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Just the facts - A closer look at the first four vaccines to be rolled out in New Zealand. How they work, why we need them and who developed them. Video / NZ Herald
Authorities have issued a tsunami advisory for coastal parts of NZ, predominantly in Northland, following a 7.7 earthquake near New Caledonia at 2.20am this morning.
Fourteen close contacts of the Northland community case have tested negative, with three more contacts waiting for results. Video / Adam Pearse
'Pretty horrendous': Fire near Ahipara spreads; Far North Mayor fears for homes as 100 properties evacuated.
PM Jacinda Ardern at the opening of Te Honoga Hundertwasser Memorial Park Cultural community hub in Kawakawa. Video / Aaron Dahmen
We hardly had a winter this year and now the spring weather pattern has arrived early. The week ahead looks spring-like with a number of fronts, lows and highs. WeatherWatch.co.nz also has the forecast for the rest of August – including the chances of snow at our main ski fields.
Based on a true story, "Pain & Gain" follows a group of bodybuilders who engaged in a campaign of kidnapping, extortion and murder in Florida. First told in an article from the "Miami New Times," "Pain and Gain" will be directed by Bay and will star Mark Wahlberg and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson. Courtesy: Paramount
NZ Herald reader Martin witnessed 3 bright red lights in the sky (Aug7) just after 7.00 p.m. They seemed to drift along before moving away and "I could see them getting fainter until they disappeared. This lasted for about 2 to 3 minutes". It was a still night and they did not make a sound. Martin took a short clip on his phone which he sent to nzherald.co.nz. They appear white in this clip.
A love of horses and wakeboarding has seen a Northland equestrian duo combine raw horse power with the exhilarating watersport. Good mates Chloe Phillips-Harris, a full time horse trainer in Kawakawa, and Nikita Osborne, a vet and horse rider in Kerikeri, have trained a wild Kaimanawa horse to gallop through the surf with a wakeboarder skimming along behind.
Sir Graham Henry was asked if Ian Foster is up for the job as All Blacks head coach at the Wairarapa Bush Rugby Sports Awards. Video / Wairarapa TV