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One person in hospital after fire at Fonterra factory, north of Whangarei

One person has been taken to hospital after a fire at a Fonterra factory north of Whangarei.Multiple people were treated at the scene and all staff were evacuated from the plant at State Highway 1 in Kauri. Emergency services...

 

Keep your barbecues sizzling New Zealand, best sausage of the year announced

A grill master decided to risk it with their choice of sausage ingredients in a bid to take out this year's top Kiwi snag award.It paid off too - Auckland's Westmere Butchery has been dubbed sausage king for the second year in row....

 

One person dead after work site incident in Napier

One person has died following a work place incident in Napier. Emergency services were called to the scene of a rural work site accident at 4.15pm on Brookfields Rd in Meeanee.Unison relationship manager Danny Gough confirmed...

 

'You might be in for some upcoming turbulence': Air New Zealand's safety instructions for Ireland fans

Dear Irish rugby fans, prepare for turbulence this weekend when the All Blacks take on the green machine from the Northern Hemisphere.At least, that's the message from Air New Zealand anyway. READ MORE: • All Blacks show...

 

Police lay murder charge in Jasmine Wilson investigation

Whanganui Police have charged a 28-year-old man with the murder of Jasmine Wilson.Jasmine, 30, died on August 2 after receiving non-accidental injuries in Whanganui on July 31.The man is currently on remand in custody and is due...

 

Northland fatal crash: Inquest into death of Spanish tourists reopened

The solicitor-general has asked for a coroner's case involving the death of two Spanish tourists in Northland nearly a decade ago to be reopened.What has sparked the reason to have the case reopened could not be revealed but would...

 

'Not safe for swimming': North Shore beach closed following elevated levels of E.coli

Do not swim at Browns Bay beach, that's the message from authorities after elevated levels of E. coli were discovered there.Discharge from a stormwater outlet was tested by Auckland Council and Watercare and it was discovered levels...

 

Elderly woman found dead in Avondale: Jewellery not stolen, appeal for information

Police have recovered the missing jewellery initially believed to have been stolen from an elderly woman's home where she was found dead. DO YOU KNOW MORE? GET IN TOUCH The woman, known as Rampiari, was found dead on Tuesday...

 

'Megaphone diplomacy' ? Justice Minister calls out National over new anti-terrorism bill

Justice Minister Andrew Little has agreed to meet with National Leader Simon Bridges in a bid to get the party to support the Government's new anti-terrorism legislation. Bridges this morning said National would pull its promised...

 

Porirua City Council chief executive speaks out over outgoing mayor's petrol card transactions

Porirua City Council's chief executive has spoken out over the outgoing mayor's petrol card transaction debacle. This after a leaked email to councillors revealed Wendy Walker was planning on meeting with police over the "potentially...

 

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Brexit breakthrough? Negotiators agree on an outline Brexit deal

European Union and British negotiators have agreed on an outline Brexit deal which still needs to be backed by EU member states and by the respective parliaments.European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker tweeted "We have...

 

Donald Trump's bizarre letter to Turkey's President: 'Don't be a tough guy'

President Donald Trump wrote Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan an unprofessional letter warning him not to be "a tough guy" or "a fool" while trying to bring forward negotiations to end the hostilities.A letter obtained by...

 

Family told dead man discharged from Geelong University Hospital

The family of a dead man spent almost a week searching for him after being told by a Victorian hospital that he had been discharged.But he was in the mortuary all along.Geelong's University Hospital is this morning being asked...

 

Democrats say US President Donald Trump had a 'meltdown' at White House meeting

Washing his hands of Syria, President Donald Trump declared the US has no stake in defending the Kurdish fighters who died by the thousands as America's partners against IS extremists. Hours later, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and...

 

Leticia Serrano was 13 years old when she was drugged and sold to sex traffickers

A teenage girl ended her own life two years after she was rescued from a sex trafficking ring.Leticia "Letty" Serrano of Houston was just 13 years old when she was drugged and sold to sex traffickers.According to Letty's father,...

 

Melbourne terror plotters caught buying bomb-making equipment at Bunnings Warehouse

Ahmed Mohamed strolls casually through the front doors of the Bunnings Warehouse store in Broadmeadows in Melbourne's northwest like he is any other customer.But what fellow shoppers did not know at the time is that the 27-year-old...

 

Oops! Trump appears to confirm US nukes are in Turkey

President Donald Trump has often said things he perhaps shouldn't have and repeatedly has disclosed sensitive information as president. On Wednesday, he did it again, appearing to confirm that the United States has nuclear weapons...

 

Interstellar visitor: Hubble telescope shows first image of comet

The Hubble Space Telescope has captured the best pictures yet of our newest interstellar visitor.This comet from outside our solar system is zooming by us at a blistering 177,000 km/h. Hubble caught some glam shots over the weekend...

 

'Ghost son' of hidden Dutch family was active on social media before escape

The mystery surrounding a Dutch family who say they were locked away in a hidden room on a remote farm for nine years has deepened, with the son who first alerted police appearing to have been active on social media for months.The...

 

'They've got a lot of sand over there': Trump defends US pullout of Syria as Republicans slam decision

President Donald Trump said Wednesday that US troops are "largely out" of a region of Syria where Turkish forces are attacking the Kurdish fighters who were America's allies in fighting the Islamic State group."It's not between...

 

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2019 Rugby World Cup: Steve Hansen's hidden message from All Blacks team to play Ireland

If we can take anything from the demeanour of All Blacks coach Steve Hansen and his players put before the media today, it's that they have a quiet confidence they have prepared for everything Ireland will bring in their Rugby World...

 

2019 Rugby World Cup: Ireland name team to take on All Blacks in quarter-final

Ireland have brought back an experienced duo to take on the All Blacks in their Rugby World Cup quarter-final on Saturday. Rob Kearney and Peter O'Mahony both return to the Irish starting lineup, while Garry Ringrose replaces...

 

2019 Rugby World Cup: All Blacks hit back at haka criticism from Irish writer

Hands off the haka!That was the message from two All Blacks on the eve of the World Cup quarter-final against Ireland in Tokyo - after a controversial Irish writer's renewed attack on the traditional challenge. Earlier this...

 

2019 Rugby World Cup: All Blacks reveal team for quarter-final against Ireland

The All Blacks have sprung few surprises in their line-up to play Ireland in their Rugby World Cup quarter-final on Saturday.As expected, Brodie Retallick starts despite only playing 30 minutes at the World Cup so far, while Jack...

 

2019 Rugby World Cup: All Blacks coach Steve Hansen's $14 million distraction ahead of Cup quarter-final against Ireland

Steve Hansen's nerves will be at an all-time high on Saturday.And not just because the All Blacks will be preparing to face the Irish in a do-or-die Rugby World Cup quarter-final clash. Hansen - a long-time horse racing...

 

2019 Rugby World Cup: The NZ pundit picking an Irish quarter-final victory over All Blacks

A top New Zealand pundit is picking Ireland to beat the All Blacks in the World Cup quarterfinal, although there is a catch.Gareth Dinneen from 1014 Rugby ? whose analysis features on Spark Sport's World Cup coverage ? came...

 

2019 Rugby World Cup: Wallabies start Jordan Petaia in midfield for quarter-final clash against England

Michael Cheika has made one of the biggest calls of his Wallabies coaching career, picking two-test youngster Jordan Petaia to start in the Rugby World Cup quarter-final against England this weekend.Petaia, 19, will replace James...

 

2019 Rugby World Cup: Springboks name side to take on Japan in quarter-finals

Front rowers Tendai Mtawarira and Bongi Mbonambi have forced their way into South Africa's starting lineup for the Rugby World Cup quarter-final against Japan on Sunday.Springboks coach Rassie Erasmus is relying on the bulk of the...

 

2019 Rugby World Cup: The Telegraph's verdict on which quarter-finalists have the most - and least - potent loose forwards

This is in order of importance to the teams' success, how the players in these positions can influence games during the knockout stages of the tournament. 8. Ireland They're too one-dimensional and I don't get excited looking...

 

2019 Rugby World Cup: All Blacks show rush defence won't worry them, Stephen Donald says

Heading into the Rugby World Cup, there were questions raised about the best way to handle a rush defence. Now, the World Cup has become a spectacle of how to do exactly that. From the All Blacks' kicking display against the Springboks...

 

New Zealand Headlines From Stuff.co.nz

 

Unison shuts off power after reports of person electrocuted

A worker is dead after reportedly being electrocuted in rural Hawke's Bay.

 

Lost in translation: Differences in Chinese and English reports on Sir John Key's China visit

Sir John Key said "history will prove" the Chinese president's wisdom and leadership - or did he?

 

One taken to hospital following fire at Fonterra factory in Northland

One person has been taking to hospital after an electrical fire at Whangarei factory.

 

NZ First MP kicked out of bar denies accidentally hitting staff member

NZ First MP Clayton Mitchell called security guards, who booted him from bar, politically-motivated 'buffoons'.

 

Woman in court accused of horrifying child abuse over seven years

Woman allegedly pushed a girl's face into dog faeces, deprived her of food and blankets and beat her with a belt.

 

Big slip on Forgotten Highway threatens tourism and freight links

Another major tourist route through the central North Island is disrupted after a big slip on SH43.

 

Green light for $120 million retirement village development in Greytown

A South Wairarapa town's population will be boosted by more than 15 per cent on the back of a single development.

 

Man charged with murder of Whanganui woman Jasmine Wilson

Wait over for Jasmine Wilson's family, but murder charge is "bittersweet" news as wheels of justice slowly turn.

 

Kaikōura gets 'not your average' mayor after final votes tallied

His high school teacher said he'd amount to nothing, now Craig Mackle is mayor. Meanwhile, Westland's Bruce Smith keeps the mayoralty with 93-vote lead.

 

Labour and National accuse each other of playing politics with national security over 'bumbling Jihad' Mark Taylor law

A proposed new terror law is up in the air as Labour try to get the Greens on board, while the Opposition threaten to withdraw its support.

 

World Headlines From Stuff.co.nz

 

Brexit breakthrough: EU, UK reach outline new divorce deal

The EU and UK have a "great new deal", but it will still need parliament to say yes.

 

Elijah Cummings, key figure in Donald Trump's impeachment probe, dies

Elijah Cummings, a central figure in the probe into US President Donald Trump, has died in hospital.

 

Massive child abuse website shut down

South Korea-based administrator of huge collection of child abuse imagery raided. 337 alleged users arrested.

 

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal in peril

British PM's key Northern Ireland allies say they can't support his draft deal, days out from the final deadline.

 

Underwater volcano eruption near Tonga could create a brand new island

Fancy being the first person on a Pacific island? A brand new one could be forming.

 

Lost in translation: Differences in Chinese and English reports on Sir John Key's China visit

Sir John Key said "history will prove" the Chinese president's wisdom and leadership - or did he?

 

'See you at the polls': Trump's furious meeting with Democrats

US President Donald Trump attacks political rivals during tense meeting, before Democrats storm out.

 

'Wrong turn' British family deported after illicit US border crossing

A British family said they made an honest mistake, but US Customs claim they crossed the border on purpose.

 

Gordon Parks went back to Rio to save a boy's life; what happened next was a lot more complicated

His photos of an impoverished child captured millions. The move to change the boy's life sparked an international fight.

 

Tarzan actor Ron Ely's wife killed; son shot by police

Police shoot dead son of Tarzan actor after he stabbed his mother to death in their US home.

 

Sports Headlines From Stuff.co.nz

 

All Blacks v Ireland: All Blacks coach Steve Hansen: 'One of us will be going home'

ABs coach hopes to clobber Ireland with battle-hardened veterans, youthful enthusiasm and a dynamite game plan.

 

Sport's future at stake for Wallabies in their Rugby World Cup quarterfinal with England

OPINION: Aussie rugby has lost standing at home, but a quarterfinal win over England could reverse a slow decline.

 

All Blacks v Ireland: Sonny Bill Williams reveals the changes in All Blacks' character over past decade

Veteran midfielder says he and Ryan Crotty must help prepare chosen midfielders as best they can for Ireland clash.

 

All Blacks v Ireland: Kieran Read relishes the emotions, nerves of World Cup finals footy

It might well be the All Blacks skipper's final week in the test rugby arena. But not if he has anything to do with it.

 

All Blacks v Ireland: Joe Schmidt picks his team for Rugby World Cup quarterfinal

12 Irish starters in the Rugby World Cup quarterfinal were there when Ireland beat the All Blacks last November.

 

All Blacks v Ireland: Steve Hansen gives his answer to the vexed midfield question

Steve Hansen picks young midfield combination as All Blacks' match-winner in the 2013 Dublin test misses out.

 

Australia v England: Teenager Jordan Petaia big mover for Wallabies as Kurtley Beale returns

Dane Haylett-Penny misses out altogether, while James O'Connor drops to Wallabies bench.

 

All Blacks v Ireland: Jordie Barrett's big boot leaves Ben Smith in the grandstand

Steve Hansen reveals reason why Ben Smith missed out to Jordie Barrett for a place on ABs bench against Ireland.

 

All Blacks v Ireland: Steve Hansen and mates chase a $15 million Everest racing prize on Saturday

"There's not a lot I can do. I can't ride him," says All Blacks coach of horse he owns in a $15 million race.

 

Air New Zealand shows Ireland fans the door ahead of Rugby World Cup quarterfinal

Airline releases a cheeky "safety video" teasing Ireland supporters ahead of Saturday's knockout clash in Tokyo.

 

 

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