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One person is dead and several others have been taken to hospital after a violent incident in the Wellington suburb of Johnsonville.
The Nelson teenager who received medicinal marijuana while he was locked in an induced coma, died this evening.
People in Greece are deeply uncertain about their country's economic future following its failure to make a €1.5 billion payment to the IMF. (AUDIO)
The Labour Party has questioned the Minister of Education over how a charter school in Whangarei has ended up with $2.5 million of unspent government funding. (AUDIO)
The Ngāpuhi tribal council is standing by its man, Sonny Tau, despite the leader stepping down from the chair of the iwi's treaty negotiation board.
A Napier teenager who gave a speech questioning her teachers admits the school didn't say she was suspended but still told her she couldn't attend. (AUDIO)
Officials say at least 140 bodies have been recovered after a military transport plane crashed in a residential area of Medan in Sumatra.
An investigation into a biosecurity alert over a consignment of Bulgarian maize found it posed no threat, the Ministry for Primary Industries says. (AUDIO)
The Ministry for Primary Industries has confirmed that, of 45,000 sheep exported to Mexico, 191 died after their 15 day voyage. (AUDIO)
Nearly all general practices nationwide have signed up to a government scheme to provide free appointments and prescriptions for under 13s.
Wet wipes and "fatbergs'' are proving to be a disastrous combination for Blenheim's sewerage system, the Marlborough District Council says. (AUDIO)
A display screen at the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment that cost $140,000 to buy will also cost thousands to run, Labour's David Clark says.
The Australian Bureau of Meteorology says flash floods and landslides are likely as Cyclone Raquel nears Solomon Islands.
Greece made last-minute overtures to international creditors for aid but it was not enough to save the country from default on loans with the International Monetary Fund.
The All Blacks have unveiled their World Cup jersey, which pays homage to the 1905 All Blacks team, The Originals.
A performance by the New Zealand String Quartet and Canadian clarinettist, James Campbell.
An unidentified body, an unexplained death and a rare book of 11th century poetry have kept this Aussie mystery alive for almost 70 years.
When music executives turned down a way to compress music into digital files it was the beginning of the end of the recording industry.
It is difficult not to be in awe of the beauty of the Balclutha Road Bridge. The art deco-style bowstring structure is celebrating 80 years.
Dave North is helping to develop the facilities young skaters need on the South Island’s rugged and isolated West Coast. (VIDEO)
Tamarillos are available when many other fruit are out of season and as well as being a good source of vitamin C, they contain significant amounts of iron, phosphorus and vitamin A.
Photos of the Brazilian president with a traditional Māori ball for the game ki-o-rahi have gone global ahead of the First World Indigenous Games.
Danny Goldberg talks about handing PR for KISS and Led Zeppelin, launching Stevie Nicks solo career, managing Nirvana and Bonnie Raitt.
Economist Geoff Bertram and Climate Scientist James Renwick on what they claim is the government's stifling of climate change debate.
The Government's decision to shed jobs in environmental research is driven by economic interests and not scientific ones, the Association of Scientists says.
A man has been arrested and charged with murder after a body was found in the Auckland suburb of Panmure.
A group of people walked backwards from Parliament to KiwiRail today to protest against the possibility of replacing a fleet of electric trains with diesel.
Over three and a half thousand Tongan school children marched in uniform and performed traditional dances for the King as part of coronation celebrations.
One of the world's best-known radio DJs, Zane Lowe, has kicked off Apple Music's new radio station, Beats 1, with a reference to his New Zealand roots.
Spinner Ish Sodhi and all-rounder Colin Munro have been dropped from the Black Caps contracted player list.
Ngāpuhi leader Sonny Tau failed to take the appropriate steps before trying to take kererū from the South Island, a conservation organisation says.
Auckland's housing market has hit new records, with the average price breaking $800,000 for the first time and inventory shrinking to its lowest point in nine years.
From our mountain parrot, the kea, to the bush-dwelling pipipi, to the urban house sparrow, a collection of bird stories and songs.
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