The pilot of a light aircraft has two lucky escapes in one day after first making an emergency landing on a New Zealand beach.
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The New Zealand All Blacks were leading England 20-16 at half-time in their epic clash at Twickenham.
England are playing the All Blacks in their third autumn international, having beaten Australia and Argentina in the past two weeks, and are hoping to repeat their shock win over New Zealand this time last year.
The All Blacks remain unbeaten in 2013, and have not lost a match since succumbing to England last year.
A win for England would take them to number two in the world rankings, one behind New Zealand, an aim that coach Stuart Lancaster has set for the team ahead of their run into the World Cup, which takes place on home turf in 2015.
The All Blacks' fly-half Dan Carter wins his 100th cap for New Zealand today, but went off injured during the first half.
Elsewhere, Wales were beating Argentina 26-3 at half-time, although Argentina pulled back after the break with a penalty, bringing the score to 26-6.
A spokesman for the Philippines president has told ITV News his country needs "all kinds of assistance" from the international community.
He told Mark Austin: "Anything that could help facilitate or expedite and also add to the compliment of relief goods would be appreciated by our country."
Mr Lacierda said that New Zealand was sending two field hospitals and two C130 transport relief planes had been sent by the US.
Images from a ground-breaking TV advertising campaign created in Scotland and designed to raise awareness of breast cancer have been banned from screens in New Zealand.
The hard-hitting advert, featuring Rab C Nesbitt star Elaine C Smith, was the first in the UK to show real pictures of women's breasts affected by cancer.
The campaign, which had to be shown after the 9pm watershed in Scotland, resulted in a 50% rise in the number of women contacting their GP about the disease.
New Zealand's Commercial Approval Bureau advised health campaigners that nipples were not permitted in TV adverts - as a result, they were forced to use strategically placed pot plants, balloons and cupcakes in its Naked Truth campaign.
Millionaire internet mogul Kim Dotcom has said he will sponsor New Zealand's next entry into the America's Cup yacht race.
It follows uncertainty over whether the New Zealand government will continue to sponsor the nation's entry into the race, which was won by US sailing team Oracle.
Kim Dotcom told New Zealand's One News he would be able to make a "significant contribution", although he has not yet talked to Team New Zealand.
A British climber has fallen to his death in New Zealand, the Foreign Office confirmed.
Robert Buckley, 32, fell about 600m while climbing to a hut on Mount Sefton with three companions on Saturday, police said.
Police Inspector Dave Gaskin said the fall was likely to be due to bad weather. Mr Buckley was wearing crampons but was inexperienced, he added.
A Foreign Office spokeswoman said: "We are aware of the death of a British man in New Zealand. We are providing consular assistance at this time."
A New Zealand couple celebrated today's legalisation of gay marriage in the country by tying the knot in a plane.
Lynley Bendall and Ally Wanikau walked down the aisle of the aircraft holding their bouquets before the wedding ceremony.
The couple, who wedded at 39,000 feet after winning a promotion by national carrier Air New Zealand, have been together for 13 years and have three foster children.
They are one of several gay couples to marry in New Zealand today as the new law comes into force.
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.8 struck south of New Zealand's capital on Friday, according to the US Geological Survey, causing strong shaking and knocking objects off shelves.
Air and rail services have been suspended, while some power outages were reported in the capital Wellington.
A mummified head is to be sent back to New Zealand after more than 150 years in the UK.
The Maori head, which is said to be that of a South Sea island chief, was brought to Britain in the 1840s.
The Warrington museum in Chesire, where the head has been kept since 1843, announced today that the head would be sent back due to its "great cultural importance."
The head, or Toi Moko, is considered to be one of the most sacred parts of the body and it is regarded as an insult to even show a photograph of one.
The New Zealand capital of Wellington was rocked by a strong magnitude 6.9 earthquake today that broke water mains, smashed windows and downed power lines.
There had been minor structural damage that left parts of the city without power, said Wellington Police Inspector Marty Parker.
There have been no reports of injury and no tsunami warnings.
A British man has been confirmed to be among seven crew members missing, after their ship sank during a crossing from New Zealand to Australia.
Matthew Wootton from Lancaster was travelling on board the 70-foot schooner 'Nina' with six Americans.
Maritime New Zealand said that the vessel, a 75-year-old wooden hulled boat, had not been heard of for three weeks.
Rescue operations are focusing on the fact that the crew may have been able to transfer to a life raft, after the boat sunk during a storm.