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Everest's deadliest day
Everest's deadliest day

An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides.

NZ beefs up aid to Solomon Islands

Another strong aftershock has rattled Solomon Islands early this morning, following yesterday's 7.6 quake that's compounded…

Solomon Islands floods: How you can help

How you can help the aid agencies that are contributing to the relief effort following devastating floods in the Solomon…

Honiara: Death toll rises, disease hits

The misery continues in Solomon Islands where the death toll from flash floods has hit 23. How can Kiwis help their Pacific…

Video

Rugby: Crusaders 'Nice to be on the right side' video Rugby: Crusaders 'Nice to be on the right side'

After their clenching the win over the chiefs, Todd…

Crusaders' momentum shift video Crusaders' momentum shift

Herald rugby writers Gregor Paul & Patrick McKendry…

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Food running out in flood-hit Honiara
Food running out in flood-hit Honiara

Emergency food stocks are running low in Honiara as the Red Cross struggles to feed the thousands of people left homeless…

50,000 affected by Solomon Islands flooding
50,000 affected by Solomon Islands flooding

More than 50,000 people have been affected by the flash floods that have devastated the capital and a number of provinces…

Flood victims left without water, shelter
Flood victims left without water, shelter

The condition of about 12,000 people crammed into Solomon Islands evacuation centres is of grave concern, says a Unicef…

Auckland's earthquake risk revealed
Auckland's earthquake risk revealed

Auckland is a long way from high earthquake activity and can expect a major shake every 10,000 to 20,000 years, says a…

Weather

Wet weather to slowly improve
Wet weather to slowly improve

Holiday makers and children home for the school break might have to dodge showers this week.

Easter rain back for Anzac Day

North Islanders can look forward to more settled weather for their short working week, but may want to keep their raincoats…

The big clean-up

People around Christchurch are being advised to watch out for potholes, debris and surface water following yesterday's extreme…

video Wild weather: Flooding in Blenheim

Wild weather continues to hit the country, flooding areas of Blenheim as remnants of ex-tropical cyclone Ita pass through…

Storm wreaks havoc through south
Storm wreaks havoc through south

The worst of the miserable weather that caused havoc through parts of the country is over but some will…

video Floods, slips in Christchurch

Residents in Christchurch react to the rising waters flooding the streets surrounding their homes as slips and floods continue…

Daring river rescue

A woman had to be saved from raging floodwaters in north Otago as a wild Easter storm ripped through the South Island, blowing…

video Crazy flooded Aussies

Breaking News photojournalist Geoff Mackley was in Australia covering the start of Cyclone Ita and became stuck by the…

video Crocodile hunter rescued

Filmed by Breaking News photojournalist Geoff Mackley, maybe the interview of the year as any thing is possible in Australia…

video Floods hit Auckland
Floods hit Auckland

Flooding has forced transport officials to close Tamaki Drive in east Auckland as gales and torrential…

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Christchurch earthquake

James Dann: Backstage of rock star economy James Dann: Backstage of rock star economy

You've all read the stories: the New Zealand economy…

CTV inquest: Fire chiefs accused CTV inquest: Fire chiefs accused

Firefighters, police officers, Urban Search and Rescue…

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Storms

Cyclone Ita hits Queensland Cyclone Ita hits Queensland

Cyclone Ita has hit far north Queensland's coast with…

'Batten down the hatches' 'Batten down the hatches'

Severe weather from Tropical Cyclone Lusi could cause…

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Volcanoes

Auckland: Mangere a boiling cauldron Auckland: Mangere a boiling cauldron

With over 10 volcanic craters and cones, Mangere is…

Five of the best Auckland volcanoes Five of the best Auckland volcanoes

We've picked five volcanoes from the more than 50…

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