20:49 16 people on board an Mi-8 helicopter have died when their aircraft crashed in Siberia. There were 26 people on board, including 4 crew.

20:40 Cherokee Films says it accepts responsibility & apologises, adding that in no way was Taylor Swift or her management team to blame.

16:25 Refugees arriving in NZ may soon be sent to Dunedin, which has been chosen as the country's sixth refugee settlement location.

16:25 The families of the seven people killed in the Fox Glacier helicopter crash have thanked the recovery crews for their tireless efforts.

16:17 Slow ticket sales have led to the cancellation of January's two-day music festival Echo, which was to take place at Auckland's Vector Arena.

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