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Members of the Mount Maunganui community have been dropping off food and cards to try to support a family whose five-year-old boy was swept out to sea. (AUDIO)
The latest fall in wholesale dairy prices suggests Fonterra's milk payout is likely to fall further, which could take about $6 billion out of the economy compared with last season.
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.
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)
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)
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)
Police are investigating the discovery of a foetus in Christchurch's wastewater treatment plant at Bromley. Police hope to indentify the woman and confirm she has received any care needed.
The French overseas minister, George Pau-Langevin, says she regrets that the Caledonian Union has decided to boycott this week's talks in Paris of the signatories of the Noumea Accord.
As the Silver Ferns try to regain some respectability in the wake of the Commonwealth Games, a former coach fears their current five test losing streak to Austalia will only continue.
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.
The Order of St John operates most of the New Zealand's ambulance services. David Steemson finds out about the history of the organisation.
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.
Whetu Tirikatene-Sullivan helped break down barriers for both Maori and women. Her fashion sense was also ground breaking.
From the discovery of DNA to the pavlova, Jon Bridges and David Downs have compiled a complete list of marvels when it comes to Kiwi ingenuity.
Artist Simon Denny talks to Lynn Freeman about his exhibition, The Personal Effects of Kim Dotcom.
The Māori word of the week is: kaiko - teacher. He kaiako tērā wahine. That woman is a teacher.
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