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Phillip Smith to be deported within 10 days

CCTV footage of  Phillip Smith as he passed through Auckland Airport.

A Brazilian court has said that New Zealand murderer and paedophile Phillip John Smith is considered to be dangerous and ordered that he be deported within 10 days. (VIDEO)

NZ man's body found in chilly bin

Campbell Paterson

The chopped up body of New Zealand man from Napier who had disappeared, is reported to have been found stuffed in a chilly bin in Northern Queensland.

The Rolling Stones - behind the scenes

The Rolling Stones in Tel Aviv June 2014

The Rolling Stones are back in town, as Mick, Keef, Charlie and Ron roll out 52 years of hits at Auckland's Mt Smart Stadium. Music 101 heads backstage ahead of tonight's concert. (AUDIO)

200 attend Auckland anti-rape protest

About 200 people protested outside the Auckland High Court on 22 November 2014 over the failure of police to prosecute anyone in connection with a group of teens who boasted online of sex with underage girls.

About 200 people protested outside the High Court in Auckland, over the failure of police to prosecute anyone in connection with a group of teens who boasted online of sex with underage girls.

Protection order for Northland wreck

The SS Ventnor sank in the Hokianga Heads in 1902.

A protection order has been placed on the wreck of the SS Ventnor, which has been found on the seafloor off the west coast of Northland where it sank carrying 500 coffins in 1902. (VIDEO)

Warning of heavy rain and high winds

The weather changes from a northerly to a southerly in Wellington.

The Met Service has issued a severe weather warning and forecasted heavy rain and high winds for some areas of the country today.

Police seek more info on Kihikihi rape

Police woman

Police in Waikato are appealing for information about four men, one of whom raped a woman and threatened the life of her daughter, in her Kihikihi home earlier this week.

Key elected chair of conservative union

John Key

New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key has been unanimously elected chair of the International Democrat Union, a global group of conservative and centre-right political parties.

Republicans savage immigration action

Republican Speaker of the House John Boehner

Republican Speaker of the House John Boehner has condemned US President Barack Obama's use of executive powers to force through immigration reform.

Fiji and China sign several deals

Chinese president Xi Jinping

Fiji and China have today signed a number of agreements including one allowing Fijians visa free entry into China.

Adams named world athlete of the year

Val Adams named NZ flag bearer for Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014.

Champion shot-putter Valerie Adams has been named the female world athlete of the year at the IAAF gala event in Monaco, becoming the first New Zealander to take the honour.

WITT students could be reimbursed

Western Institute of Technology

A Taranaki polytechnic wants to talk to every student who enrolled in its failed Maori performing arts course so it can work out how to help them.

Multimillion-dollar deals with China

Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan as they arrived at Auckland International Airport.

Millions of dollars of deals in dairying, telecommunications and food research have been announced during the Chinese President Xi Jingping's visit to New Zealand.

Record prices paid for dairy farms

farm gate - sale sign

The slump in farm gate milk prices has not taken the wind out of the market for dairy farms, if the latest farm sales figures are anything to go by.