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Stall spotted selling golliwogs at Hawera A&P show 1 hour ago

It comes after the parade featured people in blackface

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Kiwi singer wants to open conversation about empowerment through music 1 hour ago

“I love to write in something political or something with a social agenda”.

A police car.

Two killed in Southland motorcycle crash 1 hour ago

Another person is critically injured.

Drunken revelers at the Melbourne Cup.

NZ Cup cracks down on preloading

Around 250 people were refused entry due to intoxication in 2017.

A tired doctor in a hospital.

DHBs, doctors at odds over 12-day rosters

Doctors say a suggestion to work 12 days in a row is unsafe, but the DHBs disagree.

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Auckland family traumatised after cat shot and killed

Marbles was a beloved pet.

Watch: Kiwi social media star Jimi Jackson caused controversy after posting a photo in blackface in 2017.

Hone Harawira calls for vigilante justice over blackface parade

The Hawera Mt View Lions Club said it was just celebrating cultural diversity.

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Ardern announces 172 Asia scholarship winners

She said the scholarships provide 'ongoing relationships and new business opportunities.'

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Which snack is your favourite Kiwi celeb?

This might not be what "looking like a snack" means but we went with it anyway.

Rain, wind and low-level snow will chill Kiwis to the bone.

Wind, snow, 10degC drop as storms sweep in this weekend

Rain, wind and low-level snow will chill Kiwis to the bone.

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Sean Plunket slams 'snowflake' youth consumed by 'self-entitlement'

He's come down heavy on a school's decision to cancel prizegiving.

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NZ's largest known cocaine import discovered in banana shipment

Approximately 190kg was found.

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Millennial teetotallers putting Kiwi wine industry in danger

An expert says as more young people put the bottle down, we may lose one of our biggest exports.

Twenty years of data from 1.2 million babies was used in the study.

World-first Kiwi research giving new hope for prem babies

Twenty years of data from 1.2 million babies was used in the study.

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Auckland school drops prizegiving over 'ranking and sorting' concerns

"Rewards - like punishments - are unnecessary."

"If someone's talking about setting fire to their girlfriend, that girl's life's in danger."

'Stop tolerating this': White Ribbon's Mark Longley calls for end of violence

"If someone's talking about setting fire to their girlfriend, that girl's life's in danger."

Kids at St Michael's are taught a revolutionary Finnish anti-bullying programme.

How one NZ school confronted bullying head-on

A Scandinavian programme shows talking about bullying is the first step to stopping it.

The comedy duo got the last laugh with their cunning plan.

Jono and Ben reveal truth behind Taylor Swift Lime scooter prank

The comedy duo got the last laugh with their cunning plan.

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'Big white guy' Santa being overlooked by Council - Garner

ATEED has pulled out of funding the parade in favour of more diverse events like Diwali and Pride Parade.

Watch Rocket Lab launch its commercial Electron rocket after months of delays.

ACC joins Rocket Lab's multimillion dollar investment round

The company has just secured NZ$206 million in funding.