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The group say they have rights to the land.

Māori Development Minister doesn't support Māori group's Sydney land claim

A group member has hit back calling Mahuta a "clown".

Watch: Scott Morrison will send Nauru refugees to New Zealand if 'the back door is closed'.

Most Nauru and Manus Island refugees are sick, depressed - report

A plea for New Zealand to intervene is being reignited.

Watch: Sydney couple in court after strict vegan diet leaves toddler malnourished.

Parents of 'severely malnourished' vegan toddler avoid jail

They were slammed for the toddler's "completely inadequate" diet.

Jacinda Ardern and Alan Jones.

'Superb': Jones praises Ardern's response to his attacks

The broadcaster said his comments were "probably clumsily presented".

The group say they have rights to the land.

Māori group fights for Sydney land, saying Aboriginals gave it to them

"We want acknowledgement and recognition."

Watch: Unearthed audio reveals Alan Jones hoped Jacinda Ardern would get 'a few backhanders' from Scott Morrison.

Ardern 'put in her place' by Jones - Pauline Hanson

"Only mistake Jones made was apologising."

Watch: Cardinal George Pell's defence lawyer says his offending was "plain, vanilla" child abuse.

Livestream: Cardinal George Pell's appeal ruling

The convicted child sex offender could walk free today.

Ben Unwin.

Home and Away actor dies

He was known for his role as bad boy Jesse McGregor.

Watch: Sydney mum charged over 'large burnout' with baby in the backseat.

Restricted driver caught parking in disabled spot with photocopied permit

The woman said police had no integrity.

The 20-year-old was found stabbed to death in a Mercedes Benz.

Adelaide man admits murdering 20yo daughter

The medical student was found dead in a car.

Australia and Pacific

Shock jock hoped Ardern would get 'a few backhanders'

Fresh audio of Aussie radio host Alan Jones has revealed more shocking comments.

Australia and Pacific

Watch: Man speeds down motorway with baby on lap

The frightening footage has been likened to child abuse

Jacinda Ardern was on The AM Show.

Ardern reveals best 'revenge' on Alan Jones

It follows Jones' attack on her last week.

Watch: A report from the Pacific Islands forum.

Advertisers pull out of Alan Jones' radio show

The controversial Aussie broadcaster suggested a sock be shoved down Jacinda Ardern's throat.

A pellet gun.

Man hospitalised after asking mate to shoot him with pellet gun

He wanted to "see how much it would hurt".

Watch: The AM Show reports on the latest from the Pacific Islands Forum.

14 times Alan Jones revealed himself to be basically just an utter idiot

The Australian broadcaster has a substantial history, writes Toby Manhire.

Watch: Adventure tourists take the art of selfies to the extreme.

Woman falls to her death from popular Sydney selfie cliff

Visitors are often seen climbing physical barriers to take photos at the destination.

Watch: The AM Show reports on the latest from the Pacific Islands Forum.

Islanders can survive climate change by picking Aussie fruit, their Deputy PM says

The comments have been slammed by Fiji's Frank Bainimarama.

Watch: The AM Show reports on the latest from the Pacific Islands Forum.

Alan Jones threatened with termination over Ardern comments

He's been told to put a sock in it by his bosses.

Shearers Sir David Fagan and son Jack Fagan recently appeared on The AM Show.

Kiwi shearer breaks world record

Aidan Copp shore 524 merino lambs in eight hours on Saturday.