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Seven-piece group Tunes of I draws inspiration from dub, soul, funk, jazz, big band - and even a bit of metal. (AUDIO)
A man deported from Australia this month has been arrested after a burglary in Hamilton.
The High Court has decided not to review the decision not to proceed with the prosecution against the former head of the Pike River Mine, Peter Whittall. (AUDIO)
Forecasters in Samoa are warning a tropical cyclone is likely to develop within the next 12 to 24 hours.
The Black Caps are taking on Australia in the third test - a day/night (pink ball) match at the Adelaide Oval.
People living in the lower Waikakaho Valley are packing their bags and preparing to evacuate if the wind turns. (AUDIO)
A teacher who had a sexual relationship with a boy at her school has been sentenced to more than 10 years in prison. (AUDIO)
Research published this week provides the first geological evidence for the potential of runaway ice loss in Antarctica. (AUDIO)
An ill, elderly woman was stranded for two days on a cruise ship north east of Great Barrier Island before a helicopter was able to reach her. (AUDIO)
A Kerikeri man is challenging Customs to explain why foreign soil was able to slip into the country in lamp bases filled with dirt to weigh them down.
A patched gang member has been arrested after millions of dollars worth of the Class A drug was seized at Auckland Airport.
ANALYSIS: The tide of migration to Australia is turning, with more New Zealanders choosing to stay here or come home, says Jane Patterson in this week's Power Play. (COMMENTS)
A Fiji military officer charged with the sexual assault of an escaped prisoner three years ago has again been remanded in custody.
A new propaganda video from the terrorist organisation that calls itself Islamic State features a picture of the New Zealand flag.
Australia's dominated the first day of the inaugural day-night cricket test against New Zealand in Adelaide.
Plans are under way to get every one of Auckland's 1.4 million residents speaking te reo Māori. (COMMENTS)
Rebecca Blundell gives an overview of the life and music of the renowned singer-songwriter.
RNZ quizzes arrive via courier pigeon each Friday. Enjoy!
Feeling trapped in the cage of life? Think you’re going to fall off the perch from stress? Well, stress no more! The psychic tui is here to help.
Niamh O'Flynn hopes the powerful grassroots movement against climate change will "trickle up" to become government action at COP21.
Why do so many of us get scared and anxious about flying in planes?
John Cowan gives tips for talking to children about terrorism and war.
Nick Bollinger surveys songs about depression and discos from Reykjavík resident John Grant.
The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain is in New Zealand this month as part of its 30th anniversary tour.
Professor Valery Feigin says New Zealand's current stroke prevention strategy ignores the 90 percent of New Zealanders in the low - moderate risk category, yet 80 percent of all strokes strike this group.
A leading New Zealand obesity campaigner is quitting the battle, saying she has achieved nothing in 14 years. (COMMENTS)
The Dunedin Council's drainage system simply didn't cope with the very heavy rain that caused catastrophic floods this year, the plant manager says.
Labour Party leader Andrew Little's visit to an Australian detention centre has validated how he feels about the country's immigration laws, he says. (AUDIO, COMMENTS)
Police in Papua New Guinea are trying to contain violence in a Lae suburb, which has claimed two lives in the past three days.
Russia has rejected Turkey's claims it did not know the plane it shot down on the Syrian border was Russian.
The defending champion and world golf number one Jordan Spieth has a simple game plan after surging into Australian Open contention with a solid if unspectacular second-round three-under-par 68.
Two jerseys once worn by All Blacks great George Nepia are up for sale at an auction house in Wales, but the player's family want them brought back to New Zealand. (AUDIO, COMMENTS)
Auckland-based drugmaker AFT Pharmaceuticals is planning a $33.2 million share float to fund future product research and market growth.
Westland Milk Products believes the farm gate milk price will not recover until the middle of next year because overseas buyers have already reacted to predictions of falling production and drought.
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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