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Police divers have joined the search for a boy swept away by a large wave at a Mount Maunganui beach. Local people held a candle-lit vigil at Shelly Beach. (AUDIO)
Christchurch City Council will review incentives for executives of companies it owns following criticism of a pay rise for the Lyttelton Port boss. (AUDIO)
Warriors players and staff were credited with a Maori tourism programme after attending only one day of an 18-week course, the head of the Tertiary Education Commission says. (AUDIO)
The Independent Police Conduct Authority (IPCA) has ruled an officer should have abandoned a pursuit which ended with a 15-year-old passenger being killed.
Members of New Zealand's Muslim community have told Radio New Zealand sending troops to fight Islamic State in Iraq would be a mistake. (AUDIO)
A number of people have been screened at the border for Ebola and officials say all measures are in place to detect the deadly virus should it reach this country. (AUDIO)
The United States Secret Service director has resigned after a series of security lapses that showed holes in the protective cocoon around President Barack Obama. (AUDIO)
As the Labour Party sets out its timeframe to elect a new leader, candidate Grant Robertson calls for a frank and honest conversation about the future of the party. (AUDIO)
Fonterra has denied charges laid against it in the butter milk stink in the Taranaki town of Eltham. The charges relate to an offensive smell caused by the disposal of byproduct.
The human rights watchdog Amnesty International says it has received credible information that soldiers in Fiji beat up a man after he sent a series of angry text messages to the Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama.
The Springboks are sweating on the fitness of number 8 Duane Vermeulen, who's been bracketed alongside Schalk Burger for Sunday morning's clash with the All Blacks.
A wananga has been forced to repay $5.9 million and the Serious Fraud Office called in after a Tertiary Education Commission and Qualifications Authority investigation. (AUDIO)
Finzsoft shares jumped almost 25 percent yesterday after the software company said it expects at least a four-fold increase in this year's annual profit.
Why dancing is important to a community and the challenges of taking a group of senior citizens to compete at the World Hip Hop Dance Champs.
Whetu Tirikatene-Sullivan helped break down barriers for both Maori and women. Her fashion sense was also ground breaking.
Chris Parker returns to Christchurch for his 24th birthday, and reflects on his hometown's identity, as well as who he is in relation to it.
James Gardner traces a personal path through the evolving world of electronic music. Listen to Radio NZ National at 11pm Friday, or online now.
A group of cantankerous, opinionated and erudite gold card-holding literary-type males meet for coffee over a period of four years in this play by Roger Hall.
An exhibition at Te Papa explores 100 million years of evolution of the tyrannosaur family.
The Order of St John operates most of the New Zealand's ambulance services. David Steemson finds out about the history of the organisation.
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