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Election 2014 - Prime Minister John Key was holidaying in Hawaii when his office was briefed by the Security Intelligence Service on the release of information to a right-wing blogger, he says. (VIDEO)
A Malaysian bank officer and her husband have been charged with forgery, theft and other offences after allegedly stealing from the accounts of four people on missing flight MH370.
Election 2014 - Thousands of primary school teachers and principals have rejected the Government's flagship education policy that pays counterparts to raise achievement. (AUDIO)
Hundreds of jobs are set to go in the North Island, with moves to liquidate a roading contractor and stationery giant Croxley considering closing its Auckland factory. (AUDIO)
Election 2014 - The Labour Party has announced plans for Dunedin Hospital and retaining jobs, including keeping an agresearch centre open and reopening Hillside Workshops.
A spokesperson for some of the families of the 29 men killed in the Pike River mine explosion in November 2010 is concerned Solid Energy is stalling the mine re-entry.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott has warned Australia cannot let down its guard against homegrown terrorism or risk "sickening" acts of barbarity like those in Iraq playing out at home.
No bloggers have yet signed up to its year-old code intended to create standards for journalism on the internet, the Online Media Standards Authority says.
Close to 6000 Cantabrians classed as vulnerable, including the elderly and those with poor health, are still waiting for their earthquake insurance claims to be resolved.
French Polynesia's president, Gaston Flosse, has been charged with misuse of power in the way he awarded a US$55 million contract a decade ago to build Tahiti's new hospital.
The All Blacks are blaming South African referee Jaco Peyper for their failure to win an 18th straight Test match, when they drew the first Bledisloe Cup against the Wallabies in Sydney at the weekend.
A specialist in traditional Maori custom and the arts is demanding the return of scared taonga, or treasure, that have been put up for sale by the auction house Sotheby's. (AUDIO)
The number of people moving to New Zealand or staying long term has continued to hover near all-time highs, while the number of Kiwis moving to Australia has plummeted.
It is National Poetry Day so here is a collection of conversations with poets about poetry, including some poems.
100 million kilos of textile waste are dumped in New Zealand every year – but eco-fashion still carries a stigma.
What questions would you ask political parties if you could? What are the burning issues that will help decide your vote?
To mark the anniversary of William Shakespeare's birth we're releasing a sonnet, read by a New Zealander, each morning at 10:00am.
A collection of audio which explores the history of the Treaty of Waitangi, drawn from the Sound Archives / Ngā Taonga Kōrero collection.
The Happiness Institute aims to enhance people, families and organisations. Meet the founder, Dr Tim Sharp.
This week we are live streaming the national finale of New Zealand Choral Federation's national secondary school choir festival.
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