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AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd arrived late at the High Court in Tauranga this morning prompting the judge to issue an arrest warrant. He is appearing on drugs and threatening to kill charges.
Lawyers for the family of US teen Michael Brown have criticised the decision not to indict the police officer who killed him. The decision sparked more rioting in Ferguson. (AUDIO)
Convicted murderer and child sex offender Phillip Smith has indicated he intends to fight deportation from Brazil to New Zealand. (VIDEO)
Prime Minister John Key says he will not be apologising or quitting in the wake of a critical report on the activities of his senior staff. (AUDIO)
Australian cricketer Phil Hughes is critical condition after emergency surgery for a severe head injury suffered when he was struck on the helmet by a ball during a domestic match.
The director of the Security Intelligence Service says the organisation has prevented terror attacks in New Zealand, but needs greater powers to continue to keep the country safe. (VIDEO)
South Auckland residents worried at the impact of another liquor store on their community say they are being ignored and a law change meant to help them is failing.
The SIS released inaccurate and misleading information on former Labour Party leader Phil Goff but there is no evidence it was playing politics, an inquiry by the Inspector-General has found. (VIDEO)
The search for an elderly man who fell from a cruise ship sailing from New Zealand to Sydney has been called off. The man's fall was caught on the ship's CCTV. (AUDIO)
The Regional Assistance Mission is congratulating the Solomon Islands people, the Electoral Commission and the Police for conducting what it says were fair, free and peaceful elections.
The veteran spinner Daniel Vettori will tonight become New Zealand's most capped test cricketer after being selected to play in the third and final test against Pakistan in Sharjah.
An iwi group leasing its catch quota to a fishing company is agreeing with a call for Maori to step up and seize opportunities in the industry.
Methven's first-half net profit rose 3.4 percent over the year earlier, which it says is satisfactory after earlier overstocking by key customers. (AUDIO)
American surgeon and writer, Atul Gawande's new book is about ageing, illness, medicine - and the importance of having a great life until the very end.
Cosmo Kentish-Barnes soaks up the atmosphere and meets some of the livestock competitors at the Canterbury A&P Show.
A Manawatu farming couple have become one of nearly a dozen New Zealanders to set up a glamorous camping business on their property.
The Māori word of the week is: pāremata - parliament. Kōtahi rau e rua tekau mā tahi ngā mema pāremata.
The Shed Project is a wide-reaching initiative offering opportunities to people with disabilities. Amelia Nurse visits a shed in Paraparaumu to find out what the guys are up to.
Dr Chris Smith from the Naked Scientists talks to Simon Morton about how bacteria plays a crucial role in the formation of the nervous system.
How the city of Berkeley in California fought 'Big Soda' and won, with a new tax on sugary drinks.
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