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Cantabrians will watch the sunrise from New Brighton Beach tomorrow to mark five years since the September 2010 earthquake.
The main railway station in the Hungarian capital, Budapest, has opened its doors to hundreds of migrants after a two-day stand-off.
He previously insisted NZ was already doing its bit for refugees, but now John Key says the Government could consider lifting the country's refugee quota. (AUDIO, COMMENTS)
New Zealand's resthomes, schools, marae and rugby clubs today gave their men in black an extra push to take on the world.
Sobbing relatives watched as the bodies of a six-year-old girl and her grandmother were removed from a Palmerston North house this afternoon. (AUDIO)
National MP Maurice Williamson has admitted he "overstepped the line" and caused offence at a conference dinner in Auckland last week. (AUDIO)
Foreign Minister Murray McCully has suspended the funding for Nauru's justice system because of ongoing concerns about civil rights abuses. (AUDIO)
Heritage advocates in Christchurch are opposing plans to build a large bus stop in front of two of the city's few remaining heritage buildings.
The demand for repairs for marae nationwide is growing as many hit the century-old mark. (AUDIO)
The Government and Auckland iwi have resolved their stand-off over developing surplus Crown land for housing.
A jury has been told an Auckland police custody officer showed off both his police and volunteer firefighter uniforms before allegedly raping a woman he met online.
Prime Minister John Key has defended New Zealand's emission reduction targets after the Green Party released a plan it says can dramatically reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Nauru has issued a hard hitting dismissal of New Zealand's claims about the state of its judicial sector, saying its suspension of aid funding is misguided.
Hundreds of French farmers are driving tractors into Paris to protest at falling food prices and high taxes.
Players who missed out the All Blacks World Cup have had the chance to ask coach Steve Hansen why - but none opted to put him through the ringer.
Many exercising women are not eating enough, with potential serious impacts on their fertility as well as bone and heart health.
Wellington-based sonic explorers Orchestra of Spheres join us for a live session ahead of their tour through China. (AUDIO, VIDEO)
Katrine Marcal argues economics isn't about money, it is about how we view people, and sometimes how we ignore them.
The little things that make Karangahape Road unique are why it feels like home, says John MacDonald.
Nick Bollinger reviews new music from Wilco and talks to Texan singer-songwriter Tift Merritt. Melody Thomas checks out new Electric Wire Hustle.
New Zealand is known as the world’s seabird capital. Less well known is the enormous, and growing, threat that plastic rubbish in the ocean poses to them.
Growing up, Sam Barry's passion was for anything with wheels and a motor. Now he's looking to take out the New Zealand UDC V8 Ute Championship.
Plunket Society founder Sir Truby King's massive book collection is being used to highlight the health campaigner's life and personality.
The Wireless showcase some of the best new music releases, including songs from Beach House and The Flaming Lips' collaboration with Miley Cyrus.
Auckland's heated housing market is at a crossroads after the first average price drop in six months, says one of the city's biggest real estate agencies. (COMMENTS)
Police are looking for two men who tried to entice a 12-year-old girl into their car on her way to school in Hawke's Bay.
The Green Party is upset that the Government withheld some information when it was consulting on a new climate change target. (COMMENTS)
An Australian academic says a declaration coming out of the Pacific Islands Development Forum may create difficulties for next week's larger regional meeting in Port Moresby.
Solving the problem of plastic pollution will take more than technology, says a scientist who found 90 percent of seabirds have plastic in their system. (AUDIO, COMMENTS)
Durban's successful bid for the 2022 Commonwealth Games could spell disaster for the New Zealand track cycling team.
New Zealand's Native Chef, Erueti Tutaki, could give the Naked Chef Jamie Oliver a run for his money when it comes to cooking school lunches.
Briscoe Group is standing firm on its takeover bid for Kathmandu Holdings, saying it will not increase its share offer.
New Zealand has lost the world record for the heaviest fleece shorn off a merino to the Aussies. (COMMENTS)
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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