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New Zealand golfer Lydia Ko has already claimed a $1.26 million bonus before heading into a three-way play-off in the season-ending LPGA Tour championship in Florida.
Adult Play Bunny costumes displayed at the Toy World retail chain, sparking a complaint from a Wellington father, had been delivered in error by its supplier, the retailer says.
A woman has been charged with the attempted murder of her newborn baby boy, found in a drain in Sydney yesterday morning.The baby is in a serious but stable condition in hospital.
New Plymouth mayor Andrew Judd is calling on the Government to change the law so that half of all councillors are Māori, saying the Treaty of Waitangi should be reflected.
A major coroner's inquest begins this morning into the death of an Otago prisoner of a suspected drug overdose amid allegations prison staff failed in their duty of care.
Prime Minister John Key has rejected calls for the State Services Commissioner to step down over his handling of the resignation of Roger Sutton, despite a "significant miscalculation." (AUDIO)
The body of a man has been found in thick bush on Mount Maunganui in Tauranga. Police were called by a member of the public.
The Labour Party will give initial support for new anti-terror legislation, even though it considers it rushed and has reservations about some of the specifics. (AUDIO)
A suicide bomber has killed at least 40 people at a volleyball tournament in eastern Afghanistan. Officials say the bomber walked into a crowd of spectators.
The Solomon Islands Electoral Commission says preliminary estimates indicate a average voter turn out of 80 to 85 percent across the country.
A tearful Lewis Hamilton joined the elite ranks of double Formula One world champions after a nerve-racking drive to victory in the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
A fishing firm says its Maori partners have failed to grasp opportunities to break into the sector. Sanford's Volker Kuntzsch says tribes need to move into management development.
Even though it is a global leader, Netflix will be very much a Johnny-come-lately when it launches its internet based movie and television subscription service here in March.
The Shed Project is a wide-reaching initiative offering opportunities to people with disabilities. Amelia Nurse visits a shed in Paraparaumu to find out what the guys are up to.
Australian writer and journalist Eileen Ormsby explores the dark net to tell the story of the online cartel dubbed "the eBay of drugs" for her new book Silk Road.
How the city of Berkeley in California fought 'Big Soda' and won, with a new tax on sugary drinks.
Visual displays, such as Google Glass can provide information in search and rescue, law enforcement, or firefighting operations, but how will they influence performance?
The development of the oral contraceptive pill in the 1950s was a massive development scientifically, with an equally significant social and cultural impact.
It is 112 years since the SS Ventnor sank off the coast of New Zealand, and it has finally be found. Crew and 499 coffins carrying the remains of Chinese gold miners were lost.
Simon Morton meets contestants, robots and Professor Jacky Baltes at Robot World 2014 held recently in Seoul, South Korea.
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