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Department of Conservation director-general Lou Sanson claims the deparment now has the resources to do its job after its annual report showed it failed to meet key goals in pest controls. (AUDIO)
The production of the Disney film, Pete's Dragon, is set to inject up to 800 jobs into Wellington's screen industry over the next six months. Filming will take place from January to April next year. (AUDIO)
Millions of dollars of deals in dairying, telecommunications and food research have been announced during the Chinese President Xi Jingping's visit to New Zealand.
The secondary teachers' union says the Government's flagship education policy could fundamentally change the school system and it is critical primary teachers get on board with it. (AUDIO)
Aviation companies are lining up to provide regular flights to Kaitaia after Air New Zealand's decision to abandon the service at the top of the North Island as it was uneconomic. (AUDIO)
Serial sex offender Stewart Murray Wilson is to serve another six months of jail time on top of his existing 21-year sentence after being found guilty of breaching his parole conditions.
An Auckland councillor is expecting overwhelming opposition to possible motorway charges and believes a referendum, estimated to cost $1.5 million, should go ahead.
New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key has been unanimously elected chair of the International Democrat Union, a global group of conservative and centre-right political parties.
Relatives of 43 missing Mexican students, who the authorities say were murdered by a drugs gang, have led mass protests in the capital. The marches were generally peaceful.
More election results are being declared in Solomon Islands as the second day of counting draws to a close.
The All Blacks captain Richie McCaw will bring up yet another milestone at Millennium Stadium in Cardiff this weekend when he captains the side for the 100th time in a Test match. (AUDIO)
A Taranaki polytechnic wants to talk to every student who enrolled in its failed Maori performing arts course so it can work out how to help them.
Ryman Healthcare has posted another record first-half result and is forecasting its second-half will be even stronger.
Mac Armstrong is a seven-time winner of the annual Invercargill to Auckland pigeon race, covering a distance of over 1,200 kilometres - as the pigeon flies.
New Zealand actors give their own interpretations of a number of Shakespearean Monologues.
Anthropologist Dr David Boarder Giles has been investigating our cultural relationship to food consumption and wastage and he says the trash talks.
Visual displays, such as Google Glass can provide information in search and rescue, law enforcement, or firefighting operations, but how will they influence performance?
Cosmo Kentish-Barnes soaks up the atmosphere and meets some of the livestock competitors at the Canterbury A&P Show.
In Dunedin a volunteer-built predator-proof fence protects a small colony of fairy prions, breeding on a narrow ledge halfway down a 70-metre high cliff.
Take a photographic journey around the country's marae with Robin and Sam Walters, who spend three years visiting the major, and more humble, meeting houses.
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