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A portion of the huge haul Kristy Nowak bought for her kids.

Australian mum abused for kids' Christmas present haul 3 hours ago

She spent around $3000 on presents for three kids.

Experts warn the Comancheros are like nothing we've seen before.

Black Power, Mongrel Mob in talks to form anti-Australia gang coalition

A gang president warns of violence Kiwis "have never seen before".

Australia and Pacific

Kiwi 84yo's great-grandson born while she was lost in bush

Patricia Byrne emerged from a Western Australia national park to great news.

Born weighing 705 grams, Nikki Daly is celebrating her miracle son who surpassed doctor's expectations and lived for seven months.

Tiny baby born the size of father's watch dies in mother's arms

"We are beyond proud of you - love you, sleep tight sweet angel of mine."

Ulakai Fakaosilea, left, and Jeremiah Iusitini, right, appeared in court on Monday.

Man jailed over meth bust deported from Australia days earlier

Jeremiah Iusitini was a kingpin in the $450 million operation.

Campaign group Justice for Captives targeted several Gold Coast amusement parks that feature animals.

'Captivity is cruelty': Protesters storm Sea World

One claims to have been assaulted by authorities.

Australia and Pacific

Kiwi grandma found after days lost in Australian bush

Her grandson said she's the "hardest 84-year-old you'd know".

Watch: Israeli forces opened fire on Palestinian protesters rallying against the opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem in May.

Not even Israel is happy with Australia's 'West' Jerusalem move

"We hope Australia will soon find the way to fix the mistake it made."

The woman was sent flying forward.

Watch: Dashcam captures horrific moment car piledrives cyclist

The driver later tested positive for drug use.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern attended a top-level intelligence meeting in April with Five Eyes leaders in London.

Anti-encryption law won't work, developer tells Australia

It will be "trivial" to find a way around the government's crackdown, it's been claimed.

Watch: Israeli forces opened fire on Palestinian protesters rallying against the opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem in May.

Australia condemned over Jerusalem move

International relations expert Alexander Gillespie says Australia's reversal is unwise.

Watch: Israeli forces opened fire on Palestinian protesters rallying against the opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem in May.

Australia says West Jerusalem is Israel's capital, following the US

The dramatic U-turn is expected to spark protests across the Muslim world.

Australia and Pacific

Tropical Cyclone Owen on course to hit Queensland

The storm is rapidly growing in strength.

Australia and Pacific

Second charge laid against false strawberry complainant

The 28-year-old's complaint caused a "significant" number of strawberries to be destroyed.

In September, The AM Show Australia correspondent Jason Morrison said he had little sympathy for detainees.

Aboriginal man faces deportion to NZ

His lawyer is fighting back, saying Aboriginals shouldn't be deported.

Australia and Pacific

Woman whose kids were killed by ex-husband found dead

Olga Edwards was devastated when her estranged husband killed their teen children.

Wednesday's weather from The AM Show.

Cyclone Owen reforms, reintensifies, could target NZ

Watch out - the "rainmaker" has rewoken.

A view of the crash.

1 dead, 5 injured after truck hits pedestrians in Sydney

The truck ploughed through bystanders before hitting a pole.

Australia and Pacific

Twitch streamer livestreams himself abusing wife

His follower count has plummeted after the incident.

MediaWorks CEO Michael Anderson.

MediaWorks and QMS confirm merger details

The deal will require approval from the Overseas Investment Office.