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The police officer who shot an unarmed black teenager in the St Louis suburb of Ferguson in the US says he had to shoot Michael Brown before the teen got to him.
Labour Party leader Andrew Little has told Prime Minister John Key to "cut the crap" and apologise over his office's links with the Security Intelligence Service.
Eleven Auckland restaurants which form part of the Masala food chain have been fined a total of $66,000 for failing to provide documents about staff.
Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom claims authorities are trying to lock him up again after he spent $10 million on his defence, ran out of money and got dumped by his legal team.
Phil Rudd arrived late at the High Court in Tauranga this morning prompting the judge to briefly issue an arrest warrant. Outside court the AC/DC drummer played up to media.
The Inland Revenue Department (IRD) has identified more than $500 million missing through tax avoidance by businesses this year - a four-fold increase on five years ago.
New housing activity in Auckland has exceeded the first year goals of the Government's Housing Accord, although the accord itself has made little impact on the targets.
Public submissions are open on legislation the Government claims will protect NZ from the threat of foreign fighters but submitters will have to be quick as the deadline is tomorrow.
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has ordered hundreds more US National Guard troops to the town of Ferguson to prevent a second night of rioting and looting. (AUDIO)
A government MP in Vanuatu claims there have been reports that there are several million US dollars available to bribe the country's leaders.
The Australia cricketer Phillip Hughes was wearing an older model helmet when he suffered a serious head injury in a game in Sydney yesterday.
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.
Shares in Orion Health began trading at $6.50 on the NZX today after its $125 million float.
A "library of everything", the Internet Archive provides free public access to websites, music, moving images, and nearly three million public-domain books.
A Manawatu farming couple have become one of nearly a dozen New Zealanders to set up a glamorous camping business on their property.
There was a time when you would join a waiting list, possibly for years, to buy an imported car. Find out about the colourful history of car imports to NZ.
Historical film footage showing New Zealand in the 1940s has turned up in California (watch it here), and the search is on to find out who filmed the images.
Political protest and social unrest have moved online in the 21st century. Are politically-flavoured tweets a sign of our lack of engagement or the new face of political and social activism?
New Zealand actors give their own interpretations of a number of Shakespearean Monologues.
Alvy Ray Smith directed the first feature film sequence using computer graphics, for Star Trek the Wrath of Khan in 1982. He went on to co-found Pixar Animation.
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