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Officials managing a wharenui in Britain have been thrown a lifeline, just days after a mansion neighbouring the meeting house was gutted by fire. (AUDIO)
A magnitude 5.8 earthquake has hit near the South Island resort town of Wanaka, with one resident saying it seemed to "go and go and go". (AUDIO, COMMENTS)
A surgeon and the Nelson Marlborough District Health Board have been criticised today over the death of an elderly man on the operating table in 2012. (AUDIO)
Police will attempt to recover the car at centre of the case of missing Southland boy Mike Zhao-Beckenridge, on Wednesday. (AUDIO)
Police say a man who was found dead in the Papakura District Court cells this afternoon was alone at the time.
The mother of a woman, killed just days after warning police that her ex-partner had broken a protection order against him, says she still hears similar complaints. (AUDIO)
A police witness says a knife found at the apartment of the man accused of killing Auckland woman Blessie Gotingco had blood and hair on it. (AUDIO)
Team New Zealand will not immediately replace their former chairperson, Keith Turner, because they say private funders should have greater oversight.
A shallow but severe magnitude 5.8 quake which struck near Wanaka today was a one-off and not related to the Alpine Fault, a GeoNet spokesperson says. (AUDIO)
Despite a high number of emergency calls on Saturday, St John Ambulance say that a dropped call to 111 was dropped due to network issues.
A man is dead after being knocked off his kayak by waves at a Northland beach yesterday afternoon.
The Prime Minister says he sincerely regrets the hair-pulling incident and everyone on the planet would agree he misread the situation. (AUDIO, COMMENTS)
Transparency Solomon Islands says a legal challenge is being mounted over the controversial move making MPs' salaries tax free.
Australian Federal Police Commissioner Andrew Colvin says it is possible future investigations could result in an Australian facing the death penalty overseas.
The Blues have lost All Blacks Jerome Kaino and Charles Piutau for the remainder of the Super Rugby season to injury.
Dave Rowntree - pilot, solicitor and political activist - tells us about the unexpected return of the original Britpop multi-taskers.
An innovative architectural and educational space in Kaikohe has seen local rangitahi designing contemporary furniture and even a marae.
Elizabeth Kerr talks to New Zealand composer Ross Harris whose music, from European concert to Electro-acoustic, Māori music and klezmer, takes in the widest of influences.
Easy, versatile and delicious, a reliable dish to fall back on at the end of a long day.
A progress report from Auckland Zoo on the newest member of their giraffe family, a 1.8m tall female born two weeks ago.
The hip hop and future soul collective wrestle with subjects like time dilation, aliens, death, and determinism, at Auckland's Montecristo Room.
Outdoorsman and adventurer Kennedy Warne has recently returned from two weeks in Kiribati, one of the world's countries most vulnerable to sea-level rise (PHOTOS).
A small Māori delegation from the Far North is fighting Norway's biggest oil company over its oil exploration programme in Te Reinga Basin.
In 1972 a group espousing women’s liberation and socialism bought a house in Freemans Bay. Now they're writing the history of the house and their time there.
A police dog handler has stayed overnight looking for his search dog missing in bush in the Mount Holdsworth area, west of Masterton. (AUDIO)
A woman pinned in her car by a pig she tried to rescue from a Dunedin motorway found herself pondering a possible undignified death. (AUDIO)
The cabinet minister whose brother faces serious charges will not be stood down until the case is resolved, Prime Minister John Key says.
Former Nauru president, Sprent Dabwido, says there is growing discontent across the island after the government last week shut down access to some social media.
Two gunmen have been shot dead after they opened fire outside a conference on cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad in a suburb of Dallas, police say.
The New South Wales enforcer Greg Bird could be suspended for the first two State of Origin games following his ugly tackle on Jason Nightingale in the Kangaroos' loss to the Kiwis.
Whānau and friends are mourning the death of a champion of the Māori language, Henrietta Maxwell, of Ngāti Porou who died over the weekend.
Commodity prices fell 7.4 percent in April - the biggest monthly drop since the financial crisis, with dairy product prices leading the decline.
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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