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Humanitarian agencies are preparing large-scale aid operations to earthquake-ravaged Nepal, with tonnes of supplies being flown into the country.
A New Zealander is believed to have died in the wake of the devastating earthquake in Nepal. (AUDIO)
Pharmacies in Waikato are delivering free flu jabs to older people this winter in a New Zealand first that has raised hackles with doctors.
The Fire Service has had more than 30 calls for help as heavy downpours flooded Wellington homes and garages.
The Prime Minister is about to embark on the second - and most controversial - stage of his trade push in the Gulf states, where his position on human rights will be in the spotlight.
Commemorations are taking place to mark 20 years since the Cave Creek disaster that claimed 14 lives.
Convicted Bali Nine drug smuggler Andrew Chan has married his girlfriend at Besi prison on Nusakambangan Island, ahead of his expected execution in coming days.
Big companies that use lots of electricity say the high capacity power cable that was built into Auckland several years ago has fallen short of expectations.
Black Caps batsman Martin Guptill smashed an impressive double century to put Derbyshire in an excellent position on day two of their English county cricket match against Gloucestershire in Bristol.
A New Zealander in Nepal says she and her family are lucky to be alive after the devastating earthquake that hit the country over the weekend.
Auckland councillors meet behind closed doors today in an increasingly tense stand-off with the council-owned port company over wharf extensions.
The Prime Minister has wasted little time trying to drum up support for a valuable free trade deal with Gulf states on his visit to the region.
Samoa's new Police Commissioner, Egon Keil, has suspended four officers for allegedly being involved in criminal activities and breaching their duties.
A new study has found two-thirds of the world's population have no access to safe and affordable surgery - more than double the number in previous estimates.
The All Whites striker Shane Smeltz has been named in the A-League team of the decade.
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Peat being dug up during large-scale road works might provide key pieces to the puzzle of historic Maori occupation along Kapiti Coast.
Listen to the little tern.
Dr Maria Armoudia, whose family was decimated in 1915 and has called for all the dead to be remembered, talks to Kim Hill.
For many New Zealanders, Gallipoli was to be the biggest adventure of their lives. One that would cost many of them their lives.
The Māori word of the week is: manu - bird. Whanaihia nga manu ki te ika. Feed fish to the birds.
Historian Eugene Rogan talks to Kim Hill about the impact of the Gallipoli campaign, the fall of the Ottoman empire and the post-war agreement on the region.
American academic Andrea Jain explores the growth of modern yoga from fringe practice to global popularity.
Jesse Mulligan explores the role of sport in WW1 with sport historian Greg Ryan and Dr Ron Palenski, chief executive of the New Zealand Hall of Fame.
As we farewell the varied, complex women of ‘Mad Men’, where should we turn to next for a regular dose of ambitious career women?
A New Zealand expert on whooping cough admits the current vaccine is not as effective as many would like it to be, but says it still offers plenty of benefits.
Dunedin police are investigating whether clothes found near a river in Otago belong to a missing American tramper.
Tim Groser, the Minister for Trade Negotiations, is cautiously optimistic in an agreement on the Trans Pacific Partnership in the next few months.
The reconstruction and renovation of primary schools in the Tongan islands of Ha'apai has finally begun more than a year after Cyclone Ian devastated the area.
The Australian Prime Minister has written to the Indonesian President to plead for clemency for two drug smugglers in a last-ditch effort to stop their execution.
The Southern Steel have played out a dramatic 53-all draw with the Adelaide Thunderbirds in their trans-Tasman netball championship clash.
A National list MP of Ngāi Tahu descent is validating the position of a Christchurch local body politician, who is retaining his seat from his new location in Whanganui.
A new report says the economic value of the world's oceans is eroding fast, due to pollution, ocean acidification, overfishing and a host of other ills.
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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