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NZ Parliament marks Nepal tragedy
NZ Parliament marks Nepal tragedy

Acting Prime Minister Bill English told Parliament that New Zealand stood with the international community in readiness…

Nepal: Kiwis unaccounted for in single digits

The number of New Zealanders unaccounted for in Nepal is down to single figures, Foreign Minister Murray McCully says.

Race on to rescue climbers from Everest

Hundreds of climbers remained trapped on Everest yesterday as rescue teams raced to mount an evacuation before supplies…

Nepal quake: Kiwi families wait for news

Three days after the deadly earthquake that claimed more than 3700 lives, several New Zealand families continue to wait…

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Tauranga oil spill video Tauranga oil spill

Thick, black oil has washed up on properties in Tauranga…

Maryland governor declares state of emergency video Maryland governor declares state of emergency

The governor of Maryland declared a state of emergency…

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'Years before nation gets over trauma'
'Years before nation gets over trauma'

A leading charity has warned it could be years before Nepal fully recovers from the deadly earthquake that ripped through…

Stories of joy amid destruction
Stories of joy amid destruction

The first smoke of the funeral pyres was wafting over what remained of Nepal's magnificent Hindu temples.

Doctors forced to operate in tents
Doctors forced to operate in tents

Hundreds of thousands of people spent a second night out of doors in Kathmandu last night as severe aftershocks continued…

Geological scrum caused Nepal quake
Geological scrum caused Nepal quake

The big earthquake that rocked Nepal was another violent by-product of an ancient, geological scrum between two giant land…

Weather

Flooding causes havoc in Wellington
Flooding causes havoc in Wellington

Flooding is causing problems throughout Wellington this morning, with the Fire Service called to 30…

video Heavy rain causes flooding on Wellington roads

Aro Street in Aro Valley in Wellington resembles a river more than a road after heavy rain. Source: Pauline Cross

video WeatherWatch: (APRIL 24) ANZAC weekend forecast

Weatherwatch.co.nz weather analyst Philip Duncan reports on the upcoming weekend weather.

Anzac Day forecast fine for most

A fine morning is expected on Saturday morning for Anzac services, but the clear skies won't hold for the rest of the long…

NSW: Fears rising death toll
NSW: Fears rising death toll

Although the wild weather eased yesterday afternoon, authorities warned that the coming days could see…

video WeatherWatch: (APRIL 22) Aussie storm heads our way

The deadly storm that has walloped parts of New South Wales is going to move towards New Zealand next week, but as an entirely…

video Sub-tropical warmth moves in

If you think it’s mild compared to a week ago – you’re right. A week ago air from Antarctica brought snow and frosts to…

Weather: Temperatures soar back to normal after cold blast

Temperatures are soaring back to normal after the cold blast that plagued the country last week. Plenty of blue skies are…

Weather: Sunnier days ahead

Aucklanders can rejoice as last week's cold snap appears to be a blip in an otherwise sunny autumn. The sunglasses can…

Wet and not so wonderful
Wet and not so wonderful

Over 250 people were trapped on a plane at a military airbase for hours, after wild weather and thunderstorms…

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Storms

Kiwi sets sail on quilt mission Kiwi sets sail on quilt mission

A woman behind a quilt drive for victims of Cyclone…

Typhoon photos snapped in space Typhoon photos snapped in space

Amazing images of a typhoon heading for the Philippines…

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