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BlogWatch columnist Peter Fowler looks at the controversy around the song "Kill the PM" and how misinformation about NZ On Air spread quickly online.
The Supreme Court has ruled that an insurance company must pay out for damages from multiple earthquakes - not just the final tremor that left a property unable to be repaired. (AUDIO)
Election 2014 - Support for National and Labour have fallen in the latest major poll out today, while smaller parties appear to have benefited from disclosures in the book, Dirty Politics. (AUDIO)
Dairy giant Fonterra is planning to invest more than $1 billion in a Chinese joint venture and boost processing capacity in New Zealand. It is sticking to its forecast milk payout of $6. (AUDIO)
Go to our Election 2014 page for the latest on the campaign trail, POLL of POLLS, POWER PLAY, our party leader VIDEOS, Fact or Fiction?, Ask Away and the Big Issues.
A biography about a Wellington art dealer has won the top prize at the New Zealand Post Book Awards tonight, with the judges describing it as a brilliant work. (AUDIO)
At least 1400 children were subjected to appalling sexual exploitation in the English city of Rotherham between 1997 and 2013, a report has found. Children as young as 11 were raped.
Labour and the Greens say it is untenable for Judith Collins to remain a minister in the wake of her latest gaffe and the Prime Minister must step in. (AUDIO)
A senior Earthquake Commission engineer has told a disciplinary hearing into his professional conduct that sometimes, people just don't want to hear what he has to say. (AUDIO)
The Fiji High Court will this Friday hear an application by the Fiji Labour Party to re-instate a candidate on the electoral roll.
Roger Federer's bid for an 18th grand slam title has begun with a workmanlike straight sets win over Austrailan Marinko Matosevic to advance to the second round of the U.S. Open.
A row over the running of a Northland Maori immersion school has deepened with the school's commissioner releasing a draft report on his review.
Air New Zealand lifted net profit 45 percent to $262 million for the year ended June, as it held costs while increasing capacity and passenger numbers. It will pay a special dividend.
Fast rising musical siblings join Simon Mercep in the Radio New Zealand studio for a chat and some live songs.
An award-winning project by photographer Robin Hammond documents the living conditions of people with mental illness in many strife-torn African regions.
Sir Hew Strachan, Chichele Professor of the History of War at Oxford University, discusses the commemorations of the First World War.
The year is 1977. There are 1000 computers in NZ. A new hierarchy has grown up around electronic data processing workers who “inhabit a different world... full of jargon and youth and pushiness”.
Despite having no formal training 15-year-old Adrian Mann decided that he was going to build a piano from scratch.
Poverty, inequality and incomes are big issue topics for voters in the forthcoming election. Insight reports on tackling the health, education and income gap.
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