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NZ beefs up aid to Solomon Islands
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…

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…

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Wild weather: Flooding in Blenheim video Wild weather: Flooding in Blenheim

Wild weather continues to hit the country, flooding…

Tobacco; Grow your own and save video Tobacco; Grow your own and save

86 year old Wouter van Dijk grows tobacco at home…

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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…

Kiwis shaken in 8.2 quake
Kiwis shaken in 8.2 quake

New Zealander Rachel Lilburn has felt earthquakes in Chile before but said yesterday's big one was much stronger than any…

Weather

video Floods, slips in Christchurch
Floods, slips in Christchurch

Residents in Christchurch react to the rising waters flooding the streets surrounding their homes as…

Daring river rescue

Updated 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…

Wild weather hits NZ

Localised thunderstorms and rain will continue to make driving hazardous this evening, as ugly weather continues to crash…

video Weather deteriorates in Nelson

Weather conditions continue to deteriorate in the Nelson Area with gale force winds & torrential rains sweeping over.

video Wild weather sweeps across the country

Ugly weather is continuing to crash into the country. The atrocious conditions are being fuelled by ex-cyclone Ita, which…

NZ to be drenched in torrential rain

Torrential rain and damaging gales could be a feature for many people tomorrow, as ex-cyclone Ita moves towards New Zealand…

Cyclone's remnants soak royal send-off
Cyclone's remnants soak royal send-off

The remnants of ex-cyclone Ita are set to sweep across the upper North Island today, bringing heavy…

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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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