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The All Blacks have beaten South Africa 19-17 in their 100th test match.

Jordie Barrett was the star. He kicked a winning penalty two minutes from time as New Zealand clinched the Rugby Championship.

The 100th game between the two sides started brightly, with New Zealand’s Will Jordan and South Africa’s Sbu Nkosi each scored an early.

However, from that point on it was up to the goalkickers. Barrett and Springboks fly-half Handre Pollard scored four penalties each as both sides traded the lead.

All Blacks coach Ian Foster said: “The performance was not what we wanted.”

New Zealand remains undefeated in 2021 while the Springboks have now lost three matches in a row after back-to-back defeats by Australia. The All Blacks will play South Africa again next Saturday in the last game of the Rugby Championship.

An Oregon black and tan coonhound has earned a Guinness World Record for the world’s longest dog ears.

The dog’s name is Lou and he is 3 years old and is owned by Paige Olsen.

Last week Lou’s ears were measured at 33.5cm long, which is long enough to beat the previous record.

Olsen said she always knew Lou’s ears were “extravagantly long,” and she only decided to measure them while in lockdown.

Lou is also a competitor at dog shows and has earned titles from the American Kennel Club and Rally Obedience.

More than 300 homes have been destroyed on La Palma following the eruption of the Cumbre Vieja volcano.

The volcano is located on one of Spain’s Canary Islands.

The eruption caused molten rock to spill into residential areas last week.

It created a huge ash cloud and then a crack in the volcano’s side caused four earthquakes to hit the island earlier this week.

Lava has now covered around 1 sq km of land and nobody can do anything to stop it.

In total over 6000 homes have now been evacuated with emergency shelters being set up for the residents.

Local people from four villages have been asked to pack their essential belongings and move to safer areas.

Scientists are unsure how long this eruption will last, but there are now concerns about what will happen if the lava reaches the sea.

The last time the Cumbre Vieja volcano erupted was 50 years ago in 1971.

Summer is on its way with the start of daylight savings.

Daylight saving time started at 2 am on Saturday 26th Sept, with all clocks getting set forward an hour.

What is daylight saving time?

It’s that time of year when the clocks change, but why does this happen?

Daylight saving time was first introduced in New Zealand in 1927. The main reason is to provide people with an additional hour to enjoy the outdoors in the evenings.

Changing clocks also acts as a reminder for people to test the smoke alarms in their homes.

An earthquake has hit the Australian state of Victoria.

At around 9.15am on Wednesday a magnitude-5.8 earthquake was detected in the Alpine National Park. This is located near the small town of Mansfield.

Geoscience Australia said the quake originated at a depth of 10 kilometres.

It was originally reported as a magnitude-6 quake, but was downgraded shortly after.

The quake was felt heavily 190km away in Melbourne, where a number of city builds were damaged.

Victoria State Emergency Service has confirmed there is no tsunami threat following the quake.

A second magnitude-4 earthquake was recorded in the vicinity of the first about 15 minutes later at a depth of 12km.

Landslides have also been recorded in the state’s north-east alpine region.

So far, there have been no reports of serious injuries or fatalities as a result of the quake.

One of New Zealand most famous recent sayings – nek minnit – is now 10 years ago.

In September 2011 filmmaker Colin Evans was filming skateboarders at the local skateboard park at Fairfield in Dunedin.

During his filming he captured Levi Hawken who said the famous line…

“Left my scooter outside the dairy, nek minnit…”

Various clips of Hawken’s catchphrase were uploaded to the Internet without Hawken’s permission. Between them they have been viewed millions of time.

It is estimated that those videos would have earned more than $10,000 in advertising on the clip.

The video is uniquely embedded in New Zealand street culture.

NZ Breakers player Tai Webster has been cut from New Zealand Breakers because of his refusal to be vaccinated against Covid-19.

Webster was one of the players of the year in 2020 and he signed a new two-year deal with the Breakers in July.

However, the 26-year-old’s unwillingness to get a vaccine will limit his ability to play basketball and travel freely within Australia.

The Breakers are likely to play the majority of the 2021-22 NBL season based in Australia because of international travel restrictions.

The NBL season is scheduled to begin on 18 November.

A drawing which has been attributed to Vincent van Gogh has gone on display in Amsterdam.

It is the first time the drawing has been shown in public.

The drawing is called, “Study for ‘Worn Out,’” and was completed in November 1882. It is part of a private collection.

The owner, who is remaining anonymous, asked the museum to determine if the unsigned drawing is by Van Gogh.

From the style, to the materials used — a thick carpenter’s pencil and coarse watercolor paper — it conforms to Van Gogh’s Hague drawings.

There are even traces of damage on the back of the image. This was due to the way Van Gogh used wads of starch to attach sheets of paper to drawing boards.

The study has been loaned to the museum and goes on show from Saturday through to January 2.

The small tourist town of Te Anau has decided to move into daylight saving forever.

This Saturday night, when the country moves into daylight saving time, Te Anau will be there for good.

The Fiordland town has a population of just 2760.

The town say the new time zone will give visitors an extra hour to see their sights and attractions – especially the Milford and Doubtful Sounds.

New Zealand first introduced daylight saving time in 1927. However, the modern era began in 1974/75 when a trial of putting time forward in summer was made permanent.

The rationale for changing the time over the summer months is so early morning sunlight hours are not wasted and the evenings are longer and more useful.

A 2008 survey found that 82% of Kiwis now approved of daylight saving.