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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

ANZAC Day 2014: Auckland's dawn service video ANZAC Day 2014: Auckland's dawn service

Thousands of people assembled outside the Auckland…

ANZAC Day 2014: Mt. Maunganui remembers the fallen video ANZAC Day 2014: Mt. Maunganui remembers the fallen

On the day to remember the fallen, huge crowds gathered…

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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

Winds tear up landscape
Winds tear up landscape

Parts of the West Coast landscape has been drastically altered, with whole forests flattened and the…

Cloudy skies for dawn services

People paying their respects at Anzac Day dawn services can expect low cloud and rain in some parts of the country.

Free firewood bonanza after West Coast storm

The great storm of last week has had an unexpected boon - free firewood galore just heading into winter. People have been…

West Coast cleans up after storm

A mad scramble is underway on the West Coast after the unprecedented windstorm that cut a trail of damage over 400km from…

Malaysia jet search delayed by cyclone
Malaysia jet search delayed by cyclone

Poor weather has grounded the planes searching for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, but ships and…

video Tree fall caught on camera

Widespread flooding, heavy rainfall and gale force winds caused road closures, power outages and slips around New Zealand…

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: Flooding in Blenheim

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

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Storms

Storm wreaks havoc through south Storm wreaks havoc through south

The worst of the miserable weather that caused havoc…

Cyclone Ita hits Queensland Cyclone Ita hits Queensland

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

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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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