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New Zealand has won its first medals of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, with the men's sprint cycling team taking gold and the men's 4000m pursuit team winning bronze.
The wreckage of an Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people has been spotted in northern Mali. The flight was lost over the Sahara in a sandstorm after it took off from Burkina Faso.
The United Nations Secretary-General has expressed his horror at an attack on a UN-run school in the northern Gaza strip that has killed women, children and staff.
It appears the opinion polls and many news media organisations have already decided the outcome of the general election. Labour and the Greens are trailing National in the polls.
Transport Minister Gerry Brownlee is being investigated by his own officials in the Civil Aviation Authority for avoiding a security check at Christchurch Airport on Thursday.
Police have apologised to victims of a serial rapist after a critical report by the IPCA. Assistant Commissioner Malcolm Burgess admits police failed to do their job. (AUDIO)
Forensics experts in the Netherlands, including three New Zealanders, are to begin the formal process of identifying bodies from the Malaysian plane shot down in Ukraine. (AUDIO)
One of the country's highest-paid public servants remains on sick leave following surgery at the start of the year. Mark Ford heads Auckland Council's water company.
The search effort following a plane crash near American Samoa began again at daylight this morning.
Cliff Curtis tells the story behind the inspirational local film about chess, community and mental health.
Former radio host Dan Carlin took his work to the Internet before podcasts were popular. Now he entertainingly explains historical events and politics in two cult-favourite 'casts.
The real-life murder mystery surrounding a group who tried to make an uninhabited Galapagos island their own utopia in the 1930s.
Women weigh up potential risks to their safety every day. But in doing so, are we upholding rape culture?
The story of four convicts who spent more than nine years on the Snares Islands in the early years of the nineteenth century
An introduction to Edvard Grieg, touching on the famous works while encouraging us to explore some of the lesser-known gems.
Filmmaker Brian Knappenberger on hacktivism, Anonymous, and Aaron Swartz.
Jack Perkins joins the celebrations at a picnic organised by the SPCA to say thank you to those who have adopted dogs or other animals.
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