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'Mum's been crying and singing and crying again.'
Calls for aid to be sent to Tonga after devastating eruption and large waves
Zane Wedding thought he had water in his ear. Then it started 'moving around'.
Today's Covid cases are in Auckland, Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Rotorua and Wellington.
Seventeen people died on New Zealand roads over the holiday period.
Drink plenty of water - it's going to be another scorcher.
New Zealand's first case of the Omicron variant of Covid-19 has been found in MIQ.
New Zealand has reached 90 per cent full vaccination coverage.
Aucklanders heading out of the city tonight can expect delays as boundaries are removed.
Tropical Cyclone Ruby is not forecast to hit New Zealand directly, but will bring rain.
There has been a steady decline in new case numbers in recent days.
The traffic light system is all go, officially, today.
Three police officers have been injured in a dramatic incident in Glen Eden this morning.
Businesses will be able to download an app that will verify their customers' vax status.
What is in store for Auckland and the rest of the country next week?
Officials in Taranaki are meeting this morning after six people in Stratford caught Covid.
Aucklanders are enjoying a new day of relaxed restrictions, as shops open again.
Aucklanders will start to enjoy less restrictions as shops open tomorrow.
Aucklanders will find out at 4pm if an alert level 3 step 2 phase will go ahead.
Far North residents are settling back into level 3 today after two weeks at level 2.
Auckland is set to see more restrictions eased back from next Wednesday.
Cabinet will discuss new modelling showing community cases could peak at 200 per day.
People are being urged to regularly check the locations of interest list.
The Government has announced new measures to help boost Māori vaccination rates.
Man's absence was picked up during the morning count at 6am.