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AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd arrived late at the High Court in Tauranga this morning prompting the judge to briefly issue an arrest warrant. He is facing charges of drug possession and threatening to kill.
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)
Samoa's first disabled Lawyer to be admitted to the bar says local NGO's are doing more to support children with disabilities than the government.
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)
A recent report estimates the cost of domestic violence and child abuse to the economy as $7 billion a year, and growing. But does that distract from the real issue – and its victims?
How the city of Berkeley in California fought 'Big Soda' and won, with a new tax on sugary drinks.
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?
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.
The Rolling Stones performed in Auckland recently. Find out what goes on 'behind the scenes' to prepare for the big gig with production manager Dale Skjerseth.
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.
District Court Judge and DNA expert Arthur Tompkins tells the tale of the 1911 theft by Vincenzo Perugia of the Mona Lisa.
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