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PM under pressure over SIS papers to blogger

John Key

Election 2014 - Labour and the Greens are questioning the integrity of Prime Minister John Key, saying he is not being honest about what he knows about spy documents released to a blogger in 2011. (AUDIO)

Put your questions to the politicians

Ask Away

Whether it's poverty, housing or education on your mind, Radio New Zealand has teamed up with Ask Away to let you raise your issues directly with election candidates.

Slater facing breach of privacy charge

Whale Oil blogger Cameron Slater.

Blogger Cameron Slater is facing prosecution for breaching the privacy of an Auckland businessman and publishing the information on his blog. A complaint was laid in 2012.

Crown makes formal apology to Tuhoe

Tuhoe trio

The people of Tuhoe have accepted an apology from the Crown for killing their ancestors and brutally taking their land, but say they will never forget what happened. (AUDIO)

Council alleges $1.5m vehicle fraud

A Dunedin City Council inquiry is trying to find a number of missing council-owned vehicles.

The Dunedin City Council has laid a police complaint claiming 152 of its fleet vehicles were sold and the money pocketed. The council is alleging a $1.5 million fraud. (AUDIO)

PPTA reaches deal over policy

teacher and class

The Post Primary Teachers Association has reached an interim agreement with the Ministry of Education on the Government's flagship education policy.

Russian trucks cross Ukraine border

A Russian national flag is waved as  trucks cross the Ukrainian border at the Izvarino custom control checkpoint.

About 90 Russian trucks carrying aid for civilians in rebel-held eastern Ukraine have crossed the border into Ukraine. The convoy had been held up at the border for more than a week.

Leaders talk about their top goals

Winston Peters

Under the grill - We asked the leaders of parties represented in parliament what they would most like to achieve if they are re-elected? (VIDEO)

Campaign to restore cathedral

Aerial shot of Christ Church Cathedral in 2014.

A campaign has been launched to get public support for the restoration of Christchurch's cathedral, but the Anglican Church says it will not change its stance.

Fiji police accused of brutality after man dies

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An investigation is underway in Fiji, after a man died after allegedly being beaten by police.

Wallabies hit back at All Blacks' moaning

Jaco Peyper sinbins Beauden Barrett during the 1st Bledisloe Cup test in Sydney.

The Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie has thrown the All Blacks' refereeing complaints back in their faces ahead of the second Bledisloe Cup Test at Eden Park.

Crown returns flag to Ngai Tuhoe

A powhiri was performed for the Crown.

The Crown has returned a historic flag to Ngai Tuhoe, to help restore injustices the iwi has suffered at the hands of the Crown. The move came as part of a formal apology. (AUDIO)

Spark near doubles reported profit

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Spark is signalling this may be the last year its underlying profits will fall. It has reported a near doubling of annual net profit but its underlying result is down nearly 8 percent. (AUDIO)

Forestry co-op eyes small plantations

A new forestry co-operative is hoping to cash in on New Zealand's so-called wall of wood.

A new forestry co-operative bankrolled by wealthy Chinese and Australian investors is hoping to cash in on this country's so-called 'wall of wood' which is reaching harvestable age. (AUDIO)