powerful voting bloc in NZ history.

A planned service at The Point will still take place.

Vandals damage Ngaruawahia cenotaph ahead of Anzac commemorations

A planned service at The Point will still take place.

Climate change and housing sprawl are the two biggest problems for the country's food basket.

Report highlights concern over use of prime growing land for housing

Is 'urban creep' threatening our supply of fruit and vegetables?

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NZ Air Force Hercules aircraft still flying strong after half a century

The workhorse of the sky will soon be replaced.

Watch: The Prime Minister revealed more details about the planned France-New Zealand social media meeting.

How Ardern and Macron plan to tackle 'global issue'

The PM revealed she's already spoken to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

Watch: New figures show the number of Auckland homes selling at a loss has doubled in just a year.

Auckland's fastest-growing suburb revealed

Prices were up 30 percent since the same time last year.

Wanganui

Racist-shaming posters hit Christchurch streets

People depicted in the posters say they're unfairly treated because of their colour.

The Prime Minister revealed more details about the France-New Zealand social media crackdown.

As it happened: PM speaks on NZ-France social media crackdown

She's expected to give more details about a meeting in Paris next month.

Watch: Ryan Bridge talks to Sam Brown about his sheep milk vodka.

'Typically New Zealand': Whangamata man launches sheep milk vodka

"It's got quite a sheep milk aroma and taste."

Wanganui

Billie Eilish in tears over haka, Te Reo version of her song

The teen pop star was visibly moved by her welcome to NZ.

Southern Lakes chief executive Sir Richard Hayes spoke to The AM Show.

Crashed helicopter crew had 'zero' chance of survival - legendary pilot

When Sir Richard Hayes lost contact with his team, he feared the worst.

His scaremongering may have bolstered the annual pilgrimage.

Gallipoli swarming with Kiwis despite Turkish president's controversial comments

"It's had the opposite effect."