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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…

Video

SJD's Taite speech video SJD's Taite speech

Lorde may have won the prize, but it was last year's…

Floods hit Auckland video Floods hit Auckland

Flooding has forced transport officials to close Tamaki…

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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 Crazy flooded Aussies
Crazy flooded Aussies

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

video Aussie Crocodile hunter rescued

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

Wild weather wreaks havoc

Updated Gales and heavy rain are causing chaos in the upper North Island, with wild weather forcing the closure of Auckland's Tamaki…

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…

Damp, windy Easter looms

The Easter Bunny may need to forgo the garden this weekend and hide its eggs inside the house, as wet weather settles in…

Cyclone Ita to menace Queensland for another day

Cyclone Ita will menace the Queensland coast for at least another day. It is expected to remain a category one cyclone…

No threat to New Zealand

A tsunami warning for New Zealand has been cancelled following a downgrade of the severity of an earthquake in the Solomon…

Wet Easter Weekend predicted

It might be a wet Easter egg hunt this year as rainy weather is predicted to strike much of the country this Easter Weekend…

Relief as Ita threat eases
Relief as Ita threat eases

In the end, Ita was no Yasi or Larry - and North Queenslanders who lived through those recent devastating…

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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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